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M for Media installs GB Labs FastNAS intelligent storage Posted: 10/02/2020
M for Media installs GB Labs FastNAS intelligent storage

GB Labs, innovators of powerful and intelligent storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries, today announced that M for Media, an Abu Dhabi-based media production house that produces TV shows and adapts international formats for the GCC and MENA region, has installed GB Labs’ FastNAS shared storage system.

M for Media’s Andre Aouad said, “I first heard about GB Labs from the creator of MIMIQ for Avid systems, who forwarded some information that he thought would interest me.

“It did, particularly because, at the time, we had no existing storage and it was rapidly becoming a problem because of the volume of work we were taking in. You can’t keep running back and forth with arms full of hard disks. It’s unproductive, and it was beginning to show. However, GB Labs soon came up with the ideal solution.”

Supplied and installed by partner, MediaCast, the GB Labs FastNAS F-16 Nitro system installed at M for Media can be accessed by up to 10 users of Avid Media Composer, simultaneously if required.

As leaders in intelligent storage solutions, GB Labs recently introduced even more acceleration for FastNAS storage systems with the introduction of new 25 GbE connectivity.

GB Labs CEO-CTO Dominic Harland said, “Ultimately, the engine of the newly 25 GbE-enabled FastNAS is our powerful CORE.4 OS, an ultra-high-performance operating system that serves media files with intelligence layers that deliver high stability and unparalleled quality of service. We are delighted to have been referred to M for Media by acknowledged experts, which is further evidence of our growing reputation for excellence.”

According to Aouad, “Recognising that we needed to make a change, we had made numerous enquiries for recommendations for a shared storage system and felt that GB Labs offered the best value and highest performance ratio versus any other solution on the market. Once we had taken the decision, we were up and running with FastNAS very quickly and the benefits we expected were almost instantly felt.

“We have had a very positive experience with FastNAS and are already looking forward to working with GB Labs on future projects.”

FastNAS media production storage systems are available in a range of configurations, including FastNAS F-8 Nitro Studio; FastNAS F-8 Nitro; FastNAS F-16; FastNAS F.16 Nitro and FastNAS F-16 Nitro MAX.

For more information, visit www.gblabs.com

Tags: GB Labs | Intelligent STorage Solutions | M for Media | FastNAS | Mediacast | FastNAS F-16 Nitro system | Avid Media Composer | 25 GbE connectivity | CORE.4 OS | FastNAS F-8 Nitro Studio | FastNAS F-8 Nitro; FastNAS F-16; FastNAS F.16 Nitro | F-16 Nitro MAX.
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Sonnet Technologies at CABSAT 2017 Posted: 20/03/2017
Sonnet Technologies at CABSAT 2017
Sonnet will showcase new Thunderbolt(TM) 3 editions of its Echo(TM) Express SEL and Echo Express SE I Thunderbolt-to-PCI Express(R) (PCIe(R)) expansion systems, which are both now shipping. The compact and lightweight SEL and SE I chassis harness Thunderbolt 3 to enable data transfers up to 2,750 MB/s for both Mac(R) and Windows(R) computers, supporting a wide variety of high-performance PCIe cards. Differing only in size, the single-slot SEL and SE I systems are ideal for use in situations in which users only need to connect a single PCIe card. With the new interface, both systems enable users of computers equipped with 40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, such as the new MacBook Pro(R), to take advantage of Thunderbolt 3's 2,750 MB/s of PCI Express bandwidth to support the most demanding, highest-performance adapter cards.
Tags: Sonnet Technologies | CABSAT 2017 | MediaCast Network | Thunderbolt 3 Edition | Echo Express Family | SEL | SE I | Mac | Windows | SF3 Cards | Twin 10G | Twin 10G SFP+ | CABSAT 2017 | CABSAT 2017
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CACHE-A APPOINTS MEDIACAST AS MIDDLE EAST DISTRIBUTOR Posted: 15/01/2014
CACHE-A APPOINTS MEDIACAST AS MIDDLE EAST DISTRIBUTOR
Cache-A Corporation (www.cache-a.com), manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, today announced it has appointed MediaCast (www.mediacastsys.com) as its distributor for the UAE and wider Middle East region. Chosen for its technological prowess and market knowledge of the Middle Eastern media and entertainment industry, MediaCast has made an immediate impact having already secured several Cache-A sales to leading broadcasters, post-production facilities and cultural institutions.
Tags: cache-a | LTO | LTO6 | LTO-6 | LTFS | archive. archiving | Mediacast | CABSAT 2014 | CABSAT 2014
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Chyron Signs Dubais MediaCast as New Distributor in Middle East Posted: 30/10/2012
Chyron Signs Dubais MediaCast as New Distributor in Middle East
Chyron today announced that Dubai-based MediaCast, a premier distributor of professional audio/video solutions ranging from broadcast, live-to-post, and on demand, is the company's newest distributor in the Middle East. Under the partnership agreement, MediaCast is authorized to distribute the new ChyronIP solution -- a real-time HD/SD 2D and 3D character and graphics generator that brings Chyron's acclaimed full-motion, data-driven 3D graphics to NewTek TriCaster(TM) live production systems.
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