Collaborate & Create with the All-Flash BrightDrive GEN5

BrightDrive
Reno, NV, August 9, 2016, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technologies for low-latency, high-performance media environments, has announced the launch of the new BrightDrive GEN5 product line.... [read more]

 


StorNext 5 now available on BrightDrive!

StorNext5
Reno, NV, December 09, 2015, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technologies for low-latency high-performance media environments, has announced the immediate availability of StorNext® 5 on Astella, Triton and Xcellis. StorNext® 5 is the next generation workflow storage platform providing content production, distribution, and archive with the performance and reliability needed to meet extreme production and delivery deadlines. Field upgrades are also available for existing customers.

 


Nexsan and BrightDrive – the perfect high-performance combination

Nexsan
Reno, NV, Febuary 18, 2016, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technologies for low-latency high-performance media environments, has qualified NEXSAN as a high performance storage partner to deliver... [read more]

 


StorNext 5 now available on BrightDrive!

StorNext5
Reno, NV, December 09, 2015, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technologies for low-latency high-performance media environments, has announced the immediate availability of StorNext® 5 on Astella, Triton and Xcellis. StorNext® 5 is the next generation workflow storage platform providing content production, distribution, and archive with the performance and reliability needed to meet extreme production and delivery deadlines. Field upgrades are also available for existing customers.

 


Introducing the Strawberry All-In-One Appliance!

Strawberry-AIO
Reno, NV, October 30, 2015, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technologies for low-latency high-performance media environments, has announced the launch of an exciting new product. The Strawberry All-In-One appliance is a powerful, high-capacity storage system increasing overall production efficiency with fast, secure, project sharing across various applications and platforms... [read more]

 


Bright Introduced BrightDrive AstellaNx Pro NAS at NAB 2015

Astella Nx Pro

The solution enables both entry-level and established post-production and broadcast facilities to implement a concurrent high-resolution real-time workflow utilizing familiar Ethernet components, in a simple economical NAS appliance. NAB attendees will be amongst the first to see BrightDrive AstellaNx Pro in action. ... [read more]

 


Bright Extends SAN Functionality for Digital Post Infrastructures

Bright Announces Archiware at Technology PartnerArchiware

Reno, NV, February 10, 2014, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technologies for low-latency high-performance IT environments, has announced the launch of BrightRaid Avior, a high-speed and cost-effective cross-platform fibre storage solution with comprehensive web based RAID monitoring and management tools. Avior is easily integrated into existing workflows as direct-attached or shared storage with features and tools that simplify... [read more]


Bright’s New BrightRaid Avior Simplifies Storage with High-Speed, Cost-Effective Solution

Bright’s New BrightRaid Avior Simplifies Storage with High-Speed, Cost-Effective SolutionBrightRAID Avior

Reno, NV, July 15, 2013, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced Archiware, a leading developer of storage software, as a new technology solutions partner. The tie-up will enable both companies to enhance their digital post/DI solutions portfolios by sharing elements of their existing technologies. With immediate effect, Bright Technologies is also able to announce the integration of Archiware's P5 range... [read more]

 


Bright Launches New Astella Dx and Nx Servers Three Editions Astella

New Products Take BrightDrive Servers to Wider Market

Reno, NV, June 12, 2013, www.4bright.com: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technologies for low-latency high-performance IT environments, has announced two new additions to its popular BrightDrive range of ‘all-in-one’ servers. The new products, BrightDrive Astella Dx and BrightDrive Astella Nx, significantly enhance Bright’s product line by bringing to market powerful media serving capabilities for SAN and NAS-based workflows.

“With our new Astella Dx and Nx offerings, we are taking Bright’s proven technology to a wider range of users,” said Shawn Clark, Director of Sales of Bright Technologies. “These smart all-in-one servers are perfect for post and broadcast facilities as well as any media-dependent operation that requires low-latency, high-performance SAN or NAS-based workflows. In fact, any organization that needs easy to install, plug-in and play servers combined with guaranteed high performance and reliability, are potential Bright customers.”

