Facilis Technology, a leader in advanced shared storage solutions for post-production and content creation, announced that its T8 direct-attached SAS storage system has been qualified by ASSIMILATE for its SCRATCH® Six and SCRATCH Lab™ digital cinema and broadcast imaging product line for Windows and Mac OS® X. Facilis will showcase T8 at its exhibit stand, 7.D05, and ASSIMILATE will feature Facilis T8 in its demonstrations at stand 7.H11.
Facilis T8 delivers throughput exceeding 700MB/second reads and writes and supports multi-stream HD and 2K DI workflows for Windows, Linux and Mac. With host-level hardware RAID, it offers sustained performance that does not impact host computer performance.
ASSIMILATE qualified Facilis T8 for its SCRATCH® Six DI system and SCRATCH Lab™ digital lab tool for on-location and VFX dailies pipelines. This qualification provides ASSIMILATE customers with a proven solution for real-time playback and high speed render of stereo 2K DPX and EXR, Pro Res 4444 and many other popular formats supported by the SCRATCH product line.
IBC attendees visiting ASSIMILATE’s stand will see Facilis T8 powering demonstrations and theatre presentations including:
* SCRATCH Six for DI grading, VFX compositing and finishing
* SCRATCH Lab for on-location and VFX dailies workflows, including ARRIRAW and RED EPIC
* Codex-to-SCRATCH data-based workflow
“Facilis’ T8 is a powerful, high performing storage solution that has been a key component of the SCRATCH performance benefits valued so highly by our customers,” said Jeff Edson, CEO, ASSIMILATE. “We’re pleased to officially qualify T8 with SCRATCH as part of our ongoing relationship with Facilis – their solutions go a long way to boosting the speed and efficiency of workflows for our customers.”