GB Labs FastNAS F-16 Nitro Installed at Kingdom Creative Posted: 17/02/2020
GB Labs FastNAS F-16 Nitro Installed at Kingdom Creative

GB Labs, innovators of powerful and intelligent media storage solutions for the media and entertainment industries, today confirmed that the specialist video production company, Kingdom Creative Studios, has installed GB Labs’ FastNAS F-16 Nitro storage system.

Kingdom Creative founder and Managing Director, Simon Harrison, said, “Our talented in-house team works closely with major brands¬ - primarily in automotive but rapidly expanding into new markets - to deliver powerful video content tailored to engage audiences on every platform, from television to social media.

“However, our expansion, coupled with the advent of 4K, multi-cam shoots and the increasing demand for rapid turnaround, meant that we reached the practical limits of what our existing storage system could do. We had to find a better way to manage and operate storage.”

For the majority of its existence, Kingdom Creative had relied on what many still rely on today, i.e., storing video content on individual drives, backing them up, and walking them up and down corridors or transferring them via couriers.

“As we began taking on larger and more complicated projects,” said Kingdom Creative Head of Creative Technology Ben Treston, “especially when collaboration between editors became important, it turned out that the old methods were no longer viable. Today, we have multiple editors working on many pieces of content from the same project. You can’t share individual hard drives and meet today’s expectations for speed and reliability in those types of scenarios.”

The FastNAS F-16 Nitro system meets those objectives for speed, reliability and value in shared storage. Unlike other NAS products on the market, FastNAS is purpose built to sustain heavy workloads and provide stable and reliable performance, based on best of breed technology exclusively developed in-house, and is comprised of a high-performance unit with unique hybrid disk technology, powered by GB Labs’ proprietary CORE.3 OS.

GB Labs CEO-CTO Dominic Harland said, “Kingdom Creative emerged from a motorsport world built for speed, and that’s what modern shared storage has been engineered to deal with. FastNAS F-16 Nitro easily accommodates the need for speed – and safety – when dealing with fast turnarounds and sharp bends.”




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GB Labs to launch brand new software and features at NAB 2019 Posted: 26/02/2019
GB Labs to launch brand new software and features at NAB 2019

Leaders in intelligent storage solutions, GB Labs will launch brand new software, features and updates to its FastNAS and SPACE, ECHO and VAULT ranges at NAB 2019.

Created and enhanced to help improve demanding, media-centric workflows with the continued support of saving users time and money, the intelligent new features include Mosaic asset organizer and the latest Analytics Center to the SPACE, ECHO and VAULT range and brand-new "CORE.4" and "CORE.4 Lite" software to the S.E.V. and FastNAS ranges.

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NTP to show Penta 725 router and RCCoreV3 software at AES Convention in London Posted: 29/04/2010
penta 725 digital audio Two new additions to the NTP Technology range of digital audio routers and control software will be introduced at the AES Convention in London, May 23-25. Exhibiting on stand 1105, NTP will demonstrate the Penta 725 compact modular audio router and RCCoreV3 configuration-and-control software.

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