Hitachi NAS Platform


The Hitachi NAS Platform solution for Adobe® Anywhere offers application users tremendous choice in scaling for either small or extremely large productions. Hitachi NAS Platform (HNAS) provides the ideal bandwidth, low latency, IOPS and storage capacity required to support enterprise video collaboration.HNAS is an advanced and integrated network attached storage (NAS) solution. It is a tool for file sharing as well as file server consolidation, data protection and NAS workloads. HNAS offers best-in-class performance and scalability forunstructured data consolidation, multiprotocol file sharing, backup, replication, archive and disaster recovery. It offers industry-leading performance to drive stunning improvements in rendering speeds and dramatically reduce artist wait times, from file transfers to downloading shadow masks.


  • Fully integrated, tested and qualified solution
  • High-performance back end to support the most demanding nonlinear editing and graphics requirements. Optimized for Microsoft® Windows® for media files
  • Highly scalable in both performance and storage
  • Solutions for enterprise media environments, including video ingest, composition, post production, transcoding, video delivery and video archival

HNAS from Hitachi Data Systems and Adobe Anywhere for Media together allow editors, visual effects artists and other video professionals to work simultaneously on shared projects with remotely stored media, eliminating the need for heavy file transfers, duplicate media, or proxy files. Adobe Anywhere is a collaborative workflow platform that enables deep collaboration for enterprise-level video production workflows. This integrated HDS / Adobe solution operates across standard networks and requires no proprietary hardware. For complete control and security, it is hosted on-premises at the client site with other enterprise media storage and asset management infrastructure. Its collaboration capabilities are embedded directly in the latest versions of Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Prelude CC, and After Effects CC – meaning no costly end user software training is needed.

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