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Maximum Throughput's Sledgehammer Aids Napoleon Group

Sledgehammer has The Napoleon Group's artists working instead of waiting (September 13, 2004)

Maximum Throughput Inc. (, a provider of high performance, networked storage and media management solutions, announced today that The Napoleon Group NY has selected Sledgehammer as the networked storage solution for their facility. At The Napoleon Group, Sledgehammer is functioning as the high-speed content server, serving the various workstations and departments in the facility. The Napoleon Group joins a growing list of marquee customers in the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia

Doug Miller, General Manager of The Napoleon Group NY said, "we needed a storage system that could keep up with our production and work with the various platforms and operating systems for our different workgroups. We looked at various SAN products but wanted to add storage to our existing network, not create an entirely new network. Sledgehammer fit seamlessly into our existing environment and now enables us to work with large files and large numbers of files on all our systems with the speed we require."

Ken Kresgy, The Napoleon Group's Senior Editorial Artist added "Our creative people now spend more time creating and less time waiting for files to copy. We can work with files directly from the server, dramatically improving our workflow. The Sledgehammer helps us to avoid redundancy and allowed us to move to a central repository for files, instead of keeping files locally and moving them from workstation to workstation.

"The Napoleon Group is one of the top facilities in NY. We are pleased that they have chosen Sledgehammer to help them stay on the leading edge of post-production," commented John Miller, Max-T's VP of Worldwide Sales & Marketing.

About Maximum Throughput
Maximum Throughput Inc. ( is a networked storage and media management tool developer. Max-T's storage solutions deliver SAN level performance over TCP/IP. The company's unique solutions provide many times the storage bandwidth of other NAS and SAN products, using smart software that runs on industry standard hardware. The media management tools are integrated within the storage, delivering enriched functionality in one versatile solution. Having pioneered the development of a Network Attached Media Bridge to serve heterogeneous operating environments over both data and video networks, Maximum Throughput's products offer unparalleled performance, capacity management, and capacity availability, as well as having the lowest total cost-of-ownership in their class.

About The Napoleon Group
The Napoleon Group is a total-service creative organization with particular strengths in television art, production post-production, and pre-visualization. Its success and longevity can be measured in part by its on-going association with an impressive list of high profile and demanding clients, most of whom employ equally demanding and extremely creative advertising and promotion agencies. The Company's areas of expertise encompass a variety of venues critical to the accomplishment of any successful advertising or promotional program, whether it be for consumer products marketers, business to business or corporate advertisers, direct response clients, interactive and Web accounts, not-for-profit/public service organizations or governmental agencies and departments.

The Napoleon Group consists of: Napoleon Art, for art and illustration; Napoleon Post, for online and offline Smoke and Avid editing; Ultra-Sound, for voice recording, mixing and sound design; Code f/x, for 3D and 2D graphics and animation; and Code Films, for live-action film and video.


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