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OpenDrives Will Show at Annual NAB Show in Las Vegas April 7-12

(March 08, 2018)

LOS ANGELES, March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OpenDrives, a global provider of ultra-fast shared storage solutions for the media and entertainment (M&E) industry, today announced its planned exhibition at the National Association of Broadcasters Show in Las Vegas on April 7-12, 2018. The company will be showcasing its product family of NAS storage solutions and Opus operating system software at Booth SL2424. The OpenDrives team will demonstrate how its NAS storage solutions, including their Media Accelerator powered by NVMe (Non-Volatile Memory Express), significantly boost real-world editorial, transcoding, color grading and visual effects workflows. Workflows across several content formats including 4K, 6K, 8K, High Dynamic Range (HDR), High Frame Rate (HFR) and virtual reality (VR) using Adobe Premiere, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, Foundry Nuke and Telestream Advantage softwares will be showcased.

Chad Knowles, chief executive officer of OpenDrives, explains the importance of the show and why he believes it represents a unique opportunity to serve a diverse group of stakeholders in attendance. “OpenDrives was founded by media and entertainment technologists, so optimizing workflows for the creative professionals that attend NAB is in our blood,” Knowles said. “Our company’s growth and solutions implementations in several key accounts in 2017 is further testament to that. We’re excited to share the downright amazing gains in productivity and speed our customers are enjoying with our solutions, the fastest NAS systems in the market.”

Leveraging its reputation for transforming complex technical challenges into breakthrough workflows, Knowles is pleased with the company’s momentum. OpenDrives is announcing a wider variety of product offerings this year, including an all-new entry-level system with a targeted price point of $35,000USD and a new hybrid, flash based mid-level system, featuring a greatly upgraded Media Accelerator. OpenDrives is ahead of the storage market with the new Media Accelerator by employing NVMe technology to both accelerate throughput and reduce latency. The focus on product family additions will be a key theme as the company heads towards the release of a top-tier, enterprise level, high-availability system after NAB.

Attendees are invited to schedule product demonstrations at the OpenDrives/Studio Xperience Booth (SL2424) using where the OpenDrives team will be showcasing solutions that currently power the creative workflows of some of the largest media companies in the world.

About OpenDrives

OpenDrives develops network attached storage and workflow solutions that empowers the world’s leading media & entertainment companies to push the limits of technology and discover new efficiencies in their workflows and business models. With the industry’s best balance of Cost-per-Terabyte vs. Performance, OpenDrives’ customers realize meaningful competitive advantages by creating, delivering and monetizing digital content faster and more efficiently.

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