SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

June 11, 2015 10:00 ET

PROMISE Technology Announces Global Availability of Thunderbolt Solutions for Rich Media

Pegasus2 R2+ and SANLink2 16G Offer Performance, Versatility and Convenience to Rich Media Workflows

HSINCHU, TAIWAN and MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2015) - PROMISE Technology today announced that its Pegasus2 R2+ and SANLink2 16G FC are both now globally available through PROMISE's network of distributors and value added resellers. Unveiled at April's NAB Show in Las Vegas where it was named Videomaker's Best Storage Solution, Pegasus2 R2+ is an affordable Thunderbolt™ 2 desktop hardware RAID 0/1 storage - with USB 3.0. The new SANLink2 16G FC is a compact device that allows a Thunderbolt 2 host computer to directly connect to a Fibre Channel SAN, doubling the speed of the previous generation 8 Gb FC. 

"The performance, simplicity and flexibility of Thunderbolt have made it an essential technology for creative professionals," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "PROMISE is proud to offer the largest range of Thunderbolt solutions for rich media and broader markets. With the addition of Pegasus2 R2+ and SANLink2 16G FC to our Thunderbolt 2 product line, our customers can choose from an incredible range of products to meet their needs, whether they require speed, capacity, versatility or portability."

Pegasus2 R2+
Pegasus2 R2+ is a Thunderbolt 2 hardware RAID 0/1 storage solution with USB 3.0 that includes two hot-swappable hard disk drives, a media bay, and CF/SD Reader Pod. An optional SSD Reader Pod and HDD Pod are available for convenient data exchange. Plus, each Pod comes with USB 3.0 Micro-B for independent access, providing photographers and videographers the convenience to take a Pod and work elsewhere away from their editing suite. Pegasus2 R2+'s attractive price point make it an ideal solution for creative professionals looking for entry level storage that offers Thunderbolt 2 speeds and unmatched versatility. Pegasus2 R2+ was named the top storage device at the 2015 NAB Show by Videomaker and won the Best Choice Award at Computex 2015.

Highlights:

  • Rapidly ingest files from off-site projects and edit at Thunderbolt 2 speeds
  • Use for streaming, editing, and backup
  • Ingest a variety of media formats using optional Pods
  • Connect to non-Thunderbolt systems with USB 3.0
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports to daisy-chain up to 6 devices
  • Fully hot-swappable drive bays
  • Reliable and fast hardware RAID

SANLink2 16G FC
SANLink2 16G FC boosts a user's portable and desktop Thunderbolt interfaces to 16G speeds by connecting them seamlessly to the Fibre Channel SAN. SANLink2 16G FC comes standard with dual Thunderbolt 2 ports and dual 16 Gb FC ports ideal for creative professionals who deal with large data transfers on a daily basis. SANLink2 16G FC supports OS X and the entire PROMISE VTrak series family of products. 

Highlights:

  • Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports and dual 16 Gb FC ports
  • Supports high data transfers ideal for creative professionals
  • Enables portable and desktop systems with Thunderbolt interfaces to directly connect to the FC SAN at 16 Gb speeds
  • Supports PROMISE VTrak Series and OS X
  • Maintains a quiet, cool, and small environmental footprint

Availability
Pegasus2 R2+ and SANLink2 16G FC are available now through the global network of PROMISE distributors and value added resellers.

For more information, please visit www.promise.com and follow PROMISE Technology on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.

About PROMISE Technology Inc.
PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader with 25 years of experience in the storage industry. PROMISE has developed its own enterprise-class hardware and software storage architecture, in addition to complete SAN, NAS and unified storage platform product lines. PROMISE is committed to providing dynamic storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, rich media storage solutions and much more. With industry leading technology and research and development capabilities, combined with highly experienced global sales and after sales service teams, PROMISE is at the forefront of the industry with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with operations and sales and support teams throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions providing unparalleled service and support to customers around the globe. For more information, visit: www.promise.com.

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