At IBC2009, JMR Electronics introduced its FibreStream Fibre Channel storage offering. When added to an existing storage area network, the FibreStream solution becomes a scalable, reliable system that can be configured for RAID levels 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, 10, 40, 50 or 60.
FibreStream features a built-in, four-port 4Gb Fibre Channel switch and offers an average measured read speed of 1317.286 MB/s as well as an average measured write speed of 756.165 MB/s.
The company also demonstrated its 4RU BlueStor 16-bay RAID video server system as an ingest server running Assimilate SCRATCH software. The server featured a 19-in-1 card reader, Blu-ray writer, an NVIDIA Quadro 5600 SDI graphics card, USB and an E-SATA storage port. The 16-bay unit can expand up to 32TB using the latest-generation 2TB SATA-II disk drives.