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Apace Systems Launches "Octopa Data System," World's First Platform for Heterogeneous Storage and Project Management, Collaboration, & Backup and Virtualized Workflow

Booth #1156

ORANGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apace Systems Corporation®, a leading media dataflow and storage system provider, announces availability of Octopa Data system, a next generation web based data storage platform tailored for intelligent collaboration, project management, and communications, offering interactive global reach for postproduction and storage consolidation workflows.

Octopa means media data control and management beyond a single storage system and to cover all the facility-wide collaboration, projects and storage consolidation via its tentacles for SAN islands, NAS' and clients' local storage for data protection, productivity, and even remote collaboration. Video, Audio and Graphics content independent of the media editing and physical workgroups is consolidated, and made seamlessly available and effective collaboration and management. The goal of the platform is to offer centralized management working with heterogeneous storage from different vendors and architecture.

  • • World's first project and workspace management for video, graphics, audio & animation postproduction, backup and archive
  • • Support collaboration of multiple uncompressed HD, 2K/4K workflow
  • • Support heterogeneous storage systems, applications and platforms simultaneously
  • • Advanced data protection for storage consolidation/instant backup and archival services offered to any SAN/DAS/NAS workgroup islands

Workflow solutions offered by Octopa Data System:
  • - Allows for large scale collaborative editing of high quality original media in the uncompressed HD, 2K and 4K formats.
  • - Allows for collaborative real-time editing of DV, DVCPRO-HD, SD, DNxHD, ProRes in support of most popular video editing from Avid, Apple FCP, GV/Canopus Edius, Harris Velocity, Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas, etc.
  • - Allows for centralized and intelligent management of entire facility content with existing hybrid local storage (DAS) and shared networked storage like SAN and NAS. It supports specialty storage systems with applications while gives a total view and management of all your media content, anywhere at your facility.
  • - Facilitates project communications and management.
  • - Works with optional Apace postMAM media asset and workflow management system for even greater productivity and virtualized workflow.

  • Octopa System is intended to be a multi-faceted intelligent system platform for collaboration, consolidation and consumption of all media types independent of application software, operating system, client workstation, storage systems, and location.

    Apace Systems will demonstrate Octopa Data systems in its booth #1156 at Siggraph, Los Angeles Convention Center, August 12-14th, 2008.

    About Apace Systems Corporation
    Apace Systems is a media dataflow and storage system manufacturer headquartered in Orange, California. The company offers innovative high-performance workflow and storage systems for collaborative video editing, archive, media asset management and distribution of all media. Company serves high growth postproduction, broadcast, animation, schools, churches, and government media centric markets. Visit the company's website at

    Apace Systems Corporation
    Jeanclaude Toma, 949-232-7092

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