(Irvine, California--January 28, 2014) StorageDNA, Inc., a leader in intelligent storage and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced the availability of DNA Evolution Mac®-based server and Thunderbolt™ systems (M Series). Media and entertainment professionals who prefer the Mac ecosystem now have access to the advanced features and benefits of the company’s revolutionary Linear Tape-Open (LTO) with Linear Tape File System (LTFS) archive-retrieval workflow solution. By directly connecting a DNA Evolution Mac Archive solution to field, NAS or SAN storage, the fastest possible archive and restore performance can be achieved. The DNA Evolution Mac-based models are cost-effective solutions, from field to enterprise, and offer hardware flexibility, with a choice of LTO tape drive connection.
“The world is moving beyond 1 gigabit speeds. StorageDNA’s new Mac-based offerings enable the direct, high-bandwidth connections to storage that are necessary to move the massive amounts of data our clients generate and manage,” said Bryson Jones, founder and CIO, North Shore Automation. "When we design a system, having the ability to adapt the archiving solution to the workflow, instead of the other way around, is a great advantage.”
StorageDNA’s DNA Evolution
is a groundbreaking platform that combines nearline and archive storage on LTO tape
and was designed to help media professionals manage digital file-based content and lower storage costs. Built on LTO with LTFS technologies
, it enables new levels of archive-restore performance
, allows new media workflows
like conform from LTO, and delivers powerful search and browse features
to streamline and accelerate media pipelines.
“We recognize that many of our customers prefer Mac-based systems. In response, we wanted to provide them with an easy and cost-effective solution that runs on the platform they use every day,” said Jeff Krueger, worldwide vice president of sales, StorageDNA. “With the M Series, we are pleased to be able to offer more options and hardware flexibility, in the smallest form factor, while also delivering the highest possible archiving performance.”
The DNA Evolution M Series
is available worldwide from StorageDNA. For more information visit: http://www.storagedna.com
About StorageDNA, Inc.
StorageDNA helps media professionals store and manage digital content so they can work more efficiently and save costs. DNA Evolution, the innovative LTO with LTFS workflow solution, allows users to easily archive, search, retrieve, and directly access digital assets at incredible speeds. StorageDNA’s solutions power some of the most complex and critical workflows for a wide range of customers from broadcasters, major film studios and television production companies to sports organizations, government agencies, and Fortune 500 corporations. Learn more at http://www.storagedna.com