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Four different editions - one perfect for you.

BrightDrive Astella [ uh-STELL-a ] combines the power and intelligence of BrightDrive in a convenient and affordable entry-level solution.

All editions of BrightDrive Astella are based on qualified and certified hardware and software components to ensure the highest possible long-term performance with virtually no latencies.

BrightDrive Astella provides embedded connectivity - either FibreChannel or Ethernet - and is easily integrated as an all-in-one server to fit every environment.

All Astella editions include:

Storage, metadata server, and connectivity for up to 10 direct-attached clients - plus all the benefits and features of BrightDrive. 

  • Capacity starts at 24TB to 360TB for a single unit. (expand with JBODs to several PBs)
  • No need for separate metadata server.
  • Easy and transparent management with sophisticated Administration GUI.
  • Built-in performance self-test features.
  • Backup, Archive and Synchronize your data with pre-integrated Archiware P5
  • Maximize uptime.

 

The Astella fits easily in your existing workflow and serves
all connected clients in your facility across all departments.
Astella Options

You need a SAN with fast throughput on a FibreChannel fabric?

Astella SAN

   
Astella Fx Astella Dx
With the embedded meta-data server and integrated FC connectivity, there is no need for further investment in hardware. FC and Ethernet-based SAN-in-a-box. Maintenance-free MDC paired with storage.
No need for FC switch. No need for FC switch.
Maintenance-free server file system with BrightClip® - no fragmentation, no randomization, ever. Maintenance-free server file system with BrightClip® - no fragmentation, no randomization, ever.
StorNext® FC Clients. StorNext® FC and Distributed LAN Client (DLC) SAN.

Realtime concurrent streams:

8 x HD 4:4:4 DPX (1920x1080)
6 x 2K film DPX (2048x1556)
1 x 4K film DPX (4096x3112)

Realtime concurrent streams:

7 x HD 4:4:4 DPX(1920x1080)
4 x 2K film DPX (2048x1556)
1 x 4K film DPX(4096x3112)

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You prefer the ubiquity of Ethernet are interested in NAS?

Astella NAS

   
Astella Nx Astella Nx Pro
A NAS-in-a-box and the perfect entry-level solution for all facilities that prefer a network attached storage. Astella Nx Pro shares a single NFS and SMB mount, provides up to six concurrent 2K streams (or up to 2 streams of 4K) via 10GbE
No need for Ethernet switch. No need for Ethernet switch.
Maintenance-free server file system with BrightClip® - no fragmentation, no randomization, ever. Hybrid SSD/SAS Appliance
One shared file system via NFS/SMB One shared file system via NFS/SMB

Realtime concurrent streams:

6 x HD 4:4:4 DPX (1920x1080)
5 x 2K film DPX (2048x1556)
1 x 4K film DPX (4096x3112)

Realtime concurrent streams:

6 x 2K film DPX (2048x1556)
2 x 4K film DPX (4096x3112)

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BrightClip: Innovative Advanced Recording Technology

Intelligent guardian for high-performance - on every MDC.

Increase Performance. Decrease Fragmentation.

Our BrightDrive SAN Servers Procyon, Triton, Astella Fx and Astella Dx come with BrightClip®, our innovative advanced recording technology.

BrightClip is the intelligent solution that takes control of your file system and guarantees optimal file layout on the storage subsystem - in realtime and always up-to-date.

But BrightClip is much more than ordinary file allocation. BrightClip:

  • understands file sequences.
  • is file format agnostic and even recognizes AUTODESK file names.
  • dynamically and intelligently adjusts allocation sizes.
  • eliminates performance loss due to file fragmentation, randomization and interleaving.
BrightClip is the unique solution that is 100% effective - always.

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