VideoGuys Part # (SKU): NEXISPRO40SUPP

40TB version of Avid NEXIS | PRO accommodates larger projects. Affordable shared storage system designed for small video or audio production teams.

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Avid NEXIS | PRO offers real-time collaboration to accelerate your media workflow. Find & share media fast. Adapt workspace capacity, performance, & protection as requirements change. & get the same secure & reliable workflows trusted by an industry

NEXIS | PRO enables you to connect your team, share media & sequences, & work together on the same projects in real time. Without fear of accidentally overwriting someone else’s work. Connect up to 24 contributors simultaneously, with support for 1Gb, 10Gb, & high-speed 40Gb Ethernet connections

Expand Avid NEXIS to the cloud
NEXIS | Cloudspaces provides a super-simple way to safely offload media from NEXIS & park projects in the cloud. You can also sync onsite NEXIS workspaces to the cloud for easy offsite backup, reducing costs, risk, & administrative errors

Migrate to Avid NEXIS with ease
Got content on Avid ISIS shared storage that you'd like to move to Avid NEXIS? The Avid NEXIS Data Migration Utility—available for both Mac & Windows—makes the process quick & easy, enabling media & multiple workspaces to be copied from Avid ISIS to Avid NEXIS. Or from 1 Avid NEXIS to another. You can even use multiple computers to migrate unique workspaces in parallel

Monitor Avid NEXIS using SNMP
With new support for SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol), you can now monitor your Avid NEXIS shared storage, embedded System Director, & related system events more easily & effectively. Monitor system usage & performance in real time. & get simpler integration into enterprise-wide management systems

Manage your system more efficiently
With new multi-select enhancements made to the NEXIS Management Console, you can now edit settings & configure your system much faster than before. Make bulk changes to multiple items simultaneously. Select any number of parameters to update workspaces, user access, groups, storage groups, or storage engines in one fell swoop. You can even select or deselect all settings to accelerate your actions

Increase your storage capacity
With NEXIS | PRO, you can expand your raw storage capacity from 40TB up to 160TB. Connect up to 4 NEXIS | PRO engines together for maximum capacity & bandwidth. Your valuable assets will be protected, available, & within easy reach through a centralized media hub

Boost your bandwidth
With new support for 40Gb Ethernet client connections & high-performance storage groups that deliver up to an astounding 600 MB/s of bandwidth per Media Pack (up from 400 MB/s), you gain up to a 50% increase in performance so you can get more done—faster. Need more power? Connect up to 4 NEXIS | PRO engines together & ramp up performance with up to 2.4GB/s of bandwidth

Ramp up production
With the increase in bandwidth speed, you can create & deliver higher volumes of high-res content more easily. Play back over 27 streams of DNxHR-encoded 4K media at high quality when running 4 NEXIS | PRO engines to support even the most bandwidth-intensive workflows. Or enable 130 streams of DNxHR-LB-encoded 4K media

Connect Pro Tools teams together
With new support for Pro Tools, audio teams can now connect into the industry’s most efficient media production environment, share projects, & collaborate, eliminating the time wasted moving files between systems while speeding up turnaround time. It’s ideal for using across a number of audio-only & audio/video workflows

Create & edit with power
NEXIS | PRO delivers real-time SD, HD, 2K, & 4K media performance & streaming in even the most editing-intensive environments. & when you need more throughput to support more demanding high-res projects & collaboration, simply connect up to 4 NEXIS | PRO engines together to boost your bandwidth—now up to 2.4GB/s

Collaborate in real time
Put an end to the storage sharing & media-copying shuffle of using individual USB, FireWire, eSATA, & Thunderbolt drives. With NEXIS | PRO, up to 24 editors, assistants, loggers, & other contributors can access media at the same time

Adapt quickly to unpredictable changes
NEXIS | PRO can be flexibly reconfigured on the fly without impacting production. Intuitive software tools enable you to reallocate bandwidth, add or remove storage capacity, dynamically resize workspaces, & increase or decrease media protection quickly—all without any downtime or impact to teams

Work with the tools you want
NEXIS | PRO works with a variety of Avid & third-party editing tools, including Media Composer | Ultimate, Pro Tools, Adobe Premiere, Grass Valley EDIUS, & Apple Final Cut Pro

Get real reliable protection
Built to safeguard your media in the event that drives go down, enabling you to retain real-time performance, with automatic drive rebuild. & because the file system is media-aware, it rebuilds only your actual stored assets—not the entire capacity of the disk, bit-for-bit—so repair times are radically faster


 Media Drives  40 TB of storage capacity with a single Media Pack per engine (offering up to 600 MB/s of bandwidth)
 Scalability Scalable from 40–160 TB by combining one to four Avid NEXIS | PRO engines together (cannot be mixed with E-class Avid NEXIS engines)
 Rack  Rackmount-ready; 2U rack height
 Controller  Field replaceable Storage Controller, power supplies (2), and fans
 SSDs  Redundant, hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and metadata management
 Network Connection   10GbE network connection for client access; 1GbE network connection for management
 Width  Width (mounting): 19 in (483 mm); IEC rack compliant
 Height  Height: 3.5 in (88.9 mm)
 Depth  Depth: 24.8 in (630 mm)
 Weight Max weight (shipping): 57.2 lb (26 kg) with drives 
 Works with the following switches (not included): NETGEAR XS712T 
 Dell Networking N2024, N3024, S4048-ON
 Dell S4810, S4820
 Cisco 4948E, 4900M, 4500-X
 System 64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system 
 Media Distribution  Intelligent distribution/redistribution of media
 Editing and Playback  Optimized for media editing and playback
 Failsafe Protection  Two drive failure protection, with media-aware drive rebuilds
 Metadata Management  Internal System Director metadata management
 Workspace  Dynamic workspace set-up and monitoring
 FlexDrive dynamically adjusts storage workspaces without editing interruption
 User workspace access controls
 User Administration  View, create, define workgroups, and delete and assign passwords
 Active Directory Active Directory (LDAP) integration for user account synchronization with IT systems
 Error Handling  Error warning and informational logging
 Monitoring  Monitoring of user status, workspace status, comprehensive event log, read and write bandwidth usage
 Remote Notification  Remote notification of system events
 Temperature  Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C (35ºC max. above 2,000m)
 Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 60°C
 Relative Humidity Relative humidity (operating): 20% to 80% non-condensing 
Power Consumption Maximum power consumption: 764W 
Average power consumption: 380W
 Supported Client OS Windows 10, 8, and 7 (64-bit): macOS 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, and 10.10 (64-bit); Red Hat Linux 6.5; CentOS 7.3 
 Ethernet  Dual Gigabit Ethernet
 Client Network Connections  1 Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
 Files/Folders 3 million 
 User Accounts 5,000 
 User Groups 1,000 
 Supported Avid Products Media Composer 
 Media Composer | Symphony Option
 Media Composer | NewsCutter Option
 Pro Tools
 Supported Third-party Editing  Adobe Premiere Pro CC
 Apple Final Cut Pro X
 Grass Valley EDIUS Pro
 Black Magic DaVinci Resolve
 Subscriptions  Available through a monthly or annual subscription to Avid Support


  • Avid NEXIS | PRO 40TB
  • Avid NEXIS | FS file system software and activation license
  • Power cord
  • Rack-mounting slide rails




Avid Artist | DNxIQ Hardware