Intelligent storage for real-time media production
Invest in your future with the reliability you need today, the scalability for tomorrow, and the technology to take you beyond. Avid NEXIS is the world’s first software-defined storage platform that enables true storage virtualization for any media application. This powerful system delivers unrivalled media performance, scalability, and reliability to accelerate production in the most media-intensive broadcast, video post, education, and corporate environments. And now it offers greater scalability, a new nearline storage option, and even easier, more flexible systems management.
Avid NEXIS easily integrates into both Avid and third-party application workflows, as well as solutions across MediaCentral, to accelerate media production. Get on-demand access to a shared pool of centralized storage that can be quickly provisioned and repurposed. Tailor and tune each workspace’s capacity, performance, and drive protection to the project and client. And conveniently manage the system through the new Avid NEXIS Management Console, a highly responsive, easy-to-use HTML5 UI.
Need more power to handle high-res finishing? With new 9.6 TB and 19.2 TB of flash SSD storage available for Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD engines, you get the access speed, increased throughput, and reliability you need to accelerate 4K mastering workflows. Edit bandwidth-intensive media in real time with up to 8x greater read performance over hard disk drives. Because there are no moving parts, it adds great robustness to your workflow. Plus, all Avid NEXIS engines now support 40Gb Ethernet client connections, providing the high bandwidth speed you need for UHD and finishing workflows.
Powered by the common Avid NEXIS | FS file system, Avid NEXIS easily scales to accommodate the smallest teams to the largest media enterprises, offering up to 6.4 PB of total storage and more than 25 GB/s of bandwidth in a single system. Its scale-out architecture enables you to mix and match engines in a single system, upgrade capacity and bandwidth as needed, and add redundancy when high availability is required. All while providing the bulletproof security and fail-safe disk protection you need.
Media production is unpredictable. With Avid NEXIS, you can make changes dynamically, without disruption or downtime. Give critical projects and high-priority teams maximum performance while throttling back on less important workflows. Enable remote and collaborative workflows with Media Composer | Cloud Remote and MediaCentral. And easily expand your workflow to new platform applications and services.