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Studio Network Solutions (SNS) specializes in shared storage hardware and software solutions for the Media and Entertainment industry.

EVO Overview

Complete Shared Storage Systems

All in One Box.

The EVO shared storage workflow server gives professional media creation teams total flexibility with built-in SAN and NAS, more connectivity, more storage capacity, enhanced features like automatic project file locking, project/bin sharing, asset tagging, cloud integration, RAID 5/6, and LDAP/AD.

EVO includes easy-to-use project and asset management apps, plus 6K-ready performance and scalability for production teams of any size.

The EVO video editing server takes a giant leap forward in shared storage for media production.

The SNS EVO shared project/media storage server is a beautiful blend of simplicity and performance, with just the right options to make it perfect for your collaborative workgroups.

The EVO workflow-defined shared storage system gives professional media creation teams total flexibility with built-in NAS and SAN, more connectivity, more storage capacity, enhanced features like automatic project file locking, project/bin sharing, cloud integration, proxy previews, asset tagging, RAID 5/6, LDAP/AD, and remote monitoring and setup—all in one box.

EVO is available in 16 bay, 8 bay, and 4 bay configurations.

EVO At-a-Glance

Scalability & Performance


EVO is a complete, networked, high-performance shared storage workflow server. The hardware and EVO OS are designed specifically
for video/film/TV, graphics, VFX, animation, audio, and broadcast production environments.

  • Up to 800TB per managed system
  • No per-seat licensing for unlimited users
  • Storage pool expansion/growth
  • Supports multi-stream HD/2K, stereoscopic 3D, and 6K video projects
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10

Workflow


A SAN, a NAS, or both at the same time. EVO is designed for online, real-time use with leading Mac/Windows applications such as Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Resolve, Smoke, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Pro Tools.

  • SAN & NAS Sharing
  • Tag, comment, search, verify, and preview assets with included ShareBrowser software
  • Native Avid MC project and bin sharing
  • Adobe Premiere Pro/CC project locking
  • Final Cut Pro, FCPX, Pro Tools project locking

Ethernet & Fibre Channel


  • Up to 28 direct-connect GbE ports
  • Up to 8 direct-connect 10 GBase-T ports
  • Up to 12 direct-connect Fibre Channel ports

Advanced Features


  • System-wide, shared recycle bins
  • Running EVO OS v.5.8, designed by SNS
  • Cloud integration with Dropbox, Adobe CC, others