Atola Insight Forensic Gets New Hardware Unit And Supports 3 Parallel Imaging Sessions

On July 5, Atola Technology announced the release of a new hardware imager for Atola Insight Forensic. The new device supports simultaneous imaging of 3 drives with other concurrent forensic tasks such as hashing and wiping.

The hardware unit under the name DiskSense 2 is equipped with 6 source ports:

  • 3 SATA/SAS
  • USB
  • IDE
  • Extension port (SAS, M.2 NVMe/PCIe/SATA SSD, Thunderbolt, Apple PCIe SSD)

3 simultaneous imaging sessions are backed by server-grade motherboard and CPU. The device’s ECC RAM helps further secure the data integrity. Its two built-in 10Gbit ports allow imaging drives into the network at top speeds.

Software updates in 2021

Atola Insight Forensic 5.0: the initial software release for the DiskSense 2 hardware units only. It is released on July 5.

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Starting with Atola Insight Forensic 5.1, we will be releasing software updates for both units (DiskSense and DiskSense 2) simultaneously. The updated functionality will be the same for both systems, lest for the enhanced performance features unique to the DiskSense 2 hardware unit.

DiskSense hardware units (2014 – 2021)

Atola ceases to produce the previous generation of DiskSense imagers. However, the existing units remain under lifetime warranty for all subscribed users and will be supported in the upcoming releases.

The new units are available for purchase starting today! The hardware upgrade program for the existing customers will be announced in 2022: due to high demand, we are focused on accommodating existing pre-orders and new purchases.

Atola Technology

Atola Technology is a hardware and software development company based in Vancouver, Canada specializing in creating hard drive imaging tools for the global forensic market.

Atola’s engineers – including its founder and CEO Dmitry Postrigan – have strong expertise in storage media and data recovery, and focus on creating highly efficient and user-friendly forensic imagers.

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