SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Sean Houghton, Glenn Rossman, Ignacio M. Llorente, Xenia von Wedel, Peter Silva

News Feed Item

PROMISE Technology Wins Computex Best Choice Golden Award Again as Pegasus2 Is Named the Top Storage Solution

Receiving the Award for the Top Storage Solution at Computex Two Years in a Row Reaffirms PROMISE's Position as a Leader in the Storage Industry

HSINCHU, TAIWAN -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/14 -- PROMISE Technology Inc., a global leading storage solution provider, has again won the Computex Best Choice Golden Award presented to the show's top storage solution. The Golden Award winner, the Pegasus2 R8, is the world's first hardware RAID 5/6 storage solution with Thunderbolt™ 2 technology which boasts staggering speeds of 20Gb/s. The impressive speed of the Pegasus2 R8 fully satisfies the high-performance demands of the rich media industry and data-intensive 3D and 4K video workflow environments. The Best Choice Award, held by the Taipei Computer Association and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, is the major event every year at Computex Taipei. PROMISE came out on top in this fierce competition and won the Golden Award as the top storage solution for the second year in a row, proving the strength of PROMISE in the storage industry and that the company's solutions meet the most rigorous of standards.

"PROMISE has always used the needs of our customers as the core foundation to create solutions that will add value to how they work," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of PROMISE, and having our Pegasus2 R8 win the Computex Best Choice Golden Award as the top storage solution during this historic year is extremely meaningful. We will continue to strengthen our storage solutions in the future to repay the affirmation of the judges and the support of our customers."

This year, the Computex Best Choice Awards were divided into 15 major categories, which saw close to 500 products competing for the prestigious honors. At the end of the competition, only one product in each category was presented with a Golden Award. The judges confirmed that the Pegasus2 R8 not only represents an outstanding technological innovation, but its performance enables it to be used as an integral part of a high-performance 4K video editing workflow. It is also certified by powerful partners, including Intel and Apple, which led the judges to award the Pegasus2 R8 with the highest honor, the Golden Award.

Offering high speed, security and capacity: Pegasus2 R8 is a deserving winner
The Pegasus2 R8 is equipped with Thunderbolt™ 2 technology which provides 20Gb/s bi-directional transfer speeds. With enterprise-class RAID technology that PROMISE took many years to develop, users can not only efficiently create masterpieces but they can rest assured knowing their digital assets are protected, no matter whether they are advertisers, large post production companies, music producers and many more.

The Pegasus2 Series offers 4-bay, 6-bay and 8-bay models, including the new small form-factor M4, which are able to satisfy the diverse work needs of creative professionals. To meet the demands for handling massive files in 4K video production, Pegasus2 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt™ 2 ports that can be daisy-chained to connect up to a maximum of 6 Pegasus units, making it the best choice for massive data storage.

Pegasus2 Features

  • Maximum throughput of Thunderbolt 2 (20Gb/s) accelerated when attached to new Mac Pro
  • Supports simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports for daisy chaining Pegasus enclosure units, Apple Thunderbolt displays, or Mini DisplayPort devices
  • Removable drive bays for effortless drive access and serviceability
  • Mobile, enterprise-class hardware RAID protection for offsite shoots
  • Massive storage capacity for backing up creative projects and digital libraries

PROMISE will be displaying its Golden Award winner, the Pegasus2 R8, at the Best Choice Award exhibition section of Computex Taipei 2014, and will also be exhibiting solutions for the cloud/IT, video surveillance and rich media markets at booth #J0418 of the NanGang Exhibition Hall. We welcome you to join us to see exciting demos of the latest storage solutions from PROMISE.

About PROMISE Technology Inc.
PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader with 25 years of experience in the storage industry. PROMISE has developed its own enterprise-class hardware and software storage architecture, in addition to complete SAN, NAS and Unified storage platform product lines. PROMISE is also committed to providing dynamic software defined storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, rich media storage solutions and much more. With industry leading technology and research and development capabilities, combined with highly experienced global sales and after sales service teams, PROMISE is at the forefront of the industry with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with operations and sales and support teams throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions providing unparalleled service and support to customers around the globe. For more information, visit: www.promise.com.

© 2014 PROMISE Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. PROMISE, the PROMISE logo, VTrak, VTrak A-Class, VTrakFS, SmartStor, SuperTrak, FastTrak, VessRAID, Vess, PerfectFlash, HyperCache, HyperCache-R, HyperCache-W, GreenRAID and Pegasus are registered or pending trademarks of PROMISE Technology, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding PROMISE Technology, Inc. and any of its offerings or services, please contact your local PROMISE office or the corporate headquarters.

Image Available: http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/frame_mw?attachid=2601757

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete...
“We help people build clusters, in the classical sense of the cluster. We help people put a full stack on top of every single one of those machines. We do the full bare metal install," explained Greg Bruno, Vice President of Engineering and co-founder of StackIQ, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 15th Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The cloud is becoming the de-facto way for enterprises to leverage common infrastructure while innovating and one of the biggest obstacles facing public cloud computing is security. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Jeff Aliber, a global marketing executive at Verizon, discussed how the best place for web security is in the cloud. Benefits include: Functions as the first layer of defense Easy operation –CNAME change Implement an integrated solution Best architecture for addressing network-l...
“In the past year we've seen a lot of stabilization of WebRTC. You can now use it in production with a far greater degree of certainty. A lot of the real developments in the past year have been in things like the data channel, which will enable a whole new type of application," explained Peter Dunkley, Technical Director at Acision, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced network and cloud communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a FORTUNE 500 and S&P 500 company, is a leading provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, p...
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additional...
The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legacy architecture and infrastructure into account. Then the reality is that most enterprises are embarking on a hybrid cloud strategy and programs. In this Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo (http://www.CloudComputingExpo.com...
Verizon Enterprise Solutions is simplifying the cloud-purchasing experience for its clients, with the launch of Verizon Cloud Marketplace, a key foundational component of the company's robust ecosystem of enterprise-class technologies. The online storefront will initially feature pre-built cloud-based services from AppDynamics, Hitachi Data Systems, Juniper Networks, PfSense and Tervela. Available globally to enterprises using Verizon Cloud, Verizon Cloud Marketplace provides a one-stop shop fo...
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover ...
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps become...

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's

"Our premise is Docker is not enough. That's not a bad thing - we actually love Docker. At ActiveState all our products are based on open source technology and Docker is an up-and-coming piece of open source technology," explained Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
SYS-CON Media announced today that Aruna Ravichandran, VP of Marketing, Application Performance Management and DevOps at CA Technologies, has joined DevOps Journal’s authors. DevOps Journal is focused on this critical enterprise IT topic in the world of cloud computing. DevOps Journal brings valuable information to DevOps professionals who are transforming the way enterprise IT is done. Aruna's inaugural article "Four Essential Cultural Hacks for DevOps Newbies" discusses how to demonstrate the...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on it, " explained Dave Wagstaff, VP & Chief Architect, at BSQUARE Corporation, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
“DevOps is really about the business. The business is under pressure today, competitively in the marketplace to respond to the expectations of the customer. The business is driving IT and the problem is that IT isn't responding fast enough," explained Mark Levy, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Serena Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.