Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
4/13/2009 10:35 AM
, designer of cost-effective networking and shared storage products for professional video and audio editors, will unveil ST-RAID, the newest member of its GraniteSTOR family of shared storage products, at NAB 2009 (Booth SL10210).
Direct attached shared storage technology designed specifically for Final Cut Pro users looking for economical, functional and easy to manage storage solutions, Small Tree’s ST-RAID offers exceptional value and abundant features.
Providing robust (greater than 500MB/sec), consistent performance over Ethernet networks while offering optimal cost-efficiency, ST-RAID’s low latency ensures there are no dropped frames. Available in 8-, 12- or 16-drive (1TB) configurations, GraniteSTOR ST-RAID enables instant availability and background initialization along with automatic insertion/removal detection and rebuild. For greater flexibility, more storage can be added easily for system expansion.
“ST-RAID joins our growing line of GraniteSTOR products for creative professionals requiring high-performance storage technology to maximize workflow,” states Corky Seeber, president of Small Tree. “We have several customers with six clients running ProRes 422 HQ over Gigabit Ethernet; ST-RAID delivers to video editors the performance they need to optimize efficiency at an affordable price. In the current economic climate, affordability is as critical as functionality for our customers.”
Small Tree is the Mac Networking Expert, making networking child’s play. Small Tree provides a complete portfolio of Ethernet-based networking and storage solutions for Apple Mac OS X customers. Small Tree’s team of networking developers has extensive experience in high performance computing and knows how to achieve the demanding application requirements of Mac customers. Small Tree also provides contracted programming services for the Department of Defense. For more information about the company and its products, please call 1-866-STC4MAC (1-866-782-4622), or visit www.small-tree.com.