The field proven file server technology presents the media and entertainment industry, including the post-production community, video integrators, solution providers, and storage vendors/manufacturers, with the ability to connect workstations, including Avid MediaComposer to Quantum’s Xcellis workflow storage powered by StorNext 5, while providing native Avid Project Sharing and Avid Bin-locking support. This development enables operators to transfer entire projects seamlessly from one application to virtually any other VFX and non-linear editing application, including Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro and others.
Gateway servers can be deployed as a high-availability cluster service with an integrated load balancing option. Its embedded workflow enhancement feature set comprises of useful everyday tools such as a task manager, a file manager, a comprehensive user and rights management, which are all standard features and managed through a fully intuitive graphical user interface for exceptional ease-of-operation. The server also provides the option to deploy Elements’ Media Library, a comprehensive media asset management and editing tool. Equipped with a full-text search engine, a file manager and task management tool for customized workflow automation, the web-based Media Library caters to every important step of a digital post-production workflow and offers unique features that significantly simplify and streamline everyday tasks and approval processes.