Built or smaller production facilities who need the benefits of a shared workflow to grow, Xcellis® Foundation is an affordable, easy-to-install, and simple-to-manage scale-out NAS storage appliance that delivers the capacity and performance for both today and tomorrow.
By providing a more powerful, more feature-rich alternative to other entry-level storage systems at a similar price point, Xcellis Foundation is ideal for smaller video production facilities that need the benefits of a shared workflow but have limited budgets to spend on shared storage. With the latest-generation StorNext software at its core, Xcellis Foundation offers smaller video facilities and workgroups significant performance, scalability and management benefits.
Xcellis Foundation is a turnkey solution with the features, performance, and scalability of an enterprise-grade system, sized and priced for smaller workgroups and organizations. Integrated storage tiering efficiently moves less-frequently used data to the cloud or other archive tiers to drive down the cost of long-term storage and preserve valuable free space in Xcellis Foundation.
StorNext storage management software comes with all Xcellis Foundation systems, simplifying the installation and setup process with a web-based user interface. With StorNext Connect, easily manage all aspects of your Quantum NAS storage environment with robust system and client reporting—including capacity, performance and utilization—both in real time and historically.
All Xcellis appliances are powered by the industry’s fastest and most popular scale-out file and data management system, Quantum StorNext. StorNext is designed specifically for managing large data-intensive, stream-based workflows, including 4K. Xcellis Foundation comes with StorNext 6, the latest and most feature-rich version, which includes bandwidth management, non-disruptive stripe group scaling, file system auditing, and FlexTier™ cloud access.
Xcellis Foundation can grow as your business dictates. Easily add capacity, connectivity and redundancy. With StorNext advanced data management, you can add Quantum nearline and archive solutions—including popular public cloud storage services—with built-in storage tiering without disrupting your workflows.
Since we’ve put the Quantum system in, we’ve not only been able to produce super high-quality production at a very fast turnaround, but we’ve been able to show management how important video is. And we’ve been able to show a really important return on investment.Elias Huch
StorNext not only helps make producing and airing content faster, but it also dramatically reduces system administration overhead since the process is now automated.Andreas Itzlinger
StorNext gives us the performance to do multicam editing efficiently. Production teams can stay focused on set, we have greater flexibility for editing, and the entire workflow is faster.Justin Lang