Xtend SAN iSCSI Initiator Version 5

iSCSI Initiator Software for Mac®

Model No. INIT-MAC0-001

ATTO's Xtend SAN iSCSI Initiator for Mac systems enables macOS® users to have a reliable, secure, highly interoperable connection to any iSCSI storage. Xtend SAN is fully supported and updated as new versions of macOS® are released so downtime is never an issue. iSCSI allows users to take advantage of their Ethernet expertise and infrastructure while reaping the benefits of network attached storage.

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iSCSI is an important enabler for key applications including collaborative digital video/audio workflows, laptop connectivity to SANs, and remote backups. With iSCSI, small businesses and workgroups can take full advantage of a SAN environment, even with limited IT budgets and resources. Xtend SAN has been rigorously tested with products from leading iSCSI manufacturers, ensuring a high degree of interoperability.

The simplicity of iSCSI makes it the ideal storage networking protocol for macOS® users who are accustomed to the legendary ease-of-use of macOS®, as even non-technical users can set-up and manage a server with just a few mouse clicks. Xtend SAN further lessens the effort associated with the implementation of an iSCSI SAN by providing features designed for ease-of-use. Xtend SAN provides a user interface that reflects the elegance and simplicity macOS® users have come to expect. 

With a wide range of iSCSI products compatible with macOS®, ATTO is the premier provider of iSCSI solutions for macOS® users. 


  • Easy to use
  • Downloadable
  • Free upgrades for minor .x releases


Technical Specifications




ATTO Technology INIT-MAC0-010 Overview 

The Xtend SAN iSCSI Initiator Software for Mac OS X from ATTO allows OS X users to access block storage via the iSCSI protocol by leveraging existing Ethernet networks. The software consists of an iSCSI device driver, an initiator service manager and a management interface. The software is compatible with Mac OS X v10.3.5 or later and works with popular Ethernet switches and cards, ISV solutions and all ATTO iPBridges.


This software allows you to use the powerful iSCSI protocol in OS X. This protocol allows you to connect to IP SANs via a standard Ethernet infrastructure. This adds powerful storage options to your Macintosh computer.
GUI Interface
The software can be configured with an intuitive GUI interface. This simplifies both configuration and management of your iSCSI storage network.
Network Compatibility
Using this software allows you to connect to IP SAN storage devices via a standard Ethernet network. It is compatible with the leading ISV solutions, making it an excellent choice for your network.

ATTO Technology INIT-MAC0-010 Specs

Application iSCSI Storage
System Requirements Operating System: Mac OS X 10.3.5
Hardware: Ethernet Network, SAN Network, ATTO iPBridge 1500, 1550, 2500 or 2700
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.8 x 7.2 x 1.9"