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attaboy

An expression of encouragement, support, or approval toward a boy, man, or male animal, used as a standalone interjection before or after a sentence. Largely presumed to be a corruption of the expression "that's the boy"; it is also sometimes spelled "atta boy." You won the spelling bee? Attaboy!
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SANRAD's V-Switch 2000, which combines the functionality of a multi-protocol switch, storage virtualization engine, storage router and Fibre Channel gateway, and the greatly reduced cost per managed terabyte of Nexsan's ATAboy storage system, present an attractive option for customers looking for advanced features at an affordable price.
In addition to the ATAboy family, also on display at NAB 2004 will be ATABeast(TM), Nexsan's top-of-the-line file repository system that is capable of serving thousands of users for high-capacity applications such as digital video or closed-caption TV, as well as ATAbaby(TM) and ATAbaby Twins, disk-based storage solutions that match high capacities and affordable price points for small to medium production environments.
htm Product description: Nexsan products include the ATABeast, ATAbaby, the original ATAboy and the ATAboy2.
Characterized by editors as having "monstrous capacity at a low price," the ATAboy family is primarily used for disk-based backup, but is being increasingly selected by organizations that archive large quantities of fixed content, such as the Museum of Television and Radio in New York, which uses Nexsan's ATAboy to store digitized television and radio shows.
The Deskstar family of hard drives and Nexsan's ATAboy RAID subsystems deliver what users want today: record-breaking performance that doesn't break the pocketbook," said Robert Holleran, business line executive for Deskstar products, IBM Storage Technology Division.
The innovative ATAboy architecture provides a performance boost with the increase in drive density, leveraging Nexsan's proprietary ATA silicon on its own RAID controller to scale up data throughput.