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Facilis TerraBlock Centralizes Post Production for University of Florida
News: Facilis TerraBlock Centralizes Post Production for University of FloridaThe Media Services Unit at the University of Florida's (UF) College of Journalism and Communications produces a plethora of digital content for PR and marketing purposes, as well as for UF's seven multimedia properties. From the creation of cutting-edge marketing videos to 30 second TVCs for broadcast and interstitials for UF channels, the department turns to a dedicated staff of experts, talented students and a post production workflow supported by Facilis TerraBlock shared storage to complete each project.
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Light Iron Bolsters 4K Post Production Capabilities in New York with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Light Iron Bolsters 4K Post Production Capabilities in New York with Facilis TerraBlockSince launching in Los Angeles five years ago, Light Iron has emerged as a post production leader and technical innovator, lending its expertise to high-profile projects like “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and “The Amazing Spiderman.” Whether producing digital cinema, episodic television or commercial content, the company embraces a progressive approach to DI, on-set dailies and finishing to deliver unparalleled service to its clients. In 2013, Light Iron expanded into New York, opening a new local post production facility in which it recently installed a Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system. The addition of TerraBlock to its workflow came as part of a larger effort to future proof the studio for the advent of 4K editorial.
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Cinedeck Takes 4K-Made-Simple On Tour
News: Cinedeck Takes 4K-Made-Simple On TourCinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, is showcasing “4K/2K/HD Workflow Made Simple” at several high-profile events around the world in the coming weeks.
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Facilis TerraBlock Helps CODA Keep Pace with Television Editorial Demands
News: Facilis TerraBlock Helps CODA Keep Pace with Television Editorial DemandsAustralia-based CODA provides an eclectic range of services spanning production, post, multi-system edit solutions for hire and audio finishing for high-profile clients like Network 7, Shine, Freehand, Eyeworks and Southern Star Entertainment. CODA’s team of talented creatives and rental kit have played an integral role in the creation of popular shows like “Dancing with the Stars Australia” and “Amazing Race Australia.”
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CatDV Extends Leadership in Asset Management Partnerships at NAB 2014 (SL5025)
Square Box Systems, developer of leading asset management system CatDV, has further extended the essential technology integrations that form the solid foundation stones of effective asset management, with today’s announcement of new integration partners, and with CatDV appearing on more partner booths than ever during NAB 2014.
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Facilis Shared Storage Reinforces 4K+ Workflows at NAB 2014
News: Facilis Shared Storage Reinforces 4K+ Workflows at NAB 2014At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention 2014 from April 7-10, Facilis Technology will exhibit its recently expanded line of TerraBlock shared storage solutions – including the 24D, 24EX/16, 24EX/12 and 24EX/8 – which support a wide range of creative workflows from compressed HD through to 4K and beyond. Visitors to the Facilis booth (#SL7610) will also see TerraBlock 6.0 powering highly-collaborative post production and content creation workflows as it interoperates with the industry’s best-of-breed ingest, archive, encoding and asset management solutions.
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University of Roehampton Implements Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage Workflow
News: University of Roehampton Implements Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage WorkflowUniversity of Roehampton’s Digital Film and Media Department has streamlined its post production workflow with the addition of a Facilis TerraBlock 24D shared storage system. Connected via 1Gb Ethernet to 16 Mac workstations running Apple® Final Cut Pro® X and Adobe® Creative Suite 6™, the TerraBlock, which was installed by Reseller Tyrell before the start of the Spring 2014 semester, now acts as a centralized hub for housing student AV criticism, AV dissertation and BA film projects.
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Facilis TerraBlock Turbocharges ‘Need for Speed’ Post Production for Bandito Brothers
News: Facilis TerraBlock Turbocharges ‘Need for Speed’ Post Production for Bandito BrothersIndie production company Bandito Brothers tapped Facilis Technology's TerraBlock 24D as an on-set shared storage solution to accelerate 4K post production for director Scott Waugh’s “Need for Speed,” which released in theatres on March 14, 2014. Produced by DreamWorks Pictures and starring Aaron Paul, the film adaptation of Electronic Arts’ series of “Need for Speed” video games follows street racer Tobey Marshall as he embarks on a thrilling cross-country race for revenge against the former business associate responsible for putting him behind bars.
