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PROMISE Technology Announces Availability of Pegasus2 -- the World's First RAID 5 Storage Solution With Thunderbolt 2

New Direct Attached Storage Solution Delivers Blistering Speed, Mobility, and Versatility to Creative Professionals and Multimedia Enthusiasts

December 11, 2013 --

HSINCHU, TAIWAN and MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/11/13 -- PROMISE Technology, Inc. today announced the availability of Pegasus2, the first and only storage solution designed to work with Thunderbolt™ 2 enabled systems such as the all-new Mac Pro, which is built for the creative experience of photographers, video professionals, power users, and more. Thunderbolt 2 delivers 20Gbps of bandwidth, a game changer for content creators, allowing for simultaneous transfer and display of high-bandwidth 3D and 4K video files. Pegasus2 maximizes the available line rate of Thunderbolt 2, providing ultra-fast throughput for remote site, on set, or remote office mobile storage in 4K rich media workflows, post-production or broadcasting.

PROMISE Technology Announces Availability of Pegasus2 -- the World's First RAID 5 Storage Solution With Thunderbolt 2

PROMISE develops high-performance solutions and cutting-edge Thunderbolt enabled devices optimized for the video bandwidth requirements in big data, rich media and the media and entertainment market. Incorporating security, mobility, and the blistering speed and versatility of Thunderbolt 2, Pegasus2 is the ideal external RAID storage solution for any marketing, advertising, or video-centric department that creates rich media video content such as training or commercials, and requires enterprise-class RAID protection. Additionally, the combination of incredible throughout and massive capacity makes Pegasus2 suitable for professional IT applications for workgroups, such as CAD Engineering, CAE Auto Design, and more.

"Pegasus2 is truly one-of-a-kind, as there has never before been a storage solution that offered such an incredible combination of performance, mobility, and simplicity," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "We are thrilled that Pegasus2 is the first storage solution available with Thunderbolt 2 -- this further illustrates PROMISE's position as a leader in Thunderbolt technology."

Pegasus2 Highlights


  • Maximum throughput of Thunderbolt 2 (20Gbps) accelerated when attached to new Mac Pro
  • Supports simultaneous streaming, editing, and backup of 4K video
  • Dual Thunderbolt ports for 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
  • Thunderbolt cable included

Availability
The Pegasus2 Series is now available as a 4-bay, 6-bay or 8-bay RAID enclosure through the PROMISE network of distributors and value added resellers including the Apple Online Store, B&H Photo Video, CDW, MelroseMac, PC Mall, PC Connection, Provantage, SHI Corporation, TigerDirect.com, Tekserve, Virtual Graffiti and many more.

Please visit www.promise.com/pegasus2 for more information and follow PROMISE Technology on Facebook or Twitter.

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 and is committed to providing dynamic storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, digital video editing storage solutions and much more. In addition to complete FC/iSCSI/SAS RAID storage products, including rack-mounted RAID storage systems for SAN and DAS applications, NAS/DAS network storage systems, and RAID ASICs, PROMISE is committed to the research and development of application platform software. 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.

© 2013 PROMISE Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. PROMISE, the PROMISE logo, VTrak, SmartStor, SuperTrak, FastTrak, VessRAID, Vess, PerfectPATH, PerfectRAID, SATA150, ULTRA133 VTrak S3000, BackTrak, HyperCache, HyperCache-R, HyperCache-W, DeltaScan, GreenRAID, Pegasus and SANLink are registered or pending trademarks of PROMISE Technology, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding PROMISE Technology, Inc. and any of its offerings or services, please contact your local PROMISE office or the corporate headquarters.

*Thunderbolt and the Thunderbolt logo are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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The Americas:
Dena Jacobson
dena@lages.com
949-453-8080

EMEA:
Dennis Lamers
dennis.lamers@eu.promise.com
+31 (0) 40 235 2614

Japan:
Ushio Koida
ushio.koida@jp.promise.com
+81 3 6801-8064

Taiwan:
Chris Kao
chris.kao@tw.promise.com
+886-937526202


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