SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

July 26, 2012 11:46 ET

PROMISE Technology Embraces OS X Mountain Lion From Apple

Fastest Storage Solutions for Creative Professionals Fully Compatible With World's Most Advanced Operating System

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 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 VTrak, Pegasus and SANLink storage offerings are fully compatible with the recently announced OS X® Mountain Lion. The new OS X Mountain Lion includes Xsan 3, the high-performance cluster file system for accessing data from shared storage. PROMISE VTrak and SANLink solutions are fully qualified for Mac OS X, Xsan and Final Cut Pro as well as industry leading creative applications from Adobe, Avid, and Autodesk which provide creative media professionals the opportunity to edit like never before.

From its portfolio of high-performance video storage solutions developed for the rich media and creative professional markets, PROMISE Pegasus, the world's first Thunderbolt enabled storage device, PROMISE SANLink, the only FC SAN adapter and its enterprise class VTrak family of storage subsystems have all been rigorously tested and certified compatible. Creative professionals can rest assured that their PROMISE storage devices are fully compatible and ready-to-use.

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 "This is yet another example of our commitment to our long-standing relationship with Apple in developing the best-in-class storage solutions for Mac OS X users," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "From the Audio and Video professional needing enterprise class storage to the home user requiring external desktop storage, PROMISE provides proven storage solutions for their broad application infrastructure. Testing and certifying our storage solutions with this exciting new OS provide end users full compatibility with our VTrak, Pegasus and SANLink network and storage products."

About Pegasus, SANLink and VTrak Storage Solutions

  • Pegasus R4 and R6 are the first 4-bay and 6-bay high performance hardware RAID solutions designed to unleash the raw power of Thunderbolt™ technology. Thunderbolt technology is a new, high-speed, dual-protocol I/O technology designed for performance, simplicity, and flexibility. This high-speed I/O technology is capable of delivering a blistering two channels of 10 Gb/s (1.25GB/s) per port of performance.
  • VTrak x30 Series RAID subsystem is a high performance, massively scalable 8G Fibre Channel storage subsystem designed to provide 24/7, 365 enterprise-class availability. Optimized to work within a Mac OS X environment, the VTrak x30 Series offers up to 5.5 GB/s for reads and 2.2 GB/s for writes. The VTrak x30 Series RAID solution was developed to meet the mission critical needs of today's demanding video workflows
  • SANLink adapters introduce a new era in storage connectivity by allowing systems and devices on the SAN that never existed before. PROMISE SANLink enables Fibre Channel connectivity to direct attached storage or to the SAN. Each SANLink adapter features full-duplex capable FC ports, that automatically detect connection speed, and can each independently operate at 1, 2 or 4Gbps.

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 North America, Asia and Europe. PROMISE solutions are available through a global network of distributors and value added resellers For more information, visit PROMISE Technology's website at

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