EditShare Opens Doors to XStream Shared Storage Production Platform
Unique entry-level EditShare XStream ST packs performance, collaborative features and expandability at breakthrough price points
IBC Stand: 7.G37
Basingstoke, UK — September 04, 2015 - EditShare®, a technology leader in intelligent shared storage and media management solutions, is showcasing its recently released XStream ST model at IBC2015 on stand 7.G37. Configured for cost-conscious creative teams who are unwilling to sacrifice performance, collaboration features and fault tolerance, XStream ST is EditShare’s entry-level high-performance shared storage solution with integrated Flow production asset management and Ark backup and archiving. XStream ST is the only solution at this low-cost price point to include advanced NLE project sharing, ingest, transcode, remote editorial, back-up and archive tools in one seamlessly integrated platform. Straightforward administration allows users to be up and running quickly, while the robust expandability of the XStream ST enables facilities to scale their system as business and production needs grow.
“With starting configurations of 24TB and 48TB plus an integrated production asset management and archiving toolset, XStream ST is purpose-built for smaller productions or facilities,” comments Bill Thompson, storage product manager, EditShare. “Many of these productions and facilities not only have smaller budgets and storage needs, but they also have limited technical resources – and this is where XStream ST stands out from the rest of the pack. Because it’s a turnkey system that incorporates all the great features of EditShare shared storage, Flow asset management and Ark backup and archiving, users can really concentrate on the creative and not worry about keeping track of their assets, transcoding or dealing with ad-hoc backup strategies. XStream ST’s easy-to-use tools enable the fast completion of projects. This type of comprehensive offering is unique – it’s unlike anything else on the market.”
The EditShare XStream ST shared storage platform offers the following configuration options and features:
- Easily expandable – simply connect additional XStream ST storage to your network and manage all as one integrated system
- Highly fault-tolerant platform with built-in RAID 6, redundant power supplies, fans and OS drives
- No per-seat storage client licenses – connect as many NLEs and creative clients as a project requires
- Flow production media asset management and AirFlow for remote editing and review and approve workflows
- Archive projects to disk or LTO for secure back-ups of assets using Ark (disks and tape library sold separately)
EditShare XStream ST Price Promotion
For a limited period, the EditShare XStream ST will be available in Europe from participating reseller partners with incredible finance packages, plus an additional free hardware switch. EditShare XStream ST program pricing starts at £320 / €440 per month*
*All figures exclude VAT and are indicative only. Subject to credit acceptance.
EditShare Press Briefings at IBC2015
EditShare is a technology leader in networked shared storage and tapeless, end-to-end workflow solutions for the post-production, TV, and film industries. Our groundbreaking products improve efficiency and workflow collaboration every step of the way. They include video capture and playout servers, high-performance central shared storage, archiving and backup software, media asset management, and Lightworks - the world’s first 3-platform (Windows/OS X/Linux) professional non-linear video editing application.
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