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Maryland Public Television Standardizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage
News: Maryland Public Television Standardizes on Facilis TerraBlock Shared StorageNew TerraBlock Environment Supercharges Bandwidth, Speed and Collaboration
Maryland Public Television (MPT) recently installed a 144-TB Facilis TerraBlock shared storage environment in its post production facility to increase capacity, accelerate post production and enhance project collaboration. From series "Outdoors Maryland" to "Chesapeake Collectables," the systems will play an integral role in MPT's creation of weekly programming for the state of Maryland. MPT also is using the TerraBlock systems in production on national programs such as the long running "MotorWeek" and the soon to be released children's science show "Space Racers" that will be shared with PBS affiliates across the U.S.
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Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock Knock
News: Facilis TerraBlock Opens New Doors for Knock KnockIn 2010, veteran editor Daniel Chaput De Saintonge launched Knock Knock – a creative production studio serving marketing, advertising and PR agencies. Supported by a 12-person team and robust technological workflow, the East London-based company specializes in video, film and animation production and has worked on several projects for clients like Burberry, De Beers, and the British Government.
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Facilis Technology Launches TerraBlock 6.0 with Advanced User and Volume Management
News: Facilis Technology Launches TerraBlock 6.0 with Advanced User and Volume ManagementToday Facilis Technology announced immediate availability of TerraBlock 6.0, the latest iteration of its production-proven shared storage solution. First unveiled at the International Broadcasting Convention in September 2013, TerraBlock 6.0 features several improvements designed to augment usability, collaboration and performance – including Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)/Active Directory synchronization, volume size reduction on the fly, a sleek new customizable Graphical User Interface (GUI), support for Adobe® Anywhere® for video and more.
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Facilis TerraBlock Fast-Tracks University of Hartford Student Broadcasting
News: Facilis TerraBlock Fast-Tracks University of Hartford Student BroadcastingFrom crafting on-air scripts to producing and editing interviews, University of Hartford's STN Channel 2 encourages students to get their feet wet in the broadcast field early on. Each week, students are tasked with creating a 30-minute live broadcast covering campus, local, national and world news, which airs on the university’s network and online. Throughout production and post, participants are given access to a newsroom equipped with the latest cameras, editing gear and storage – including a Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage System to assist with the management of large video files.
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TBD Post Plans for the Future with Facilis TerraBlock
News: TBD Post Plans for the Future with Facilis TerraBlockLocated in the heart of Austin, TX, TBD Post delivers creative editorial, color grading and finishing for commercials, TV series and independent films. Since its inception in 2011, the boutique shop has collaborated on campaigns for brands such as the NHL, IBM, Shiner Beer and Verizon Wireless; TV shows for A&E, TLC, TNT and the Discovery Channel; and indie films like "An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story." One of TBD Post's latest undertakings - a MySpace "Portfolio" campaign featuring short films with artists Hit-Boy, Ace Da God, Findlay and Amadéus - debuted in October 2013. To streamline the storage and management of media for all of these projects, TBD Post depends on a Facilis TerraBlock.
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Navigation Films Cruises Into 4K Post with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Navigation Films Cruises Into 4K Post with Facilis TerraBlockNavigation Films Co-Owner and Managing Director Mike Charlton moved to Dubai in 2003 to launch a local facility for Atlas Television – a UK-based video kit rental house.
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The PostMan Expedites Project Delivery with Facilis TerraBlock
News: The PostMan Expedites Project Delivery with Facilis TerraBlockFounded by Marc Savoie in 2006 with only 600 square feet of studio space and one online editing suite, The PostMan has grown to become one of Canada’s largest post production studios, with two state-of-the art facilities in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. From film and episodic TV projects to commercial work, documentaries and more, Savoie and his savvy team of creatives collaborate with clients around the world to provide exceptional audio and video post, color correction, animation, VFX and project management.
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Facilis VP Jim McKenna to Present on Data Redundancy for 4K Workflows at CCW 2013
Today Facilis Technology, a leading provider of shared storage and archiving solutions, announced that company Vice President Jim McKenna is set to present on data redundancy for 4K workflows at Content and Communications World (CCW) 2013 – a premier communications technology conference held annually in New York City. Taking place November 13-14, 2013, CCW draws well-respected leaders and experts from around the world to discuss the latest trends in media, entertainment and communications technology; business solutions for content creation, management and delivery; and more.
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Facilis TerraBlock Keeps GMU-TV on Schedule
News: Facilis TerraBlock Keeps GMU-TV on ScheduleGeorge Mason University Television (GMU-TV) develops original HD programming that airs to audiences in Northern Virginia, Washington D.C. and Maryland, as well as in more than a million homes nationwide through online streaming. Supported by a six-person creative staff, an in-house engineer and student interns, the station produces everything from live campus event broadcasts and promotional pieces to distance education video materials and original programs like "Studio A" and "Urban Education.”
