SGO relies on ATTO's Fibre Channel technology to provide high-performance Mistika solutions to be showcased at NAB 2013


Visit the SGO Booth SL10321 and ATTO Booth SL7613 at NAB 2013

Last Updated: March 27, 2013 7:56 pm GMT
(New York, United States--March 27, 2013) SGO relies on ATTO Technology, Inc., the storage and network connectivity solutions provider to bring even greater performance standards to Mistika workflow solutions for high-end film and broadcast projects. Mistika's breath-taking speed is indicative of how demanding it is on bandwidth to its storage devices, and ATTO Celerity Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs) provide that vital connection. With ATTO Technology's experience in engineering advanced technology into real-world product solutions, they provide SGO with a unique competitive advantage.

SGO's Technical Director Javier Moreno states "The higher the performance, the higher the bandwidth and therefore the harder these cards need to work to achieve and produce the required results. ATTO's technology plays a significant role in helping SGO to deliver high-end workflows and creative solutions stretching the boundaries of film and broadcast productions worldwide."

CEO of SGO, Miguel Angel Doncel confirms “We are happy to certify ATTO Fibre Channel HBAs support our current Mistika products. Our customers demand the highest performance in the industry, and ATTO is a reliable partner to achieve that challenging goal."

As the cornerstone of many internationally acclaimed facilities, film studios and broadcasters, Mistika provides creative tools for 2D and highly-developed stereoscopic 3D productions, boasting remarkable speed and real-time visual effects, colour grading, editing, compositing, graphics and multi-format mastering and much more. With Mistika operating from non-proprietary hardware with an open file structure, including widespread codec-support, it enables easy integration and compatibility with other systems.

Mistika is used in mission-critical situations within Broadcasting, where having reliable cards is essential. Mistika was also used in a plethora of notable 2D and Stereo 3D films and programmes which include the world-first High Fame Rate film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Little Crackers, Mr Stink, the BBC’s first scripted Stereo 3D drama, Galapagos 3D, Kingdom of Plants 3D, Storm Surfers 3D, Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough for Sky 3D TV, The Amazing Spiderman, Prometheus, Asterix & Obelix: On Her Majesty's Service and many others. Other exciting new film projects which are currently in post production using Mistika and have not yet been released, include Inside the Mind of Leonardo for BSkyB, The Great Gatsby and Star Trek Into Darkness.

ATTO celebrates their 25th year anniversary this year and still leads in the media entertainment industry. Established in 1988, ATTO Technology, Inc., based in Amherst, New York, has positioned itself as a global leader in storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments. Their wide range of end-to-end solutions helps customers to store, manage and deliver data seamlessly.

“Our 25 year track record of developing innovation has helped revolutionize workflow in the media and entertainment market, and we are very excited to be a part of this cutting-edge Mistika solution,” comments Wayne Arvidson, vice president of marketing at ATTO Technology, Inc. “ATTO prides itself on partnering with companies that push the technology and performance envelopes, and we are pleased to provide the backbone that helps SGO drive the emerging 3D stereoscopic market.”

SGO will be showcasing Mistika at Booth SL10321 at NAB 2013 where ultimate creativity for Online Post Production of 2D and Stereo 3D, using non-destructive real-time creative operations at all resolutions at 8K and beyond, in one complete post system with unmatched toolsets can be witnessed. Headlines include the launch of Mistika Air, the complete real-time Ultra HD Solution for Intelligent Broadcasting, including highly paralleled HD - Ultra HD - 4K - 8K operation with multiple codecs, enabling broadcasters with cost-effective, high-end production tools. "We are excited to be unveiling Mistika Air at NAB 2013 and encourage visitors to stop by our booth and see the system in action," adds Javier Moreno. "We also invite attendees to visit the ATTO Booth SL7613 to see why SGO has chosen ATTO as the leader in storage and networking technology."

For more information, please visit and and follow Mistika on Twitter!/sgomistika for updates throughout NAB 2013.

Celebrating 25 years of industry leadership, ATTO Technology, Inc. is a global leader of storage and network 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 bus adapters, RAID adapters, network adapters, RAID storage controllers, ThunderboltTM-enabled DesklinkTM devices, bridges, switches and software. ATTO solutions are based on providing a high level of connectivity to all storage interfaces including Fibre Channel, SAS, SATA, iSCSI, 10GbE, FCoE and Thunderbolt. ATTO distributes its products worldwide through Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), systems integrators, value-added resellers, and authorized distributors.

ABOUT MISTIKA – Mistika also uses NVIDIA's Quadro GPUs to accelerate algorithmic computations involved in all visual effects, pushing the boundaries of science. SGO entrusts Mistika to HP's platforms in order to achieve maximum real-time editing, ultimate grading and compositing. HP Workstations are time-tested and dependable and exclusively used to accelerate 2D and Stereo 3D post production workflows in all Mistika projects.

ABOUT SGO - An established European developer of leading high-end solutions including its flagship DI and Stereo 3D finishing system Mistika, and on-set application Mistika Live for the post production and broadcast industries, supported by specialist technology partners such as HP and NVIDIA. A global company, SGO continues to expand with offices and reseller partners across the world. Visit them at


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