BrightDrive Astella Dx uses a distributed LAN client system, enabling users working within Ethernet environments to achieve a more powerful, faster performance compared with traditional IT Ethernet speeds. It features an embedded BrightClip® workspace with a maintenance-free server file system in a 4U server enclosure. A choice of 34TB, 68TB or 102TB capacity options are available. In addition, Astella Dx supports Quantum’s Distributed LAN Client (DLC) that enables BrightClip over Ethernet... [read more]


Post Bangkok Upgrades to BrightDrive Triton

Reno, NV Feb 19, 2013 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced that its long-time customer Post Bangkok (www.the-post-bkk.com) has recently upgraded to BrightDrive Triton.

As one of Asia's top post-production houses, Post Bangkok leveraged Bright's SAN server technologies since 2007 when they purchased a BrightDrive G1 Pro-4. After 5 years, the first-generation BrightDrive was replaced with the latest edition of the single-server appliance, BrightDrive Triton. As a multi-workspace SAN server with a maintenance-free server file system BrightDrive Triton is now successfully serving as the heart of the facility’s post-production workflow.

Bright's reseller Media Village (www.mediav.com.sg) installed the server on site.


New BrightDrive Procyon replaces HA System at WFDiF Poland

Reno, NV Nov 22, 2012 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced that its long-time customer WFDiF (www.wfdif.com.pl) has upgraded their existing BrightDrive HA System to a BrightDrive Procyon.

WFDiF, one of Poland's most sophisticated and advanced documentary and feature film production companies, offers full-service production and post-production facilities in Warsaw, including professional sound stages, sound processing and recording studios, state-of-the-art equipment for motion picture technology, a top-quality film stock processing laboratory and many other facilities used by many TV stations and film productions on the Polish market.

With the upgrade from the BrightDrive G1 Pro-4, purchased back in 2008, to the new BrightDrive Procyon, WFDiF benefits from a state-of-the-art high-availability server with a maintenance-free server file system and the smallest footprint on the market.


Empire Design in London, UK chooses BrightDrive TritonBrightDrive Triton

Reno, NV Oct 10, 2012 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced that Empire Design in London, UK (www.empiredesign.com) has purchased a BrightDrive Triton as the infrastructure for a new centralized post-production workflow.

Established in 1996 as a boutique creative print advertising agency, Empire Design expanded in 2001 to include a trailers division. BrightDrive Triton will be used to enable the award-winning design team of Empire Design to access and share the same media simultaneously across a range of digital post applications.


New BrightDrive Astella at Vector Zero in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Reno, NV Aug 14, 2012 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced that Vector Zero in Sao Paulo, Brazil (www.vetorzero.com.br) has purchased a BrightDrive Astella.

Supported by Bright's reseller ExecTech in Brazil, Vector Zero has set up a SAN infrastructure for their demanding production workflows to create and produce images in both still and motion to illustration, design, cinema, animation, 2D, 3D, stop motion, motion graphics and online. The BrightDrive Astella will serve as the heart of the newly established SAN, enabling multiple operators to work simultaneously.

 

 

 


BRIGHT TECHNOLOGIES ’ NEW BRIGHTDRIVES EMBRACED NEAR AND FAR


Las Vegas, NV April 17, 2012 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., www.4bright.com developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, has announced three sales of its new BrightDrive Procyon to facilities in far-flung corners of the globe. The server, making its debut trade show appearance at NAB 2012 at Bright’s Booth SL 8410, has already been embraced by German and American post-production facilities, and a Film Institute in Malaysia.

CinePostproduction Group Germany, one of the first post-production facilities in Germany that utilized SAN technologies for the post production workflow and a long-time Bright customer, has upgraded from a BrightDrive G1 to a BrightDrive Procyon. The BrightDrive Procyon, serving as the heart of the facility’s post-production workflow, provides the high-availability it needs to... [read more]

 


Bright Technologies To Unleash BrightClip® Advanced
Recording Technology As A Standalone Solution At NAB 2012

BrightClip SA ensures long-term high-performance for
all storage infrastructures.

