November 30, 2010 11:00 ET

BlueArc Supports Annex Pro Expo 2011 as Gold Sponsor

Event to Highlight Technology Solutions for the Media and Entertainment Industry

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) -

BlueArc, a leader in scalable, high-performance network storage, today announced that it is the exclusive gold sponsor of the Annex Pro Expo 2011. Hosted by Annex Pro, a value-added-reseller and partner of BlueArc, the event will highlight the latest trends in technology solutions for professionals in the media and entertainment industry involved in the digital media pipeline, such as technical directors, sound designers, video editors, producers and IT directors.

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 from 3 - 9 p.m. PST

Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C3

Media and Entertainment represents a growing market segment for studios, post-production houses, animation studios, as well as gaming companies and agencies that use video and other file-based data as their primary creative delivery product. Annex Pro Expo 2011 will provide industry professionals with an opportunity to speak directly with developers and manufacturers like BlueArc to learn about the tools and best practices in post-production and CGI animation. It will also highlight available technology solutions that create high quality sounds and pictures, while improving productivity and workflow efficiencies.

Tom Burns, director of post-production infrastructure, Technicolor Creative Services, will deliver the keynote on "Trends in Post-Production Infrastructure." Other vendors participating as silver sponsors include: Adobe, Autodesk, Aspera, Aja, Avid, Chaos Group V-ray, Craft Animations, HP, and Wacom.

Admission to the event is free, but space is limited. To register, visit:

About BlueArc
BlueArc partners with customers and channel partners to solve storage and data management-related business challenges. BlueArc's best-of-breed, high-performance, highly scalable and cost-effective storage solutions help to accelerate our customers' success. In media and entertainment, BlueArc delivers record-breaking performance: reducing rendering times from hours to minutes, and file access times from minutes to seconds. In CGI development, quality and speed are vital. BlueArc lets artists create more revisions and dramatically speeds render farm output fueling extraordinary productions on schedule while reducing costs. Scale Bigger, Store Smarter, and Accelerate Everything. Information about BlueArc solutions and services can be found at

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