SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

August 29, 2012 05:00 ET

PROMISE Technology Creating a Storage Paradigm Shift for M&E Professionals

Collaboration With Industry Leaders Helps Creative Professionals Optimize Their A/V Storage Challenges

MILPITAS, CA and SON, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Aug 29, 2012) - PROMISE Technology Inc., a leader in providing high-performance storage solutions addressing video as a file type for the rich media market and the leader in designing cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ enabled devices today announced that it will be demonstrating real-world integration between its recently introduced Pegasus Thunderbolt™ enabled line of storage solutions and market-leading partner products. These collaborations will highlight the power and innovations being brought to media and entertainment professionals, allowing them to dramatically improve their creative workflow and access to their valuable media assets.

PROMISE Technology's market-leading storage solutions highlighting creative innovations for the rich media market will be demonstrated on the following stands at IBC next week:

  • Adobe Systems Incorporated - Hall 7. Stand 7.G27
    • Adobe will be demonstrating its industry-leading Adobe® Premiere® Pro CS6 software connected with PROMISE Pegasus R6 Thunderbolt storage.
  • AJA - Hall 7. Stand F11
    • AJA Video Systems is utilizing a PROMISE Pegasus R6 in combination with the new KiPro Quad as an efficient and powerful workflow combination for the handling of delayered 4K RAW materials being fed across the Ki Pro Quad's Thunderbolt connection for DIT workflows.
  • Autodesk - Hall. Stand 7.D25
    • Visit the Autodesk IBC booth #7.D25 to see the powerful combination of the all new Autodesk® Smoke® 2013 video editing software with the Promise R6 Pegasus using Thunderbolt technology. Smoke, coupled with Promise RAIDs, speeds up your video post production workflow and provides flexible configurations for desktop and mobile editing and effects. Download the Smoke 2013 pre-release free trial and experience flexibility and performance in action.
  • Avid - Hall 7. Stand J20
    • Avid will demonstrate how its award-winning Pro Tools 10 and Media Composer family of products work with Thunderbolt-enabled storage from PROMISE Technology.
  • Blackmagic Design - Hall 7. Stand 7.H20
    • Blackmagic Design will show a Pegasus R6 with its complete line of Ultrastudio products.

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"Our Thunderbolt enabled high-performance storage solutions have been extremely well received by the worldwide market of M&E professionals who demand ease-of-use, simplicity and lightning fast performance," said John Van den Elzen, managing director, PROMISE Technology EMEA. "We are very gratified that our long-term collaborations with these industry leaders continue to flourish and expand which helps us keep our products state-of-the-art as we bring a new level of creative innovation to the market."

From its rich portfolio of high-performance storage solutions that are helping revolutionize the way media and entertainment professionals change the way they currently exploit digital applications, PROMISE will be featuring and demonstrating the following on its stand, Hall 6 Stand C11:

Pegasus -- The World's First Hardware Raid Storage Solution Leveraging Intel's Revolutionary Thunderbolt™ Technology
Designed from the ground up for media and entertainment customers, Pegasus offers superior speed and throughput in a form factor small enough for a desktop, and is available in 4-bay and 6-bay configurations with up to 18TB of raw storage.

SANLink -- A New Generation of Connectivity
PROMISE SANLink is fully compatible with Thunderbolt technology that ships on every new Mac, including the MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, iMac and MacBook Air. Qualified for use with Mac OS X, SANLink requires zero software install and simply works out-of-the-box with full hot-plug capability.

VTrak x30 -- Bringing Tomorrow's High-Performance Demands To The Market Today
The x30 Series leverages the Intel Xeon C3500 series processor and is the perfect solution for the entry - mid range markets looking to gain a competitive advantage: the VTrak x30 Series is the ideal solution for balancing performance, scalability, capacity and reliability while providing enterprise-class features at an entry level price point.

About IBC
IBC is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide. In 2010, the event attracted more than 48,000 attendees from 140 countries around the world, exhibiting more than 1,300 of the world's key technology suppliers and showcasing a debate-leading conference.

About PROMISE Technology, Inc.
PROMISE Technology, a leader in providing high-performance storage solutions to the data center, cloud, surveillance and rich media markets and the leader in designing cutting-edge Thunderbolt devices, develops and manufactures sophisticated RAID storage solutions recognized worldwide, ranging from a complete line of RAID controller cards to FC/iSCSI/SAS/SATA RAID subsystems. Catering to enterprise, mid-range, entry-level and consumer data protection needs, PROMISE products are distinguished by their Unified Common RAID Core and management software and unparalleled support. Headquartered in Milpitas, Calif., PROMISE has operations throughout Asia and Europe. For more information, visit PROMISE Technology's website at

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