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BCA '23 Feature: Symply Workspace XE - Portable Shared Storage for Small Post Production Workgroups

The ease of use of NAS with the advantages of SAN. WORKSPACE XE delivers fast, safe, and scalable collaborative desktop storage for high-resolution workflows.

Available in flexible RAID protected configurations from 48TB to 160TB in a portable desktop form factor, WORKSPACE XE integrates into any public cloud storage so you never run out of capacity. Equally at home in the studio or on set, WORKSPACE XE is simple to deploy and easy to manage.

Each WORKSPACE XE enables cross-platform file system sharing for high-performance workflows, and provides project and user management through the creation of virtual workspaces allowing for a fast collaborative experience for all your favorite NLE, DAW, and VFX apps.



Features and Benefits


  1. Portable and quiet desktop form factor with integrated carry handle

  2. Available with HDD or NVMe storage for Ultra-high performance

  3. Ethernet driver optimized for TCP/IP protocol for large block data transfers

  4. Includes Project and User management

  5. Supports 1GbE and 10/25GbE

  6. Default Configuration 4xGbE and 2x10/25GbE

  7. Additional GbE, 10GbE and 25GbE port upgrades available

  8. Seamless integration with Public Clouds

  9. Hybrid workflows for multi-site collaboration

  10. Native integration for Active Directory

  11. Support SMB and NFS shares

  12. Automatic file system defragmentation and image sequence alignment

  13. Optional MAM upgrade

  14. Hybrid HDD & NVMe configurations available. e.g 8x HDD and 8x 8TB NVMe

Content Management

With options for RAID 5 or RAID 6 to ensure data protection, hot-swap disk modules, enterprise grade hard drives and NVMe drives, hot-swappable redundant SSD for the OS and software apps, WORKSPACE XE is highly resilient – just as you would expect from a Symply product.


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