ProMAX Platform™ Integrated Workflow Servers

Each component of the Platform System demonstrates superior stand-alone value for media creators; Advanced Shared Storage, Intuitive Asset Management and Searchable Archiving. Yet when used together, these three components create a synergistic ecosystem increasing collaboration and efficiency of content creation teams.

Which Platform™ is Right for You?
Platform Workflow Family
Platform Online

Platform Online

Faster Workflows, Better Creative

Supercharging your creative workflows, Platform Online gives video professionals the most powerful server in the industry, with storage performance for 4K & beyond, and huge CPU power to offload processor intensive tasks.

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Platform Nearline

Platform Nearline

Think Bigger, Work Faster

Stop hoarding media on your ‘Online’ storage – scale your system with a high capacity, cost effective Nearline solution, delivering ultra-high speed data transfer and ‘Enterprise’ levels of data protection.

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Platform Pro-Cache

Platform Pro-Cache

Network Backup and Archive

Connect to your existing network for simple yet powerful backup and archiving

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Platform Portable

Platform Portable

Share Everything, Anywhere

On-set, in the hotel, or back in the studio, Platform Portable is the best way for teams to connect their existing attached storage and create a powerful but simple shared editing environment.

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Platform Studio

Platform Studio

Big Performance for Smaller Teams

Whisper-quiet and with a unique desktop form factor, Platform Studio is ideal for smaller studios looking for an affordable high-performance Workflow Server to upgrade their creative process.

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Platform Family Comparison Chart

PRO-CACHE

PORTABLE

STUDIO

ONLINE
1000

ONLINE
1500

ONLINE
2000

ONLINE
2500

NEARLINE
7000

BEST FOR

Network Archive & Backup

On set, on the road, 3rd Party Storage

Small Studio, Office Environment

Entry Level Power with good expansion

Mid Level performance with great capacity

Enterprise performance and scalability

Ultimate Power, Performance and Scalability

Great capacity, fast access, economical

COMPATIBILITY

Direct Edit with: Avid Media Composer, ProTools, FCP 7, FCP 10

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Adobe Creative Cloud, Blackmagic Resolve, + many others

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

STORAGE CAPACITY

Max TB per Chassis

10TB

4TB*

48TB

64TB

96TB

128TB

192TB

288TB

Max TB per Node (Raw)

10TB

*

96TB

196TB

224TB

512TB

576TB

864TB

Expansion Nodes

2

4

4

4

10

10

10

10

USER CONNECTIVITY

Max 1GbE Direct Connections

4

5

9

9

14

14

14

5

Max 10GbE Direct Connections

2

2

6

12

12

12

12

4

With Switch

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

STREAMING SPEEDS

1080 Streams (ProRes 422, DNx115)

N/A

17

17

28

38

52

65

N/A

4K Streams (ProRes 422, DNx115)

N/A

5

5

10

13

18

23

N/A

MB/Sec Verified thru network ports to clients

N/A

400

400

650

900

1200

1500

N/A

CONNECTIVITY (ATTACHED STORAGE)

Thunderbolt

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

USB 3.0

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Firewire (400, 800)

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Opt

Opt

eSata

Yes

Yes

Opt

Opt

Yes

Opt

Opt

Opt

Fibre Channel

No

Opt

Opt

Opt

Opt

Opt

Opt

Opt

SAS

No

Opt

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

PROCESSING POWER

CPU Cores (Speed)

2
(3.1GHz)

4
(4.0GHz)

4
(4.0GHz)

6
(3.7GHz)

6
(3.7GHz)

20
(2.2GHz)

20
(2.2GHz)

16
(2.4GHz)

Upgrade

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

20
(3.5GHz)

20
(3.5GHz)

20
(3.5GHz)

BASE RAM

16GB

16GB

16GB

16GB

16GB

32GB

32GB

16GB

OPTIONS

Drive Swap

No

No

Optional

Included

Included

No

No

No

Internal LTO

No

No

Optional

Optional

Optional

External

External

External

Card Reader

No

No

Included

Optional

Optional

No

No

No

(4) 1TB SSD RAID

No

No

No

Optional

Optional

No

No

No

ARCHIVE OPTIONS

Max Tap Drivers Supported

2

2

2

2

2

6

6

3

Proxy Gen before Archive

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Internal LTO6-LTO7 Drive

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

External LTO6-LTO7 Sidecar

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Rackmount 2U LTO6-LTO7

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

24 Tape Library LTO6-LTO7

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

48 Tape Library LTO6-LTO7

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

80-240 Tape Library LTO6-LTO7

No

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Thunderbolt LTO6-LTO7

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

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