Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
12/17/2008 6:42 AM
Small Tree Communications
, designer of cost-effective networking and shared storage products for professional video and audio editors, will introduce abcSAN, the second member of its GraniteSTOR family of shared storage products, at Macworld 2009 (booth 3534-G, North Hall).
An iSCSI-based shared storage solution designed specifically for audio/video and graphic artists looking for economical, functional and easy to manage shared and direct attached storage solutions, Small Tree’s abcSAN offers exceptional value and abundant features.
Providing robust (greater than 600MB/sec), consistent performance over Ethernet networks while offering optimal cost-efficiency, abcSAN is a full-featured solution with an intuitive GUI with single pane class management for users who wish to manage RAID sets, volumes, targets and shares from one screen. Deployable as either a NAS or a SAN, abcSAN is available in a 4- or 16-drive (1 TB) configuration.
“As project budgets continue to shrink during difficult economic times, post-production teams will need to maximize productivity while minimizing technology costs,” states Corky Seeber, president of Small Tree Communications. “GraniteSTOR abcSAN is a cost-effective alternative for Final Cut, Pro Tools and Photoshop users that will significantly improve workflow and enable our customers to meet tight deadlines without breaking the budget.”
Small Tree Communications 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.