BrightClip SAReno, USA, February 13, 2012 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has announced the availability of BrightClip® - their core technology – as a standalone solution. BrightClip SA (Stand Alone) will be launched officially at NAB 2012 in Bright’s Booth SL 8410.

BrightClip®

The breakthrough development presents the media & entertainment industry, including the post-production community, video integrators, solution providers, and storage vendors/manufacturers, with the opportunity to incorporate Bright’s astonishing patent-pending advanced recording technology into every Meta Data Controller (MDC) ensuring that the underlying storage subsystem doesn’t lose performance due to scattered file layout! [read more]

 


Bright Technologies Presents New Generation Of
BrightDrive Media File Servers for M&E Industry

BrightDrive Procyon and BrightDrive Triton answer
the need for economical, eco-friendly solutions in small footprint

 

BrightDrive Triton logo

Reno, USA, February 13, 2012 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has answered the industry’s need for economical, compact, eco-friendly media file servers by launching a new generation of BrightDrive servers.

BrightDrive Triton

The new BrightDrive Triton elevates BrightDrive G2, its predecessor, to a higher level. The new server answers the need for an attractively priced, green solution that only occupies a single rack unit. Triton also supports StorNext 4.2. In addition to their fresh look, BrightDrive’s Procyon and Triton eco-friendly designs lower cooling requirements and significantly reduce power costs. The servers’ agnostic architecture allow facilities to seamlessly interface with their preferred applications, protocol, resolution, and formats, eliminating the need for investment in new storage. [read more]

 


Bright Technologies Presents New Generation Of
BrightDrive Media File Servers for M&E Industry

BrightDrive Procyon and BrightDrive Triton answer
the need for economical, eco-friendly solutions in small footprint

 

BrightDrive Procyon logo

Reno, USA, December 7, 2011 -- Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has answered the industry’s need for economical, compact, eco-friendly media file servers by launching a new generation of BrightDrive servers.

BrightDrive Procyon

Designed and developed to address the rigorous demands of the media and entertainment

industry, BrightDrive Procyon and BrightDrive Triton offer a unique set of features and functionalities that dramatically increase productivity and maximize profitability via real-time collaboration between all clients.

The servers will incorporate Bright’s best-of-class software, including the astonishing new patent-pending BrightClip 2.0 advanced recording technology. The latest BrightClip release is faster and smarter than ever. More than just file allocation, it permanently overcomes the industry-wide problem of degradation... [read more]

 


SGO Plans To Adopt Bright Technologies’ BrightClip®

To Enable Seamless Integration Of Post System And Server

SGO Misitka Logo
Reno, USA, Nov 1, 2011: Bright Technologies Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has announced that SGO, provider of high-end solutions for the post-production and broadcast industries, has made an agreement to support the Company’s BrightClip® intelligent data recording technology on Mistika - SGO’s powerful post-production system. The integration enables customers to benefit from Mistika’s sophisticated feature-set combined with BrightDrive’s unique tools and functionalities for a robust post-production workflow.

Implementing BrightClip will enable Mistika to... [read more]

 


 

Films @ 59 Installs BrightDrive Media File Server for

New 3D Stereo Workflow

Films@59 logo
Reno, NV. September 29, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has announced that Bristol-based post-production house, Films @ 59, has installed a BrightDrive media file server to provide the shared storage infrastructure for its new Stereo3D post-production and VFX workflows. The system was supplied by London-based post-production and broadcast industry supplier, XTFX.

The new BrightDrive is networked with an Autodesk Flame Premium which provides 2K 3D stereoscopic finishing, making Films @ 59 currently the only 2K Stereo3D facility west of London. Together, the systems provide a powerful, state of the art 2K and Stereo3D... [read more]

 


Roger Beck Moves up to CTO at Bright Technologies
Roger Beck

Reno NV, October, 2011 –Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has announced the promotion of Roger Beck to chief technology officer from his position as worldwide manager of the Company’s Technical Services Group (TSG).

