Innovative DAM configuration now available for media and entertainment professionals

ATTO Technology, Inc. (represented by IT hardware distributor and solutions provider Syntech in South Africa) announced that its ExpressSAS RAID Adapters and FastFrame 10GbEthernet Network Interface Cards (NICs) have been selected by TOLIS Group, Inc. to provide high-performance connectivity in their new ArGest CreativeSTORE Digital Asset Management (DAM) solution. Incorporating ATTO’s adapters, this appliance solution delivers an end-to-end system to ingest, edit, archive and manage digital assets.

“Including ATTO as the storage connectivity and networking interfaces in our newest appliance solution was an easy choice for us,” said Tim Jones, president and CTO at TOLIS Group, Inc. “Combining proven performance and stability of their 10GbE NICs and RAID adapters with our ArGest CreativeSTORE provides our customers with an ideal high-performance and reliable method of digital asset management. Our customers can now handle both ingest and management of crucial content both in the studio and in the field.”

ArGest CreativeSTORE delivers tightly integrated DAM that combines the ease of use of CatDV, Dax Broadcast Archive, and BRU Server tools allowing production teams and collection and archival groups to easily annotate, store and archive shots created during production. It includes LTO-5 or LTO-6 tape solutions with single, standalone tape drives or library automation combining multiple tape drives and up to 144 tape slots connected by the ATTO ExpressSAS R680 adapters and FastFrame quad-port SFP+ and 10GBASE-T 10GbE NICs.

“As a leader in storage infrastructure solutions for the media and entertainment industry, ATTO is proud to partner with the TOLIS Group,” said Wayne Arvidson, vice president of marketing at ATTO Technology, Inc. “For 25 years, ATTO’s unique technology has transformed the production and management of professional creative content. Our differentiators and market expertise, combined with TOLIS’ innovations, result in enhanced productivity and workflows.”

TOLIS and ATTO products are distributed in South Africa through Syntech.