Scalable, High-Performance Storage Systems

Imagine Communications offers multi-petabyte scalable, state-of-the-art storage solutions to suit every application and budget, enabling media companies to improve the performance of their current workflows, and enhance their storage resources to accommodate next-generation market requirements.

 

Versio IOX Scale-Out NAS: High-density storage system ideal for media workflows and advanced production environments where extremely large quantities of data are used.

 

Versio™ IOX Scale-Out NAS Single: Economical, entry-level storage solution designed for smaller applications that do not require high availability.

 

Versio™ IOX SAN: High-performance online storage system specifically designed for broadcast and production applications in news, sports and live events.

The front view of the Gen 10 systems used for Versio IOX and Nexio AMP

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  • Flexible capacity and bandwidth – Allows scaling of storage & bandwidth as business needs grow, without affecting existing media or interrupting on-air operations
  • Faster time to air – Offers true shared storage access to facilitate collaboration and eliminate file copying, providing a fast-turnaround editorial environment
  • Reduced capital expenditures — Allows pay-as-you-go expansion capabilities, meeting   your workflow requirements

Versio™ IOX NAS

  • Multi-petabyte levels of storage; filesystem scales from 16 TB to unlimited multiple PBs
  • Best-in-class SLA support offering 6 hours or less replacement time and on-site support
  • Imagine-patented Intrinsic Mirroring™ protection available
  • Fastest client recovery at less than 20 ms in the event of a catastrophic storage stack loss
  • EditShare® EFS Filesystem developed from the ground up for high-availability requirement media workflows – no data disruption tolerated
  • Parity Stack Solution for greatest reliability and high availability
  • Tens of gigabits per second of assured streaming bandwidth, even during degraded or rebuilding modes
  • Allows any parity topology
  • On-air scalability to multiple petabytes of online shared storage with RAID-601 storage protection

Versio™ IOX NAS SINGLE

  • Supports collaborative content creation with Avid Media Composer, Adobe® Premiere & After Effects®, Final Cut Pro X, Davinci Resolve, Autodesk Flame/Smoke, ProTools, Logic, and more
  • Automatic drive rebuilds require no operator action and result in no performance degradation
  • High drive density with standard hard drive, and solid state drives (SSD)
  • Automatic drive rebuilds require no operator action and result in no performance degradation
  • Support for Windows, MacOS, and Linux client connections via ethernet
  • Storage pools which allow data in LUNs to be partitioned and bandwidth managed by user or workflow operational groups

Versio™ IOX SAN

  • Supports requirements for many HD channels and faster file transfers – “archive as you go” workflows particularly benefit from the increased performance
  • Ability to seamlessly migrate from an initial high-performance, high-availability SAN implementation into a multi-use NAS appliance
  • On-air scalability to over a petabyte of online shared storage with RAID-601 storage protection
  • Tens of gigabits per second of assured streaming bandwidth, even during degraded or rebuilding modes
  • High availability, protecting against drive, controller and storage chassis failures, and maintained system throughput with RAID-601
  • Increase bandwidth and patented Nexio Intrinsic Mirroring™ ensures content availability with Nexio RAIDsoft™ striping
  • Redundant, high-performance 16 Gb/s Fibre Channel connections per Versio™ IOX Storage core storage sub-system, with active/active redundant RAID controllers
two women working in a broadcast booth on Versio software for a sporting event
Playout Perspectives: What's Working in the Real World?

The days of a single over-the-air channel are long behind us. Media companies are under constant pressure to spin up new channels for multiple platforms — and fast-track time to revenue.

Future-focused media companies around the world are tackling these challenges by rethinking and reshaping the way they manage playout.

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