Press Release – 2014/5/27
PROMISE Technology Wins Computex Best Choice Golden Award Again as Pegasus2 is Named the Top Storage Solution
Receiving the award for the top storage solution at Computex two years in a row reaffirms PROMISE’s position as a leader in the storage industry
HSINCHU, Taiwan, May 27, 2014 – PROMISE Technology Inc., a global leading storage solution provider, has again won the Computex Best Choice Golden Award presented to the show’s top storage solution. The Golden Award winner, the Pegasus2 R8, is the world’s first hardware RAID 5/6 storage solution with Thunderbolt™ 2 technology which boasts staggering speeds of 20Gb/s. The impressive speed of the Pegasus2 R8 fully satisfies the high-performance demands of the rich media industry and data-intensive 3D and 4K video workflow environments. The Best Choice Award, held by the Taipei Computer Association and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council, is the major event every year at Computex Taipei. PROMISE came out on top again in this fierce competition and won the Golden Award as the top storage solution for the second year in a row, proving the strength of PROMISE in the storage industry and that the company’s solutions meets the most rigorous of standards.
“PROMISE has always used the needs of our customers as the core foundation to create solutions that will add value to how they work,” said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. “This year marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of PROMISE, and having our Pegasus2 R8 win the Computex Best Choice Golden Award as the top storage solution during this historic year is extremely meaningful. We will continue to strengthen our storage solutions in the future to repay the affirmation of the judges and the support of our customers.”
This year, the Computex Best Choice Awards were divided into 15 major categories, which saw close to 500 products competing for the prestigious honors. At the end of the competition, only one product in each category was presented with a Golden Award. The judges confirmed that the Pegasus2 R8 not only represents an outstanding technological innovation, but its performance enables it to be used as an integral part of a high-performance 4K video editing workflow. It is also certified by powerful partners, including Intel and Apple, which led the judges to award the Pegasus2 R8 with the highest honor, the Golden Award.
Offering high speed, security and capacity: Pegasus2 R8 is a deserving winner
The Pegasus2 R8 is equipped with Thunderbolt™ 2 technology which provides 20Gb/s bi-directional transfer speeds. With enterprise-class RAID technology that PROMISE took many years to develop, users can not only efficiently create masterpieces but they can rest assured knowing their digital assets are protected, no matter whether they are advertisers, large post production companies, music producers and many more.
The Pegasus2 Series offers 4-bay, 6-bay and 8-bay models, including the new small form-factor M4, which are able to satisfy the diverse work needs of creative professionals. To meet the demands for handling massive files in 4K video production, Pegasus2 is equipped with dual Thunderbolt™ 2 ports that can be daisy-chained to connect up to a maximum of 6 Pegasus units, making it the best choice for massive data storage.
- Maximum throughput of Thunderbolt 2 (20Gb/s) accelerated when attached
to new Mac Pro
- Supports simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video
- Dual Thunderbolt portsfor daisy chaining Pegasus enclosure units,
Apple Thunderbolt displays, or Mini DisplayPort devices
- Removable drive bays for effortless drive access and serviceability
- Mobile, enterprise-class hardware RAID protection for offsite shoots
- Massive storage capacity for backing up creative projects and digital libraries
PROMISE will be displaying its Golden Award winner, the Pegasus2 R8, at the Best Choice Award exhibition section of Computex Taipei 2014, and will also be exhibiting solutions for the cloud/IT, video surveillance and rich media markets at booth #J0418 of the NanGang Exhibition Hall. We welcome you to join us to see exciting demos of the latest storage solutions from PROMISE.
About PROMISE Technology Inc.
PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader with 25 years of experience in the storage industry. PROMISE has developed its own enterprise-class hardware and software storage architecture, in addition to complete SAN, NAS and Unified storage platform product lines. PROMISE is also committed to providing dynamic software defined storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, rich media storage solutions and much more. With industry leading technology and research and development capabilities, combined with highly experienced global sales and after sales service teams, PROMISE is at the forefront of the industry with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with operations and sales and support teams throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions providing unparalleled service and support to customers around the globe.
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