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Key Code Media Team Up for Social Media Integration
Bannister Lake Software, the leading provider of automated broadcast display solutions, announced a new business partnership with turnkey digital media communication systems industry leader, Key Code Media, at SMPTE 2013 in Hollywood.
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Facilis TerraBlock Scores High Marks for NISS
News: Facilis TerraBlock Scores High Marks for NISSStudents and faculty at the Nordic Institute for Stage and Studio (NISS) kicked off the fall semester this year with a revamped post production pipeline boasting a brand new Facilis TerraBlock 24D. Connected to 45 Mac-based workstations running applications like Avid® Media Composer®, Apple® Final Cut Pro® X, Adobe® Premiere Pro® and Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve, the TerraBlock will act as a central storage hub for all student projects created in the film and television department.
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Facilis TerraBlock Adds Multitasking to DHX Media’s Repertoire
News: Facilis TerraBlock Adds Multitasking to DHX Media’s RepertoireYo Gabba Gabba!, Super Why, Angela Anaconda and Johnny Test represent just a handful of venerable children’s television series that DHX Media has produced and distributed over the years. Today, the Nova Scotia-based company is one of the largest independent children’s entertainment companies in the world. As it continues to expand, the company relies on a strong post production arm and solid technological foundation with Facilis TerraBlock SAN at its core to finalize new content in time for air.
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Sony Music Entertainment UK Cranks Up the Volume with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Sony Music Entertainment UK Cranks Up the Volume with Facilis TerraBlockAt Sony Music Entertainment UK, the Digital Video Production Suite provides post production for several in-house projects - from music videos for Sony-represented artists to behind-the-scenes interviews, promotional content and more. Under the supervision of Digital Production Manager Joe Wylie, a prolific team collaborates on 10-20 projects at any given time - ensuring that all materials are in tip-top shape before hitting the web, television or any consumer device. The capture, review and management of these assets are integral to the entire process, and the department has come to depend on its Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system to handle these tasks.
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Utah Valley University Students Get Digital with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Utah Valley University Students Get Digital with Facilis TerraBlockFor graduates seeking jobs in media and entertainment production, competition is fierce. Utah Valley University’s (UVU) Digital Media Program strives to provide students with hands-on training and field experience that will give them a competitive edge upon entering the industry after graduation. Offering tracks in Audio Production, Cinema/TV Production, Gaming and Animation, IT and more, UVU’s four-year program lays the foundation for a successful career in any digital media discipline.
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Cinedeck And Empress Announce MAM Integration
News: Cinedeck And Empress Announce MAM IntegrationCost-effective media asset management for broadcast, digital cinema and post production
IBC 2013, Cinedeck LLC, a pioneering developer of tapeless capture systems for digital cinema, broadcast and post production, and Empress Asset Management, LLC, a leading developer of web-based, media asset management (MAM) systems, have announced the product qualification and successful integration of eMAM™ media asset management with Cinedeck’s dual-channel RX3G and quad-channel MX recorders.
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Facilis to Sneak Preview TerraBlock Version 6.0 at IBC 2013
News: Facilis to Sneak Preview TerraBlock Version 6.0 at IBC 2013Enhanced Exterior Hardware and Software UI; Adds Active Directory/LDAP Support and Archive Management
Facilis Technology will debut TerraBlock 6.0, the newest version of its production-proven shared storage solution, in Stand 7.D05 at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2013 from September 13-17 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Touting a sleek new exterior and redesigned software interface, TerraBlock 6.0 features several enhancements developed to advance usability, performance and collaboration, and to simplify user management.
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Facilis TerraBlock 6.0 to Support Adobe Anywhere for Video
News: Facilis TerraBlock 6.0 to Support Adobe Anywhere for VideoFacilis Technology today announced that the newest release of its TerraBlock Shared Storage System, version 6.0, is set to support Adobe® Anywhere® for video – a modern platform that empowers virtual teams using Adobe professional video tools to collaborate more efficiently on video productions. As a result, Adobe Anywhere users working from a centralized server connected to TerraBlock will be able to seamlessly use media across the network at advanced bit rates without moving files.
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SIM Digital Cracks the Post-on-Demand Code for Covert Affairs with Facilis TerraBlock
News: SIM Digital Cracks the Post-on-Demand Code for Covert Affairs with Facilis TerraBlockUSA Network’s popular spy drama "Covert Affairs" has captivated TV audiences around the world with its high-speed chase scenes, complicated love triangles and explosive visual effects. Shot in 4K with post production by SIM Digital Subsidiary Bling Digital, the show offers an HD viewing experience that leaves audiences on the edge of their seats each week.
