SOURCE: Promise Technology

PROMISE Technology

November 14, 2013 10:00 ET

PROMISE Technology's Pegasus Thunderbolt Storage System Keeps the Beats Flowing With Top House DJ

DJ La Fuente Relies on Storage Solution to Edit and Back Up HD Videos and Large Collection of Dynamic, Progressive Tracks

HSINCHU, TAIWAN and SON, THE NETHERLANDS and MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 14, 2013) - As a top DJ playing 350 shows a year at clubs and events around the world, La Fuente understands that fast, safe and reliable external storage is essential to efficiently producing and protecting the HD videos and music he loves to create. Looking for a solution that delivered lightning-fast speed and reliable data protection, La Fuente turned to PROMISE Technology and the Pegasus R4.

PROMISE develops storage solutions optimized for rich media applications, including the Pegasus Series with Thunderbolt™ Technology. These storage solutions are designed from the ground up for creative professionals like La Fuente, who require performance, simplicity and flexibility. La Fuente replaced his USB 3.0 drive with the Pegasus R4 to help him edit and store his videos and music, including his entire library of soulful, upbeat and uplifting tracks. With an Apple® iMac® paired with the Pegasus R4 configured in RAID 5 (data protection if one disk fails), La Fuente stores over 5TBs of music and HD footage shot with his GoPro camera that he uses to create videos of his performances and hottest tracks. With Pegasus, La Fuente can fully leverage the advantage of Thunderbolt, the fastest PC I/O connection on the market today, helping him quickly back up his work. PROMISE's advanced RAID engine, featuring mature error-handling schemes for the ultimate in data protection, ensures the data is secure.

"I play 350 shows a year and travel all over the world, so when I am creating music, I need things to go smoothly -- and I need to know my work will be safe because I can't risk losing it," said La Fuente. "The Pegasus R4 is really fast, and I like knowing all my work is safely backed up so I can just focus on doing what I love -- making big, uplifting sounds and bringing non-stop energy to my shows."

"PROMISE has decades of experience in designing and manufacturing storage solutions for the media and entertainment industry that deliver unparalleled performance and data protection," said John van den Elzen, managing director of PROMISE Technology EMEA. "The Pegasus Thunderbolt Series has been a game changer for artists like La Fuente, who are driven by a passion to create. We are thrilled that Pegasus is a key piece of the workflow that produces some of the most innovative music and videos available today."

To learn more about the Pegasus Series and DJ La Fuente, please download a copy of the customer success story at www.promise.com/lafuente and follow PROMISE Technology on 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 and is committed to providing dynamic storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, digital video editing storage solutions and much more. In addition to complete FC/iSCSI/SAS RAID storage products, including rack-mounted RAID storage systems for SAN and DAS applications, NAS/DAS network storage systems, and RAID ASICs, PROMISE is committed to the research and development of application platform software. 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.

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