Facilis Technology was founded in 2003 to bring advanced shared storage to television and film post production at a reasonable price. Facilis is staffed by post production veterans in product development, broadcast facility engineering and creative video editing.
Facilis manufacture the Terrablock which is the centre of content creation workflow in over a thousand industry-leading facilities world wide.
The T8 Direct Attached SAS Storage is another key Facilis product available from Digistor.
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Facilis have now released TerraBlock version 5.0 here are some of the new features:
Mac OSX Performance Increase: Through a total re-write of the client-side shared file system software, TerraBlock has achieved up to a 50% increase in performance. Enjoy faster render and copy speeds, immediate application switching and improved project open times.
64bit OSX Kernel Support: Now your high performance applications can run in native 64bit mode on the new and improved Mac OSX shared file system.
Final Cut Pro Project Sharing: Interactive Final Cut Pro project sharing through the Facilis FCP Project Manager. Avoid overwrites of project data and enhance the collaborative features of Final Cut Pro.
Expandability With T8 SAS-Attached Storage: TerraBlock offers external expansion through our T8 SAS array, for additional online storage or offload/backup. Move up to 14TB of data from one shared storage environment to another, without copying.
Pro Tools File-Level Support: TerraBlock is the only file-level SAN to support real-time playback of audio files in Pro Tools sessions. The Facilis Shared File system provides high track counts over fibre and Ethernet for Pro Tools version 9 and higher.
Usability And Connectivity: New features like remote volume creation make it easier to manage volumes from any workstation, Ethernet or fibre channel. 10Gbit direct connectivity to client workstations is now supported, for the fastest Multi-user Write access over your Ethernet network.
T8 Direct Attached SAS Storage
Host-Level Hardware RAID: RAID processing and recovery is self-contained and does not affect host computer CPU performance.
Sustained Performance: Configurable drive rebuild priority to maintain full performance while in recovery mode. Up to 50% faster drive rebuild than industry standard hardware RAID controllers.
Blazing-Fast Throughput: Upwards of 700MB per second reads and writes. The T8 supports multi-stream HD and 2K DI workflow.
One-Click Installation: Easy-to-use GUI with a multi-platform configuration utility and factory presets for plug-and-play operation.
Compatability: Out-of-the-box support for Windows®, Linux, Mac®