Facilis Launches TerraBlock v5.7, Introduces New SyncBlock Archive and Backup Solutions

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Today, high-performance shared storage provider

Facilis Technology

unveiled TerraBlock v5.7 and introduced SyncBlock – the company’s new line of archive, backup and synchronization packages qualified for direct attachment to their TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems that support 4Gb/s, 8Gb/s and 16Gb/s Fibre Channel, and 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet client connectivity.

Other key highlights in TerraBlock v5.7 include:

Support for 4TB Drives:

New high-end capacity models •

Support for Mac OS X 10.8.2 & 10.7.5:

The latest Mountain Lion and Lion release •

16Gbps Fibre Channel:

Faster server, client and ATTO ThunderLinkTM support •

Drive Recovery Boost:

Reduce drive recovery time by 50 percent •

DPX Capture Enhancements:

Capture DPX files to Multi-User Write volumes •

Windows Project Manager:

For use with Adobe® Premiere and After Effects®

Facilis’ new SyncBlock solutions come in single and library LTO5 drive models, as well as spinning disk models ranging from 8TB to 64TB in capacity. These products allow users to easily and automatically archive, backup, sync, mirror and transport file-based media ingested into TerraBlock. SyncBlock packages ship turnkey with archive/backup software, hardware, cabling and documentation. They are available for purchase today through Facilis-Authorized resellers.

“Our customers asked for a high-performing archive and backup solution qualified for TerraBlock, and we’ve delivered it with SyncBlock. TerraBlock users now have direct access to an economical backup and archive solution through Facilis that enhances data protection,” said Facilis Sr. Vice President and General Manager Shane Rodbourn. “Organizations can easily replicate critical data to less expensive near-line, disk-based storage media, and archive to long-term, tape-based media without the need to dedicate a client workstation.”

For a complete set of features and technical specifications for TerraBlock v5.7 and SyncBlock solutions, please visit



About Facilis Technology

Facilis Technology, Inc. was founded in 2003 to bring advanced shared storage to television and film post production at a reasonable price. The company designs and builds high-capacity, turnkey solutions that are open, flexible and scalable; enabling content creators to collaborate and work more efficiently.


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