It is a significant OS upgrade from Apple since the introduction of Mac OS X in 2001. It features a major redesign of the user interface as well as support for Apple’s ARM64-based processors.
“We’ve supported the Apple community with connectivity innovations for the last 30 years and continue to do so with Big Sur,” said Timothy J. Klein, president and CEO. “Content creators love macOS and we’re happy to provide the high-performance connectivity they need.“
Atto Technology is a network and storage connectivity manufacturer whose products power performance, demanding workflows for M&E, government, education, and scientific users. From Thunderbolt to Ethernet, FC to SAS/SATA, its products are reliable and easy to use connectivity solutions available for Mac environments.
Apple is the platform for creative professionals who work with demanding design and digital production workflows where team collaboration is often essential. Digital assets continue to evolve in complexity and number which naturally leads to more and more data moving through networks. Atto Technology supplies the connectivity purpose made to address these challenges.
Data density and complexity typify most workflows like in science and education where Apple computers are popular and widely used. The same technology from Atto that Hollywood studios rely upon is equally effective across all industries.
Apple platform developers and OEMs look to Atto for stable and reliable testbed connectivity to storage and networks. Software and application developers can take advantage of support vSphere environments with Thunderbolt connectivity using ThunderLink Thunderbolt adapters.
Products in portfolio supporting macOS Big Sur include:
- Celerity 32Gb/s (Gen 7 and Gen 6), 16Gb/s (Gen 6) and 8Gb FC HBAs with Atto MultiPath Director
- ExpressSAS 12Gb and 6Gb SAS/SATA HBAs
- Thunderbolt 3 and 2 enabled ThunderLink adapters
- FastFrame 10/25/40/50/100GbE smart network interface cards (NICs)
- Software including 360 Tuning Software, Xtend SAN iSCSI Initiator, ConfigTool, XstreamVIEW, Express NAV and QuickNAV
A complete list of supported products is available on the Atto website.