Enhancing Avid® Media Composer® Workflows with EditStor Shared Storage

EditStorVelo-550

When looking for alternative to Avid storage solutions, such as the Avid Nexis® media storage system, you might be looking for shared storage that has greater performance, greater post production and finishing capabilities and/or a greater affordability. Regardless of the reason, Avid Media Composer workflows should not compromised.

As an Avid digital video professional in the media and entertainment industry working with Media Composer (and Pro Tools), features such as Avid project sharing (bin locking) and scalable workspaces cannot be overlooked. You are accustomed to a networked storage system workflow that goes back to nearly a decade when the Unity Shared Storage SAN was introduced

EditStor Velo and EditStor Omni Deliver Improved Speed, Scalability and Functionality with transparent Avid project sharing

Archion’s EditStor shared media storage takes Avid workflows to new heights. With speeds up to 8 times greater than Avid Nexis networked storage for growing 4K and 8K demands, greater scalability, and broader functionality, EditStor gives Avid post production and finishing professionals, server storage system administrators and facility owners new opportunities for growth.

Archion’s high performance and intelligent NAS storage server technology is enhanced with Archion’s APS ShareConnector, supporting transparent Avid project sharing (native Avid bin locking) for an unlimited number of Avid Media Composer post production professionals. .

In addition, Archion’s ultra fast shared storage solutions are capable of handling other post production and finishing tools including Adobe Premiere Pro CC® and After EFX®, Apple® FCPX®, Blackmagic®, Resolve® and so much more.

Velo vs. Nexis Bandwidth

2500 MB/sec

VELO (2500 MB/sec)

100%

NEXIS (600 MB/sec)

24%

Performance

  • Up to 8000 MB/sec of bandwidth for 4K and 8k video
  • Up to 5000 MB/sec with EditStor Velo for 2K and 4k video
  • 1000 MB/sec over a10GigE direct client connections
  • Contiguous data flow with low fragmentation with for 4K DPX

Scalability

  • Hot pluggable expansion chassis
  • Unlimited dynamic volume expansion often required by digital video professionals
  • No seat licenses or major client downloads
  • Automated backup and archive to other NAS storage servers or SAN storage networks

Flexibility

  • NAS storage server with Mac, Windows and Linux compatibility
  • Simultaneous file sharing protocols (SMB, AFP, NFS, FTP and more…)
  • Active Directory and LDAP direct support
  • Transparent Avid project sharing for Media Composer enhanced with Archion’s APS ShareConnector™