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Media and Entertainment

Superior Media Workflow Performance with Xsan and StorNext

Studios and production houses demand fast and reliable file systems that allows for editing, recording, or playback video/audio in high definition. Infortrend EonStor GS family are fine-tuned to work with industry leading Xsan and StorNext file systems to meet a wide variety of production environments from small editing studios to large-scale media production houses with exceptional throughput, stable video streaming & playback, and flexible scalability.

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High Performance: Supports uncompressed 4K video streaming while enabling fast file sharing and transfer over high-speed 10/40 GbE interface and Fibre Channel networks.
Stable Playback: Features AV Optimization technology to ensure stable playback without frame drops.
Scalability: Expandable 10+ PB raw capacity can stores up to 1500 x 4K videos in 90 min length (4096x3112@24fps, RGB 10 bit).
Collaboration: Support media collaboration tasks from small editing studios to large scale media production environments.
Data Management: Include user-friendly EonOne management software that allows centralized management, configuration, and monitoring of multiple-systems. Optional EonCloud Gateway can connect to various cloud service providers for future-proof capacity expansion and data archive.

Xsan and StorNext File Systems

Xsan is a SAN (storage area network) or a clustered file system for MAC OS X client while StorNext is compatible with Windows, Linux and Apple workstations. Together they allow multiple-OS clients to read & write to the same storage volume simultaneously and share block storages over high-speed fibre channel network. Enterprises can fully utilize the shared storage, including support for large file transfers, multiple mounted file systems, and multiple operating systems.

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Frametest Benchmark

For multiple workstation access, the high throughput is a baseline requirement. The GS family can deliver up to 3,500 MB/s read & 2,450 MB/s write for concurrent workloads (2k resolution)

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Type Client Read Write
GS 3060 (60 HDDs) Client 1   855
Client 2   881
Client 3 898  
Client 4 883  
Client 5 818  
Total 2,599 1,736
GS 3060 + JB 3060
(120 HDDs)
Client 1   1,229
Client 2   1,222
Client 3 1,081  
Client 4 1,341  
Client 5 1,083  
Total 3,504 2,451

Why Infortrend M&E Solution?

Outstanding & stable performance: With our proprietary technologies, Infortrend storage systems delivers high and sustainable performance in a variety of environments.
Comprehensive Product Offering: Provide large selections of form factor choices from desktop 5/8-bay, rack-mount 2U to 4U, 12 to 60 bay.
Customer proven solutions and technologies for over 25 years.

Check Out What M&E Customers Say About Us?

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Roush Media Inc.

“I found Infortrend storage to be exactly the perfect fit for our needs as a state of the art replacement to our old storage. It’s fast and rock solid reliable. It provides top performance at a value price that cannot be beat.” – Keith Roush, CEO at Roush Media Inc.

Splash Entertainment

“Thanks to this new solution, we now have a properly combined storage solution for our general data storage and post production tasks, and are more capable of being a market leader in the animation industry.” – Mr. Patrick Coy, Director of Technology at Splash Entertainment.

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Hardware Specification

Model GS 1000 GS 2000 (T) GS 3000 (T) GS 5000
Form Factors
2U 12, 24-bay
3U 16-bay
4U 24-bay
2U 12, 24, 25-bay
3U 16-bay
4U 24, 60-bay
Controller Dual-redundant
Ethernet Ports
8 x 1Gb/s iSCSI ports 4 x 1GbE + 4 x 10GbE(SFP+) iSCSI ports -
Number of Drives
448 896 1,792
Raw Capacity
5.3 PB 10.7 PB 21.5 PB
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Related Information

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