Shared Storage for Adobe After Effects

Truly integrated shared storage for creative teams.

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Powering creative companies around the world

Some of the companies that use EVO Shared Storage

All EVO shared storage servers include built-in media management, automation, and workflow tools at no extra cost!

Benefits

  • Real-time editing directly from a networked server
  • Unlimited media asset management
  • Improved collaboration between editors, artists, designers and other team members
  • No per-seat license fees
  • World class 24×7 support

Workflow

  • Integrated directly into After Effects
  • Integrations for Premiere Pro, FCP X, Resolve, and other tools
  • Search, tag, add comments, preview your media
  • Cloud and LTO integration
  • Sync, replication, and backup tools

Architecture

  • Custom EVO OS
  • 1/10/25/50Gb Ethernet
  • HDD or SSD RAID
  • LDAP / Active Directory integration
  • macOS, Win, and Linux support
  • Amazon S3 integration

Project and Media Sharing

Share media and projects with multiple artists, editors, designers, and other collaborators in real time. No endless file copies and hard drive hand-offs, just seamless collaboration.

Deeply Integrated Media Management

Use ShareBrowser—EVO’s built-in media management software—to search, browse, preview, and import media from shared storage without ever leaving After Effects.

Shared Media Bins

Make sure everyone has access to the same files, and quickly access turnovers, selects, and other assets using shared bins.

With the ShareBrowser extension, bins can be shared seamlessly between Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects users.

Learn about our Adobe Premiere Pro integrations >

Your Notes, Right Where You Need Them

View shot descriptions, comments, or notes from your team directly inside your timeline.

Servers for any size team

EVO systems are available in multiple form factors for creative workgroups of all sizes.

Our most popular system

EVO 16 Bay

EVO 16 Bay

High performance scalable storage for medium to large teams

Enterprise scalability for the most demanding multi-user workflows

Available in DIT/mobile/flypack chassis

EVO 8 Bay

EVO 8 Bay

High performance shared storage for small to medium teams

A perfect blend of performance and scalability for small to medium sized teams

Available in 1RU rackmount chassis

EVO Prodigy Desktop

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The ultimate desktop NAS for small teams and startups

The power of EVO OS and ShareBrowser.
On your desk.

Capacity

  • Maximum Disks per Chassis: 16
  • Expanded Capacity: 960TB

Connectivity

  • 1, 10, 25, 50GbE Configurations Available

Available Drives

  • SSD and HDD Configurations Available

Supported RAID Levels

  • RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, and 10
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Capacity

  • Maximum Disks per Chassis: 8
  • Expanded Capacity: 288TB

Connectivity

  • 1, 10, 25, 50GbE Configurations Available

Available Drives

  • SSD and HDD Configurations Available

Supported RAID Levels

  • RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, and 10
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Capacity

  • Maximum Disks per Chassis: 4
  • Expanded Capacity: 48TB

Connectivity

  • 1 and 10GbE Configurations Available

Available Drives

  • SSD and HDD Configurations Available

Supported RAID Levels

  • RAID 0, 1, 4, 5, 6, and 10
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Unmatched Performance

EVO’s hardware architecture and operating system are precisely tuned to give your team the power to edit 4K, 8K, VR, and everything in-between, directly from the server.

We’ve spent the last 20 years pushing shared storage systems to their breaking points, so you don’t have to.

Learn more about how we test our systems >

A diagram of common video framesizes
DNxHD 36 1080p @ 23.976
142 streams (16 Disks, RAID 6)
ProRes 422 HQ (220) @ 29.97
51 streams (16 Disks, RAID 6)
ProRes RAW HQ 4K @ 23.98
14 streams (16 Disks, RAID 6)
ProRes 4444 4K @ 23.98
12 streams (16 Disks, RAID 6)
RED 6K 5:1 WS @ 23.98
10 streams (16 Disks, RAID 6)
ProRes 4444 4K @ 29.97
8 streams (16 Disks, RAID 6)

For more demanding workflows, like 16-bit 4K DPX/EXR, EVO is available in all-SSD configurations with up to 50 Gigabit Ethernet.

Stream counts above were conducted using a 2018 EVO 16 Bay model with 16 x 12TB HDD disks and EVO OS v.6.1 on macOS and Windows workstations connected over Gigabit and 10Gb Ethernet using AFP and SMB protocols. Tests use many simultaneous unique clips (independent files) of various sizes, with Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, and other professional video editing software.

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“All we have to do is put our energy towards creating things as a team. EVO is this invisible force that keeps us all connected every minute, every day.”

Gevorg Karensky
Founder, Bipolar Studio

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What people are saying

Some of the companies that use EVO Shared Storage

We have better processes in place because of EVO. It’s allowed us to sleep… without it, it would always be crunch time.
Andy Fink, MasterClass — Lead Video Editor
The amount of efficiency this gives us is just unreal.
Mauricio Tinoco, Church by the Glades — Film Team Director
All of our raw footage, projects, graphics, and finished shows are safe and available from any machine. We’re sometimes delivering over 100 videos a week, so having EVO has been absolutely essential to our workflow.
Golnaz Alibeigi, Microsoft — Channel 9 Studio Manager
We were using a 64TB direct-attached RAID, and it got to a point where we knew we just couldn’t get anything done without a centralized server that we could rely on to handle our workflow without hiccups.
Gevorg Karensky, Bipolar Studio — Founder
We grew the number of episodes during production and the staff kept growing. We had a show runner, nine producers, two executive producers, seven editors and four assistant editors — around 20 users reviewing and editing footage on EVO at any given time.
Jose Berrios, Park Slope Productions — Post Supervisor

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Bring your entire team together with a central, searchable, After Effects-optimized storage server for all of your media and projects.

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