Avid Nexis SDA

This system delivers unrivalled media performance, scalability, and reliability to accelerate production in the most media-intensive broadcast, video post, education, and corporate environments. And now it offers greater scalability, a new nearline storage option, and even easier, more flexible systems management.

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Avid Nexis SDA


Avid Nexis SDA


System drives Two solid-state system and metadata drives
File system Choice of Avid NEXIS | FS Extended or Advanced—64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system with intelligent media distribution/redistribution, real-time media access, and dynamic disk protection
Supported clients Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit); macOS 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, and 10.11 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3, 7.4, and 7.5
Client connections
  • Extended File System license supports up to 165 active connected clients
  • Advanced File System license supports up to 330 active connected clients
File support 20 million files
Network interface 10 Gigabit Ethernet SFP+
Rack size 2U
Dimensions (W x D x H) 19 x 24.8 x 3.5 inches (483 x 630 x 89 mm)
Weight 37 lbs (16.8 kg)
Power supply Redundant 764W, 100–240 VAC, 60/50 Hz
Operating temperature 41°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Operating humidity 8%–80% noncondensing
Operating altitude 0–10,000 feet (0–3,045 m)
Non-operating altitude 10,000 to 40,000 feet (3,050 to 12,192 m)
Avid Nexis SDA