ThunderStream Desklink device and SilverStor provide portable, high-performance storage option for video professionals.

Syntech, a South African based IT hardware distributor, and ATTO Technology, Inc. announced that ATTO has been selected by JMR Electronics, Inc. as the storage connectivity source for their latest SilverStor™ desktop SAS/SATA RAID storage solution. Using ATTO’s ThunderStream™ RAID controller, end users can now directly connect Thunderbolt™-ready Ultrabooks, all-in-ones and laptops to high-performance JMR storage. This portable and lightweight eight bay solution scales to 32TB and is ideal for the most demanding imaging and video applications used on location or on set.

“As a proven leader in the media and entertainment industry, it was easy for us to choose ATTO as an integral part of our new SilverStor Thunderbolt product additions,” said Mitchell Guzik, chief operating officer at JMR Electronics, Inc. “ATTO’s ThunderStream devices have enabled us to offer a high-performance storage solution for end users utilizing Thunderbolt technology in mobile platforms. As the world of video content creation and management grows both in the studio and in the field, ATTO’s RAID differentiators set them apart in the market and is why we incorporated them in our latest line.”

ATTO ThunderStreamTM devices provide fast, redundant and highly-available connectivity to storage along with its time-tested RAID functionality. Differentiating features of ATTO RAID products include Advanced Data Streaming (ADS™) Technology and DriveAssure™. Advanced Data Streaming is a core technology developed by ATTO that manages latency resulting in smooth data transfers and fewer dropped frames for consistent performance in high-bandwidth audio and video applications. DriveAssure monitors the performance of drives and grooms them versus failing them, thus extending their useful life. In the event of a drive failure, it ensures 100% productivity while completing drive rebuilds up to 50% faster than the competition.

“For 25 years, ATTO has provided our OEM partners with a full range of high-performance products for the most demanding media and entertainment workflows,” said Wayne Arvidson, vice president of marketing at ATTO Technology, Inc. “Our technology differentiators, coupled with our market expertise, make us the superior choice for incorporation into JMR’s storage solutions. End users now have a state-of-the-art solution designed to maximise efficiency and productivity, both on location and on set. We encourage resellers to contact Syntech for further information.”