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EditShare Rolls Out XStream Series

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EditShare Complete Collaboration product line releases 5th generation high-performance shared storage and collaborative workflow solution; supporting DI and Broadcast workflows

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – September 14, 2008



™ the technology leader in cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage, announced at the IBC 2008 conference the release of EditShare XStream. Part of the new Complete Collaboration product line announced at NAB 2008; XStream is EditShare’s 5th generation high-performance shared storage solution for DI and Broadcast workflows. Leveraging the fastest storage technology on the market, each EditShare XStream 16 drive chassis processes over 1 GB per second. Users can combine multiple XStream chassis yielding performance to match the needs of any large-scale production workgroup or high-bandwidth content creation facility. “Not only can EditShare XStream support a wide range of mission critical and high bandwidth environments, it does so with immense flexibility,’� said Andy Liebman, founder and president, EditShare. “You can put multiple EditShare XStream systems on the same network along with your EditShare Storage Series systems. This allows administrators to manage all their storage requirements from a single unified EditShare interface and precisely match the performance needs of each job. Our customers can also integrate acquisition and browse tools from the new EditShare Flow product line, enabling realtime collaboration from ingest to editing on to archiving and back. The possibilities are limitless and the performance is outstanding.� High-Performance Shared Storage with the Industry’s Best Media Sharing Workflow Combined with EditShare's 5th generation administration, monitoring, and workflow tools, XStream enables industry-leading performance and an open environment for creative teams to share media regardless of application and platform. Users of Apple, Adobe, Assimilate, Autodesk, Avid, Digidesign, Sony, Thomson and more can connect via Gigabit or 10-gigabit Ethernet and freely share media regardless of size or format. As with the EditShare Storage Series, XStream offers tremendous workflow advantages within the XStream Workflow Director. True project and media sharing for Apple and Avid users, user management tools that are designed specifically for post and broadcast, integration with post and broadcast equipments for realtime and complete collaboration across the entire workflow. EditShare XStream supports huge numbers of SD and compressed HD video streams, or multiple streams of uncompressed HD or 2K video. With its unique PCI-express expansion architecture and a dedicated RAID card for every 8 or 16 drives, EditShare XStream provides unparalleled reliability, performance and scalability.

EditShare XStream Availability

Available through the global EditShare Reseller Network, EditShare will begin shipping the first XStream units at the end of the month. For more information, visit


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About EditShare LLC

EditShare LLC is the pioneer of a new category of collaborative editing solutions designed for digital media workgroups and production companies. The EditShare system fuels the collaborative creative process for digital media artists by delivering high quality high performance and cost effective networked collaborative editing solutions. For more information, please visit


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