1 Beyond and axle Video introduce the 1 Beyond LTOMac™-axle

Database, Archiving and Media Management capabilities for $9,995

BOSTON, Mass., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 1 Beyond, an award-winning systems provider for the professional video market, and axle Video, a developer of software for radically simple media management, today announced the 1 Beyond LTOMac™-axle, a compact, all-in-one solution for networked archiving of video and other large media files, for $9,995 complete. The 1 Beyond system includes an embedded Mac mini running axle Video's axle 2012 software, which supports tiered storage and archive/restore workflows.  It also includes an LTO-6 tape drive, a 4 TB Database disk and a Gigabit Ethernet network connection.  An additional software transcode option, priced at $995, leverages Telestream Episode Pro technology.

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Sam Bogoch, CEO of axle Video, said, "The 1 Beyond LTOMac-axle appliance is a unique system that offers converged archiving and media management, in an impressively compact and user-friendly package.  We're thrilled to be collaborating with 1 Beyond on this key initiative, and to be able to contribute our software technology in making the overall system as radically simple, as well as network accessible, as possible."

Terry Cullen, CEO of 1 Beyond, said, "We love being out front and the 1 Beyond LTOMac-axle achieves another industry first: a cost effective, standards-based solution, providing the industry what it needs now: safe, searchable archives with browser-based simplicity.  As with other 1 Beyond products it's "turnkey"; no hardware or software installation required; it works out-of-the box and is supported by 1Beyond's experienced video technicians."

The 1 Beyond LTOMac-axle is versatile: It can be used in the facility to manage media assets on servers and workstations.  Because of its small footprint and portable design, it can also be used in the field as part of the dailies process to give browser-based proxy file viewing, review and approval from anywhere.

A key advantage of the 1 Beyond LTOMac-axle is its "PURE" LTFS implementation. There are no additional layers of software between axle and the data on the tape. This makes for efficient backup and retrieval, and ensures universal compatibility and long term readability.

See the 1 Beyond LTOMac-axle and other 1 Beyond products at the 1 Beyond NAB Booth, #SL 7423.

About 1 Beyond

1 Beyond, a Boston-based technology provider to the professional video industry, continues to enhance its line of archiving products based on the LTO Linear Tape File System (LTFS) standard. First demonstrated at the Hollywood Post Alliance Technology Retreat 2011 where 1 Beyond received the Best Demo award, these products enable users to easily record, review, add metadata and catalog media assets.  The expanded line also received the Digital Video Black Diamond Award at NAB 2012. Founded by Terry Cullen in 1996, 1 Beyond assures you are getting the latest technology: the fastest performance, best video capture technology and most efficient video storage. 1 Beyond is exhibiting at the NAB Show, April 8-11, booth SL7423.

About axle

axle Video, LLC is a Boston-based company aiming to bring radical simplicity to media management applications for small and mid-sized workgroups. axle's software is designed to be installed and configured in less than an hour, and works with nearly all existing file systems and storage vendors. axle's founders, Sam Bogoch, Steve Ryan and Patrice Gouttebel, all have extensive experience in the fields of media asset management, digital asset management and creative applications.  axle's media management software received a Best of Show award at its introduction at IBC 2012.  Axle will be exhibiting at the NAB Show, April 8-11, booth SL14316.  For more information about axle, visit www.axlevideo.com.

Media Contact: Terry Cullen 1 Beyond, 617-591-2200, terry@1beyond.com

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