04 August 2015
Jasco Group has recently announced Avid’s ISIS | 1000 shared storage system to the local market,
providing independent video and audio professionals and facilities the same
level of real-time collaboration proven for over a decade on the most demanding
productions in the industry. Powered by the Avid MediaCentralTM Platform, ISIS
| 1000 integrates seamlessly with Avid Media Composer, Pro Tools, and
third-party tools including Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Apple's Final Cut Pro
(FCP), so creative professionals can take on even the most complex projects.
than 3,000 of the world’s top broadcast and post-production facilities rely on
Avid’s shared storage solutions,” says Chris Gahagan, senior vice president of
Products and Technology, Avid. “To help more independent professionals and
boutique post-production facilities participate in the Avid Everywhere
ecosystem, we are now delivering the performance, reliability, and scalability
of our proven storage suite in a more affordable, easy-to-use system that
speeds up editorial efficiency while protecting content creators’ valuable media
Divall, Managing Director for Broadcast Solutions at the Jasco Group says, “With
the ISIS | 1000 shared storage system, customers are able to get the proven
performance, reliability, and scalability of ISIS in a more affordable,
easy-to-use system that’s designed to speed up editorial efficiency, while
protecting their assets. Unlike inexpensive storage drives that can only be
used with one workstation at a time, ISIS | 1000 puts the “flow” back into
workflow, enabling up to 24 contributors to access and share the same assets
simultaneously, greatly accelerating production.”
| 1000 offers real-time editorial collaboration with performance that
accelerates media workflows for independent professionals, smaller audio and
video production facilities, houses of worship, government, corporations, and
educational media organisations. The advanced Avid ISIS file management system
enables professionals to work the way they want, with both Avid and third-party
systems, and attain the trusted data protection, flexibility, and scalability
only Avid can deliver.
features and benefits include:
Integration with third-party
systems — As a component of the Avid MediaCentral Platform, ISIS | 1000 is
designed to be used with both Avid and third-party tools, including Adobe
Premiere Pro CC. ISIS | 1000 also integrates with third-party asset management
software and works with inexpensive network switches.
Enhanced integration with Avid
solutions — When used with Avid solutions like Media Composer and Pro Tools,
ISIS | 1000 delivers time-saving workflows, enhanced performance, and greater
Industry-proven reliability — Unlike
competitive solutions, ISIS | 1000 uses advanced, self-balancing intelligent
storage, backed by comprehensive reliability and workflow testing.
Unparalleled performance — Through
patented technology, ISIS | 1000 ensures client media due times, delivering incomparable,
predictable performance and more media streams per ISIS Storage Engine in even
the most editing-intensive environments.
Easy setup and
management—Offers streamlined usability, making it possible for non-technical
professionals to set up, use, and manage the system.
Support for HD and high-res
files—With support for real-time SD, HD, 2K, and 4K media performance, ISIS |
1000 is the ideal core for modern yet budget-minded media production workflows.
collaboration and protection:
Real-time collaboration — ISIS
| 1000 puts an end to the storage sharing and media copying shuffle of using
individual USB, FireWire, eSATA, and Thunderbolt drives, allowing up to 24
editors, assistants, loggers, and other contributors to access media at the
Advanced storage protection — With
high-quality hardware and patented data protection technology, ISIS | 1000
safeguards media in the event that one or even two drives go down. The file
protection system provides media-aware capabilities that rebuilds actual stored
assets instead of the entire disk capacity, speeding up repair times.
Simple expandability — Starting
at 20TB, ISIS | 1000 can be expanded to 80TB delivering 36 to 144 streams of
ISIS | 1000 can be ordered immediately through Jasco, and will be available for
delivery in Q3 2015.