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Snell CiaB integrates Quantum File System and Storage

6 December 2012
Snell CiaB integrates Quantum File System and Storage

Snell has integrated Quantum’s StorNext File System along with StorNext Q-series Storage to power its ICE Channel in a Box, which provides broadcasters with a cost effective, reliable and scalable route to playout of anything from a single SD channel to multiple HD channels.  Snell selected Quantum’s StorNext File System to provide customers with high-performance scale-out file sharing. In addition, Snell has integrated StorNext Q-Series storage arrays designed to meet the unique requirements of managing rich-media files, enabling users to store and manipulate data at very high rates. The integration with the Quantum products enables up to 10 ICE units to share a massive 36TB of storage. The scale-out, high-performance SAN technology allows content ingested on any one ICE to be instantly available for playout on any other ICE unit, providing the utmost flexibility for multi-channel environments thus removing the need for more traditional forms of centralised

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