This is a great synopsis of what went down at IBC this year for Avid users. Check it out and get what you need from Avid here: http://www.videoguys.com/shop/allbrands/brands-ab/avid.html
Avid was Everywhere at IBC
The Avid Everywhere
suite of announcements included the usual suspects of Pro Tools and Media Composer but they were a small part of the overall suite of tools Avid had to show.
The new cloud solutions included the Nexis high density storage solutions. Nexis E5 is designed for high density and realtime editorial collaboration, with 50 GbE and up to 480TB of storage per engine. It can scale up to 1.5 petabytes of storage and 9.6GBps bandwidth, enough for 500 DNxHR 4K streams with 300 connected clients in a compact package.
Nexis High Availability uses redundancy to maximize reliability.
Both are compatible with a wide variety of media creation tools including Premiere, Edius, and Final Cut Pro as well as Avid's own Media Composer, and allow media creation teams to share their assets quickly and easily.
Nexis storage solutions are virtualized, so that teams can reconfigure them as needed without disrupting work. Nexis is also designed to be scalable, allowing customers to invest in only what they need, and invest in additional features when they need them....[continue reading]