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March 18, 2016

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Promax Platform Active Directory Integration

Platform Active Directory Integration – don’t just synchronize your AD, join the domain!  Promax Platform offers native integration with Microsoft Active Directory so you can secure your video servers like the rest of your infrastructure. Most video storage systems connect and synchronize user accounts to and from your domain controller.  This approach can create failed

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March 07, 2016

ProMAX at NAB 2016!

ProMAX is celebrating over 20 years as an exhibitor at NAB. Join us for the 2016 NAB Show where we will unveil major advancements to the Platform Workflow Servers Stop by our booth SL3825 and get a hands on demo of Platform or visit our hourly theatre presentations at your convenience. We look forward to seeing you at

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February 10, 2016

Video Tech Talk Ep 2: Shared Storage in a Commoditized Production World

ProMAX Systems, Jess Hartman, Brian Reisdorf and Nathaniel Cooper kick off our monthly podcast series, Video Tech Talk. This month’s episode, Shared Storage in a Commoditized Production World, examines the history of shared storage, current trends and how technology has “grown up” over the years and what that means to vendors, and production professionals. 

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February 08, 2016

Effective MAM for your Video Team

Over the past 15 years our industry has transitioned from traditional film and digital video workflows to file based workflows, spawning a new sub-industry within the production community, Digital Asset Management. With the release of Final Cut Server, Apple put Asset Management into the forefront of the minds of any facility with multiple artists.  Grown

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January 09, 2016

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Project Collaboration with Avid Software

ProMAX Platform now emulates the features of an Avid ISIS with Project Bin Locking.

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January 02, 2016

Video Tech Talk Ep 1: 10 years of Workflow Enhancements and I Still Can’t Do A Thing

Nathaniel Cooper of ProMAX Systems discusses production technology advances over the last decade and whether these potential benefits out weigh the time editors and production professionals spend on upgrading their systems to the new technologies.

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December 29, 2015

Thoughts on Evolution Amidst Production Disruption in an Ever-Changing Media and Technology Industry

“The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art.”  Director, John Lasseter I love this quote, and I couldn’t agree more. As technology creators, we are constantly challenged to build tools that will allow for limitless imagination. If you can dream it, we will build it. In this sense, Technologists, and Creatives are

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December 08, 2015

ProMAX Workflow Tips: Expanding Platform with 3rd Party Storage

ProMAX now offers users the ability to add their own 3rd party storage solutions to Platform.

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December 02, 2015

The Impact of Creativity

I’m a big fan of Fiverr.  It’s creative, it’s open market and does a great job of connecting people who can do something with people who want something. This year for Christmas I want impact for my 5-year-old triplet nephews and niece, something they will remember.  A difficult task to say the least. Difficult, until

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