Press Releases

September 12, 2017

ProMAX Adds Platform CORE™ Series as Entry Point to Product Line

New High Performance Shared Storage Servers offer workflow efficiencies to broader market.

(September 12th, 2017; Santa Ana, CA) ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, has released a new lineup of high performance Shared Storage Servers aimed at creative teams who want fast, scalable shared storage now and the ability to grow into a workflow server ecosystem in the future.

Born out of the same technology powering ProMAX Platform Workflow Servers, Platform CORE™ is a series of high performance Shared Storage Servers designed for collaborative direct editing by creative teams using Adobe Creative Cloud™, Avid Media Composer™, Apple Final Cut Pro™ in addition to other creative applications.  Scalable to Petabytes thru multiple connected nodes, Platform CORE incorporates sophisticated data management capabilities including mirroring, snapshots, and automated maintenance, yet provides simple access and administration thru the easy to use browser based interface.

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September 12, 2017

ProMAX to add automated Hybrid Cloud Backup to Platform Workflow Servers

New cloud backup function will allow media creators to automatically push projects and footage to their existing cloud storage accounts

(September 12th, 2017; Santa Ana, CA) ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, has announced new functionality that will integrate ProMAX Platform™ Workflow Servers with client’s existing cloud services such as Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure™, Google Cloud Storage™, Rackspace™ and many others.

“As cloud technology and connection infrastructure continues to improve, media organizations look for easier ways to backup and restore their critical assets.” said Jess Hartmann, CEO of ProMAX Systems.  “With the introduction of ProMAX Platform Hybrid Cloud Backup, customers will enjoy automated backup to the cloud storage service of their choice.  And because this new feature is fully integrated into the Platform browser interface, any permitted user can backup or restore server files directly from their workstation.”

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April 24, 2017

ProMAX Grows Platform Workflow Server Capabilities with Version 5.5

New Workflow Servers features designed to enhance creative collaboration, asset management control, and integration with production technology.  

(April 24th, 2017; Santa Ana, CA) ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, has announced Platform Version 5.5, a significant software enhancement to its award-winning workflow servers and storage systems.  This release extends the Platforms capabilities in a number of areas, all focused on extending workflow efficiency for content creators.

“With Platform version 5.5 we have enabled a number of new feature sets designed for content creation workflows including significant upgrades to asset management searching, Proxy Editing for Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Cloud TM, Bulk User Management for University Media Labs, and Broadcast Capture and streaming for NewTek NDI TM devices”, stated Jess Hartmann, CEO of ProMAX Systems.  “All of these improvements continue our goal and roadmap of building the most comprehensive media workflow servers in the industry”.

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April 24, 2017

ProMAX Adds Full SSD Workflow Servers with up to 64TB per Unit and 3.2GB/sec Performance

New Workflow Servers open up new opportunities for collaborative editing and multi-user image sequence finishing.  

(April 24th, 2017; Santa Ana, CA) ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, has released a new lineup of Platform workflow servers focused on very high-performance – 4K and higher – finishing workflows.  These systems, based on 3D NAND SSD technology offer massive performance combined with high capacity storage for image sequence workflows in the media creation space.

“Collaborative Finishing Workflows for 4K DPX or other image sequences are particularly difficult to handle in a Shared Storage Environment” said Jess Hartmann, CEO of ProMAX.  “Each of these video streams requires over 800 Megabytes per second throughput to each workstation.  When you have multiple artists pulling these kinds of streams at the same time, traditional Shared Storage systems just can’t keep up.  But with our new Platform Online SSD systems, we can deliver up to 4 streams, or 3.2 Gigabytes per second, to a team of content creators”.

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April 24, 2017

ProMAX Enables Storage IP Workflows with NewTek NDI™

New capability to Capture, Store and Play NDI broadcast streams on ProMAX Platform Storage and Workflow Servers available in Release 5.5.

(April 24th, 2017; Santa Ana, CA) ProMAX Systems, world leader in integrated workflow technology for creative media organizations, today announced support for software-driven IP workflows using NewTek NDI™. Joining the industry’s largest IP ecosystem of products and the rapidly expanding number of companies enabling IP-based customer workflows ProMAX Systems has integrated NDI into their award-winning workflow servers.

NewTek’s royalty free NDI technology allows video and audio sources to be shared bi-directionally across a network, eliminating the need for costly direct connections, expensive cable runs, and infrastructure upgrades while turning every source into a destination instantly available anywhere on the network.

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