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Facilis and BrandStar Team Up to Enable 4K+ Production - Customer Case Study

Based in Pompano Beach, Florida, BrandStar is a full-service brand marketing agency and production house. BrandStar has built a state-of-the-art studio where they produce award-winning TV shows and branded content that resonates with audiences across every screen, from original blogs and social messaging to digital activation, performance-based marketing and in-house production. Read the full Customer Case Study here.

 

Facilis and BrandStar Team Up to Enable 4K+ Production - Customer News Release

HUDSON, MA (December 5th, 2018) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, recently announced that BrandStar, a full-service brand marketing agency and production house, has installed a Facilis Shared Storage Network to support 4K+ collaborative post production workflows. Read the full Customer News Release here.

Facilis was highlighted on an episode of Inside the Blueprint

Facilis was highlighted on an episode of Inside the Blueprint which aired on Fox Business Channel (November 18th 5PM EST).

View it here.

Facilis Technology Displays 8K and UHD Capabilities of Collaborative Storage Solutions at Inter BEE 2018

Dynamic Fibre Channel and Ethernet sharing methods produce extreme performance

HUDSON, MA (November 9th, 2018) – At Inter BEE 2018, Facilis (Stand 3217), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will partner with its Authorized Reseller ITOCHU Cable Systems (ICS) to demonstrate 8K and UHD workflows with post-production equipment from leading brands including Avid, Blackmagic Design, Cambridge Research Systems and Venera Technologies.

Read the full press release here.

Facilis Improves Workflows at Montgomery Community Media

HUDSON, MA (October 25th, 2018) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, announced that Rockville, Maryland-based Montgomery Community Media (MCM) has recently upgraded their Facilis shared storage network to 96TB. Part of Montgomery county, MCM is the only independent, nonprofit organization providing access to public media (public access television and broadband media) directly to the county’s over one million residents as well as non-profit organizations, associations and local businesses. Near to DC, the public TV and web resource has served the public since the early eighties. Read the full customer news release here.

Facilis to Showcase Latest Shared File System Advancements at NAB NY 2018

Facilis shows further optimization and ease-of-use features in NAS-alternative solution

HUDSON, MA (October 15th, 2018) – At NAB NY 2018, Facilis (Stand N.627), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks will showcase Version 7.1 features and FastTracker 2.5. Built for the rigors of 4K+ video post-production, HDR, and VR 360 productions, the latest release of the Facilis Shared File System continues to distance itself from garden-variety NAS (Network Attached Storage) storage solutions available from so many vendors today. Click here to read the full release.

Facilis Technology & Key Code Media Present: Broadcast2Post Web Series

OCTOBER 2018: Facilis Technology | Manage Extreme High-Bandwidth Editorial & Finishing

This month, Key Code Media’s Broadcast2Post Web Series is inviting Facilis Technology to demonstrate how edit, conform, and color can optimize their pipeline and keep all their assets managed in high-bandwidth workflows. Scale bandwidth through dynamic aggregation, giving Avid, Adobe, and Blackmagic Design DaVinci users a way to work together on even the most demanding projects. Plus, use changeable sharing methods to bypass the management layer and get more performance out of small-scale server hardware.**A link to the webinar will be provided 5-days prior to the event via email. Register now to attend!

CIS Group Adds Facilis Technology Shared Storage to Product Offerings

Shared file-system architecture offers a choice from traditional NAS storage products

HUDSON, MA (October 9th, 2018) –  Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, and CIS Group Corporation, a leading distributor and digital media systems designer and integrator covering the United States and Brazil, today announced the addition of Facilis shared storage products to the CIS solutions portfolio. CIS Group will carry the entire line of Facilis storage products including TerraBlock network shared storage, FastTracker Asset Tracking, and storage/archival solutions. Click here to read the full release.