As CTO, Beck will collaborate with senior management to define and maintain strategies that support Bright’s blueprint for growth and deliver on the Company vision. He will remain well versed in current technology and industry trends while using his technical acumen to uncover, evaluate and develop new concepts and products to satisfy customer demand and strengthen the Company’s competitive edge.

“Roger is a true visionary, a strategic thinker and a strong collaborative leader,” stated
Ed Rodriguez... [read more]

 


 

Bright Launches DataOptimizer at IBC 2011

New Defragmentation Tool Improves Efficiency of Multi-Platform Post-Production WorkflowsDataOptimizer logo

Amsterdam, September 9, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, is launching DataOptimizer, a new defragmentation tool designed specifically for the media and entertainment industry, at IBC 2011 [booth #7.A10]. Based on the data optimizer subset previously available only as an option with Bright’s BrightDrive media file server, the new stand-alone DataOptimizer includes a range of features to improve the efficiency of any shared media post-production environment operating on StorNextFS or HyperFS.

DataOptimizer overcomes the challenges that arise as a result of normal post-production processes when file systems become fragmented or randomized. Using unique sequence-aware, multi-threaded intelligence, DataOptimizer quickly restores optimal data or file arrangements by optimizing its layout on the disks, creating large contiguous portions of files. DataOptimizer has been developed using Bright’s unique... [read more]

 


Bright Announces BrightDrive Astella Availability with

FalconStor HyperFS

Small Post-Production Facilities Now Able to Build Powerful, Low-Cost Shared Media Workflows

BrightDrive_Astella logo

Amsterdam, September 9, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, is using IBC 2011 [booth #7.A10] to announce the availability of its new BrightDrive Astella media file server for post-production workflows using FalconStor’s HyperFS file system. The development widens Bright’s market and enables more post facilities to benefit from cost-effective shared storage.

BrightDrive Astella is an all-in-one-box media file server that enables small facilities or dedicated departments from larger companies to embrace the full functionality of Bright’s field proven file server technology at an affordable price point. By making it available for HyperFS, Bright is enabling customers to share content through Fibre Channel and Ethernet. In addition... [read more]


Bright Launches DataMover, Post-Production’s First Sequence-Aware File Manager for Media, at IBC 2011

DataMover

Amsterdam, September 9, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, is launching DataMover, the first sequence-aware file manager designed solely for the media and entertainment industry, at IBC 2011 [booth #7.A10]. Previously available only as an option for its BrightDrive media file servers, DataMover is now available as a stand-alone cross-platform file manager for all post-production workflow automation environments.

DataMover brings high performance, multi-threaded, sequence-aware data transfer intelligence to complex digital post processes, providing users with a sophisticated and secure method of handling media files. It is fully optimized for fibre channel environments and has been designed specifically for integration with today’s highly complex, multi-platformed workflows. It also includes full support for StorNext FS and HyperFS workflows. [read more]

 


Bright Technologies Expands Technical Service Group with

New Systems EngineerSystems Engineer Ben Lairson

Reno, USA, August 29, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media, has appointed Ben Lairson as Systems Engineer. Lairson will be part of Bright’s Technical Services Group working out of the Reno-based head office, and will report to Bright’s Chief Technology Officer, Roger Beck.
Lairson joins Bright from Bally Technologies where he was a key member of the product development and support teams. He has also spent over a decade in IT in the film and broadcasting industry and has held various IT positions with education, manufacturing and gaming companies.
“We are extremely happy to have Ben on our team,” said Roger Beck, CTO, Bright Technologies, Inc. “He has a huge wealth of experience working with customers, and understands the need to create and maintain cost-effective and highly efficient post-production workflows. His tenacity, professionalism and logical approach to systems engineering make him... [read more]

 


Monitoring SuiteNew Monitoring Suite For Comprehensive

Systems Monitoring

Reno, USA, August 16, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media applications, has released a graphical user interface for Monitoring for its range of BrightDrive G2 and G2 Pro media file servers. The new GUI, together with Bright’s recently released Admin GUI, provide easy and fast interaction with BrightDrive’s comprehensive system management features and with all other essential components across digital film and post-production workflow infrastructures.

