ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162
20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 (2-port) to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel (2-Port) Adapter (includes SFPs)
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The ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162 acts as an external Thunderbolt 2 to Fibre Channel adapter, connecting Thunderbolt enabled all-in-one workbooks and workstations to 16Gb/s Fibre Channel networks and storage devices. With dual channel configurations, the 16Gb/s Fibre Channel ThunderLink is an ideal solution for users looking to achieve the highest I/O and data throughput for advanced video and access to IT applications. 16Gb/s ThunderLink offer driver support for Mac and Windows, providing a single connectivity solution for customers with multiple operating system environments.
ATTO has over 30 years of experience developing high performance and reliable Fibre Channel storage connectivity solutions. ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel products provide creative professionals using Thunderbolt technology-enabled hosts, cost effective access to Fibre Channel networks and storage not previously available using FireWire or USB. The integrated family of ThunderLink products boasts an extensive list of customer design wins and certifications with respected industry partners.
All ATTO Thunderbolt product utilize Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) Technology which maximizes CPU processes to deliver smooth and reliable data transfers and the highest consistent performance as well as our easy to use ConfigTool, an intuitive GUI, which enables management, monitoring and configuration.
- Dual 16Gb Fibre Channel ports
- (2) SFP+ LC optical modules included
- Supports 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously with dual 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2
- Daisy chain up to five additional thunderbolt technology-enabled devices
- Backwards compatible with 10Gb/s Thunderbolt
- Three year standard product warranty
- RoHS Compliant
Industry Proven Technology
ATTO Technology has 30 years of experience developing and delivering reliable storage connectivity solutions for customers. ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel provide creative professional using Thunderbolt enabled hosts, cost effective access to storage not previously available using FireWire or USB. The integrated family of ThunderLink adapters boasts an extensive list of customer design wins and certifications with respected industry partners.
Flexible Connectivity Solutions
With dual-channel configurations, and support for load balancing and failover, the 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters are an ideal solution for users looking to achieve the highest I/O and data throughput for advanced video and access to IT applications. ThunderLink 16Gb Fibre Channel adapters can support both local and storage area networks for Windows, Linux, macOS, VMware, providing a single connectivity solution for customers with heterogeneous operating system environments.
Fibre Channel adapters are designed to provide fast, redundant and highly available connectivity to Fibre Channel storage and are engineered to manage latency for real-time applications. An ATTO exclusive, Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) technology provides controlled acceleration of data to deliver the most consistent performance and reliable data transfers for video editing, digital audio, video on demand, or database applications. ATTO pays close attention to detail in board design and signal integrity to minimize transmission errors and data corruption. Specialized Fibre Channel drivers with support for multipathing make ATTO the premier choice for high-performance Fibre Channel storage area network (SAN) connectivity.
Advanced Management Tools
Easy-to-use ATTO ConfigTool features an intuitive GUI that simplifies the installation, management and monitoring of the adapter. With advanced troubleshooting and performance tuning capabilities, ConfigTool provides user with sophisticated diagnostics and the flexibility to control settings for specific applications.
ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel adapters deliver high-performance and reliable connectivity solutions for the most demanding storage environments, including digital content creation, tape streaming and backup, rich content delivery and server clustering. ATTO ThunderLink Fibre Channel adapters enable users to achieve the ultimate in I/O performance for real-time and transactional applications.
Advanced Data Streaming (ADS)
Latency-management technology that controls the acceleration of data transfers to move large amounts of data faster and more efficiently.
Purpose-built with your design needs in mind
Meet demands for increased portability, decreased footprint and noise-sensitive environments with a low profile, cool, ultra-quiet device. ThunderLink adapters are simple to stack, easy to install and are designed to integrate seamlessly into existing infrastructures. The ability to hot-plug and full support of daisy-chaining allows you to reconfigure on-the-fly and empowers scalability as workgroups grow.
Spend less time managing equipment and more time creating
Trust your units are powered, ready-to-go and have uninterrupted power with locking power supplies. Now shipping with every Thunderbolt adapter, Kensington Security Slots provide a simple solution for studios, offices and educational facilities, allowing units to be easily secured to a fixed location.
It's time to watch your throughput grow
Finally combat compressed schedules and allow for more time creating high-quality deliverables by optimizing performance, up to 2750MB/s for Thunderbolt 3. Smooth and reliable data delivery via ATTO Advanced Data Streaming (ADS) technology allows you to maintain the highest consistent performance while working with HD, 2K, 4K and higher formats.
Build out a workflow the way you need it
Expand your connectivity choices with the widest portfolio of Thunderbolt adapters across Fibre Channel, Ethernet and SAS and 4X more interoperable components than the closest competitors. Any needed optics (SFP+, QSFP+) are already included and rigorously tested to ensure compatability and data integrity. Mac and Windows Thunderbolt certification enables collaborative workflows and the only Thunderbolt adapter certified with VMware ESXi allows deployments of a one-of-a-kind solution for test and development environments.
Thunderbolt Solutions have never been easier
Improve overall workflow efficiencies using ATTO MultiPath Director drivers for Fibre Channel by providing uninterrupted and consistent data by enabling load balancing and failover. ATTO ConfigTool provides an easy to use, yet powerful GUI for customizing, managing and optimizing your products. Backed by our extensive history and expertise in connectivity solutions, if any issues do arise, we have an on-site support team ready to diagnose technical issues and resolve them in a timely manner.
|Input Connectors||(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt||(2) 20Gb/s Thunderbolt||(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt||(2) 40Gb/s Thunderbolt|
|Output Connectors||(2) 8Gb/s Fibre Channel||(2) 16Gb/s Fibre Channel||(2) 16Gb/s Fibre Channel||(2) 32Gb/s Fibre Channel|
|Connector Type||Thunderbolt 2/LC SFP+||Thunderbolt 2/LC SFP+||Thunderbolt 3/LC SFP+||Thunderbolt 3/LC SFP+|
|Advanced Software Features||
Adaptive load balancing
ATTO ConfigTool (w/GUI) BIOS-base management and configuration utility
|Operating System Support||
|Dimensions||8.66"(D) x 4.07"(W) x 1.20"(H)|
|Hardware Operating Temperature||
|Storage Operating Temperature||
|Warranty||Three-year standard product warranty|
The ATTO Difference - Advanced Data Streaming
Latency management technology is built into ATTO host bus adapters (HBAs) and RAID hardware. Advanced Data Streaming manages latency by providing controlled acceleration for smooth data streaming to maintain the highest consistent performance. ADS ensures best-in-industry data transfers for high-bandwidth applications.
ATTO ThunderRack Rackmount Shelf:
Seamless Rackmount Solutions
Looking for a way to mount and organize Thunderbolt ThunderLink Adapters?
ThunderRack shelving enclosure gives the ability to easily rack units, whether in an on-set cart or standard rack in the data center. Now you can seamlessly integrate ThunderLink adapters into existing workspaces and keep units safe and secure all while freeing up desktop space.
- Fits up to four ATTO ThunderLink Adapters
- Slim 1U form-factor
- Fits traditional 19" rack environment
- Rack 21" depth , extend 32" with included L-Bracket or optional rail kit
- Note: Cabinet depth must be 26" or higher to use rail kit
- Easily manage power supplies
- Simple access to single-sided Thunderbolt and protocol ports
- Designed for optimal airflow
- Operating temperature recommendation is 0 - 30C for all models
Download the ATTO ThunderLink FC 2162 Datasheet (.PDF)
- Pricing and product availability subject to change without notice.
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