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Roger Beck Tapped to Strengthen Elements’ US presence

Experienced M&E Specialist Provides Technical Consultation for Field-proven, High-performance Media Storage and San/Nas Server Manufacturer


ELEMENTS, developer of advanced solutions for unrestricted collaboration in shared media workflows, announces that media and entertainment professional Roger Beck has been tapped to strengthen the company’s US presence. Based in Los Angeles, CA, Beck will support ELEMENTS’ growing reseller channel in the Americas by providing expert advice and specialized consultation to clients planning complex SAN/NAS environments by incorporating ELEMENTS’ comprehensive range of high-performance appliances.

“We are thrilled that Roger will be joining forces with us,” says André Kamps, founder and CEO of ELEMENTS. “ELEMENTS goals are simple; we are committed to enhancing collaborative media sharing for users and increasing their autonomy. We always want to ensure the best possible customer experience and guarantee their satisfaction. Roger’s extensive experience and in-depth knowledge will help to achieve these goals in the Americas as well.”

ELEMENTS’ field-proven developments are a novelty to the US market in every respect. The Company has accomplished a major breakthrough as the first and only manufacturer in the global market to provide a solution for sharing file systems and storage in heterogeneous XSan or StorNext-based environments. With a truly unique approach, ELEMENTS has squared the circle: sharing media files natively across all platforms and all applications, including Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro, and countless other non-linear editing and VFX applications. ELEMENTS’ versatile SAN/NAS server and storage solutions even incorporate full Avid project sharing and Avid bin-locking support, rendering complicated workarounds and emulations obsolete.

“I am excited to support ELEMENTS in the Americas,” says Beck. ”Their solutions simplify collaboration routines significantly, and enhance and streamline workflow processes for video professionals in the post-production and broadcast industry. Plus, ELEMENTS’ attention to detail in their development phase is evident in their shared storage solution, and far and above any other manufacturer’s. The fully intuitive management and workflow enhancement features and management tools embedded in the appliances make the systems easily manageable, with virtually no IT skills required.”

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

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