K-PAR Announces Archimedia Support for Sony 23GB Professional Disc for DATA Products.Business Editors/High-Tech Writers
CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2003
K-PAR Archiving Software, an international developer and distributor of archival storage management software to the open systems and network storage markets, announced support for the new Sony 23GB Professional Disc for DATA(TM) drive and media technology with their flagship Archimedia hierarchical storage management See HSM. software product. Archimedia provides a simple and intuitive software interface that enables centralized network management of CD/DVD, Magneto-Optical (MO), and now, the new blue laser-based Professional Disc for DATA stand-alone drives and automated storage libraries for Desktop, Workgroup and Enterprise archival storage applications.
The new Sony Professional Disc for DATA format offers 23GB of capacity per single-sided disc and a sustained data transfer rate of 11 MB/sec, making it ideal for professional data-intensive applications such as document and medical imaging, e-mail archiving, enterprise content management, multimedia projects, graphics design and audio/video editing.
"We are very pleased to announce support for the Sony Professional Disc for DATA technology with Archimedia," said Michael Johnson, director of Business Development at K-PAR. "We can now offer a migration path for legacy customers seeking greater capacity, higher performance and a long-term storage technology roadmap for the future" Johnson added.
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"We are pleased to be working with K-PAR in support of our blue laser optical disc drive In computing, an optical disk drive (ODD) is a disk drive that uses electromagnetic waves as part of the process of reading and writing data. It is a computer's peripheral device, that stores data on optical discs. and media technology," said Rick Thong, manager of OEM optical storage solutions marketing for Sony Electronics' Component Solutions Business Division. "K-PAR is an ISV that has the experience and customer-base that can provide assistance to introduce our new technology to the legacy archival storage market," Thong added.
The combination of Archimedia and the Sony Professional Disc for DATA technology offers one of the most cost-effective, online, random-access archival storage management software solutions available today, with software pricing starting as low as $250.00. Archimedia is available for Microsoft Windows NT/2000/2003/XP and Solaris (Sparc and Intel) operating system platforms, with additional operating system platforms soon to be announced To be announced (TBA)
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Note to Editors: Additional press information and press images of the Sony Professional Disc for DATA products are available on Sony Electronics' news and information Web site at: http://www.sony.com/news. Additional product information is also available at http://www.sony.com/bluelaser and http://www.sony.net/ProDATA.