4-Gbps Single, Dual and Quad-port HBAs for Intel and PowerPC
St. Louis, Missouri, August 13, 2007 — Studio Network Solutions (SNS), a premier provider of optimized audio/video shared storage products and developer of the globalSAN iSCSI initiator for OS X, today announced a major extension to its product family by unveiling the Ellipse™ and Ellipse EnterpriseFibre Channel HBAs.
The A/V optimized Ellipse 4-Gbps Fibre Channel HBA (Host Bus Adapter) for Mac OS X is immediately available in single-, dual- and quad-port PCIe configurations for Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs. A PCI-X version is also available for PowerPC. The new Ellipse Fibre Channel HBA offers the ability to effortlessly handle uncompressed HD and up to 2K resolution.
“The Ellipse HBA is an exceptional product in terms of performance and value for anyone upgrading their existing storage system or considering a new SAN,” stated Jeremy Strootman, Director of Worldwide Sales at Studio Network Solutions. “With the various HBA configurations available, we have covered all the bases for any Mac-based SAN.”
The Ellipse driver was engineered, tested and optimized for today’s most throughput-intensive video resolutions. Advanced read-ahead and write caching techniques actively minimize dips and spikes in the data stream, thereby enhancing the storage system’s performance for the most demanding video and audio applications.
Studio Network Solutions (SNS) specializes in the development of shared storage hardware and software solutions for the Media and Entertainment industry. Since day one we’ve applied unmatched ingenuity and experience to create outstanding products that exceed industry expectations while providing outstanding support to our customers.
Our customers range in size from individual freelance engineers to multinational media powerhouses. Our solutions are used to produce everything from books on tape to full track scoring for major Hollywood films. Our products have been at the technical core of the music you listen to, the games you play, the shows you watch and the movies you see.
We have a valued network of resellers located throughout the United States… and the world. Whether you have a product question or you’re ready to place an order, we encourage you to contact us today.