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Facilis TerraBlock Augments CGI and Post Production for SBT
News: Facilis TerraBlock Augments CGI and Post Production for SBTOne of Brazil’s largest television broadcasters, São Paulo-based SBT offers international audiences the full gamut of programming ­including soap operas, sitcoms, dramas and films. The network depends on a dedicated CGI and post production arm to deliver a distinct aesthetic for each show, with a Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system serving as the cornerstone of its operations.
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Facilis TerraBlock Used on Two ABC Studios Series by DigitalFilm Tree
News: Facilis TerraBlock Used on Two ABC Studios Series by DigitalFilm TreeOn-Site Shared Storage Solution Facilitates Efficient Workflow Solution
Facilis TerraBlock has provided a shared storage solution for two ABC Studios series in Burbank, CA as part of a new workflow process that provides an integrated remote post set up that includes editorial, online, titling, color, dailies and VFX.
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STS-GRIOT Gets Organized with Facilis TerraBlock SAN
News: STS-GRIOT Gets Organized with Facilis TerraBlock SANMichigan-based creative editorial boutique STS-GRIOT offers clients a complete post-production experience – delivering rough cuts, finishing, motion graphics, compositing, color grading, sound design and more. Award-winning editors at the mid-size studio collaborate with local and national ad agencies to deliver TV and web spots for high-profile companies such as Toyota, Ford, Chevy, Comcast and the US Navy.
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Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlock
News: Digital Bytes Sees the Future of 4K Production with Facilis TerraBlockA talented team of creatives at Utah-based video production studio Digital Bytes, Inc. supports local and national companies such as e-Bay, AMC, Rio Tinto and Ernst & Young with production and post services for a wide range of projects, from commercials and corporate videos to live events and documentaries. To deliver high-quality results that keep customers coming back, the team relies on a solid post production workflow managed by Digital Bytes Multimedia Producer Kiyoshi Nagahama.
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Fearless Films Finds Storage Backbone In Facilis TerraBlock
News: Fearless Films Finds Storage Backbone In Facilis TerraBlockToronto-based Fearless Films provides HD video finishing services and technology to a diverse client base. Throughout the last 20 years, the company has worked on several films, documentaries and television shows – including the popular animated series Johnny Test.
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NAB 2013: Facilis Technology Augments End-to-End Creative Workflows
Partners with Leaders in Asset Management and Ingest to Strengthen Pipeline Efficiency and Collaboration
At NAB 2013, Facilis Technology continues to raise the bar for end-to-end creative workflows by announcing compatibility for its high-performance TerraBlock shared storage and SyncBlock archiving solutions with popular tools from Cinedeck, Empress and axle Video. Each new qualification brings post production and content creation professionals the option to expand their ingest, storage, archiving and asset management capabilities with production-proven solutions that cater to a wide range of facilities – from boutique to mid-size and larger creative shops.
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Versatile Distribution Services Delivers Turnkey Systems Optimized for 4K and 2K ASSIMILATE SCRATCH DI and Dailies Workflows
New Turnkeys to be Offered in North America Exclusively by CineSys-Oceana
Versatile Distribution Services (VDS), a distributor specializing in integrated solutions for the media and entertainment industry today announced the immediate availability of integrated 4K and 2K turnkey workstations featuring ASSIMILATE’s SCRATCH® Digital Intermediate software. SCRATCH enables digital cinema and broadcast artists to generate dailies, conform, color-correct, and finish within a real-time, integrated, user-friendly solution. The turnkey systems will be available exclusively in North America through CineSys-Oceana, one of the largest media and entertainment industry resellers.
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Cinedeck Spotlights “Your Workflow, Your Way...” At NAB 2013 (Booth #SL14911)
News: Cinedeck Spotlights “Your Workflow, Your Way...” At NAB 2013 (Booth #SL14911)Cinedeck teams with industry-leading partners to demonstrate file-based, multi-stream workflow options with Cinedeck MX and latest RX3G
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, will spotlight “Your Workflow, Your Way”, as it demonstrates versatile, file-based, multi-stream acquisition-to-post, video ingest and playback options at NAB 2013, (Cinedeck Booth #SL14911).
