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PostAdMarch_no product shot includedFacilis Technology Announces New High-Performance Hub Server and Web Console Interface with TerraBlock Version 7

Substantial performance enhancement options for existing customers plus new scale-out and usability features makes V7 the most compelling release in years.

HUDSON, MA (February 28th, 2017) –Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced the all new Facilis Hub Server, a performance aggregator that can be added to new and existing TerraBlock systems. Also announced as part of version 7 is a new browser-based, mobile compatible Web Console that delivers enhanced workflow and administration from any connected location. The new solutions will be unveiled at NAB 2017 on booth SL7920.

 

Lucky Post Case Study Group ImageLucky Post Finds New Efficiencies and Shared Workflows with Facilis TerraBlock

Lucky Post is a state-of-the-art, full-service post studio based in Dallas, Texas, specializing in creative editorial. Built in 2012, the company has enjoyed rapid growth, and today, it has become a leading post house in the Dallas area. A key to the company's success is the ability to be flexible with their edit suites and storage infrastructure. Cross-platform shared workflows maximize the team's productivity and allows Lucky Post to serve a range of client projects simultaneously. Read the full release here.

Wild DreamsAward-winning UK Production Company, Wild Dream Films, Upgrades Facilis Shared Storage to Support Business Growth

HUDSON, MA (February 7, 2017) – Facilis Technology, a leading international manufacturer of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, has announced a major upgrade and storage capacity increase to its TerraBlock shared storage system at multi-award winning production company, Wild Dream Films.

Read the full release here.

Product 4 ShotFacilis Technology Unveils Version 7 of Shared File System and Deploys New Technology to Increase Performance and Scalability at NAB 2017

HUDSON, MA (January 31th, 2017) – At NAB 2017, Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will introduce version 7.0 of its award-winning TerraBlock shared storage system and showcase changes that offer significant performance gains for both new and installed TerraBlock storage networks. Read the full release here.

Van Wagner Big Screen Networks Press Release ImageVan Wagner Sports and Entertainment Relies on Facilis TerraBlocks to Produce Big Screen Content Both Home and Away

HUDSON, MA (January 19, 2017) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment Productions (VWSE Productions), the world leader in video board production for major sporting events, is relying on several Facilis TerraBlock shared storage systems to produce big screen content for both their onsite production departments and for use offsite during major sporting events. Read the full release here.

City of Virginia BeachLife's a Pleasure Beach at VBTV with Facilis TerraBlock

HUDSON, MA (January 12th, 2017) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets today announced that Virginia Beach TV (VBTV) is relying on Facilis shared storage systems to manage hours of weekly programming it produces for the City of Virginia Beach, VA. Read the full release here.

FYSK 2Facilis Announces Strong Growth in Sales throughout APAC Region

HUDSON, MA (December 15, 2016) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced strong growth in sales throughout 2016 in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Recently, the company has announced a number of new high-profile customer installations of its TerraBlock shared storage systems. Read the full case study here.

VWBSVan Wagner Sports and Entertainment Relies on Facilis TerraBlock to Produce Big Screen Content Both Home and Away

Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment Productions (VWSE Productions) specializes in live sports entertainment and production with an emphasis on in-venue displays. If you find yourself at a live sporting event watching a video board display, it’s almost guaranteed that VWSE Productions is providing the content for that, as well as the ribbon and auxiliary boards. They've also been embedded at Churchill Downs (the Kentucky Derby), The Rose Bowl Game, Notre Dame, USC, and every NCAA championship over the last 10 years. Read the full case study here.

Powervision Case Study ImageIndian Broadcaster Migrates to File-based Workflows with Facilis TerraBlock at its Heart

HUDSON, MA (November 30, 2016) – Facilis Technology, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, has announced the completion of a project that sees it’s TerraBlock shared storage system establish non-linear workflows at Indian international broadcaster, Powervision TV. Throughout this project, Facilis worked closely with its primary Indian channel partner, Wecom Global.Read the full case study here.

Ellen Fine Case Study ImageFacilis TerraBlock at work on Canadian family drama series Backstage

Ellen Fine, CCE (Canada Cinema Editor) is a veteran freelance film editor who has worked extensively in both Los Angeles and Toronto. Ms. Fine is the supervising editor and consulting producer on the Canadian teen drama series BackstageBackstage is produced by Fresh TV and distributed by DHX. It currently airs on the Family Channel in Canada and on the Disney Channel in the US and worldwide. Read the full case study here.

FYSK News ReleaseFacilis Technology Helps Establish Collaborative Workflows at Taoist Religious Broadcaster in Hong Kong

HUDSON, MA (November 7, 2016) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets has installed a TerraBlock 24D 48TB shared storage system in a new broadcast production facility in Hong Kong. Taoist religious and cultural organization, Fung Ying Seen Koon (FYSK), broadcasts a single TV channel over Hong Kong’s IPTV network. It is now using its new Facilis TerraBlock to revolutionize production workflows, introducing far more collaboration between its editors and program producers. Read full news release here.

NAB Show NY 2016 Event ImageFacilis Brings Affordable, Powerful Storage Technology to New York Post Production Facilities at NAB Show NY

Cost effective, high performance shared storage with integrated asset tracking and archive/backup tools already powers hundreds of NY facilities

HUDSON, MA (November 2nd, 2016) – At NAB Show NY 2016 on stand 1419, Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest enhancements to its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production. Read full release here.

