Archion Kicks Off 2014 with the Launch of EditStor 3


New Shared Media Storage Delivers Greater Scalability and Investment Protection.

Last Updated: February 4, 2014 8:39 am GMT
(Burbank, Cllifornia--February 4, 2014) A leader in shared storage solutions for post production and media workflows, Archion Technologies has introduced EditStor 3 to extend its powerful editorial collaboration, near-line and archive capabilities for post production, broadcast, and other creative organizations.

The enhanced network storage architecture of EditStor 3 enables media production organizations to invest in a shared storage platform for today's demanding workflows, while also knowing the system will support their growth for many years to come.

"With Editstor 3, we have created the next generation of storage for digital video and audio, and most importantly, created a platform that supports the future", said James Tucci, CTO of Archion Technologies.

One key feature of EditStor 3 is the support for up to 16 direct client connections,10 Gigabit Ethernet (fiber optics) or Gigabit Ethernet client connections, eliminating the need for costly and complex switch architecture.

The EditStor platform, with the advanced storage technologies introduced into this third generation, such as PCIe 3.0, is engineered to deliver the future of media storage technology, including:
  • 12 Gigabit SATA/SAS RAID and Storage
  • 40 Gigabit Ethernet client connectivity
  • Solid-state Drives (SSD)

Leading performance for media workflows
In addition to improved scalability and investment protection, EditStor 3 delivers better performance for centralized post production, graphics, and grading requirements. Archion application engineers have optimized EditStor 3 for leading video and audio editing tools and functionality:
  • Adobe® Anywhere Video for collaboration in virtual teams with Anywhere.
  • Adobe® Creative Cloud tools
  • Apple Final Cut Pro® X 10.1 Libraries as well as "add as SAN" or earlier releases.
  • Avid® Media Composer transparent project sharing
  • Avid Pro Tools® versions 10 & 11
  • Autodesk® Smoke, Assimilate Scratch, and other finishing tools.

EditStor 3 starts at just $19,995 (MSRP) and is shipping now.

EditStor™ Shared Storage Platform
Designed specifically for media workflows by industry workflow experts, EditStor has made media sharing among post production professionals easier and more affordable. Leveraging the power of standards based Ethernet protocols, as well as Archion's advanced intellectual property, Editstor delivers unparalleled functionality and scalability. EditStor is currently available in two models - ES & EO.

With such features as transparent Avid project sharing (bin locking), post production facilities have a very compelling alternative to shared storage products like Avid ISIS®. To see a price/performance comparison of EditStor EO and Avid ISIS® 5500, visit the EditStor EO product page.

About Archion Technologies
Archion, based in Burbank, CA, is a leading provider of intelligent networked storage solutions specifically designed for post production and graphic professionals working in the broadcast, production, corporate, education, government, house of worship and sports industries. Founded by a team of post production, technology and entertainment industry professionals 15 years ago, Archion set out to create a new standard of data protection and performance for those creating video, audio and graphical content. Since then, Archion's high-performance storage technology has been critical to the success of thousands of TV and feature film projects and is prominently used in Avid, Apple, Adobe, Autodesk, Pro Tools and other creative environments.


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