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Cinedeck Users Applaud Tapeless Productivity Gains
News: Cinedeck Users Applaud Tapeless Productivity GainsCinedeck file-based recorders deliver significant time and money savings for major episodic TV shows, live events and houses of worship
Cinedeck LLC, pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, today reported how major broadcasters, production companies, rental facilities and houses of worship are all reaping significant productivity rewards after implementing Cinedeck solid-state recorders in tapeless workflows across episodic TV, live and mobile OB productions.
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Cinedeck Spotlights “Your Workflow, Your Way…” At NAB 2013 (Booth #SL14911)
News: Cinedeck Spotlights “Your Workflow, Your Way…” At NAB 2013 (Booth #SL14911)Cinedeck teams with industry-leading partners to demonstrate file-based, multi-stream workflow options with Cinedeck MX and latest RX3G
Cinedeck LLC (http://www.cinedeck.com), pioneering developer of capture systems for motion picture and broadcast production, will spotlight “Your Workflow, Your Way”, as it demonstrates versatile, file-based, multi-stream acquisition-to-post, video ingest and playback options at NAB 2013, (Cinedeck Booth #SL14911).
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Bronx Boys Show AlphaDogs Post A Good Time
Real friends can be tough to come by. In a world where social media has become the norm in connecting with others it’s easy to be under the false pretense of having lots of friends. But how many of these friends do you really know personally and more importantly, how many of these people will become loyal friends that span an entire lifetime? In the new feature-length documentary, The Bronx Boys-Still Playing at 80 fifteen men who first met in kindergarten while living in the Bronx show it’s not only possible to stay close friends for over 75 years, but that you can still have just as much fun as you did during your youth. Age, after all, is only a number and nothing holds these boys back from anything short of having a good time.
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Digital Graffiti Expands with Facilis TerraBlock SAN
News: Digital Graffiti Expands with Facilis TerraBlock SANDigital Graffiti manages post production for some of the most popular reality series on Television, including TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress” and truTV’s “Impractical Jokers.” With offices in New York, Knoxville and Los Angeles, the company has mastered the art of multi-tasking – working on five to seven shows per month, rolling multiple episodes across three facilities.
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Facilis Launches TerraBlock v5.7, Introduces New SyncBlock Archive and Backup Solutions
News: Facilis Launches TerraBlock v5.7, Introduces New SyncBlock Archive and Backup SolutionsToday, high-performance shared storage provider Facilis Technology unveiled TerraBlock v5.7 and introduced SyncBlock – the company’s new line of archive, backup and synchronization packages qualified for direct attachment to their TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems that support 4Gb/s, 8Gb/s and 16Gb/s Fibre Channel, and 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet client connectivity.
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12 Forward Entertainment Scales Up and Out with Facilis TerraBlock 5.5
Up-and-coming television production company 12 Forward Entertainment is a one stop shop for non-scripted programming and independent films. Based in Dallas, TX, it’s credited with CMT favorite “Gator 911,” HGTV’s “Donna Decorates Dallas” and “Interiors Inc.,” as well as several independent short films.
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MelroseMAC Taps Martin Vann As CEO
Former Senior VP of Worldwide Sales at AVID Leads Technology Solutions Offering, MelroseTEC
Technology re-seller and systems integration company, MelroseMAC, has tapped longtime sales and solutions executive Martin Vann as its new Chief Executive Officer. In addition to leading the operations of the MelroseMAC retail business, Vann will also oversee the recently launched technology solutions arm of the company, dubbed MelroseTEC. Vann was a key collaborator in the foundation of the new division.
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Gray TV Makes Primetime Headlines with Facilis TerraBlock SAN
News: Gray TV Makes Primetime Headlines with Facilis TerraBlock SANVice President of Technology Jim Ocon runs a tight ship at Gray Television – overseeing the technical scope of digital infrastructure, newsroom content acquisition and mobile TV for 36 television stations serving 30 different markets. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Gray TV serves 17 CBS affiliates, 10 NBC affiliates, eight ABC affiliates, and one FOX affiliate, as well as 40 secondary channels that are affiliated with either ABC, FOX, CW, MyNetworkTV, Untamed Sports Network or The Country Network.
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ATTO Technology and Facilis Technology Deliver High Performance Data Storage Solution
ATTO Technology, Inc. announced today that its 16Gb/s Celerity Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBAs) have been selected by Facilis Technology, Inc., a global leader in advanced shared storage systems for post production and content creation, to provide high performance connectivity for their shared storage products. Incorporating ATTO's Celerity HBAs, Facilis TerraBlock Shared Storage and the Facilis Shared File System are able to achieve unprecedented performance, reliability and flexibility to help users increase productivity. This solution will be on display in the Facilis Stand (7.D05) at IBC 2012 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 7 through September 11.
