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EditShare launches ESA - Extreme Scalable Architecture

Allows customers to increase their storage to hundreds of terabytes and beyond (May 04, 2006)

EditShare, the pioneer of cross platform collaborative editing and shared media storage systems, today announced EditShare ESA - a new architecture that allows customers to increase their storage to hundreds of terabytes and beyond. All EditShare systems will include ESA starting with Version 4.0 which begins shipping late May 2006.

With ESA, additional "expansion servers" can simply be plugged into existing EditShare networks. The first EditShare is configured as a "super server" that can then manage an unlimited number of "expansion servers". Administrators manage all storage through a single unified GUI and due to EditShare version 4.0's new Windows and Mac OS X Login Clients, users will not be aware that there are multiple servers on the network.

The ESA system design has been created to allow customers to keep up with their storage requirements and at the same time increase the total number of users who can work from their centralized storage. Unlike expansion solutions that simply attach additional storage to a single server, each EditShare expansion server is a powerful full-fledged server with its own independent pathway to the network -- so data bottlenecks won't grow as storage increases. In addition with EditShare ESA, users will also have the option of mirroring entire Media Spaces on a separate server to create an unbeatable failover for critical data.

Andy Liebman, founder and CEO of EditShare comments; "Our customers want the assurance that their storage can scale up when necessary in a simple, cost-effective way and this is what EditShare ESA provides."

Pricing and availability
The EditShare ESA will be available to EditShare version 4.0 users from May 2006.

About The EditShare Family of Systems
EditShare is an award-winning system for storing audio and video media files in a central networked location. Based on patent-pending technology, EditShare allows all connected workstations to create and access a common pool of media files, while guaranteeing that individual workstations never interfere with - or accidentally erase the files of - other workstations on the network. EditShare is the first affordable solution for collaborative editing - designed for the industrys leading editing software products like Avid Xpress DV and Xpress Pro, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and Canopus Edius.

About EditShare LLC
EditShare LLC is the pioneer of a new category of collaborative editing solutions designed for digital media workgroups and production companies. The EditShare system fuels the collaborative creative process for digital media artists by delivering high quality high performance and cost effective networked collaborative editing solutions.

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