Wednesday, December 11th 2013

PROMISE Announces Availability of Pegasus2 Thunderbolt 2 Storage Solution

PROMISE Technology, Inc. today announced the availability of Pegasus2, the first and only storage solution designed to work with Thunderbolt 2 enabled systems such as the all-new Mac Pro, which is built for the creative experience of photographers, video professionals, power users, and more.

Thunderbolt 2 delivers 20 Gbps of bandwidth, a game changer for content creators, allowing for simultaneous transfer and display of high-bandwidth 3D and 4K video files. Pegasus2 maximizes the available line rate of Thunderbolt 2, providing ultra-fast throughput for remote site, on set, or remote office mobile storage in 4K rich media workflows, post-production or broadcasting.

PROMISE develops high-performance solutions and cutting-edge Thunderbolt enabled devices optimized for the video bandwidth requirements in big data, rich media and the media and entertainment market. Incorporating security, mobility, and the blistering speed and versatility of Thunderbolt 2, Pegasus2 is the ideal external RAID storage solution for any marketing, advertising, or video-centric department that creates rich media video content such as training or commercials, and requires enterprise-class RAID protection. Additionally, the combination of incredible throughout and massive capacity makes Pegasus2 suitable for professional IT applications for workgroups, such as CAD Engineering, CAE Auto Design, and more.

"Pegasus2 is truly one-of-a-kind, as there has never before been a storage solution that offered such an incredible combination of performance, mobility, and simplicity," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "We are thrilled that Pegasus2 is the first storage solution available with Thunderbolt 2 -- this further illustrates PROMISE's position as a leader in Thunderbolt technology."

Pegasus2 Highlights
  • Maximum throughput of Thunderbolt 2 (20 Gbps) accelerated when attached to new Mac Pro
  • Supports simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports for daisy chaining Pegasus enclosure units, Apple Thunderbolt displays, or Mini DisplayPort devices
  • Removable drive bays for effortless drive access and serviceability
  • Mobile, enterprise-class hardware RAID protection for offsite shoots
  • Massive storage capacity for backing up creative projects and digital libraries
  • Thunderbolt cable included
Availability
The Pegasus2 Series is now available as a 4-bay, 6-bay or 8-bay RAID enclosure through the PROMISE network of distributors and value added resellers including the Apple Online Store, B&H Photo Video, CDW, MelroseMac, PC Mall, PC Connection, Provantage, SHI Corporation, TigerDirect.com, Tekserve, Virtual Graffiti and many more.
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