ATTO and Viking to launch heavy duty storage product

ATTO and Viking to launch heavy duty storage product
Published: 24 July 2019 - 6 p.m.
By: Nikhil Pereira

ATTO Technology, a manufacturer of storage and network connectivity and infrastructure, and Viking Enterprise Solutions, providers of data centre products including storage server appliances, will partner to combine their products.

The collaboration will result in a certified, fully integrated and high-performance storage solution that is ideal for content creation and media workflows.

As part of the certification, ATTO Celerity 16Gb and 32Gb host bus adapters (HBAs) will be included in Viking Enterprise Solutions Fx60-HD/HP all-flash storage platforms.

Running an AJA System Test, the Viking Enterprise Solutions Fx60 achieved over 3800 MB/s write speed and over 4500 MB/s read performance while streaming 4096x3112 at 10bit RGB (Full Aperture 4K) video to an ATTO Celerity 322E (32Gb HBA). While the Celerity 162P (16Gb HBA) results exceeded 2500 MB/s writes and 3080 MB/s reads, respectively.

Resolution of 4096x3112 Full Aperture 4K requires 1224 MB/s to stream at 24fps. Together, with ATTO Celerity HBAs, a Viking Enterprise Solutions Fx60 supports five separate streams of 3840x2160 at 10bit RGB 4K UHD (24fps).

“The Viking Enterprise Fx60 is a powerful storage solution for media professionals working with HD, 2K, 4K and even higher video files,” said Timothy J. Klein, president and CEO, ATTO Technology, “we’re very happy to be working with Viking Enterprise Solutions on this platform.”

“Interoperability with multiple vendor components is a core element of our solution strategy, and the performance results we’re seeing with ATTO is particularly compelling,” said Daniel Liddle, vice president of marketing Viking Enterprise Solutions, Division of Sanmina.

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