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IBC 2012: Facilis TerraBlock 5.6 Empowers Collaborative Workflows
News: IBC 2012: Facilis TerraBlock 5.6 Empowers Collaborative WorkflowsAt the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) 2012 in Amsterdam (Stand 7.D05), Facilis Technology will exhibit its recently released TerraBlock 5.6 shared storage solution for post production and content creation professionals. Visitors to the Facilis stand will see all of the new features in TerraBlock 5.6 including support for 3TB drives, as well as demonstrations utilizing best-of-breed connectivity and workflow-enabling technology supported by TerraBlock 5.6.
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Cache-A boosts Archiving performance with new upgrade at IBC 2012
CACHE-A v3.1 Archive Appliance Update Delivers Powerful New Features And LTFS Capabilities At IBC 2012
Cache-A Corporation, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, will showcase the latest v3.1 software upgrade for its range of archive appliances at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, 7-11 Sept, (Hall 7.E06). This powerful upgrade delivers dramatic leaps in performance through accelerated 64-bit processing, new LTFS (Linear Tape File System) capabilities, and a host of customer-driven operational features allowing users to archive, access and exchange archived content with even greater ease.
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Facilis Rolls Out TerraBlock 5.6 w/Support for 3TB Drives
News: Facilis Rolls Out TerraBlock 5.6 w/Support for 3TB DrivesIntroduces new features and expanded capacity; Offers sales promotions
Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, today announced the release of TerraBlock version 5.6 with support for 3TB drives. The new version also includes enhanced Ethernet client performance for the DPX workflow and new administration features that make it easier for post production professionals and content creators to streamline and manage the flow of data. For a limited time, Facilis is offering sales promotions tied to the release.
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Key Code Media Announces the Formation of New Consulting and Design Division
News: Key Code Media Announces the Formation of New Consulting and Design DivisionKey Code Media announces the formation of their new Consulting and Design Division. Ed Locke will lead this division, which focuses on developing sources of competitive advantage for our clients. The team’s expertise spans engineering, IT, media workflows and financial modeling. The new Consulting and Design Division’s specialization and experience are in providing workflow automation, distribution pipelines, and solutions for effective asset management, all focused around metrics justifying the business’ investment.
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Cache-A focuses on Archiving Made Easy at IBC 2012 (Stand 7.E06)
Cache-A Corporation (http://www.cache-a.com), manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, will focus on Archiving Made Easy™ as the company displays its very latest products at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, 7-11 September, 2012 (Stand 7.E06). These include Cache-A’s desktop Prime-Cache, flagship Pro-Cache5, high-performance Power-Cache, and flexible Library 24/28 automation systems.
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Facilis TerraBlock 24D: The Beating Heart of Post at Affinity Productions
News: Facilis TerraBlock 24D: The Beating Heart of Post at Affinity ProductionsAffinity Productions, Ottawa’s largest full service digital media, video production and post production studio, delivers extensive creative content and technical services for clients in film, broadcast, commercials, corporate video and government – from concept and script through to production, motion graphics, post production and distribution.
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Facilis TerraBlock SAN Simplifies Editing for Bethesda Softworks
News: Facilis TerraBlock SAN Simplifies Editing for Bethesda SoftworksFor Video Producer Matt Killmon and Associate Video Producer Sal Goldenberg of Bethesda Softworks, world-class publisher of AAA video games such as “RAGE” and “Skyrim,” no two work days are ever the same. Every day brings a unique, new set video production tasks and challenges as they capture, edit, manage, encode and wrangle internal and external video marketing and operations projects for Bethesda.
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MelroseMAC Launches MelroseTEC Consulting Division
Industry Veterans Brian Boring, Steve McCracken & Antonio Nacrur Head New Division Focused On Digital Workflow Solutions
Technology re-seller and systems integration company, MelroseMAC, is launching a new IT consulting and sales division, dubbed MelroseTEC (http://www.melrosemac.com/melrose-tec), to provide specialized technology solutions for production & post professionals. MelroseTEC sets a higher, dedicated standard of professional guidance and support, not only for parent company MelroseMAC but also for the entire industry.
