JMR Electronics, Inc. Announces Participation In The Avid Certified Local Storage Program


JMR Works with Avid to Deliver High Performance, Flexible Editing Solutions

Last Updated: August 1, 2011 8:30 pm GMT
(Los Angeles, California--August 1, 2011) JMR Electronics, Inc., a leading value provider of scalable storage solutions since 1982 proudly announces certification in the Avid® Certified Program as a Local Storage Partner.

As part of Avid’s dedication to providing flexibility to its prestigious end-user base, the company created the Avid Certified Program. The program supplies end-users with partner options in hardware, software and other peripherals that have been tested and certified both by Avid and the partnering manufacturer.

The Avid Certified Program certifies compatibility between JMR BlueStor™ SAS Expander and current versions of Avid DS, Media Composer and Symphony workflows. “JMR is proud to participate in this unique program with an industry leader such as Avid,” stated Mitchell Guzik, COO of JMR Electronics. “Giving content creators more flexibility supports JMR’s commitment to offering high performance and reliable solutions to customers without compromising quality or security.”

The JMR system provides real time editing in high resolution up to 2K with multiple streams of HD, support for real-time stereoscopic workflows and more--all in a single 16 drive box. “We are pleased to be expand the customer choices for Avid Certified local storage.” stated Ed Harper, Consulting Product Manager at Avid.

Key features of the BlueStor™ SAS Expander system:
  • Speeds in excess of 1000 MB/s
  • Support for realtime Stereoscopic playback at up to 2K resolution
  • 16 hot-swappable SAS/SATA 3Gb/s disk drive bays
  • Hot Swappable Redundant (N+1) PFC Power Supplies
  • Hot-Swappable Thermostatically Controlled Cooling Fans
  • Scalable solution
  • Cable-less Backplane Design
  • Shock mounted drive carriers for extended drive life

The JMR storage solutions certified under the Avid Certified Program are available now and are being featured at several industry events and tradeshows including the upcoming International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) tradeshow in Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 9 – September 13, 2011 at Booth Number 7.F06 in Hall 7.

Pricing and Availability Pricing for JMR’s BlueStor™ SAS Expander starts at $8,999 and is available through JMR direct and its worldwide network of resellers.


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