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What is the Avid NEXIS?

Avid NEXIS is the media industry’s most comprehensive and reliable shared storage solution, offering efficient, scalable storage tiering on premises and in the cloud. Optimized to accelerate media workflows, it enables teams to collaborate faster and achieve better efficiency and security across flash, online, nearline, and archive storage. It’s the storage solution the industry relies on to help them adapt to the changing needs and unpredictability of today’s media production.

How do I buy an Avid NEXIS?

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Types of Avid Nexis Storage Systems

Avid NEXIS | E5

Designed for large-scale broadcast and post-production environments, this enterprise-class, enterprise-level storage engine offers high availability, the highest level of scalability, performance, and client connections, and requires an external System Director Appliance.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
    240 TB–1.12 PB of storage capacity per E5 engine with up to 8 Media Packs (60 TB, 100 TB, or 140 TB HDDs, offering up to 3.2 GB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 240 TB–8.96 PB by combining E5 with other E-class engines into a single system with up to 64 Media Packs total
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • Two hot spare hard disk drives
  • 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 5U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 4 x 60, 100, or 140 TB Media Packs
  • Single engine controller with 8 x 60, 100, or 140 TB Media Packs

Options

  • Redundant Controller
  • Redundant System Director Appliance
  • 60, 100, and 140 TB Media Packs

Avid NEXIS | E2

For small- to mid-size post-production, broadcast, live event, house of worship, government, corporate, and media education environments, this enterprise-class, team-level storage engine offers high availability and great scalability, performance, and collaboration.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 60–140 TB of storage capacity per E2 engine with a single Media Pack (60 TB, 100 TB, or 140 TB HDDs, offering up to 600 MB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 60 TB–8.96 PB by combining E2 with other E-class engines into a single system with up to 64 Media Packs total
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 2U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 1 x 60, 100, or 140 TB Media Packs

Options

  • Redundant Controller
  • System Director Appliance (primary and redundant option)

Avid NEXIS | E5 NL

For Avid NEXIS-equipped, MediaCentral-enabled creative teams working in demanding broadcast and post-production environments, this high-density, disk-based, nearline storage engine streamlines the media workflow between active and non-active production and requires an external System Director Appliance.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 480 TB–1.28 PB of redundant nearline storage capacity with four or eight 120 TB or 160 TB Media Packs (offering 1 GB/s of bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 480 TB–10.24 PB by combining multiple engines together; can also be mixed with enterprise-class Avid NEXIS engines
  • Field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 5U rack-mountable chassis

Avid NEXIS | E4

For mid- to large-size post-production, broadcast, government, corporate, and media education environments, this enterprise-class, facility-level storage engine offers high availability, scalability, performance, and collaboration.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 60–280 TB of storage capacity per E4 engine with up to 2 Media Packs (60 TB, 100 TB, or 140 TB HDDs, offering up to 1.2 GB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 60 TB–8.96 PB by combining E4 with other E-class engines into a single system with up to 64 Media Packs total
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 4U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 2 x 60, 100, or 140 TB Media Packs

Options

  • Redundant Controller
  • System Director Appliance (primary and redundant option)
  • 60, 100, and 140 TB Media Packs
  • Two hot spare hard disk drives

Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD All Flash Array

For post-production facilities that require maximum media throughput for demanding finishing, color grading, and VFX workflows, Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD delivers the highest level of performance.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 9.6, 19.2, or 38.4 TB of storage capacity per E2 SSD engine with a single Media Pack, offering up to 3 GB/s of bandwidth
  • Scalable from 9.6 TB to more than 2 PB of flash storage by combining up to 64 E2 SSD engines into a single scale-out system
  • Modular field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 40 Gigabit Ethernet (40GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 2U rack-mountable chassis

Base configurations

  • Single engine controller with 1 x 9.6, 19.2, or 38.4 TB SSD Media Packs

Options

  • System Director Appliance (primary and redundant option)

Avid NEXIS | PRO

For independent professionals, small post-production, house of worship, government, corporate, and media education environments, this professional-class standalone storage system can be used alongside other Avid NEXIS E-class storage engines, but not physically mixed with them.

Features

  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system (enables you to access, scale, customize, reconfigure, manage, protect, and secure your system)
  • 40 TB of storage capacity with a single Media Pack per engine (offering up to 600 MB/s of total bandwidth per engine)
  • Scalable from 40–160 TB by combining one to four PRO engines together (cannot be mixed with E-class Avid NEXIS engines)
  • Field-replaceable storage engine controller
  • Two hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)
  • Redundant power and cooling
  • 2U rack-mountable chassis