Atto ThunderLink NS 2102


Ideal for Avid Nexis (and ISIS) Apple Mac Pro clients

ThunderLink 10GbE Desklink solutions combine the unparalleled performance of 10 Gigabit Ethernet, the lossless benefits of Enhanced Ethernet and robustness of software iSCSI initiators, to meet the performance and economic needs of today’s growing data centers.

ThunderLink NS 2102 is ideal for applications that require low latency, high bandwidth data transfers, such as data back-up and restoration, video-on-demand and video streaming, medical imaging, and clustered databases.

ThunderLink converts 2 x thunderbolt 2 connections to 2 x 10Gb optical ethernet (includes 2 x SFP+ LC Optical modules).


  • Dual 10GbE (SFP+ LC Optical) ports

  • Supports 4K video file transfer and display simultaneously with dual 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2

  • Supports ATTO Xtend SAN iSCSI initiator

  • Daisy chain up to 5 additional Thunderbolt technology-enabled devices

  • Backwards compatible with 10Gb/s Thunderbolt

  • Exclusive advanced data streaming (ADS™) technology

  • Minimized interrupts for low latency

  • TCP, UDP and IPv4 checksum offloading and Tx/TCP segmentation offloading

  • Industry’s lowest power consumption

  • 3-year standard product warranty

  • RoHS compliant

  • Data rate per port: 10GbE

  • TCP, UDP, IPv4, and IPv6 checksum offloading

  • Tx/TCP segmentation offload (large send offload—LSO)

  • Low latency interrupts

  • interrupt coalescing/moderation

  • Interrupt levels INTA, MSI, MSI-X

  • Data center bridging (DCB) support

  • Priority-based flow control 802.1Qbb rev.0

  • Enhanced transmission selection 802.1Qaz rev.0 protocol

  • Header splits and replication in receive

  • Receive side scaling for multiple Rx queues

  • Direct Cache Access (DCA) eliminates cache misses and reduces CPU load

  • IEEE 802.3 2005 flow control support

  • 802.1p—Priority Encoding

  • 802.1q—VLAN Tagging

  • 802.3ad—Link Aggregation

  • Override MAC address

  • VLAN support with tag insertion and stripping

  • Plug and play specification support

  • Advanced packet filtering

  • Adaptive load balancing

  • Teaming support

  • PCI Hot Plug/Active peripheral interconnect

  • Easy system monitoring with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and Remote Network Monitoring (RMON) statistic counters

  • Watchdog timer for chip/driver status monitoring

System requirements

OS Windows 8, Windows 7
OS Mac OS 10.10.x, Mac OS 10.9.x


Single 10G/1G one LC fiber-optic connector (short wave)
2 LED indicators
LED Indicators: LINK (solid), ACTIVITY (blinking), LINK SPEED (ON = 10Gb, OFF = 1Gb)
IEE802.3ae: 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR
SFF-8431: 10GSFP+Cu (Direct Attach Copper)
802.1 qbb: Priority Flow Control
100-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 0.6A Max
FCC Part 15 Subpart B, Class B
EN55032, Class B/EN55024
EU RoHS ((2011/65/EU)
TAA Compliant (Country of Origin: USA)
Hardware Environment: Temperature: 0 - 40°C, Humidity: 10 - 90% non-condensing
Storage Environment: Temperature: -40° - 70°C, Humidity: 5 - 95% non-condensing
8.66”(D) x 4.07”(W) × 1.20”(H)
3 Years

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