• Storage

Avid Nexis SDA

  • Description
  • Specification

Intelligent storage for real-time media production

Invest in your future with the reliability you need today, the scalability for tomorrow, and the technology to take you beyond. Avid NEXIS is the world’s first software-defined storage platform that enables true storage virtualization for any media application. This powerful 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.

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)