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ISIS | 5500

Top ISIS | 5500 features

Experience real-time performance

Experience real-time performance

ISIS | 5500 delivers the same simultaneous media access, dynamic storage allocation, and reliable linear scaling as ISIS | 7500. Experience fast, real-time editorial workflows, rock-solid reliability, and the highest level of media management and protection only Avid systems can provide. Plus, ISIS File System software keeps even the most intensive media production schedules running round the clock.


Get exceptional scalability

Get exceptional scalability

To handle the sheer amount of incoming media, ISIS | 5500 makes it easy to scale your workgroup, bandwidth, and capacity. Connect up to 90 content contributors at the same time. Scale workspaces and storage on the fly—from 16 TB to 768 TB of raw storage with twelve 64 TB ISIS Engines (approximately 600 TB with RAID 5 protection). As storage engines are added, ISIS | 5500 provides efficient, linear bandwidth scaling to sustain performance. And with patented data distribution/redistribution technology, real-time performance is maintained if a disk fails, with automatic drive rebuild.


Work faster with real-time collaboration

Work faster with real-time collaboration

As content demand increases and priorities and deadlines change, collaboration is key. With ISIS | 5500, you and dozens of other content creators and contributors can work together—sharing and editing SD, HD, and/or 4K media assets accessible facility-wide, or everywhere with Media Composer | Cloud (formerly Interplay Sphere)—to turn around projects faster. It’s the only system that provides a highly scalable, highly protected,  real-time collaborative editorial workflow.


Maximize production efficiency and flexibility

Maximize production efficiency and flexibility

ISIS | 5500 was built with the entire media production workflow in mind. Experience the tightest integration with AirSpeed 5000 ingest/playout, Interplay asset management, and Media Composer workflows. Plus, with support for third-party applications and servers, including Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Red Hat Linux 6.2, you can easily integrate ISIS into existing infrastructures.


Work with HD and high-res files

Work with HD and high-res files

With support for real-time SD, HD, 2K, and 4K workflows, ISIS | 5500 enables you to work with a vast amount of content from a variety of sources and make it readily available everywhere. Accommodate a massive increase in source material. Retain current and prior material, park projects, and maintain a library of historic clips, stock footage, and other commonly used assets.



Other features

Easy system and storage management

Create workspaces to suit your needs. With secure user credentials, you can keep projects separate and scale workspace capacity up or down as needed on the fly. Plus, the intuitive management console provides FlexDrive technology to configure and adjust storage from any web browser.

Gigabit Ethernet interface

Standard Gigabit Ethernet connectivity eliminates the need for mixed Fiber Channel and Ethernet networks.

Protected performance

Configure storage groups with RAID 5 protection to achieve high performance and high-efficiency storage.

Open connectivity

Sync with Microsoft Active Directory using LDAP, share workspaces through CIFS, and access storage with Avid and non-Avid editing applications.