Cache-A Unveils More Rugged, Next-Generation Prime-Cache5 Archive Appliance At IBC 2012

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cache-A Corporation (, manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, will unveil a new, more durable edition of its Prime-Cache5 desktop archive appliance at IBC 2012, Amsterdam, 7-11 Sept, (Hall 7.E06). This next-generation version of Cache-A's popular Prime-Cache5 is quiet-enough for both office and on-set use and, in addition to a toughened chassis, it features a built-in 2.5-inch HDD RAID 0, that significantly accelerates disk-based transfer speeds. These enhancements are made even more impressive with Cache-A's latest v3.1 software upgrade, based on 64-bit enterprise level CentOS 6.2, adding new LTFS capabilities, delivering further dramatic leaps in performance and operability.

Cache-A's Prime-Cache5 archive appliance was the company's first product introduction, delivering all the features needed to provide professionals in film and video with networkable LTO-tape storage systems at an affordable price. This next-generation Prime-Cache5 delivers a huge step forward in enhancing its considerable capabilities in office and on-set production environments, while remaining compact, quiet and value-priced.

Highlights of the new Prime-Cache5 include: reinforced metal chassis, providing robustness in on-set environments; a 2.5-inch RAID 0 provides disk bandwidth that doubles the disk throughput of previous Prime-Cache5 models; new v3.1 software, featuring accelerated 64-bit processing, high-speed LTFS (Linear Tape File System) dubbing, plus new LTFS tape-spanning capabilities, and a host of customer-driven operational features allowing users to archive, access and exchange archived content with even greater ease.

Prime Cache5 integrates seamlessly into file-based workflows, and its connectivity options include, a dual GB Ethernet port, plus two USB 3.0 ports and four USB 2.0 ports. The built-in catalog database enables Prime-Cache5 to remember every single Cache-A tape it has ever seen, and can be shared with all other Cache-A appliances on a network. At 10.75" x 4.4" x 10.75" (273mm x 112mm x 273mm) the Prime-Cache5, and associated cabling can easily fit inside a small case for safe transportation.

"Anyone looking for a compact, portable and cost-effective LTO-5 archiving appliance will really appreciate the beefed-up features of the new Prime-Cache5," said Phil Ritti, CEO of Cache-A. "It is easy-to-use, unbelievably capable, blazing-fast and unobtrusive in the office. It is also ultra-quiet and rugged-enough for deployment in on-set production workflows."

Pricing & Availability:

The new Prime-Cache is set to ship in September 2012 and is priced at $7,995USD. Contact your local reseller for details, or visit

About Cache-A Corporation:

Cache-A's award-winning, archive appliances are employed daily by thousands of users worldwide, in media/entertainment, Fortune 500 corporations, government departments, higher-education and houses of worship, to securely archive, search and retrieve vital digital assets. The company was founded in 2008 with a dedication to make archiving easy, and combines extensive experience in data storage and video media, with a reputation for delivering innovation and excellence to digital media professionals at a reasonable cost. Cache-A's product range includes desktop and rack-mount appliances that are compatible with Windows, Mac OS and Linux/Unix networking infrastructures. Renowned for their ease-of-use, Cache-A products deliver leading-edge performance in video and digital film workflows, and lead the field in using the secure, portable, interchangeable, industry-standard LTFS and tar formats on LTO-5 media. Cache-A's Pro-Cache 5 was awarded Creative Cow's prestigious Blue Ribbon in 2011 for "Best Archiving System", and Power-Cache won Studio Daily's 2012 Prime Award for "Best User Interface/User Experience".

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