As an ongoing supporter of professional content creators both large and small, G-Technology by Hitachi is aligning with today’s premiere filmmakers and creative professionals as an official Leadership Sponsor of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31, 2010, in Park City, Utah. Continuing to develop innovative and creative storage solutions for those looking to push creativity beyond the limits, G-Tech will leverage the Festival sponsorship to celebrate and support the filmmaking industry, as well as unveil its latest products – the G-DRIVE mobile family.
Known for premium external storage solutions that are trusted by creative professionals, G-Tech drives are engineered specifically to meet the needs of the Apple Mac community, including heavy users of multimedia content, Final Cut Pro® digital audio/video (A/V) specialists, and other pre/post production professionals. From rugged portable drives to ultra-fast rack-mount arrays, G-Tech’s USB, FireWire, eSATA, SAS and Fibre Channel storage solutions support virtually all levels of A/V production and can be found in post-production facilities worldwide. They are the go-to tool for storage, rendering and backup when quality, reliability and performance are not optional.
“The Sundance Film Festival is the largest U.S. gathering for independent cinema and is the perfect venue for our G-Technology brand of products,” said Mike Cordano, executive vice president, worldwide sales and marketing, and president, Branded Business for Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. “We understand the process of creation, and take pride in delivering the tools that nurture and unleash our customers’ creativity. Sundance is the premier location to see those visions come to life. We are pleased to help increase the vitality of independent film and filmmakers, and expand our reach within the film community.”
Debuting – New G-DRIVE mobile
Making its debut at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival is G-Tech’s new G-DRIVE mobile family of portable hard drives – the G-DRIVE mobile USB and the G-DRIVE mobile. Each is specifically designed for Apple users who strive for external storage solutions that complement their Mac lifestyle. The new G-DRIVE mobile USB is designed to match the silky white design of the new MacBook and features a USB 2.0 interface for reliable storage on the go. The new G-DRIVE mobile, with FireWire 800 and USB 2.0, features a polished black and silver appearance, making it a perfect companion for the new MacBook Pro. Both are formatted for Macs and are Time Machine® ready for simple automated backups. As a cousin to the popular G-DRIVE Mini, which now features a 7200RPM 2.5-inch drive, the new G-DRIVE mobile family features a 5400RPM 2.5-inch drive, making it an affordable solution for easily storing photos, music, documents and other creative files. read more...