The new GUIs allow active monitoring of essential... [read more]

 

 


Bright Technologies Expands Sales Team with

New Inside Sales Specialist

Reno, USA, June 14, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology
for shared media, has named Jordan Steinke Jordan Steinkeas the latest recruit to its growing sales team. He takes up his new role as Inside Sales Specialist immediately, working from Bright’s head office in Reno, Nevada.

Steinke started out in business just five years ago having graduated from University of San Francisco with an MA. Since then, he has accumulated an impressive range of business skills having held responsible positions in finance, human resource and project management, as well as carving a successful career in sales.

“We welcome Jordan to the Bright sales team and look forward to benefitting from his considerable enthusiasm and talent in the field of negotiation and interpersonal skills,” said Shawn Clark, Sales Director, Bright Technologies, Inc. “He will play a vital role overseeing inside sales activities and will become an important source of information for resellers and customers.” [read more]

 

 

 


Bright Shapes Sanctum Workflows

Sanctum

The James Cameron produced 3D feature Sanctum is the latest film project to reap the rewards of Digital Pictures investment in a Bright Technologies G2 media server central storage system.

Bright software addresses the complex demands of file management in the professional media and entertainment industry. G2 is the only solution that maintains optimal file arrangement to prevent data randomization problems that cause permanent loss of performance and speed.

“Bright is the workhorse of our feature film pipeline,” said Nic Smith, Digital Intermediate Technical Director at Digital Pictures in Melbourne. “It has been incredibly reliable with no issues - it has always been very solid. [read more]

 


Bright Targets Small Postproduction Facilities with Launch of

New BrightDrive Astella Media File Server at NAB 2011

Astella

Las Vegas, NV, April 12, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, will be debuting BrightDrive Astella, a new entry-level media file server designed specifically for the smaller postproduction facility, at NAB 2011. BrightDrive Astella is an all-in-one-box media file server that enables small facilities to benefit from the full functionality of Bright’s field proven file server technology at an affordable price point. [read more]


Bright Technologies Showcases 3D Stereoscopic Optimizer at NAB 2011

New BrightDrive G2 Feature Enables Content Creators to Benefit from

Improved File Management in 3D Productions

G2 logo

Las Vegas, NV, April 12, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced technology for shared media environments, is showcasing its 3D Stereoscopic Optimizer at NAB 2011 on booth #SL9126. The 3D Stereoscopic Optimizer, a new addition to the comprehensive tool-set of the company’s BrightDrive G2 and BrightDrive G2 Pro media file servers, simplifies the workflow requirements of 3D post-production, and enables smaller post facilities to undertake 3D projects without having to dramatically increase their hardware commitments. [read more]


Bright Technologies Announces Collaboration with FalconStor Software

Bright’s Development Team Helps Customize FalconStor’s HyperFS for Media

Las Vegas, NV, April 12, 2011: Bright Technologies, Inc., developer of advanced file management technology for media, and FalconStor Software (www.falconstor.com),developer of innovative, scalable, and open storage management and data protection solutions announce their mutual efforts to enhance FalconStor’s HyperFS® file system for media. [read more]


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Bright Technologies Completes Business Transision

Bright Technologies, the former Bright Systems Technical Group, developers of advanced media file server technology, has completed its move to a new business model providing software-only products. In a conscious move away from its reputation as a supplier of end to end shared storage infrastructure solutions, Bright is now announcing a range of software-only file-based recording products designed specifically for the needs of today’s new breed of efficiency-driven, data-intensive digital post and broadcast workflows. [read more]

 


 

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