SMPTE 2013 – INTRAWARE (STAND B11)
Intraware Australia will be showcasing a diverse and rich range of tools and infrastructure solutions specifically focused on the Broadcast, Film, Media and Entertainment markets.
This will include artistic tools from THE FOUNDRY such as NUKEX (Compositing), MARI (Texture Painting), MODO (3D Modeling) and HEIRO (Shot Management).
Our industry experts, on the infrastructure side, from ARISTA NETWORKS (High Speed 10Gbe Switching), SOLARFLARE (High Speed Low Latency 10Gbe HBA’s), FUSIONIO (High Speed Flash Memory), SGI (High Performance Servers, Storage and Archive), SPECTRALOGIC (Tape Libraries), CACHE-A (Archive Appliances) and PANASAS (High Speed NAS storage) will provide attendee(s) with a wealth of knowledge and product expertise that can assist studios and artists to dramatically reduce and, in some cases, remove infrastructure bottlenecks that stifle creativity and impact delivery timeframes.
We will also be showing MARQUIS BROADCAST’s Parking solution for analysing and archiving Avid ISIS storage environments along with the latest Thunderbolt and expansion solutions from SONNET TECHNOLOGY.
In summary, at SMPTE 2013 Intraware Australia, is bringing together specialist high performance vendors to address the specific challenges of working with large datasets in networked environments and go beyond where standard IT solutions can take you.
The Foundry, and partner Luxology, develops award-winning computer graphics and visual effects (VFX) software used globally by leading artists and designers. The portfolio lets users create inspiring and technical high-end visuals across a wide range of industries including film, TV, commercial and games, as well as the CAD, design and architecture markets.
Demonstrating/Showing: We will be demonstrating the following Foundry products
NukeX – Compositing
Mari – Texture Painting
Heiro – Shot Management
Modo – 3D Modeling and Animation
Arista Networks was founded to deliver software defined networking solutions for large data center and high-performance computing environments. Arista delivers a portfolio of 1/10/40 and 100 GbE products that redefine network architectures, bring extensibility to networking, and dramatically change the price/performance of networks.
Demonstrating/Showing: Arista 7048A Edge Switch, Arista 7500 Modular Switch
Solarflare develops network interface software and hardware to transform the way applications use networks, providing industry-leading application acceleration for the most demanding scale-out compute environments.
Demonstrating/Showing: Low Latency 10Gbe HBA
Fusion-io delivers the world’s data faster. The Fusion ioMemory platform accelerates databases, virtualization, cloud computing, big data, and the applications that drive the Digital Media market.
Demonstrating/Showing: FusionIO ioFX accelerating Foundry Products
SGI is focused on helping customers solve their most demanding technology challenges by delivering high performance computing, server, storage, data center and cloud computing solutions and professional services. The company develops, markets and sells a broad line of low-cost, mid-range and high-end scale-out and scale-up servers and data storage solutions, as well as differentiating software for Data Management and high performance requirements
Demonstrating/Showing: 2 Node 1u Server, MIS Storage Solution
Spectra Logic’s large-scale, long-term storage and archive solutions utilizing automated tape libraries and disk systems will protect your data efficiently and securely.
Their products include innovative features, such as our tape libraries with LTO-6 tape drives, integrated data encryption, media health monitoring, and low power consumption. Spectra Logic has the highest quality tape libraries and disk backup solutions available today.
Demonstrating/Showing: Why Spectralogic – robotics, tape handling, expandability, reliability
Cache-A is a leading supplier of network-attached small form factor LTO-4, 5 and 6 archive appliances, optimized for the media and entertainment industry, that are easy to deploy in professional video and digital film workflows. Cache-A’s archive appliances provide both source masters for digital acquisition and long-term storage for project archives. With a built-in catalog database Cache-A archive appliances easily track content on every tape they have ever seen. Archives are on secure, portable LTO tape cartridges using the new LTFS file system or the industry standard tar format.
Cache-A’s Prime-Cache6, Pro-Cache6 and the high performance Power-Cache are ideal for archiving production source masters or entire projects for post-production and can manage a deep archive of hundreds of Terabytes with quick access to any asset. These powerful archive appliances are simply the lowest cost, most future-proof, complete archiving tools available.
Our products are targeted at the idea of archiving made easy, serving workflows for production, postproduction and broadcast applications.
Demonstrating/Showing: Archive/Restore Workflows using ProCache Appliance (maybe with library)
Panasas is the premier provider of high performance scale-out storage solutions for big data workloads. All Panasas storage appliances leverage Panasas® PanFS™ parallel file system to deliver superior performance, data protection, scalability, and manageability.
Now in its fifth generation, Panasas systems are optimized for highly demanding big data workloads in media and entertainment markets
Demonstrating/Showing: AS12 Storage Shelf
Sonnet Technologies, Inc. is a world-leading computer hardware upgrade company with a comprehensive line of pro storage systems and media readers, Thunderbolt™ technology PCIe expansion solutions, and performance extending computer cards for professional users in the film, video and broadcast industries. With over 25 years in the hi-tech industry, Sonnet has pioneered and brought to market numerous innovative solutions that enhance the performance and connectivity of Mac® and Windows® computers.
Demonstrating/Showing: Thunderbolt and Expansion Products
Marquis Broadcast provides a range of media integration products designed for the data-intensive and challenging requirements of today’s fast-paced broadcasting environments, enabling broadcasters and other users of digital media to achieve maximum efficiencies from their workflow processes.
The company is committed to interoperability and identified the need to develop integration products to ensure that its customers had the flexibility to mix and match the best array of Broadcast and Production tools for their requirements.
Demonstrating/Showing: Project Parking for AVID Workflows