Ross Video Launches New Series of Video Servers
Ross Video has launched its
new SoftMetal 3000 and 4000 Series Video Servers. The next generations in the
SoftMetal family are integrated media servers that come with I/O and storage
all contained in a compact 3RU package.
The 3000 Series is a server class
platform available in either standard or multi-definition versions. The 3000
Series supports up to 8 simultaneous record/play channels in SD and up to 4
simultaneous record/play channels in HD. It uses SATA drives and offers up to
14 TB of media storage.
The 4000 Series is a Premium
Server Class Platform built with the highest internal bandwidths and processing
power. The 4000 Series is a multi-definition Server which supports up to 8
simultaneous Record/Play channels in HD. It uses high-performance SAS drives
with a total capacity of up to 6.3 TB. The 4000 Series is designed to support
1080p50 and 1080p60 3Gb/s operation.
“The SoftMetal 3000 and 4000
Series are the next step in the evolution of our SoftMetal Server family,
utilizing the latest in microprocessor and storage technology,” says Jeff
Moore, EVP sales and marketing for Ross Video. “We are excited to both announce
and ship these new models prior to NAB.”
Shipments of both the
SoftMetal 3000 and 4000 Series Servers start in March, 2009.
More information is
available at www.rossvideo.com.