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EFILM buys SGI gear for digital lab
Silicon Graphics announced that EFILM, a digital laboratory in Hollywood, CA, has purchased a large complement of imaging technology to support its growing film and television digital post business.
The purchase includes an SGI InfiniteStorage RM660 system to add three real-time data streams to an SGI CXFS shared filesystem SAN. Also purchased was 61TB of SGI InfiniteStorage TP9700 SATA storage, a Brocade SilkWorm 48000 Director for Fibre Channel connectivity, a StorageTek SL8500 tape library with a petabyte of storage, and an SGI Altix 350 server system with eight Intel Itanium 2 processors to be used as a tape server.
EFILM, owned by Deluxe Laboratories, also has an Altix 350 and two Altix 330 servers for R&D, a 64-processor SGI Altix 3700 Bx2 server for rendering and image processing and hundreds of terabytes of SGI InfiniteStorage.
For more information, visit www.sgi.com.