Police Body Camera Study News Release ImageFacilis Solves the Missing Storage Link to Revolutionary Police Body Camera Study

Recording & storing Police body camera footage reduces public complaints by 93%

HUDSON, MA (October 6, 2016) – Independent US-based technology company, Facilis Technology, has offered what it believes is the missing link in a new surveillance system intended to safeguard law enforcement officers as they perform their daily duties. Using its innovative TerraBlock shared storage technology that was originally developed for use by television broadcasters and program production facilities, Facilis has proposed a system that enables law enforcement agencies to reliably store, review and retrieve video footage recorded by officers.

Facilis - Filmwerk Germany's Got Talent 1Filmwerk.com & Systempiloten Revolutionize Daily Rush Challenge on Germany’s Got Talent Show with Facilis TerraBlock

HUDSON, MA (September 9, 2016) – The next series of Germany’s version of the Got Talent Show, Project Got Talent 2016, is currently in production and will go to air on 10th September. As part of a massive time critical production schedule, Kӧln-based production service companies, Filmwerk GmbH and Systempiloten, have revolutionized the daily rushes process by integrating Facilis’ TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production.

homepage-IBC-2016-news-300x180Facilis Shared Storage Technology Brings Affordable 4K and VR Workflows Within Reach of All Users at IBC 2016

HUDSON, MA (August 29, 2016) – At IBC 2016, Facilis (Booth 7.B40), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest enhancements to its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production. Read more.

SFJAZZSFJAZZ Gets into the Groove with Facilis TerraBlock

Billed as a “sanctuary for jazz,” the SFJAZZ Center is the first stand-alone building in the country solely dedicated to jazz. Located only blocks from San Francisco’s City Hall, SFJAZZ Center is the culmination of a vision developed by the SFJAZZ organization, which for 30 years presented year-round concerts, including the San Francisco Jazz Festival in rented venues. Purpose-built from the ground up in 2013, the 36,000-square- foot two story facility presents over 300 performances and events year-round, along with educational programs that reach thousands of students each year. Read more.

GroupShot2015SmAt IBC 2016 Facilis Technology Demonstrates High-Performance, Leading Edge Shared Storage Solutions

HUDSON, MA (July 05, 2016) – At IBC 2016, Facilis (Booth 7.B40), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase its Flash/SSD (Solid State Drive) technology, which it has incorporated within the TerraBlock Hybrid24 and SSD8 products. While the integration of SSD technology significantly increases the available shared bandwidth for heavy 4K+ production, it’s important to correctly and efficiently utilize SSD technology in a broadcast or post production workflow. Read more.

maxresdefault-300x169Mexican Cinematographer David Torres Relies on Facilis TerraBlock to Handle Complex Workflows

David Torres is a renowned Mexican cinematographer, cameraman and editor. His work ranges from the breathtaking series of short films he produced for the project “Stars of the Bicentennial” to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Mexico, to underwater cinematography and commercials. Read more.

Facilis Ships FastTracker - Integrated Asset Tracking, Search, & Media Access for Facilis Shared Storage Systems

HUDSON, MA (March 30th, 2016) –Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced the immediate availability of FastTracker, a new, integrated application for cataloging, searching and viewing any media within TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems. FastTracker offers the quickest way to find media, view it, and bring it directly into an editing application. Read more.

Facilis Technology Unveils Product Innovations and Emerging Technologies at NAB

HUDSON, MA (March 24th, 2016) – At NAB, on booth SL8811, Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks is unveiling some of the new features that will be added in 2016 to its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production. With 32Gbps Fibre channel connectivity and 12Gbps SAS SSD (Solid State Drive) hardware, Facilis remains the performance leader in shared storage networks. Read more.

Award-winning Hettema Group Brings Creation of Experiential Entertainment In-House with Facilis

HUDSON, MA (March 3rd, 2016) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that The Hettema Group (THG) is using the Facilis TerraBlock shared storage system to enable their in-house media department to collaborate efficiently and share large volumes of content. Read more.

Looking back on NAB 2016 – How might this year’s trends affect your business?

As we say goodbye to another NAB Show, it’s always interesting to reflect on the questions we heard most often from customers and prospects on the show floor.  Not surprisingly, the amount of 4K+ resolutions coming in the door has grown significantly from last year for many facilities. Read more.

ABS-CBN’s iPost Deploys Large Facilis Technology SSD Hybrid Shared Storage System

HUDSON, MA (April 12, 2016) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced a large-scale order for its TerraBlock shared storage system. Philippines-based ABS-CBN Corporation iPost (Integrated Post Production) has purchased four TerraBlock Hybrid24 systems, which have already been delivered and installed at the customer’s Quezon City-based post production facility. Read more.

FastTracker _ LaptopFacilis Ships FastTracker - Integrated Asset Tracking, Search, & Media Access for Facilis Shared Storage Systems

HUDSON, MA (March 30th, 2016) –Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced the immediate availability of FastTracker, a new, integrated application for cataloging, searching and viewing any media within TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems. FastTracker offers the quickest way to find media, view it, and bring it directly into an editing application. Read more.

Facilis Technology Introduces New Value and Performance Standards at NAB 2016

HUDSON, MA (February 21st, 2016) – At NAB 2016, Facilis (Booth SL8811), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest enhancements to its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production. Read more.

BVE Logo 2015Facilis Technology Disrupts Value and Performance Standards at BVE 2016

HUDSON, MA (February 17, 2016) – At BVE 2016, Facilis (Stand R06), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage systems and dynamic workflow solutions for the film, broadcast and AV markets, will showcase the latest enhancements to its TerraBlock shared storage system for content creation and post production. Read more.