Category Archives: Storage and Networks

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Tandberg HH FC LTO-5 Drive Connects to Mac Through Thunderbolt

Tandberg Data announced a solution that allows its LTO-5 HH FC  tape drive to connect to a Mac by using its Thunderbolt port along with PROMISE SANLink to provide users with high-performance LTO tape storage.

The solution is compatible with Thunderbolt technology that ships on the new MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac and MacBook Air. Mac users can store HD video and workflow applications directly to LTO tape using Thunderbolt technology. With this solution, Mac users can store up to 3TB (Compression ratio of 2:1) of data in less than three hours on a single $69 LTO-5 cartridge.

 

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Tandberg HH FC LTO-5 Drive Connects to Mac Through Thunderbolt

Tandberg Data announced a solution that allows its LTO-5 HH FC  tape drive to connect to a Mac by using its Thunderbolt port along with PROMISE SANLink to provide users with high-performance LTO tape storage.

The solution is compatible with Thunderbolt technology that ships on the new MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iMac and MacBook Air. Mac users can store HD video and workflow applications directly to LTO tape using Thunderbolt technology. With this solution, Mac users can store up to 3TB (Compression ratio of 2:1) of data in less than three hours on a single $69 LTO-5 cartridge.

 

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Mac OSX Deployment Package from Google

Administration of software packages on the Mac platform can often be daunting. Google’s Mac Operations and Security teams evaluated several solutions for OS X package deployment, but unfortunately none of them met all of our required features. We decided to build our own solution to do the following:

  • Deploy new or updated software by targeting a single Mac or tens of thousands.
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IRIDAS Certifies Facilis Technology’s TerraBlock for Complete Range of Stereoscopic Review and Real

 IRIDAS (www.iridas.com) today announced it has completed certification for Facilis Technology’s TerraBlock (www.facilis.com), the industry’s leading shared media storage solution for the post production and content creation marketplace. As a result of this, IRIDAS is ensuring customers a shared media storage solution is optimized for high performance 2K and 4K DI workflows in both 2D and 3D stereoscopic production environments. Additionally, as TerraBlock is a turnkey solution, customers are guaranteed out-of-the-box compatibility and performance with all IRIDAS stereoscopic review and real time color grading solutions.

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MULTIDYNE INTRODUCES FOUR-CHANNEL 3G HD FIBER OPTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM

MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems is introducing the openGear compatible HD-4400 four-channel fiber optic transport system at IBC 2009 (Stand 2.A54). This high density, multirate, 3G HD-SDI SMPTE fiber optic transport system with a 4×4 matrix on both the transmitter and receiver is one of the first products MultiDyne has designed as part of its participation in the openGear terminal equipment platform group.      

Founded by Ross Video, the openGear platform is based on an open architecture, 2RU modular frame designed to accommodate up to 10 cards in the DFR-8310 frame and up to 20 cards in the DFR-8320 frame. The HD-4400 will give customers another option for fiber optic transport without the need to invest in multiple frame standards.

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