Facilis and ProVision Create Fully IP Multi-Ingest Capture System

Up to 16 video video sources can be captured directly over SMPTE 2022-6/7 to Facilis Shared File System during multi-camera production

HUDSON, MA (September 14, 2018) –  Facilis (IBC Booth 7.C14), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced that Israel-based system integrator and software developer, ProVision  has qualified V3 of its InVision multi-ingest solution with the Facilis Shared Storage System. Targeted specifically for the demands of multi-camera production, Invision V3 now records/encodes HD/SD formats directly to the Facilis Shared File System volumes over IP using the SMPTE 2022-6/7 standard. IBC attendees will be able to see a demonstration of ProVision’s Invision on the Facilis stand. Click here to read the full release.

Facilis Technology at IBC 2018 (Video)

AMSTERDAM (September 17, 2018) – Facilis Technology at IBC 2018. James McKenna’s interview with KitPlus/TVBay discussing the latest advancements in shared storage for post production.

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Facilis FastTracker Panel is Now Available On Adobe Exchange

HUDSON, MA (August 24, 2018)FastTracker Panel provides access to the FastTracker asset database within Adobe Premiere Pro CC & After Effects CC.

Click here to view the download.

(https://www.adobeexchange.com/creativecloud.details.100753.html)

story house case study Aug 2018Story House Productions Upgrades and Expands Shared Storage Capacity with Facilis Technology

HUDSON, MA (August 16, 2018)Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, announced today that Story House Productions has upgraded and extended the shared storage network in its Berlin facility with a 448TB Hub Server Stack consisting of two TerraBlock 24D servers, TX16 expansion chassis and the Hub Server which manages and controls traffic across the system. The new system was supplied and installed by Systempiloten, a Facilis Authorized Reseller. Read the press release here.

SolidLine Media Customer Testimonial Video

HUDSON, MA (August 2018) – Facilis Technology Customer SolidLine Media's Testimonial on using TerraBlock Shared Storage. August 2018. View the full video here.

Facilis Technology Displays Shared File System Advancements and New Workflows at IBC 2018

HUDSON, MA (July 2nd, 2018)At IBC 2018, Facilis (Stand 7.C14), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks will demonstrate Version 7.1 features and FastTracker 2.5 for the first time in Europe.  New features currently in development will be previewed as well. Read the full news release here.

Facilis Technology Deploys Hub Server at Notable Customer Sites Around the World

HUDSON, MA (June 19th, 2018) – Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks today announced that its Hub Server, a performance aggregator that can be added to new and existing Facilis shared storage systems, has been deployed in several large and notable customer sites. Read the full news release here.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Marketing and Communication Case Study

Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is an $8 billion integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading health care systems in the United States. Johns Hopkins Medicine unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with the organizations, health professionals and facilities of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System. Read the full case study here.

Tyrell presents Facilis Shared Storage at Media Production Show 2018

HUDSON, MA (June 7, 2018) –Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will be represented at the Media Production Show 2018 by its authorized distributor Tyrell.

Tyrell will demonstrate Facilis TerraBlock and Shared File System, an industry-leading combination in network shared storage systems that is ideal for post-production and content creation workflows. The cost-efficient system offers exceptional flexibility, working seamlessly with all the major editing platforms and integrating easily with virtually all MAM systems on the market, thus allowing customers to build the workflow that suits them and avoiding ‘ecosystem’ lock-in. Facilis systems are available from 32TB to 256TB per server.

Read the full news release here.

Rusted Rooster Relies on Facilis TerraBlock to Bring Home the Bacon

HUDSON, MA (April, 2018) – Based in Midland, Michigan, Rusted Rooster Media is a full service, specialty outdoor production company. With a focus on outdoor/survival content and capturing the most pristine images of nature, The Rusted Rooster team produces TV shows, commercials, digital assets, and short films for their continually growing list of clients. Starting in 2012 with their successful show Dropped – Project Alaska, the Keefer Brothers, TV personalities and founders of Rusted Rooster, have steadily grown their video production and editing business to a team of 24 full time staff. This includes the Hatch Marketing Group which handles graphic design, marketing and branding for many of the same clients.

Read the full news release here.

Facilis Technology Shows New FastTracker Adobe®  Premiere®  Pro CC Panel

HUDSON, MA (April 4, 2018) – At NAB 2018, Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the latest advancements to its FastTracker integrated asset tracking software and announce a new panel for seamless integration with Adobe® Premiere® Pro CC, part of Adobe Creative Cloud®.

