Move workspaces to different storage tiers—just added
Want to move media from one Avid NEXIS storage engine to another storage tier? With Workspace Move, you can easily move Avid NEXIS workspaces between storage groups and engine types while preserving the media protection level—without requiring an external server or client. Or interrupting workflows. It’s ideal for transferring media from Avid NEXIS | E2, E4, or E5 scale-out storage groups to E2 SSD engines for high-speed finishing, as well as for parking or staging completed content on Avid NEXIS | E5 NL nearline storage.
Expand Avid NEXIS to the cloud—just added
Running out of storage space on your Avid NEXIS system? Avid NEXIS | Cloudspaces provides a super-simple way to safely offload media from Avid NEXIS and park projects in the cloud. You can also sync onsite Avid NEXIS workspaces to the cloud for easy offsite backup, reducing costs, risk, and administrative errors. Best of all, this new add-on service is available now for all Avid NEXIS systems, providing 2 TB of cloud storage through a limited-time free offer—get the details.
Double and mirror your E2 SSD storage—just added
For high-performance finishing and VFX, Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD delivers a blazing-fast 3 GB/s of scalable performance per engine, plus new media mirroring capabilities. And now this all-flash array is available in a 38.4 TB capacity (alongside the current 9.6 TB and 19.2 TB capacities), giving you 2x more storage space per engine to accommodate monster-sized projects—with scalability to support more than 2 PB of flash storage by combining up to 64 38.4 TB E2 SSD engines in a single system.
Migrate to Avid NEXIS with ease
Got content on Avid ISIS shared storage that you'd like to move to Avid NEXIS? The Avid NEXIS Data Migration Utility—available now for both Mac and Windows—makes the process quick and easy, enabling media and multiple workspaces to be copied from Avid ISIS to Avid NEXIS. Or from one Avid NEXIS to another. You can even use multiple computers to migrate unique workspaces in parallel, saving tons of time.
Integrate the latest Apple products into your workflow
With support for macOS Mojave, you can now mount Avid NEXIS and even Avid ISIS workspaces from any computer running Apple’s latest OS, giving you more workstation flexibility with the latest MacBooks, Mac Pro, and iMacs. Connect to any Avid NEXIS system—including Avid NEXIS | PRO and Avid NEXIS | E5 NL engines—to find and access the projects and media you need.
Monitor Avid NEXIS using SNMP
With new support for SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol), you can now monitor your Avid NEXIS shared storage, embedded System Director, System Director Appliance, and related system events more easily and effectively. Monitor system usage and performance in real time. And get simpler integration into enterprise-wide management systems.
Manage your system more efficiently
With new multi-select enhancements made to the Avid NEXIS Management Console, you can now edit settings and configure your system much faster than before. Make bulk changes to multiple items simultaneously. Select any number of parameters to update workspaces, user access, groups, storage groups, or storage engines in one fell swoop. You can even select or deselect all settings to accelerate your actions.
Get greater compatibility and security
Avid NEXIS now supports CentOS 7.5, providing extended connectivity and integration with MediaCentral and third-party applications that run on this open source Linux platform.
Go bigger and faster
Avid NEXIS now supports up to 64 Media Packs, enabling you to scale up a single multi-engine E2/E4/E5 system to a maximum 6.4 PB of total storage when using 100 TB HDD Media Packs—with more than 25 GB/s of collaborative bandwidth. Or increase the capacity of a multi-engine Avid NEXIS | E5 NL nearline storage system up to 7.5 PB.
Leverage high-speed connections
All Avid NEXIS engines support 1 Gb, 10 Gb, and now 40 Gb Ethernet client connections, providing the high bandwidth you need to handle the most demanding UHD and finishing workflows.
Scale out your SSD storage
Avid NEXIS | E2 SSD engines provide up to 8x faster read speeds and the reliability you need to accelerate bandwidth-intensive high-res finishing workflows. And now they can be configured in hybrid deployments with a mix of Avid NEXIS | E2, E4, E5, and E5 NL engines and the System Director Appliance, making it easy to scale systems with SSDs and HDDs up to 64 Media Packs. This hybrid deployment also enables you to deploy scalable enterprise HDD (E2, E4, E5), cost-effective nearline (E5 NL), and ultra-performance (E2 SSD) storage tiers in a single file system namespace.
Add nearline storage to your workflow
Streamline the workflow between active and non-active production by adding the new Avid NEXIS | E5 NL engine to your storage environment. This high-density, disk-based nearline storage engine provides a fast, intelligent solution for parking and retrieving assets and projects no longer in active production. Use it as a standalone nearline/archive solution or integrate it with other Avid NEXIS enterprise engines for greater workflow flexibility.
Get easy systems management
Avid NEXIS Management Console is a new easy-to-use, highly responsive web-based application that makes it easier and more convenient to manage, control, and monitor Avid NEXIS systems. Aligned with the look and feel of MediaCentral | Cloud UX, this redesigned user interface offers the flexibility and security of HTML5 to provide mobile device support, enabling you to monitor and configure your system while on the go. Its Dashboard provides an overview of your system’s performance, bandwidth, and status, as well as access to configure and manage workspaces, storage groups, user access, notifications, and other functions quickly.
Get more workspaces
With support for 3,072 workspaces when using Avid NEXIS with the System Director Appliance—up from 1,024—you gain much more flexibility for organizing client projects and creating workspaces for different production requirements and users. You can even provide personal workspaces for every member of your creative team and facility, or per student in an educational institution.