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Cache-A Announces Integration of Archive Appliance Product Line Into Leading SAN & NAS Systems
By Eliminating Client, Digital Media Professionals Can Now Pull Data Directly from Archion, Facilis, Storage Network Solutions and StorNext Systems
Once again responding to customer requests to simplify their workflow while ensuring the safest, most reliable and cost-effective solution to content archiving, access and interchange, Cache-A Corporation has announced that its line of archive appliances is now integrated with storage systems from four of the industry’s leading manufacturers. These include the network-attached storage (NAS) solutions from Archion and the storage area network (SAN) solutions from Facilis, Storage Network Solutions and StorNext.
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Facilis Technology at NAB 2012: Advancing Shared Storage
Showcases TerraBlock 5.5 enabling end-to-end workflows; Previews new solid state drive technology
At NAB 2012, South Lower Hall #9019, Facilis Technology will exhibit its latest developments in shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation. The company will showcase TerraBlock 5.5, with the Facilis Shared File System for Mac, Windows and now Linux, which serves as the backbone of end-to-end post production workflows, and also preview solid state drive (SSD) technology currently in development.
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Facilis TerraBlock 5.5 with Support for Linux Now Available
News: Facilis TerraBlock 5.5 with Support for Linux Now AvailableThe Facilis TerraBlock 5.5 Shared Storage Solution with the Facilis Shared File System for Linux is now available. New features such as integrated server spanning and mirroring, Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS 5.5 project sharing and the TX16 capacity expansion product, offer post production, broadcast and content creation professionals expanded capabilities and scalability, in addition to enhanced value and performance.
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Facilis Technology Debuts TerraBlock 5.5 with Support for Linux
At Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) 2012 Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, will debut version 5.5 of its TerraBlock Shared Storage System featuring the Facilis Shared File System for Linux. Delivering improved compatibility, value, scalability and performance, the new software release also includes integrated server spanning and mirroring, Adobe® Premiere® Pro project sharing and a new capacity expansion product called TX16.
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Facilis T8 Storage Qualified by ASSIMILATE; Featured in IBC Demonstrations
Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, announced that its T8 direct-attached SAS storage system has been qualified by ASSIMILATE for its SCRATCH® Six and SCRATCH Lab™ digital cinema and broadcast imaging product line for Windows and Mac OS® X
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Facilis Unveils Newest Software for TerraBlock Shared Storage Solution at IBC 2011
Showcases TerraBlock 5.2 with multi-user write inter-server spanning and mirroring
At IBC 2011, Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, is unveiling version 5.2 of its TerraBlock SAN. The new software release delivers enhanced performance and flexibility through data protection and load balancing, inter-server mirroring, multi-user write spanned volumes and more new features.
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Facilis Technology Announces Support for Mac OS X Lion
Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, today announced that it has qualified its TerraBlock line of shared storage solutions, versions 5.0 and above, for Mac OS X Lion.
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Facilis Offers Trade-in Program to Avid Unity and Apple Xsan Owners
Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, is offering a trade-in program for Avid Unity MediaNetwork, LANshare and Apple Xsan owners looking to retire their aging shared storage systems. From today through the end of 2011, customers who trade in Unity or Xsan systems will receive a 20 percent discount toward the purchase of a new Facilis TerraBlock 24D/24EX shared storage system.
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Facilis TerraBlock Keeps StudioZ Working at the Pace of Advertising
News: Facilis TerraBlock Keeps StudioZ Working at the Pace of AdvertisingStudioZ Productions has created some of the top television and radio advertisements across the country. Pep Boys, Nissan, CARFAX, Office Depot and other top brands have all tapped studioZ’s end-to-end services. However, these national spots are only a portion of the total content that studioZ’s 30 employee production crew produces on a daily basis.
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ATTO Technology Selected by Facilis Technology to Deliver High Performance Data Storage Solution
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, announced today that its 6Gb/s ExpressSAS/SATA Host Bus Adapters have been selected by Facilis Technology, Inc., a global leader in storage for post production and content creation, to provide high performance connectivity for their shared storage products.
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FotoKem's Keep Me Posted Puts Nucoda Film Masters Into Fully Integrated Post Pipeline
Digital Vision Becomes a Critical Piece of Avid Integrated Workflow for Television Episodics with Two Film Masters
Digital Vision, provider of powerful image enhancement, color correction and restoration systems for a wide spectrum of content, announced today that FotoKem's Keep Me Posted (KMP) has expanded their commitment to them with a hardware, storage, and software upgrade to their existing Film Master.
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Key Code Media Opens San Francisco Office
Kris Koch has joined Key Code Media and will be running Key Code Media's San Francisco office. Kris has over a decade of experience in media technology solutions including seven years as Regional Manager at Sonic Solutions of Novato, CA and two as Sales Manager at Advanced Systems Group in Emeryville, CA.
