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The ThunderLink SH 2068 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 to 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA Desklink from ATTO Technology offers the highest available SAS and SATA performance for Direct Attached Storage infrastructures. It provides creative professionals using Thunderbolt-enabled hosts, cost effective access to storage. It has a SAS 2.0, SAS, SATA, and SATA II support. The ThunderLink SH 2068 supports SSP, SMP, STP protocols as well as SES, SNMP, and S.M.A.R.T. It features flash ROM for easy field updates.
Thunderbolt technology is new, high-speed I/O technology designed for performance, simplicity and flexibility. It features:
Simultaneous bi-directional, 20 Gb/s transfer over a single cable
Dual-protocol support (PCIe and DisplayPort)
Compatible with existing DisplayPort devices
Choice of electrical or optical cables
Low latency with highly accurate time synchronization for professional audio and video application
Use native protocol software drivers
Power-over-cable for bus-powered devices
Advanced Data Streaming (ADS)
The Advanced Data Streaming maximizes CPU processes to deliver smooth and reliable data transfers and the highest consistent performance. Latency-management technology that controls the acceleration of data transfers to move large amounts of data faster and more efficiently.
Industry Proven Technology
The SH 2068 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA Desklink provides creative professionals using Thunderbolt-enabled hosts, cost effective access to storage.
Flexible Connectivity Solutions
The SH 2068 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA Desklink is a suitable solution for users looking to achieve efficient storage scalability. It offers driver support for Mac OS X 10.6.8 or higher (Windows and Linux when Thunderbolt systems become available) that provides a single connectivity solution for customers with heterogeneous operating system environments.
The SH 2068 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA Desklink is designed to provide flexible connectivity to SAS/SATA storage. This is engineered to manage latency for real-time environments.
Advanced Management Tools
The ConfigTool features an intuitive GUI that simplifies the installation, management and monitoring of the Desklink. It provides sophisticated diagnostics and the flexibility to control settings for specific applications, with advanced troubleshooting and performance tuning capabilities.
The ThunderLink SAS/SATA Desklink delivers high-performance and reliable connectivity solutions for the most demanding storage environments that includes digital content creation, tape streaming and backup, rich content delivery, server clustering and complex databases. It enables users to achieve the ultimate in I/O performance for real-time and transactional applications.
High available MB/s and IOPS performance
High system performance with the latest SAS/SATA technology
Low power consumption
The SH 2068 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA Desklink has 1375 MB/s per port/phy throughput in full-duplex mod
The Desklink has Thunderbolt line speed performance.
It features proven interoperability with support for SNIA HBA API.
It supports SAS 2.0, SAS, SATA, and SATA II as well as up to 128 drives or tape devices through expanders.
The ThunderLink SAS/SATA Desklink is RoHS compliant.
It features dual 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 with display port and device daisy-chain support.
In the Box
ATTO Technology ThunderLink SH 2068 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 to 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA Desklink
Limited 3-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
2 x 20 Gb/s Thunderbolt 2
Maximum Transfer Rate
2 x 6 Gb/s SAS/SATA
SAS 2.0, SAS, SATA, and SATA II support
Auto Negotiation between 6 Gb/s, 3 Gb/s and 1.5 Gb/s SAS/SATA devices
Supports SSP, SMP, STP protocols
SES, SNMP, and S.M.A.R.T. support
Flash ROM for easy field updates
ConfigTool (w/GUI) management and configuration utility Command line interface for advanced functionality