IBC2018 Show Event Channel

Everything you need to know for the show and exhibitors.

Click here

​1 Beyond Has A New Shared Storage Solution

The 1 Beyond EzSAN X is targeting small to medium size post-production work groups to share assets and work directly off shared storage.

“The development of the EzSAN X was driven by a gap in the product offerings from other storage vendors,” says Terry Cullen, CEO and Founder of 1 Beyond. “Editors had to choose between storage with SATA drives and other consumer-grade components with little support from manufacturers, and higher-end, enterprise-level storage that is more robust but complicated and much more expensive. The EzSAN X fills this void at a fraction of the cost making the workflow benefits of a SAN affordable to all.”

The product can be configured to start small and scale over time. The design includes all combinations of SAS drives from 2 to 12TBs and configurations from 8 to 24 disks which yields 16 to 288TBs in the base unit and the ability to expand to greater than 1PB. The 8 and 12 disk configurations are partially loaded 16 bay units for easy expansion.

Users connect directly to the EzSAN X via 1Gb, 10Gb or 40Gb connections. Up to 38 direct connections are supported with each user getting dedicated bandwidth for real-time multi-stream editing. Additional users can connect via a network switch.

Other features include automatic disk failure recovery, quiet hot-swap fans, hot-swap disks, redundant power supplies, a redundant path SAS backplane and e-mail notifications in case of failure or status change.

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

Video Over IP - Making It Work - Part 2

Timing is the most fundamental aspect of broadcast television. From the early days of tube cameras, to modern OLED displays, timing continues to play a crucial role for maintaining an optimal viewer experience. Picture stutter and breakup are just a…

Articles You May Have Missed – July 18, 2018

The World Cup games brought surprises aplenty for millions of soccer fans from around the world. As the teams clashed, the Fox Network handled the U.S. broadcasts.

Broadcast for IT – Part 14 - Microphones

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s, and in this art…

Articles You May Have Missed – July 11, 2018

Anyone who has been in broadcast or the video business for at least ten years has seen many changes. Whether you started with 2-inch tape VTRs, DigiBeta or servers, working with audio and video technology changes represent both a sprint…

Video Over IP - Making It Work - Part 1

For the first time in the history of live television we can now abstract away the video, audio, and metadata streams from the underlying hardware. This innovation presents unprecedented opportunities empowering broadcasters to deliver flexibility, scalability, and highly efficient workflows.