Facilis Technology Disrupts Value and Performance Standards at BVE2016

New high-performance SSD offerings and cost-effective capacity increases make Facilis at BVE a ‘must see’

At BVE 2016, Facilis (Stand R06), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, will showcase the latest enhancements to its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production. Facilis will exhibit at BVE together with its EMEA channel partner, Polar Graphics.

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In a strategically important move, Facilis will showcase new SSD (Solid State Drive) technology, which it has incorporated in various ways within its flagship TerraBlock system. The company reports that amongst other advantages, the integration of SSD technology significantly increases the available shared bandwidth for heavy 4K production workflows.

In another key move for Facilis within the competitive media production storage market, it has announced a strategic initiative aimed at driving down the cost of scaling capacity, thereby making TerraBlock accessible to the broadest range of broadcast and corporate users.

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“2016 will be a milestone year in the development of Facilis products,” comments the company’s VP of Marketing and Pre Sales, James McKenna. “From workflow-enabling technology advancements and system performance to cost of ownership, you’ll see significant movement and progression at Facilis. At BVE, visitors will find a company that is positioned as the very best, most progressive and cost-effective partner for its customers.”

Facilis is also expanding with new vendors for its products and systems. “There is no point in having great products if you can’t get them in front of the right audience,” explains McKenna. “Throughout 2016, we are focussed on evolving and investing in our reseller network. BVE is a perfect venue to meet new partners in the dynamic EMEA region.”
Also showing at BVE will be the first shipping version of the Facilis FastTracker, a new application designed for cataloging, searching and viewing many media types within Facilis Shared Storage, including all major QuickTime, MP4 and MXF codecs, along with DPX and TARGA image sequences, to name a few. This easy-to-use system includes custom metadata tagging, catalog user permissions, “Boolean” search capability and incremental indexing functionality. FastTracker is the fastest way to find, view, and access media in your project.

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About Facilis Technology
Founded in 2003, Massachusetts-based Facilis Technology, Inc. designs and builds affordable, high-capacity, turnkey shared storage and archiving solutions for post production and content creation professionals working in the film, television, education and audiovisual markets. Its production-proven solutions are fast and intuitive –making it easier for creative professionals to collaborate and work more efficiently. Flexible, scalable and compatible with industry-standard creative solutions, Facilis’ products blend seamlessly into any studio environment –boutique, mid-size or large –and have been installed in more than 2000 facilities worldwide.

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