ATTO Technology Inks Distribution Deal with Tech Data Corporation

Expands Market Reach Across United States

Amherst, NY, August 20, 2011 --( ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today announced its full line of high-performance connectivity products is now available through Tech Data Corporation (NasdaqGS: TECD). The new agreement gives over 60,000 technology resellers across the United States access to ATTO ExpressSAS Host Bus Adapters(HBAs) and RAID Adapters, Celerity Fibre Channel HBAs, RAID Controllers, Network Interface Cards & Converged Network Adapters, Bridges and Switches.

As one of the largest wholesale distributors in the world, Tech Data will provide ATTO with a wide-reaching distribution network resulting in increased product availability, lower pricing and faster shipping for customers demanding quick turnaround and less down time in critical applications found in IT environments. In addition, the new agreement gives resellers affiliated with Tech Data a direct line to ATTO representatives for building industry-specific connectivity solutions for media and entertainment professionals.

“ATTO’s partnership with Tech Data expands our distribution capabilities throughout the United States,” said Kerry Reid, vice president of worldwide sales at ATTO Technology, Inc. “We strive to make our products available at the most convenient sources for our channel partners, and Tech Data’s substantial reach makes this possible. We are excited to team up with such a prominent supply company.”

"Tech Data is very excited about adding ATTO to its vendor portfolio," said Tiffany Severance, director of Client Systems at Tech Data. "ATTO has long been a leader in high-performance markets and this offers our resellers and integrators a chance to expand their footprint with a solid, market-proven solution."

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About ATTO Technology, Inc.:
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of network and storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments for over 20 years, provides a wide range of solutions to help customers store, manage and deliver their data more efficiently. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance, ATTO manufactures host and RAID adapters, converged network adapters, bridges, switches, RAID storage controllers, and management software. ATTO solutions provide connectivity to all storage interfaces including SCSI, SATA, iSCSI, SAS, Fibre Channel, FCoE and 10GbE. ATTO distributes its products worldwide directly to Original Equipment Manufacturers, systems integrators, VARs and authorized distributors.

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About Tech Data:
Tech Data Corporation is one of the world's largest wholesale distributors of technology products. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $24.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit

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