Why Facilis and Key Code Media
Terrablock offers our client’s unmatched performance and flexibility at a very competitive price. Facilis’ Terrablock delivers uncompressed HD performance better than any product in the market. With today’s mixed system workflows using Apple, Assimilate, Digital Vision, DS, Symphony, Avid MediaComposer, or Protools, the Terrablock is our industries first choice. Facilis requires no per seat license charges for the basic client CPU connection, this allows editorial, audio and graphics departments to be connected seamlessly over a hybrid 8Gb fibre and or, 10GigE infrastructure, while keeping long term growth costs at a minimum. Shared HD 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 as well as 2k or even 4k DPX playback can be achieved across multiple work stations.
Francis Albert, President of Facilis claims his objective is to deliver a simple, high performance shared file system at the greatest price performance value in the industry. In June 2009, Facilis introduced a shared file system, now TerraBlock shared storage breaks down the boundaries between high performance volume-level sharing and total collaborative multi-user write access, all without IT infrastructure or per-seat fees.
Key Code Media has placed more Facilis systems than any reseller in the world. Due to our expertise, we’ve been awarded Facilis Reseller of the year in both 2007 and 2008. According to James Mckenna, VP Sales and Marketing for Facilis, “Keycode Media has consistently provided exceptional support for the Facilis product line. As a consistent revenue leader, Key Code Media's commitment to the TerraBlock shared storage product shows in their extensive knowledge of the technology and the facilities that use it. “
Key Code Media provides 24x7 support for all Facilis systems. We’ve placed systems in many high profile, mission critical facilities and we have the technical knowledge to keep your operations running at 100%. We design workflows to maximize your performance while maintaining your budget. Let Key Code show you the performance value of Facilis, call and schedule an onsite demonstration and evaluation.
Terrablock Features Include:
MULTI PLATFORM SHARED FILE SYSTEM
Apple OSX, Windows and Linux workstations access the same writable volume with no 3rd party software or per seat licensing, external metadata controllers or complex networking.
8/16Gbit FIBRE AND 1/10Gbit ETHERNET
Choose the speed of access to your video and audio files with multiple methods of connectivity to suit your bandwidth needs and budget. Clients connect directly to the server, or through a switch.
AVID, PREMIERE AND FINAL CUT PRO PROJECT SHARING
Native, application-level Avid Media Composer project sharing and interactive Final Cut Pro and Premiere project sharing through the Facilis Project Manager.
SELECTABLE DATA SHARING METHODS
Through software, chose whether each virtual volume is designated file-level for total collaboration, or volume-level for ultra-high performance data sharing. Change volumes from volume-level to file-level for fibre and Ethernet collaboration on the fly.
EXTERNAL EXPANDABILITY WITH TX16 DISK SET EXPANDER
TerraBlock offers external expansion through our TX16 Expander for additional online virtual volume storage. Expand a single 24D up to 112TB with for a fraction of the cost of traditional server-based expansion.
PRO TOOLS FILE-LEVEL SUPPORT
TerraBlock is qualified for 192 tracks of 48K playback over a standard 1Gb Ethernet connection. The Facilis Shared File system provides increased performance and compatibility for Pro Tools version 9 and higher.
NO PER-SEAT LICENSES OR 3rd PARTY FEES
While most shared storage systems make you pay when expanding your client count, Terrablock has no charge for up to 100 fibre channel and Ethernet clients.
DYNARAID DATA PROTECTION
TerraBlock delivers the most efficient data protection at 9% overhead for RAID5. Protection type is selectable per-volume and can be changed on the fly without data loss.
VIRTUAL VOLUME WORKFLOW AND PERFORMANCE
Virtual Volumes offer dynamic volume creation, expansion and allocation, as well as tolerance to fragmentation and speed degradation. Maintain 100% performance even at 100% full.
Typical Post Production Workflow:
Capacities 8TB, 16TB
Fibre & Ethernet Performance
(1) HD 444 DPX 24fps Stream
(10) DNx HD 145 or Pro Res 4:2:2
(20) DNx HD 36 or Pro Res SD
(2) RED EPIC 5K HD 7:1
(3) HD 8bit 24fps Streams
Capacities 12TB, 24TB, 36TB, 48TB
Fibre & EthernetPerformance
(2) HD 444 DPX 24fps Stream
(2) ARRI RAW 3K 24fps
(8) DNx HD350 or Pro Res 4444
(12) DNx HD 220 or Pro Res HQ 4:2:2
(18) DNx HD 145 or Pro Res 4:2:2
(30) DNx HD 36 or Pro Res SD
(2) 2K DPX 24fps Stream
(3) RED EPIC 5K HD 7:1
Capacities 24TB, 48TB, 72TB, 96TB
Fibre & Ethernet Performance
(4) HD 444 DPX 24fps
(4) ARRI RAW 3K 24fps
(15) DNx HD350 or Pro Res 4444
(24) DNx HD 220 or Pro Res HQ 4:2:2
(36) DNxHD 145 or Pro Res 4:2:2
(60) HD 50Mbit Video
(1) 4K DPX 24fps Stream
(6) RED EPIC 5K HD 7:1