ProMAX Systems, manufacturer of video storage servers and editing workstations, has acquired Cache-A, supplier of network-attached video archive appliances.
ProMAX will continue to sell the Cache-A appliance product line including Prime-Cache, Pro-Cache, Power Cache as well as the associated libraries and expansion chassis. Jess Hartmann, ProMAX CEO said that ProMAX’s plans include integrating Cache-A’s archival technology into the multi-functional capabilities of platform storage solutions.
Hartmann continued: “This acquisition builds on ProMAX’s vision of developing technology solutions that enable end-to-end integrated workflows, and improve the video content creation process.”
"Both of our companies have been built with the focus of making workflows easier for video production, post production and broadcast applications,” commentned Phil Ritti, Cache-A president and CEO. “Cache-A has worked with ProMAX for many years and we have a great deal of respect for the organisation. ProMAX is the perfect manufacturer to continue to develop innovative solutions for professional video customers with Cache-A.”
Since its 2008 launch, Cache-A has brought offerings to professional video archiving and equally supports TAR and LTFS formats. Effective immediately, ProMAX will provide ongoing support to existing Cache-A customers, honouring existing warranties, extended warranties and support contracts moving forward.