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Facilis Technology Launches TerraBlock 6.0 with Advanced User and Volume Management

Facilis Technology has announced the availability of TerraBlock 6.0, the latest iteration of its production-proven shared storage solution. First unveiled at the International Broadcasting Convention in September 2013, TerraBlock 6.0 features several improvements designed to augment usability, collaboration and performance – including Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP)/Active Directory synchronization, volume size reduction on the fly, a sleek new customizable Graphical User Interface (GUI), support for Adobe Anywhere for video and more.

TerraBlock is Facilis’ multi-platform, high-capacity shared storage solution that delivers highly collaborative workflows in post production and content creation environments. The high-performance solution supports 8/16Gbps Fibre Channel and 1/10Gbps Ethernet through the Facilis Shared File System and is compatible with most all industry-standard creative applications.

TerraBlock 6.0 highlights include:

  • Support for LDAP/Active Directory: Synchronize user groups to TerraBlock and seamlessly manage permissions and user accounts through group access.
  • Customizable GUI: An updated interface with enhanced functionality enables flexible layouts and limits on information provided to normal users.
  • Volume Reduction: Shrink Multi-user Write and NTFS-formatted Single-user Write volumes to free up space in the pool of storage for volume creation and expansion.
  • Support for Adobe Anywhere for video: TerraBlock is now compatible with Adobe Anywhere for video – empowering virtual teams to collaborate efficiently across projects stored on TerraBlock.
  • Qualifications for Popular Industry Applications: Including Avid Media Composer 7, Avid Pro Tools 11, Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 10, Adobe Creative Cloud and MAXON CINEMA 4D R15.
  • Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks Support
  • Advanced Apple Final Cut Pro X Interoperability: Multi-user Write volumes are qualified as SAN locations for libraries within Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.1.

TerraBlock 6.0 is available  free of charge to customers holding a current support contract. Click here for a complete list of features and additional information about Facilis Technology’s TerraBlock 6.0.

SyncBlock 2.0, a complementary archiving and backup solution to TerraBlock, is slated to be available in the coming months and will feature improved archive management, tiered storage automation and support for LTO-6.

 

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