NEXIS | PRO 40TB

Avid

Part # NEXISPRO40

MFR Part # 9935-71997-00

40TB version of Avid NEXIS | PRO accommodates larger projects. Affordable shared storage system designed for small video or audio production teams. More
MSRP: $11995
$9,375.00

NEXIS | PRO Shared Storage

The 40TB version of Avid NEXIS | PRO accommodates larger projects. Each Avid NEXIS | PRO 40TB delivers 40TB capacity and the ability to have single or dual disk media protection and up to 600MB/sec of throughput for collaborative editing of video and audio workflows.

  • Scale up to 4 engines
  • Up to 160TB capacity
  • Up to 2.4GB/sec performance
  • Can be added to existing Avid NEXIS | PRO systems

Get the performance and reliability of Avid NEXIS in a more affordable system designed for small video or audio production teams. Avid NEXIS | PRO offers real-time collaboration to accelerate your media workflow. Find and share media fast. Adapt workspace capacity, performance, and protection as requirements change. And get the same secure and reliable workflows trusted by an industry.

Product Highlights

Enable creative collaboration
With the increasing demand for more content in shorter timeframes, Avid NEXIS | PRO enables you to connect your team, share media and sequences, and work together on the same projects in real time. Without fear of accidentally overwriting someone else’s work. Gain more time to spend focusing on telling a great story—and less time searching for and shuttling media. And put the “flow” back in your workflow with the ability to connect up to 24 contributors simultaneously.

Experience exceptional performance
Production schedules are unpredictable. Can one system really change the possibilities of what you can achieve? Absolutely. With its advanced architecture, intelligent file system, high bandwidth, and automation abilities, Avid NEXIS | PRO delivers unrivaled media performance with up to 2.4 GB/s of bandwidth speed, enabling projects to move in parallel, so you can turn around more projects faster. No matter what editing and media asset management tools you use.

Get the reliability you need
When your reputation and business are on the line, Avid NEXIS | PRO protects and secures your media like no other. The system is built on the same technology trusted by thousands of top broadcasters and post-production studios. From its bulletproof security privileges, to fail-safe disk protection with automatic drive rebuild, you can rest assured that your content is safe. And should you need it, tech experts are available around the clock to help.

New Features

Increase your storage capacity
Why add more storage islands to your sea of media? With Avid NEXIS | PRO, you can expand your raw storage capacity from 40 TB up to now 160 TB. Connect up to four Avid NEXIS | PRO engines together for maximum capacity and bandwidth. Your valuable assets will be protected, available, and within easy reach through a centralized media hub.

Boost your bandwidth
Need more power for 4K/UHD, color grading, and finishing workflows? With new high-performance storage groups that deliver up to an astounding 600 MB/s of bandwidth per Media Pack (up from 400 MB/s), you gain up to a 50% increase in performance so you can get more done—faster. Need more power? Connect up to four Avid NEXIS | PRO engines together and ramp up performance with up to 2.4 GB/s of bandwidth.

Ramp up production
With the increase in bandwidth speed, you can create and deliver higher volumes of high-res content more easily. Play back over 27 streams of DNxHR-encoded 4K media at high quality when running four Avid NEXIS | PRO engines to support even the most bandwidth-intensive workflows. Or enable 130 streams of DNxHR-LB-encoded 4K media.

Connect Pro Tools teams together
With new support for Pro Tools, audio teams can now connect into the industry’s most efficient media production environment, share projects, and collaborate, eliminating the time wasted moving files between systems while speeding up turnaround time. It’s ideal for using across a number of audio-only and audio/video workflows, specifically for small to mid-sized audio post production.

Accelerate Workflows

Bring value to your business
Can you find the footage you need? Do you constantly plug and unplug drives to share files across multiple workstations? How can you turn around projects faster and get more work? Powered by its unique Avid NEXIS | FS file system, Avid NEXIS | PRO makes it easy to manage and share media and collaborate in real time, so you can accelerate production. Deliver your best work—on time and on budget. It’s the smartest way to streamline your entire workflow.

Create and edit with power
Don’t let sluggish systems and bandwidth bottlenecks slow you down. Avid NEXIS | PRO delivers real-time SD, HD, 2K, and 4K media performance and streaming in even the most editing-intensive environments. And when you need more throughput to support more demanding high-res projects and collaboration, simply connect up to four Avid NEXIS | PRO engines together to boost your bandwidth—now up to 2.4 GB/s.

Collaborate in real time
Put an end to the storage sharing and media-copying shuffle of using individual USB, FireWire, eSATA, and Thunderbolt drives. With Avid NEXIS | PRO, up to 24 editors, assistants, loggers, and other contributors can access media at the same time. It’s the only shared storage technology deployed in over 3,000 production environments that provides a highly protected, real-time collaborative editorial workflow.

