HSINCHU, TAIWAN — At the IBC show in Amsterdam, Promise Technology (www.promise.com) is showing its portfolio of storage solutions supporting the entire rich media workflow, from ingest and editing to delivery and long term archiving. The company has its VTrak A-Class with NAS Gateway, Pegasus2 R2+, SANLink2 16G, Vess R2600 PRO, and VTrak J5000 on display at the show, and is also hosting a series of presentations and hands-on demonstrations with partners that include Adobe, AJA, Archiware, Autodesk, Cantemo, HP and Intel.
“IBC is the perfect platform to showcase how our storage solutions combine beautifully with the industry’s best hardware and software to provide customers with the tools to help them create amazing content,” notes John van den Elzen, managing director, Promise Technology EMEA. “From large media corporations requiring a comprehensive asset management platform to smaller post production houses looking for solutions optimized for peak performance with the top software, we plan to show why Promise storage is the answer.”
At the Promise stand, Autodesk is performing live demonstrations of its 3D animation software, Maya, with the footage shared amongst multiple clients via VTrak A-Class. Adobe is showcasing a live demo of Adobe Premiere Pro CC, and Cantemo is demonstrating its Media Asset Management solution, Cantemo Portal, combined with Promise storage. AJA is showcasing its CION camera along with Pegasus Thunderbolt 2 storage, while HP is demonstrating how its Z Workstations with Thunderbolt can be combined with Promise storage to create powerful editing systems.
Promise is also hosting a series of presentations on pressing topics in the industry. Jason Ziller, director of Thunderbolt marketing, Intel Corporation, is discussing Thunderbolt 3, and Chris Kerker, HP workstation presales, is introducing creative professionals who are turning to HP Z Workstations. Andy Bellamy from AJA is presenting the company’s CION camera, and Thunderbolt 2 workflows with Adobe, HP and Promise storage. In addition, Alexander Meyers from Adobe is showcasing new features in Premiere Pro CC that are important for video editors.