Irvine (October 4, 2010) – iStoragePro solidifies its reputation for innovative design with the new iT4 Series. Each unit is built for high performance and high capacity, creating ideal storage solutions for the film and creative design industry. With speeds and storage that eclipse entry-level drives, these enclosures are the perfect upgrade for studios outgrowing single-drive systems. Available in two models, creative professionals looking for versatility and ease-of-use will feel comfortable with the iT4 UFER while more performance-centric users can appreciate the raw speed of the iT4 MiniSAS.
Through its built-in quad interface and RAID 5 protection, the iT4 UFER makes professional level storage more accessible than ever before. Compatible with standard USB 2.0, FireWire 400/800 as well as eSATA, this unit works with virtually any workstation in the digital media industry. Thus, creative professionals can get the storage they need without any costly interface changes to their existing hardware. With added built-in RAID 5 protection, the iT4 UFER also makes sure their projects have the latest data protection, no matter where it’s plugged in. An LCD user interface makes this RAID setup a quick and painless process, while providing up-to-date information on HDD status. The iT4 UFER is a seamless combination of entry-level convenience and professional-level performance.
Furthermore, iStoragePro has developed the even faster iT4 MiniSAS model for professional studios with a particular need for speed. As file sizes grow, digital content creators need a storage system with the capacity to store larger projects and the latest, fastest interfaces to manage them efficiently. Equipped with high-speed MiniSAS, and capable of transferring content at over 300 MBps, the iT4 MiniSAS meets this challenge by allowing digital professionals to optimize their workflows and spend more time in the editing studio than ever before. When coupled with a PCIe Bus connection, this unit is even fast enough for RAID 5 protection while supporting advanced video formats such as DV, HDV, DVCPRO HD, Standard ProRes 422, ProRes 422 HQ, as well as 8-bit and 10-bit uncompressed HD. With blazing speeds and multi-format compatibility, this storage solution makes efficiency easy.