The EVO 48TB 16-Bay Shared Media Storage Server (8 x 6TB) 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 a 16-bay system with a 3RU form factor. It has a raw capacity of 48TB, comprised of 8 x 6TB drives and is powered by 64-bit multi-core processors. Network connectivity is achieved using four Gigabit Ethernet ports and RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, and 10 are supported, each of which provides performance, data redundancy, or a combination of both. 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 1,300W redundant power supply, made up of three 650W modules. By using up to four optional expansion chassis, this system can support up to 80 drives.
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.