LONGMONT, Colo., Aug. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, announces that Harris Broadcast Communications will incorporate Dot Hill midrange storage solutions into its line of NEXIO Farad™ online storage systems for broadcasters and other media organizations.
Harris Broadcast Communications has driven innovations for digital television and radio and fostered the rapid growth of high-definition television, offering infrastructure, workflow and transmission solutions that support the entire content delivery chain. Broadcasters around the world choose Harris solutions to help them manage and distribute their valuable content and compete in an industry racing toward total media convergence.
NEXIO Farad™ offers flexible and uncompromising storage that delivers unprecedented levels of bandwidth and capacity to support industry media workflows. This high-performance online storage system is specifically designed for broadcast and production facilities, including news, sports and live-event applications. NEXIO Farad provides sharable and scalable storage throughout the content lifecycle, while offering the highest levels of digital asset protection."Broadcast and production facilities rely on NEXIO Farad storage for fast-turnaround editorial and shorter ingest-to-air time," said Andrew Warman, senior product marketing manager for servers, editing and graphics, Harris Broadcast Communications. "Dot Hill's proven storage architecture provides the reliable uptime and resiliency our customers in broadcasting and media require for continuous operations." "Dot Hill has been gaining steady momentum in the Media & Entertainment space," said Dana Kammersgard, president and CEO, Dot Hill. "Harris is a giant in broadcast and media creation and the selection of Dot Hill as the foundation for future NEXIO Farad storage solutions is the latest validation of Dot Hill's powerful architecture and its ability to meet the stringent performance requirements of the broadcast industry." The Dot Hill storage portfolio offers up to 288 terabytes of capacity in a single system, great ease-of-use and demonstrated 99.999 percent availability. Dot Hill systems feature the latest storage networking technologies such as 8Gb Fibre Channel, 6Gb SAS and 10Gb iSCSI. Dot Hill 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.