Adapt quickly to unpredictable changes
When projects or business needs change, Avid NEXIS | PRO can be flexibly reconfigured on the fly without impacting production. Intuitive software tools enable you to reallocate bandwidth, add or remove storage capacity, dynamically resize workspaces, and increase or decrease media protection quickly—all without any downtime or impact to teams.

Work with the tools you want
No need to ditch your favorite tools to collaborate. Avid NEXIS | PRO works with a variety of Avid and third-party editing tools, including Media Composer, Pro Tools, Adobe Premiere, Grass Valley EDIUS, and Apple Final Cut Pro. And it’s easy to integrate with many media asset management systems too, including Interplay | Production and Pronology.

Store and protect your media

Get real reliable protection
Your content is your goldmine. That’s why Avid NEXIS | PRO is built to safeguard your media in the event that one or even two drives go down, enabling you to retain real-time performance, with automatic drive rebuild. And because the file system is media-aware, it rebuilds only your actual stored assets—not the entire capacity of the disk, bit-for-bit—so repair times are radically faster.

Get expert help when you need it
When things don’t go as expected, our Customer Care team can bring you peace of mind. Get troubleshooting help, advice, and more with access to professional Avid Support, available through an annual subscription or on a per-incident basis. Whether you have a technical issue or want support on-call for the duration of a major project, we’re here to help.

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 Avid NEXIS | PRO STORAGE ENGINE
 Media Drives  40 TB of storage capacity with a single Media Pack per engine (offering up to 600 MB/s of bandwidth)
 Scalability Scalable from 40–160 TB by combining one to four Avid NEXIS | PRO engines together (cannot be mixed with E-class Avid NEXIS engines)
 Rack  Rackmount-ready; 2U rack height
 Controller  Field replaceable Storage Controller, power supplies (2), and fans
 SSDs  Redundant, hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
 Network Connection   10GbE network connection for client access; 1GbE network connection for management
 DIMENSIONS
 Width  Width (mounting): 19 in (483 mm); IEC rack compliant
 Height  Height: 3.5 in (88.9 mm)
 Depth  Depth: 24.8 in (630 mm)
 Weight Max weight (shipping): 57.2 lb (26 kg) with drives 
 NETWORK SWITCHING
 Works with the following switches (not included): NETGEAR XS712T 
 Dell Networking N2024, N3024, S4048-ON
 Dell S4810, S4820
 Cisco 4948E, 4900M, 4500-X
 Avid NEXIS | FS FILE SYSTEM
 System 64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system 
 Media Distribution  Intelligent distribution/redistribution of media
 Editing and Playback  Optimized for media editing and playback
 Failsafe Protection  Two drive failure protection, with media-aware drive rebuilds
 Metadata Management  Internal System Director metadata management
 ADMINISTRATION TOOLS
 Workspace  Dynamic workspace set-up and monitoring
 FlexDrive dynamically adjusts storage workspaces without editing interruption
 User workspace access controls
 User Administration  View, create, define workgroups, and delete and assign passwords
 Active Directory Active Directory (LDAP) integration for user account synchronization with IT systems
 Error Handling  Error warning and informational logging
 Monitoring  Monitoring of user status, workspace status, comprehensive event log, read and write bandwidth usage
 Remote Notification  Remote notification of system events
 ENVIRONMENTAL
 Temperature  Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C (35ºC max. above 2,000m)
 Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 60°C
 Relative Humidity Relative humidity (operating): 20% to 80% non-condensing 
 ELECTRICAL  
Power Consumption Maximum power consumption: 764W 
Average power consumption: 380W
 PLATFORM SUPPORT
 Supported Client OS Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit): macOS 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, and 10.10 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3 
 Ethernet  Dual Gigabit Ethernet
 Client Network Connections  1 Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
 COLLABORATION
 Files/Folders 3 million 
 User Accounts 5,000 
 User Groups 1,000 
 Supported Avid Products Media Composer 
 Media Composer | Symphony Option
 Media Composer | NewsCutter Option
 Pro Tools
MediaCentral
 Supported Third-party Editing  Adobe Premiere Pro CC
 Apple Final Cut Pro X
 Grass Valley EDIUS Pro
 Black Magic DaVinci Resolve
 AVID ADVANTAGE SUPPORT
 Subscriptions  Available through a monthly or annual subscription to Avid Support

Included

  • Avid NEXIS | PRO 40TB
  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system software and activation license
  • Power cord

  • Rack-mounting slide rails

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