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Nexio® NXIQ™ Series

Near-Line/Archive Clustered Storage from Isilon

The Nexio® NXIQ™ clustered storage series addresses the full spectrum of storage needs in the most demanding television production and broadcast environments. A product of the relationship between Imagine Communications and Isilon® Systems, the leader in clustered storage, NXIQ is a family of enterprise-class, near-line/archive storage solutions that combine an intelligent, distributed file system with modular, industry-standard hardware to deliver unmatched simplicity, resiliency and scalability. Imagine Communications provides worldwide product commissioning and support, allowing customers to purchase these industry-leading products as a complete solution.

The Nexio NXIQ product suite includes the entire family of Isilon clustered storage products. Storage capacity scales from three to 144 nodes, from 61 TB in a single file system, while delivering high aggregate throughput. With their clustered network architecture, ease of use, self-healing and highly redundant operations, NXIQ products extend the reliability of the Nexio platform by adding an optional high-performance, high-capacity near-line storage tier. NXIQ near-line storage is ideal for integrated broadcast television editing, news, post-production or transmission environments working with both SD and HD content.

The Nexio NXIQ X400 near-line clustered storage series addresses a full spectrum of storage needs in the most demanding television production and broadcast environments. The X400 family of enterprise-class solutions provides improved performance and serviceability characteristics by combining an intelligent, distributed file system with modular, industry-standard hardware to deliver unmatched simplicity and scalability. X400 products can also serve as a single shared-storage pool and scratch-disk space for Apple® Final Cut Pro® ingest, edit and playback workflows, including uncompressed HD formats.

Customers can choose a disk archive system that is easy to install, maintain and access data, and will make them think twice before deploying a traditional tape archive.

Two Bundle Offerings
- Archive Solution
- Editing Solution

Storage capacities
- Usable capacity (e.g. 60TB to 450TB+)
- Video hours (e.g. 2,300 hours to 18,000 @ XDCAM HD50)

Storage I/O bandwidth
- Maximum read/write bandwidth (continuous data)
- Number of streams (e.g. 60 to 125 live streams @ XDCAM HD50)