Read the full news release here.

Facilis Technology Ships New Version of its Advanced Shared Storage Solution

HUDSON, MA (March 23, 2018) –  Facilisa leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, has announced the immediate availability of the latest version of its shared storage solution. Read the full news release here.

Addis AbabaAddis Ababa State TV Places Facilis Shared Storage at Heart of New Digital Production Workflow

HUDSON, MA (March 7, 2018) –  Facilis a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks has announced the successful installation of a multi-user shared storage system within a new state-of-the-art broadcast production facility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.Read the full news release here.

Facilis Technology Unveils New Version of Shared Storage at NAB 2018 

HUDSON, MA (February 15, 2018) – At NAB 2018, Facilis (Booth SL7920), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will compare generic NAS to the custom-built shared file system in the latest version of its award-winning shared storage network. Read the full release here.

Facilis TerraBlock Used at Local Hero for 4K Finishing & Netflix Deliverables

HUDSON, MA (November 6, 2017) –  Working strictly with file-based digital content from its beginnings in 2006, Local Hero is the most trusted post production boutique on the west side of Los Angeles. When file-based digital cameras were struggling to get a foothold, Local Hero was instrumental in pushing forward the digital revolution in Hollywood to what it has become today. With years of experience in file-based workflows, the team at Local Hero routinely consults with clients on how to manage their data, which camera and codec will bring them the look they want, all before the first frame is shot.

Read the full news release here.

Weber Shandwick Chooses Facilis TerraBlock for Cutting Edge 4K, VR/360 Workflows

HUDSON, MA (October 18, 2017) Weber Shandwick, part of the Interpublic Group, is a leading global communications agency in 79 cities across 34 countries, with a network extending to 127 cities in 81 countries. The firm’s diverse team of strategists, analysts, producers, designers, developers and campaign activators has won the most prestigious awards in the world for innovative, creative approaches and impactful work. They work for some of the leading brands and organizations worldwide on projects ranging from brand anthems, docu-narrative storytelling, social-focused content, 360-degree VR video, to live-streaming with their proprietary GoLive technology. Read the full case study here.

Facilis Technology Highlights Version 7, Hub Server & Total Facility Control at NAB NY

Future-proof post workflows with new Web Console, and Open Storage Attachment

HUDSON, MA (October 11th, 2017) – At NAB NY 2017, Facilis (Booth N235), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase its latest Version 7.0 Shared Storage system, built for the rigors of 4K film and video post-production. Available with Version 7.0 is the new Facilis Hub Server, a performance aggregator that can be added to new and existing TerraBlock systems. The Open Storage Attachment feature promotes generic storage to Facilis Shared File System volumes, and a new browser-based, mobile compatible Web Console delivers enhanced workflow and administration. Read the full news release here.

IBC 2017 IBTVIBC 2017 - Business News Saturday (Video by IBTV - IBC TV)

Business News with Marc Czessack (Schnittwerk) and Jim McKenna (Facilis). View the full video here.

 

IBC 2017 - Interview with James McKenna (Video by postPerspective)

Business News with Marc Czessack (Schnittwerk) and Jim McKenna (Facilis). View the full video here.

 

IBC 2017 - Shared Storage Solutions with Facilis (Video by KITPLUS)

HUDSON, MA (September 20, 2017) –  KITPLUS talks with Facilis about their new shared storage solutions during IBC 2017 in Amsterdam at stand B7.40. View the video here.

 

Facilis Qualifies Provision’s InVision Multi-Ingest Capture System

HUDSON, MA (September 15, 2017) –  Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced that Israel-based system integrator and software developer, ProVision, has qualified its InVision multi-ingest solution to work with the Facilis Shared File system. Targeted specifically for the demands of multi-camera production, Invision records/encodes HD/SD formats directly to Facilis Shared File System volumes from a Windows-based workstation. Read the full news release here.

