Integrated network connectivity and convenience with XenData Archive systems

Using XenData archive solutions with an EVO shared storage system and the included ShareBrowser asset management software, users can simplify their production storage deployments and enhance their workflow capabilities. With EVO and ShareBrowser’s improved support for offline files, the EVO shared storage server can generate path-based proxies for increased visibility of archived assets.

SNS EVO and XenData Offer Unique Benefits With LTO Archival


With EVO and ShareBrowser, clients can now safely browse archived stub files on EVO shares without the risk of triggering an automatic restore from archive when it may not be desired.

With all of EVO’s network connectivity options, XenData SX-10 and SX-520 systems can be easily connected. SX-10 users can aggregate GbE ports to increase bandwidth through EVO. SX-520 users can add 10GbE connectivity to communicate with EVO at even faster speeds. EVO’s new “Virtual Switch” mode makes it even easier for smaller workgroups to integrate XenData’s NAS functions by passing through TCP/IP traffic from other direct connected clients.

Archiving Media with EVO

Top reasons to use XenData with EVO and ShareBrowser.

  1. XenData SX-10 and SX-520 Appliances can be direct clients of EVO using multiple 1GbE ports, or adding 10GbE to the SX-520.
  2. EVO’s integrated Virtual Switch allows direct connect workgroups to pass TCP/IP communication between clients and XenData Archive, through EVO.
  3. ShareBrowser supports path based proxies to view files that are no longer online.

XenData tape archive solutions allow users to safely store their media on LTO tape. When media needs to be offloaded from EVO shared storage, XenData tape archive is an ideal solution. XenData’s implementation of stub files leaves a placeholder file behind when a file has been archived. That way, users can still see that the file exists and more easily request it be restored when needed, while saving valuable capacity of online shared storage.


Network Storage Solutions for Any Size Workgroup

EVO works with professional NLE applications like FCP X, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, and DaVinci Resolve.

There’s an EVO for every team regardless of its size: the EVO Prodigy for smaller, more mobile teams, the EVO 8 Bay for workgroups up to ten users who need high-performance with lots of connectivity at an affordable price, and the EVO 16 Bay for the absolute highest performance, connectivity, and scalability. And by offering a selection of capacity and connectivity options, EVO is flexible enough to handle those extra requirements that make your environment unique.



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Central Post LA has four control rooms, three recording spaces, and three full edit suites running Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, and a DaVinci Resolve coloring suite. CPLA is equipped for something you won't find in many other facilities—Dolby Atmos for Home nearfield mixing—a service they increasingly provide for network, streaming, premium cable, and corporate clients.

Bipolar Studio Builds Award-Winning VR Experiences with EVO

When Bipolar Studio started to expand their capabilities to include things like 8K & 10K resolutions and 32-bit VR CGI, they knew it would be impossible without the right shared storage solution. They needed a server that could not only help them get over the roadblocks in their current workflow but help them fully realize their potential.

Microsoft’s Channel 9 Studio Using EVO and TriCaster

Microsoft's Channel 9 is a full-blown production studio with over 3 million unique viewers every month. They deliver upwards of 100 videos in a given week, and they use EVO so that all of their raw footage, Premiere projects, graphics, and finished shows are safe and available from any machine, at any of their edit stations.

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