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Authentic Entertainment Chooses Cache-A’s Prime-Cache Archive Appliance For File-Based Workflows
Cache-A Corporation, a leading supplier of small form factor archive appliances, has announced that Authentic Entertainment, one of the leading producers of original content for cable networks, has become the first customer to utilize the new Prime-Cache archive appliance in its facility in Burbank, CA.
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ATTO Technology Demonstrates Innovative Storage Connectivity Solutions at IBC 09
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, is continuing its well-established role as first-to-market technology leaders featuring the industry’s only 6Gb/s SAS/SATA host adapter product line along with its 8Gb/s Fibre Channel host adapters including a quad-channel card that delivers the fastest available Fibre Channel data transfer rate of 6400MB/s.
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ATTO Technology Demonstrates Innovative Storage Connectivity Solutions at NAB 08
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, is featuring four live connectivity demonstrations at this week’s NAB Show.
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ATTO Technology
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today announced Facilis Technology, Inc. has entered into an agreement to integrate the ATTO Xtend SAN iSCSI Initiator for Mac OS X into Facilis Technology’s TerraBlock® 3.0 shared storage environment.
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News: Facilis Increases Flexibility and Power in TerraBlock 3.0
Facilis Technology's third major release widens connectivity, introduces Linux support and expands virtual volume capabilities
Facilis Technology, a leader in shared media storage technology for post-production and content creation, today announced TerraBlock 3.0 is expected to ship September 30, 2007.
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News: TerraBlock Takes Flight at the Federal Aviation Administration
Facilis Technology's TerraBlock accelerates aviation agency's video production
 
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News: Facilis Technology Grows Substantially in High-End Video and Film Market in 2006
Transition to HD Fuels Shared Storage Investments
Facilis Technology, a leader in shared media storage technology for post-production and content creation, today announced substantial growth in product installations, revenue, channel partners and staffing throughout 2006.
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News: ATTO Technology Introduces Comprehensive Line of Serial Attached SCSI PCI Express RAID Adapters
For Performance-Focused IT And Digital Media Customers
ATTO Technology, Inc., a global leader of storage connectivity and infrastructure solutions for data-intensive computing environments, today unveiled the industry's most innovative line of SAS/SATA RAID Adapters, providing flexible SAS and SATA II connectivity while delivering blazing-fast 3-Gb/sec. per port performance for IT and digital media users requiring the highest performance SAS RAID solutions.
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News: New York
Leading Visual Arts Program Replaces XSan with More Power at a Fraction of the Price
Facilis Technology, a leader in shared media storage technology for post-production, announced today its award-winning TerraBlock shared storage network has been selected by the School of Visual Arts in New York. SVA, a premiere visual arts program, has migrated from Apple’s XSan product to a new 12TB multi-server TerraBlock environment. This storage network will serve as the backbone for the professional training of more than 300 full time students and 500 continuing education students in the fields of 3D computer animation, motion graphics, compositing and visual effects.
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News: Facilis Technology Delivers Dyna-RAID as TerraBlock 2.0 Hits the Market
Post-production professionals can lower data protection overhead and improve network performance to new levels
Facilis Technology, a leader in shared media storage for post-production facilities, today announced the first shipping of TerraBlock 2.0, which gives multi-media professionals the power of spanned virtual volumes and enhanced data protection.
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News: Facilis Technology Keeps Growing with 12TB Servers
More capacity and scalability for demanding post-production facilities
Facilis Technology, a leader in media sharing storage for post-production and content creation, today announced a new version of its 24D TerraBlock shared storage system. This upgrade utilizes the latest in high-capacity SATA II disk drives, optimized through high-performance custom software.
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News: TERRABLOCK Shared Storage Systems Recognized Worldwide
Facilis Technology Increases Sales Distribution of Flagship Post-Production Tool throughout Europe and Asia
Facilis Technology, a leader in media sharing storage for the post-production industry, today announced two strategic partnerships designed to meet the growing international demand for its TerraBlock shared storage system.
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News: Facilis Technology Announces Facilis Migration
Data management software helps post-production facilities share media
Facilis Technology, a leader in media sharing storage for post-production technology, today announced the release of Facilis Migration, a software-only asset management program that helps post-production facilities manage their media files. With Facilis Migration and any of the TerraBlock shared storage products, video production specialists can more easily archive and transfer project media from Avid® applications using OMFI or MXF.
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