GB Labs’ Space storage solution is ideal for larger workgroups, as it builds on the Mini or Midi Space to offer increased capacity and performance using 16 rather than 8 drives. Its flexible expansion units let you scale capacity and performance as need be. Optimised for digital content creation, Space works with any mix of Mac, Windows or Linux clients. It’s safe, fast and cost-effective – the perfect solution to an increasing need for quick, secure data storage. Able to use standard Ethernet connectivity, Space is easy to install without new cabling or client adaptor cards.
Facilis TerraBlock is a high-capacity, multiplatform, shared storage system for post-production and content creation. It fosters collaboration, supporting Fiber channel and Ethernet workstations, with volume and file-level control through an advanced shared file system architecture.
Archiware and PresSTORE P5
Archiware GmbH is the Germany-based producer of the award winning data management software PresSTORE since 2000. Its current version P5 offers four modules for specific storage requirements:
P5 Synchronize lets you clone data between different locations (also from SAN).
P5 Backup saves data from severs to disk or tape.
P5 Backup2Go backs up desktop and laptop data to disk.
P5 Archive moves data offline to disk or tape.
P5 runs on Mac OS X, Linux, Windows and Solaris. It is used by customers worldwide in industries such as video production, broadcast, design and print, as well as universities and research institutes. A 30 day unlimited trial version is available.
Studio Network Solutions (SNS) specialises in shared storage hardware and software solutions for the Media and Entertainment industry. Since day one we’ve applied unmatched ingenuity and experience to create outstanding products that exceed industry expectations, while providing outstanding support to our customers.
Over the past 30 years, Quantum has become the global expert in data protection and big data management solutions. We provide a unique combination of specialized storage solutions and unmatched value for traditional, virtual and cloud environments. From small businesses to major enterprises, more than 50,000 customers trust Quantum to help cost-effectively manage data growth and gain maximum value from their digital assets. From IT managers searching for a more reliable way to backup data to CEOs looking to reduces costs, with Quantum, customers can Be Certain they’re protecting and preserving data over its entire lifecycle, regardless of environment or scale.
ASG provides Global 5000 businesses with world-class professional services and software solutions for Metadata Management, Applications Management, Operations Management, Content Management, Performance Management, Security Management, and Infrastructure Management. Through a wealth of technologies, which have been either developed in-house or gained through strategic acquisitions, ASG enables clients with both mainframe and distributed environments to mobilize their resources, boost productivity, and enhance performance through the intelligent use of technology. Currently, more than 30% of ASG employees focus exclusively on product development enhancement and maintenance, in order to ensure ASG products respond to the changing needs of its clients.
DAX Archiving Solutions secures the future of your history by offering plug-and-play digital archiving solutions. Key to all successful archiving solutions is the integration and automation of the archiving process into your own specific workflow. Minimize user efforts & archival storage costs, while maximizing data availability.
Promax builds technology that improves the content creation process.
Our solutions are designed to accelerate and advance the content creation process by enabling more efficient, connected workflows for our clients. The ProMAX Platform Shared Storage System has become one of the most widely adopted products in the industry and our ONE+ Workstations are favored by editors, colorists and VFX artists around the world.
Promax are media technologists that thrive on what we do. They love technology and love to push the boundaries of what is possible. Film and video processes push technology harder than anything else around, so they couldn’t be having more fun!
How They Do It
ProMAX continually tracks and tests new technologies that feed the product development process. Video Production is always pushing the limits of technology and so Promax are constantly improving the capabilities of our products, and innovating dynamic new solutions that deliver huge value for their customers.
Promax continue the Cache-A range
Cache-A’s award-winning, archive appliances are employed daily by thousands of usersworldwide, in media/entertainment, Fortune 500 corporations, government departments,higher-education and houses of worship, to securely archive, search and retrieve vital digitalassets. The company was founded in 2008 with a dedication to make archiving easy, andcombines extensive experience in data storage and video media, with a reputation fordelivering innovation and excellence to digital media professionals at a reasonablecost. Cache-A’s product range includes desktop and rack-mount appliances that arecompatible with Windows, Mac OS and Linux/Unix networking infrastructures. Renowned fortheir ease-of-use, Cache-A products deliver leading-edge performance in video and digitalfilm workflows, and lead the field in using the secure, portable, interchangeable, industrystandard LTFS and tar formats on LTO-6 media. Cache-A’s Pro-Cache was awarded CreativeCow’s prestigious Blue Ribbon in 2011 for “Best Archiving System”, and Power-Cache wonStudio Daily’s 2012 Prime Award for “Best User Interface/User Experience”.
CatDV is many products rolled into one. You can think of it as all the following, and more:
- “iTunes/iPhoto for movies”
- Logging tool
- “QuickTime Pro”
- Batch movie conversion
- Media asset management
- Advanced workflows
- Video editing
- Subtitling and text tracks
- Web page generation
- Diagnostic tool
Dynamic Drive Pool is unique Ethernet based SAN shared storage with unparalleled performance and capabilities.
The DDP offer full project and file level based sharing for Avid, Final Cut Pro/X, Pro Tools, Autodesk, DVS, Premiere, Edius and all other A/V and film applications whether on Windows, OSX or Linux with formats up to 4K/DPX/Cineon. No additional software or servers are required as all DDP’s comes with AVFS – metadata controllers. All the DDP functions are in-house developments.
The DDP is the easiest SAN around. It is one system (a DDP), one network (Ethernet), from one manufacturer (Ardis Technologies).