The EVO 32TB (8 x 4TB) 8-Bay Shared Media Storage Server from Studio Network Solutions is a RAID-protected NAS + SAN server that functions as a shared storage solution for multimedia production. This system is developed and tuned for the workflow needs of TV, film, video, graphics, VFX, animation, audio, and broadcast production environments. It provides project, bin, and file sharing, Ethernet ports to directly connect computers in a workgroup, high throughput for video workloads up to 6K resolution, and more.
This EVO is an 8-bay system with a 2U form factor. It has a raw capacity of 32TB, comprised of 8 x 4TB drives and is powered by 64-bit multi-core processors. Network connectivity is achieved using 6 x Gigabit Ethernet ports and RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, and 10 are supported. Included are unlimited SANmp admin/client licenses for Windows & Mac, unlimited licenses of the ShareBrowser Desktop Client, the globalSAN iSCSI Initiator for Mac OS X, and a fixed 600W power supply. This system also supports one 16-bay expansion chassis for a total of 24 drives of storage between the base unit and the expansion chassis.
EVO's integration of Fibre Channel and Ethernet enables Mac/PC workstations and laptops to connect to the RAID-protected system and share high performance storage for use with Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, Pro Tools, and other professional applications. This EVO operates using 100-240 VAC at 47-63 Hz (auto switching). It is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, and virtually any operating system that supports iSCSI, Fibre Channel, NFS, SFTP, and AFP.