Studio Network Solutions has announced the release of globalSAN X-8 and X-16, reportedly the first fully configured iSCSI SAN solutions to support Macintosh and Windows.
The globalSAN X-8 is an eight-bay, four-user package with two Terabytes of high performance SATA storage, while globalSAN X-16 is a 16-bay, six-user package with four Terabytes of high performance SATA storage. Both systems include licenses of iSANmp volume sharing software and both systems can be upgraded to support additional users/storage.
Studio Network Solutions’ globalSAN X-8 and X-16 employ iSCSI to enable an IP-based Storage Area Network. The globalSAN X-16 is rated to deliver 32 streams of DV or 8 streams of uncompressed SD video using Final Cut Pro‰. The 2 Terabyte globalSAN X-8 is rated to deliver 128 tracks of 24-bit/48k playback per workstation using Pro Tools‰. Either system can be upgraded to support additional users.
For more information, please visit www.studionetworksolutions.com/content/products/globalsan/.