Xtore™ Professional Storage

AIC Xtore™ StudioRAID™ Storage with the ATTO FastStream™ RAID Controller Meets Demanding Requirements of Media and Entertainment Professionals

04/12/2010

Video and audio broadcast content creators finish projects on time and under budget with fast, reliable storage optimized for bandwidth-intensive workflows

NAB SHOW, LAS VEGAS, April 12, 2010 - Advanced Industrial Computer Inc. (AIC), (www.aicipc.com), an industry leading storage and server OEM/ODM solutions provider, today announced the availability of the AIC Xtore™ Professional (www.xtore.com) StudioRAID™ 16RXe storage subsystem that features the ATTO FastStream™ 8200E storage controller which supports SAS and SATA hard disk drives. A live demonstration of the economical enterprise-class solution for use in both Mac and Windows OS environments can be viewed at the 2010 NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center through April 15, 2010, AIC Booth #SL10020. Experts are also on hand at ATTO Booth #SL2512 for more information.

"The combined storage expertise of AIC and ATTO have resulted in a solution specifically engineered to address the demanding performance requirements of video and audio broadcast content professionals while providing exceptional reliability and data protection," said Gene Lee, senior vice president, AIC. "With low latency for the smoothest data transfer provided by ATTO's ADS™ technology, the AIC Xtore StudioRAID allows users to edit three 10-bit uncompressed streams of high-definition video on a single RAID 5 array."

With up to 16TB per 3U rack-optimized shelf and support for SAS or SATA hard disk drives, the Xtore StudioRAID 16RXe is an ideal storage solution for direct-attached or SAN-based server and workstation applications, qualified for use with Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server or Windows environments. With DriveAssure™ drive assessment and latency management technology, the Xtore StudioRAID will prevent premature drive failures and slowdowns ensuring uninterrupted access to data. Other features include high efficiency cooling fans, a pair of 500W 12V high-efficiency power supply modules and a user-friendly WebGUI, all in one secure and safe data storage system.

"ATTO has been providing connectivity solutions for the media and entertainment market for almost two decades," said Tim Klein, president and CEO, ATTO Technology. "As a leader and innovative provider of solutions that help customers create, manage and share their data and digital assets more effectively, AIC's selection of our FastStream controller for the Xtore StudioRAID 16RXe provides AIC with an advanced RAID solution for real-time applications which require managed latency."

Qualified reseller channels are currently accepting orders for Xtore StudioRAID 16RXe with immediate availability. Xtore StudioRAID 16RXe is part of a series of affordable Xtore Studio grade storage specifically optimized for content creators in film, video, audio, broadcast and animation.

About Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc. (AIC)
Xtore™ is a brand of professional grade storage products created by Advanced Industrial Computer Inc., (AIC) (www.aicipc.com.) AIC is a leading provider of OEM/ODM server and storage solutions that meet the unique demands of a wide variety of markets. With in-house design, simulation, validation, and manufacturing expertise along with an expansive selection of custom but off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, AIC is able to meet the tough requirements of high-mix but small-to-medium volume OEM customers. AIC is making the same storage technologies available to professional users by offering a line of Xtore branded storage solutions. Headquartered in City of Industry, California, AIC has offices and operations throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. For more information about Xtore products, please call (866)-800-0056 or visit www.xtore.com.

About ATTO Technology, Inc.
ATTO Technology, Inc. is a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments. ATTO provides a wide range of solutions to help customers' better store, manage and deliver their data. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance, ATTO manufactures host and RAID adapters, bridges, RAID storage controllers, and management software. ATTO solutions provide connectivity to all storage interfaces including SCSI, SATA, iSCSI, SAS, Fibre Channel and FCoE. ATTO distributes its products worldwide directly to Original Equipment Manufacturers, systems integrators, VARs and authorized distributors. Contact ATTO: 155 CrossPoint Parkway, Amherst, NY 14068; Phone: (716)691-1999; website: attotech.com.

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