Facilis Technology has been shortlisted for IABM's Design & Innovation Awards

HUDSON, MA (September 5th, 2017) – At IBC 2017, Facilis (Booth 7.B40), has been added to IABM's shortlist for their Design & Innovation Awards! These awards recognize exciting new products, services and projects that offer significant solutions or new opportunities to the broadcast and Media Technology Industry. Learn more here.

 

Facilis Gives European Debut to TerraBlock Version 7.0 Shared Storage System at IBC 2017

HUDSON, MA (July 5, 2017) – At IBC 2017, Facilis (Booth 7.B40), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will showcase the new Version 7.0 TerraBlock Shared Storage Systems for the first time in Europe. Included within Version 7.0 is the new Facilis Hub Server, a performance aggregator that can be added to new and existing TerraBlock systems, and a new browser-based, mobile compatible Web Console that delivers enhanced workflow and administration from any connected location. Read the full release here.

Telelatino Case Study ImageTelelatino Network (TLN) Expands and Grows with Facilis TerraBlock

HUDSON, MA July 12, 2017 – , Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced that Toronto-based Telelatino Network Inc. (TLN) has standardized their entire both production and post-production storage infrastructure on Facilis shared storage systems. Read the full news release here.

Facilis Technology Now Shipping Version 7 with Web Console Interface and New High-Performance Hub Server

Changes include Open Storage Attachment and robust aggregation technology.

HUDSON, MA (June 16, 2017) –Facilis, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, today announced the release of Facilis Shared Storage Version 7. The new Facilis Hub Server, a performance aggregator that can be added to new and existing TerraBlock systems, is immediately available. Version 7 includes a new browser-based, mobile compatible Web Console that delivers enhanced control, monitoring and administration.

“When we saw what the Facilis Hub Server could do, we were happy to be one of the first to place an order,” said James Jackson, post production supervisor at Q Center in St. Charles, IL. “We are doing more and more shared 4K workflows and we wanted to future proof our next investment. We look forward to playing multiple streams of 4K across our facility.” Read the full news release here.

 

Hammes and Buhler postproductionHammes & Bühler Postproduction Builds Streamlined Collaborative Workflows with Facilis TerraBlock at their Heart

Speed Systems provide local support to reinforce reliable, high-performance shared storage system

HUDSON, MA (May 31, 2016) –    “When we started this new post production facility, it was a no-brainer to select Facilis Technology for all our shared storage needs. Here, TerraBlock is the heart of the facility’s production workflow. The machines are fast and reliable. They enable collaborative workflows, which are critical for over 90 percent of our projects since they enable multiple editors in muitiple edit suites to work simultaneously on the same content,” so said Philipp Hammes, CEO of Cologne-based Hammes & Bühler Postproduction. Hammes was talking after the announcement of his company’s investment  in a TerraBlock shared storage system from Facilis Technology, supplied by local channel partner, Speed Systems. Read the full news release here.

nobeo GmbH Adopts Facilis Shared Storage at One of Europe’s Most Sophisticated Interdisciplinary Media Production Campuses

TerraBlock shared storage supports all production and postproduction operations at leading European broadcast, OTT and WebTV production complex

HUDSON, MA (May 16, 2017) –    Facilis Technology, a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, has announced the successful installation of a large-scale shared storage solution at leading German TV production service providers, nobeo GmbH. Working closely with local channel partner, Cologne-based Speed Systems, Facilis has installed three TerraBlock 24EX/16 and TerraBlock TX16 expandable storage systems together with a TerraBlock Hybrid24 storage system. Read the full news release here.

 

James McKenna HeadshotCan Content Creators & Facilities Keep Pace with New Large File Media Workflows?

Will developments such as UHD, HDR and VR create a two-tier broadcast industry: Facilis calls for pragmatic approach to technical evolution

HUDSON, MA (April 12, 2017) – This year more than any other, NAB is a showcase of the latest technology and business developments in high-resolution content creation. Whether it's UHD, HDR or VR production, throughout the Las Vegas Convention Center’s halls, NAB’s exhibitors will respond to seismic changes within the broadcast and electronic media industries with a renewed emphasis on super high data rate production workflows. Read the full media advisory here.

 

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.