Avid NEXIS E2 and E4: Professional-Grade Scalable, Intelligent Storage

Avid NEXIS : Professional-Grade Scalable, Intelligent Storage

Avid NEXIS is the world’s first software-defined storage platform that enables true storage virtualization for any media application. The powerful system delivers unmatched flexibility, control, and extensibility to Avid MediaCentral Platform applications. Mix and match engines to form virtualizable pools of storage to streamline, expand, and accelerate workflows. It’s the only storage solution that can grow with you at every stage of your business.

NEXIS is designed to accelerate online and nearline production, giving teams easy on-demand access to a shared pool of configurable storage resources that can be quickly provisioned and repurposed. Tailor and tune each workspace’s capacity, performance, and drive protection to the project and client. Conveniently manage the system through a web interface or management APIs. And it easily scales to accommodate the smallest teams to the largest media enterprises.

Accelerate production by connecting with hundreds of other content contributors simultaneously for real-time collaboration. No matter what software you use. That’s because Avid NEXIS works with all top media creation applications, including Media Composer, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Grass Valley EDIUS, Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve, Autodesk Smoke, FilmLight Baselight, and many more.

RSPE carries Avid NEXIS | E4, NEXIS | E2 and NEXIS | PRO Storage Systems for your post-production, broadcast, live event, house of worship, government, corporate, and media education application.

Call your RSPE sales specialist at 818.509.5876 to start building your NEXIS Shared Storage System.


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Avid NEXIS | E5

Designed for large-scale broadcast and post-production environments, this enterprise-class, enterprise-level storage engine offers the highest level of scalability, performance, and client connections, and requires an external System Director Appliance.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 80–800 TB of storage capacity per E5 engine with up to 8 Media Packs (20 TB, 60 TB, or 100 TB HDDs, offering up to 3.2 GB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 80 TB–6.4 PB by combining E5 with other E-class engines into a single system with up to 64 Media Packs total
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • Two hot spare hard disk drives
  • 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 5U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 4 x 20 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 4 x 60 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 4 x 100 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 8 x 20 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 8 x 60 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 8 x 100 TB Media Packs

Options

  • Redundant Controller
  • Redundant System Director Appliance
  • 20 TB Media Pack
  • 60 TB Media Pack
  • 100 TB Media Pack

Avid NEXIS | E4

For mid- to large-size post-production, broadcast, government, corporate, and media education environments, this enterprise-class, facility-level storage engine offers high scalability, performance, and collaboration.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 20–200 TB of storage capacity per E4 engine with up to 2 Media Packs (20 TB, 60 TB, or 100 TB HDDs, offering up to 1.2 GB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 20 TB–6.4 PB by combining E4 with other E-class engines into a single system with up to 64 Media Packs total
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 4U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 2 x 20 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 2 x 60 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 2 x 100 TB Media Packs

Options

  • Redundant Controller
  • System Director Appliance (primary and redundant option)
  • 20 TB Media Pack
  • 60 TB Media Pack
  • 100 TB Media Pack
  • Two hot spare hard disk drives

Avid NEXIS | E2

For small- to mid-size post-production, broadcast, live event, house of worship, government, corporate, and media education environments, this enterprise-class, team-level storage engine offers great scalability, performance, and collaboration.

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 20–100 TB of storage capacity per E2 engine with a single Media Pack (20 TB, 60 TB, or 100 TB HDDs, offering up to 600 MB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 20 TB–6.4 PB by combining E2 with other E-class engines into a single system with up to 64 Media Packs total
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)Redundant power and cooling
  • 2U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 1 x 20 TB Media Pack
  • Single engine controller with 1 x 60 TB Media Pack
  • Single engine controller with 1 x 100 TB Media Pack

Options

  • Redundant Controller
  • System Director Appliance (primary and redundant option)

Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD

For post-production facilities that require maximum media throughput for demanding finishing, color grading, and VFX workflows, Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD delivers the highest level of performance.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 9.6 or 19.2 TB of storage capacity per E2 SSD engine with a single Media Pack, offering up to 3 GB/s of bandwidth
  • Scalable from 9.6 TB to more than 1 PB of flash storage by combining up to 64 E2 SSD engines into a single scale-out system
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 2U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 1 x 9.6 TB SSD Media Pack
  • Single engine controller with 1 x 19.2 TB SSD Media Pack

Options

  • System Director Appliance (primary and redundant option

Avid NEXIS | E5 NL

For Avid NEXIS-equipped, MediaCentral-enabled creative teams working in demanding broadcast and post-production environments, this high-density, disk-based, nearline storage engine streamlines the media workflow between active and non-active production and requires an external System Director Appliance.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 480 TB or 960 TB of nearline storage capacity with four or eight Media Packs (offering 1 GB/s of bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 480 TB–7.4 PB by combining multiple engines together; can also be mixed with enterprise-class Avid NEXIS engines
  • Field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 5U rack-mountable chassis

Avid NEXIS | PRO

For independent professionals, small post-production, house of worship, government, corporate, and media education environments, this professional-class standalone storage system can be used alongside other Avid NEXIS E-class storage engines, but not physically mixed with them.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 40 TB of storage capacity with a single Media Pack per engine (offering up to 600 MB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 40–160 TB by combining one to four PRO engines together (cannot be mixed with E-class Avid NEXIS engines)
  • Field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 2U rack-mountable chassis

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