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AIC Unveils Industry’s Highest Performance Portable Storage Solution at NAB 2008

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Allows users to save and access high volume graphic/video files at 2.4GB/s bandwidth

City of Industry, CA – April 9, 2008 – Advanced Industrial Computer (AIC), an industry leading designer and manufacturer of rackmount server and data storage enclosure solutions, will introduce its revolutionary new MiniBOD – XJ-SA01-08-A1, as well as hold live demonstrations with ecosystem partners Seagate and ATTO Technology at the 2008 NAB show in Las Vegas, Nevada, from April 14-17, in booth SL9525.

The MiniBOD XJ-SA01-08-A1 offers the most high-performance, portable storage solution available for postproduction, video / graphic editing, mission-critical content development and management applications. With its lightweight and small-footprint design, the MiniBOD is highly portable, allowing users to save and access mission-critical files to eight (8x) Small Form Factor (SFF) 2.5-inch SAS/SATA drives. This powerful and compact storage device allows high IOPS storage reads and writes at up to 2.4GB/s bandwidth, supporting up to 1.2TB of storage. In addition, the MiniBOD offers plug and access, with the ability to connect to host servers of the same RAID configuration through the SFF8088 connector. Future enhancements to the MiniBOD will be available later this year, including embedded RAID functionality on the backplane and four conventional 3.5-inch hard drive configurations.

The live demonstrations at AIC’s booth feature the best of breed enterprise hard drives, Savvio™ SAS drives from Seagate, and high performance SAS RAID controller, R380 series from ATTO Technology. Attending NAB professionals can take advantage of the live demonstrations and witness the synergy of three storage technology leaders in the electronic media and broadcasting markets.

“This years NAB show is especially exciting for us, introducing our new MiniBOD”, said Gene Lee, Vice President of Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc. (AIC). “NAB always provides us with the focused opportunity to showcase our high performance, scalable, cost-effective solutions, ideally suited to meet the demands of storage professionals in the entertainment and broadcast industry.”

“NAB is an outstanding showcase for AIC, Seagate and ATTO Technology to demonstrate high performance, interoperable storage solutions for digital content creation customers.” said Ed Tierney, director of marketing at ATTO Technology. “SAS/SATA storage provides many answers for the exponential growth in storage requirements brought on by technologies such as HD and 2K and the streaming media requirements driving the broadcast and “on-demand” industries.”

Pricing and Availability
Expected availability of the MiniBOD – XJ-SA01-08-A1 is June 2008 and the MiniBOD -XJ-SA01-04-A1 (4x 3.5-inch version) is expected to be available later this year. For more information on pricing, availability and national or regional distributors of the MiniBOD, please call (626) 581-4300.

Editor’s Note
A high-resolution photo of the MiniBOD and other AIC products is available by calling (949) 439-5351 or by visiting For more information on these and other AIC products, please call (626) 581-4300 or visit the website at:

About NAB Show
The NAB Show will take place April 11 – 17, 2008 in Las Vegas (exhibits open April 14). It is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the development, delivery and management of professional video and audio content across all mediums. Complete details are available at

About Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc (AIC)
AIC is the industry’s leading designer and manufacturer of rack-mount server and data storage enclosure solutions. Our expansive selection of products can be configured to any form factor and custom configuration. With over 100 years of combined experience between mechanical, electronic, and system level engineering teams, AIC leads the industry in all categories. AIC has offices and operations throughout the USA, Asia and Europe. For further information on Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc. (AIC) and its products, please call (626) 581-4300 or visit our website:

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 end-to-end solutions to help customers’ better store, manage and deliver their data. With a focus toward markets that require higher performance, ATTO manufactures host adapters, bridges, RAID and virtual tape appliances, and management software. ATTO solutions are based on providing a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces including SCSI, SATA, iSCSI, NDMP, SAS and Fibre Channel. ATTO distributes its products worldwide directly to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, VARs and authorized distributors. Contact ATTO Technology, Inc. world headquarters, at: 155 Cross Point Parkway, Amherst, New York 14068; Phone: (716) 691-1999; Fax: (716) 691-9353; Website:

The AIC logo is a trademark or registered trademark of Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc. Seagate and Seagate Technology are registered trademarks of Seagate Technology LLC. Savvio is a trademark or registered trademark of Seagate Technology LLC or one of its affiliates. ATTO Technology and their respective brands, trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of ATTO Technology Inc.

For further information, contact:

Alvin Ooi
Marketing Manager
Tel: (626) 581-4300
Fax: (626) 581-4320

Kimberly Lee
Public Relations Director
Kreative Solution
Tel: (949) 439-5351
Fax: (949) 715-2156