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Elements High-performance SAN/NAS Media Storage and Servers now available in the US

ALT Systems, First US Reseller for Field-Proven High-End Solutions from Europe, Introduces Range During NAB

ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, has announced that the Company has signed a reselling partnership agreement with ALT Systems, a well-respected, full-service systems integrator. Based in Los Angeles, CA, the media and entertainment experts will be offering ELEMENTS’ comprehensive range of exceptional SAN and NAS media storage solutions effective immediately, with the first demos to take place during NAB.

ALT Systems will showcase ELEMENTS’ field-proven range of products in the Presidential Suite on the 15th floor of the Renaissance Hotel on Paradise Road, Las Vegas. Between 10am and 6pm (Mon – Wed) interested parties can get a live demo of ELEMENTS’ major technological breakthrough concerning shared file systems and media storage that significantly enhances and simplifies collaboration in heterogeneous XSan or StorNext-based environments.

ELEMENTS ONE, the 4U all-in-one SAN/NAS server and storage solution that allows for impressive 360TB of shared storage will comprise the core of the display. Like all ELEMENTS appliances, ELEMENTS ONE features native media sharing, enabling all connected clients to access all files through a truly shared file system and storage, even embracing Avid Media Composer with full Avid bin-locking and project sharing support. ELEMENTS ONE provides a comprehensive set of workflow enhancement and management tools and features, including a sophisticated MAM (media asset management), comprehensive user management, file and task manager, and project management.

For those facilities that already have an Xsan or StorNext-based shared storage environment in place, the innovative developer offers ELEMENTS GATEWAY, a 2U gateway server that provides all the features and benefits, but without the storage. And even a mobile appliance for the use on-location is available: ELEMENTS CUBE supports up to 16 drives in a small factor chassis, providing full editing and data management capabilities on the go.

“ELEMENTS brings a unique scope of media storage functionalities to the US market. We are thrilled to be the company that will introduce the tremendous benefits ELEMENTS provides to video professionals in the post-production and broadcast industry,” says Jon Guess, CEO and owner of ALT Systems. „Dedicated to an overall operator-friendly approach, all attributes and characteristics embedded into ELEMENTS‘ products are designed to enable the user to manage and maintain the system autonomously with virtually no IT skills required, and share media files effortlessly, making complicated workarounds obsolete.“ he adds.

Successfully utilized by many prestigious broadcast and post-production facilities in the UK and all across the European continent, ELEMENTS approaches the US market with their full range of specialized products that provide extraordinarily easy to use shared high-performance media storage solutions at an attractive price point.

About Alt Systems

Founded in 1995, ALT Systems is a full-service systems integrator that delivers products and solutions for compositing, editing, dailies, color correction, data storage, networking, rendering, and archiving. They are the trusted advisor and integrator for names such as: Arsenal FX, CBS, Chainsaw, Deluxe, IMAX, Technicolor, The Mission, and Union Editorial. They provide each customer a unique solution customized to meet their specific need by offering extensive demonstrations and evaluations, straightforward pricing, and flexible financing. Putting the customer first is a core value of the company.

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