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Nexsan SATABlade Certified By Matrox For Axio HD

High-performance storage array enables affordable, realtime HD editing solution (March 15, 2005)

Nexsan Technologies, the leader in innovative storage solutions, today announced that the companys SATABlade RAID storage system has been certified by Matrox Video Products Group, a technology and market leader in the field of digital video hardware and software for realtime editing, for use with Matrox Axio HD to create a High Definition (HD) solution capable of multiple streams of uncompressed 10 bit 1080i HD for broadcasters, post-production facilities and project studios.

The certified solution brings together Nexsans SATABlade disk-based storage hardware and Matroxs Axio HD, the most powerful realtime engine for HD and SD editing. Combining SATABlade, the powerful and cost-effective Serial ATA (SATA) storage system that delivers spectacular performance and scalability, with the comprehensive realtime feature set and affordability delivered by Axio HD, the total solution provides an extremely high performance, realtime HD editing environment to creative professionals at cost-correct pricing. The solution will be available through Nexsan and Matrox authorized global channels.

"SATAblade is the first Fibre Channel SATA storage product to be certified by Matrox to deliver multi-stream 10 bit 1080i HD performance, and it sets a new performance standard to enable effective HD production, realtime HD editing and associated finishing work, said Tony Manolikakis, senior product manager at Matrox Video Products Group. ?Nexsans cost-effective SATAblade, coupled with our feature-rich Axio HD, will benefit users and the broadcasting industry by offering a comprehensive pre-tested HD editing solution at a highly affordable price.

?The combination of performance, functionality and features make this new Matrox/Nexsan solution a first for the industry, delivering a total editing solution powerhouse at a cost-correct price, said Brendan Kinkade, Vice President of Marketing at Nexsan. ?We believe that our storage hardware, when combined with Matroxs HD editing platform, provides an extremely compelling total solution that delivers flexibility and affordability for realtime HD editing and production.

The Matrox/Nexsan solution will be on display in the Nexsan booth, number SL3672 at NAB 2005, April 18-21, in Las Vegas where Nexsan will also host a private reception for authorized Matrox resellers.

About Matrox Video Products Group
Matrox Video Products Group is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for realtime editing, DVD authoring, capture/playout servers, clip/still stores, and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, post-production facilities, project studios, corporate communicators, and videographers worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

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About Nexsan Technologies
Nexsan Technologies, headquartered in Woodland Hills, Calif., is the leader in innovative and correct-cost storage solutions. The company creates and delivers award-winning, storage-centric hardware and application-based solutions worldwide through one of the most diverse and established networks of professionals in the storage industry. Next-generation Nexsan storage products are designed for corporate, graphics, medical imaging, animation and special effects, real time/event monitored/on-line/off-site storage, Internet delivered content, digital film and video, financial online transaction data, music and voice, video security, and document imaging.

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