"Through our partnerships with Autodesk and ALT Systems, Dot Hill can offer compelling solutions in the media and entertainment marketplace which is why we are gaining momentum in this space," said Jim Jonez, senior director of marketing, Dot Hill. "With accelerated read-write performance and tremendous versatility, the AssuredSAN 3003 Series supports virtually any post-production environment including Mac OS X, Linux and Windows."
"The post-production schedule does not allow for failures," said Bruno Munger, vice president and chief technology officer at ALT Systems, Inc. "We need fast, flexible, bullet-proof hardware and software solutions that allow our customers to focus on what they do best – creating. Our longstanding relationship with Autodesk and our partnership with Dot Hill allow us to provide turnkey post-production solutions, based on high-performance storage that delivers up to 99.999 percent reliability."
The Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage portfolio offers up to 288 terabyes of capacity in a single system, great ease-of-use and up to 99.999 percent reliability. The AssuredSAN 3000 and 3003 Series feature the latest storage networking technologies such as 8Gb Fibre Channel and 10Gb iSCSI which opens the door to Fibre Channel levels of SAN performance for small- to medium-sized businesses based on standard Ethernet networking technology. AssuredSAN 3000 and 3003 Series arrays are available with Dot Hill AssuredRemote™ data management software for remote replication, AssuredCopy™, Dot Hill's volume copy technology, and AssuredSnap™ snapshot capability for improved data availability and business continuity.
Additionally, Dot Hill AssuredSAN storage systems feature the company's patented EcoStor™ "green" battery-free alternative for cache memory, which leverages a combination of super capacitors and flash memory that outlasts traditional batteries nearly fivefold. Business benefits include lower maintenance and disposal costs and reduced server and application down-time due to scheduled battery replacement and maintenance.