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Page 39 of 51 38 POST OCTOBER 2014 ATTO OFFERS MULTIPATH DIRECTOR AMHERST, NY — Atto Technology, Inc. ( is offering users its MultiPath Director, a feature-rich driver found in Celerity Fibre Channel host bus adaptors (HBAs) that, when paired with enterprise-class storage systems, provides a completely-redundant, high-perfor- mance storage solution for workstation applications in digital video, audio and content-creation environments. MultiPath Director allows users to man- age multiple paths between Linux, Mac and Windows workstations and servers to connect directly and perform realtime editing on enterprise-class storage. This high-performance collaborative work- flow solution keeps digital media content available in realtime for multiple users and allows for significant gains in productivi- ty, minimal downtime and uninterrupted access to enterprise-class storage. FRONT PORCH DIGITAL UNVEILS DIVARCHIVE ENHANCEMENTS ANNECY, FRANCE — Front Porch Digital (www.fpdigital. com) has unveiled new enhancements to its DIVArchive content storage management (CSM) system. In addition to the recent integration with the Avid ISIS shared storage system, which connects DIVArchive directly to ISIS storage via 1/10 Gb Ethernet, DIVArchive now seamlessly supports the latest Avid Interplay 3.0 environments for both DET and DHM workflows. Users will also see improvements to the DIVArchive Manager's performance, as well as enhancements to the GUI that more accurately reflect realtime status, and additional log information that provides details on what is happening in the manager. DIVArchive users will now also see library failure notifica- tions, a new critical error notice that pops up when a library failure occurs during mount/dismount. Users can archive with genuine checksum via API for up to 1,000 noncomplex ob- jects, and DIVArchive has now been tested and validated with Visual Studio 2012, Java 7, and Windows Server 2012. ARCHION ACCELERATES GLOBAL COLLABORATIVE EDITING WITH ADOBE ANYWHERE BURBANK, CA — Archion (www.archion. com) announced that its EditStor EO shared storage system is now integrated with Adobe Anywhere for video. Together, Archion's Edit- Stor and Adobe Anywhere deliver a compre- hensive solution for Adobe Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC and Prelude CC, which are part of the Adobe Creative Cloud. According to Archion, EditStor EO and ES easily facilitate the flow, conversion and management of media within the pro- duction workflow by offering a rich media management feature set for video and audio workflows. A complete self-contained shared storage system, Archion's EditStor EO takes advantage of low-cost, standard Ethernet network pro- tocols, while also delivering high performance over 10GigE (and soon 40GigE). EditStor can now directly connect to 16 Mercury and Collaboration engines while also being able to support an unlimited number of Mac, Windows and Linux OS-based clients through standard Ethernet switch architecture, without any intru- sive drivers, installers or client licenses. AUSTRALIAN VIDEO AGENCY TAPS SMALL TREE AND DIGISTOR TO MAXIMIZE WORKFLOW MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Delivering video content for corporate, agency and government clients, New McPherson ( was recently looking to accelerate its post production process. The Mel- bourne-based agency turned to Digistor, digital media solution specialists, who suggested a robust, scalable and ROI-friendly TitaniumZ-16 Ethernet-based shared storage system from Small Tree ( Featuring seven Dell, Windows-based workstations running Adobe video applications, including Adobe Pre- miere Pro, AE and PS, there was a lot of duplication between suites to complete projects at New McPherson prior to installing the TitaniumZ-16 unit with 10 x 10GbE adapters. This meant longer lead times to complete client work and more hours wasted in file transfers across the network. Capable of supporting numerous multimedia content creation workstations with a flexible mix of giga- bit Ethernet and 10 gigabit Ethernet configuration options featuring storage capacities (raw) from 10TB to 1000TB (1 Petabyte), TitaniumZ is designed and tested to provide maximum performance for realtime video-editing workflows. The shared storage system works with the entire Adobe Creative Cloud suite, in addition to Apple Final Cut Pro X and Avid Media Composer, of- fering creative facilities optimal flexibility. Because Small Tree builds 10Gb ports direct- ly into the TitaniumZ, there's often no need for a switch. New McPher- son was able to connect all of their workstations directly to the TitaniumZ, providing lower latency, reduced complexity and reduced cost of owner- ship (no support or soft- ware licensing concerns for a switch). EDITSHARE UNVEILS XSTREAM EFS ENTERPRISE SCALE-OUT STORAGE SOLUTION BOSTON, MA — EditShare (www.editshare. com) announced EditShare XStream EFS, a new enterprise storage solution aimed at media markets. EditShare XStream EFS is a powerful distributed scale-out file system designed from the ground up to support large- scale media workgroups requiring high-band- width, high-volume media ingest, transcoding, online collaborative editing and multiplatform distribution of HD, 2K, 4K and beyond. EditShare EFS feature highlights include: high-performance, low-latency storage; scales to many petabytes and hundreds of millions of files; accelerates media workflows – ingest, collaborative editing and playout; ready for uncompressed 2K, 4K and beyond. PRODUCTS STORAGE

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