Small Tree Unveils Its Own Storage OS, Project Sharing Interface
March 28, 2014

Small Tree Unveils Its Own Storage OS, Project Sharing Interface

OAKDALE, MN — At this year’s NAB, Small Tree (Booth SL11105) is unveil  its own storage operating system and new interface to strengthen their TitaniumZ all-in-one, real-time, Ethernet-based shared storage systems. 

Based on FreeBSD 10, Small Tree’s ZenOS operating system provides video editing teams using TitaniumZ with even better performance by capitalizing on Samba 4 and Native Avid Media sharing high-speed multipath iSCSI support for super fast access from individual clients. Small Tree’s newly developed Graphical User Interface, Project Wrangler, is an iSCSI sharing tool that allows users to create, mount and share iSCSI projects quickly and easily, while also enabling Active Directory and Open Directory support for seamless integration, as well as NFS support for Avid and Final Cut X project and library sharing.   

Small Tree’s TitaniumZ is capable of supporting up to 24 video editing workstations without needing an Ethernet switch, and was designed and tested to provide maximum performance for real-time video editing workflows. 

Offered in three scalable models – TitaniumZ-5, TitaniumZ-8 and TitaniumZ-16 – Small Tree’s popular shared storage product can be configured with up to 20 10GbE ports or 24 GbE ports with storage capacities (raw) from 10TB to 1PB (Petabyte). TitaniumZ can be upgraded on-site through advanced ZFS technology, which enables servers to seamlessly integrate newly added storage while keeping existing files intact. 

Providing high performance sharing, quickly and directly from the RAID, TitaniumZ systems include simplified setup and management, RAID protection for multimedia editing and Small Tree’s industry-leading tech support. Creative teams will feel the difference in increased performance and productivity immediately with any of Small Tree’s all-in-one systems featuring ZenOS and Project Wrangler. 

All three TitaniumZ systems offer optimal flexibility with the capability to work across multiple protocols (AFP, SMB, NFS and iSCSI) and platforms, including Adobe Creative Suite, Avid Media Composer, Avid Pro Tools, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Apple Final Cut Pro X, and Blackmagic Design Davinci Resolve. Available in a variety of drive configurations, from 5 to 144 disks, with multiple network scalability options, Small Tree’s newest line of shared storage solutions can meet the demands of today’s 4K workflows whether they’re using Red, Arri or Phantom.