PROMISE Technology Announces Pegasus2 and SANLink2

PROMISE Technology unveils Pegasus2 and SANLink2, the world's first storage solutions with Thunderbolt 2, the revolutionary technology from Intel.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Thu, Oct 24 2013 8:00 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:20 PM CST

Today PROMISE Technology announced the launch of the Pegasus2 and SANLink2, the world's first storage solutions with Thunderbolt 2 technology from Intel. PROMISE says that the Pegasus2 line of hardware RAID solutions provides stunningly fast transfer speeds which dramatically accelerate the workflow in 4K environments by utilizing Thunderbolt 2 technology.

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The all new SANLink2 is a Thunderbolt2 to 8GB Fiber Channel Bridge that is designed to remove storage bottlenecks for desktop and mobile computing systems by providing direct connectivity to an external Fibre Channel Storage Area Network (SAN) such as a VTrak x30 RAID storage system or a VTrak A-Class shared SAN filesystem for rich media video ingest and editing.

"SANLink2 and Pegasus2 have set new standards for performance and flexibility, creating a whole new realm of possibilities for multimedia pros and power users," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "Being the first company to bring to market storage solutions with Thunderbolt 2 technology further validates PROMISE's position as the leader in designing high-performance devices for the media and entertainment market -- which revolutionizes the creative workflows of our customers so they can be ready for creating, editing, and delivering HD and 4K and beyond content."

Pegasus2 Highlights

  • Supports maximum throughput allowed by Thunderbolt 2 interface
  • Supports simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports for daisy chaining
  • Hot-swappable drive bays for effortless drive access and serviceability
  • Portable hardware RAID protection for offsite shoots
  • Massive storage capacity for backing up creative projects and digital libraries
  • Thunderbolt cable included

SANLink2 Highlights

  • Enables Fibre Channel connectivity on systems with a Thunderbolt 2 port
  • Dual 8Gbps Fibre Channel Ports
  • Dual 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2 ports with DisplayPort and device daisy-chain support
  • Supports OS X and OS X Server
  • Supports Xsan and StorNext filesystems
  • Supports all VTrak storage subsystems (4 & 8 Gbps Fibre Channel)
  • Thunderbolt cable included

The Pegasus2 Series is available as a 4-bay, 6-bay or 8-bay RAID enclosure starting in November. Pegasus2 can be purchased from the Apple Online Store and through the PROMISE global network of distributors and value added resellers. SANLink2 will be available in December.

NEWS SOURCE:promise.com

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