The Blackmagic Design Cloud Store 20TB is a high-capacity network drive designed to handle massive media files commonly utilized in Hollywood feature films. Because of the sophisticated flash memory used in the design, it can easily accommodate multiple users at the same time. It's also quite simple to set up! Files can be disseminated globally using Dropbox live sync for extremely quick local file access, even over low-cost internet connections. Unlike SAN systems, there are no IT experts required, and there are no monthly fees. There's even an HDMI display output with storage status in real-time. All of this means you'll receive a lot more features than you would with affordable storage goods from office supply retailers.
Cloud Store Features
Designed for Film and Television
The Blackmagic Cloud Store network storage solution is ideal for any application! However, it's ideal for cinema and television, where massive media files must be shared among several users for editing, color correction, audio post, and visual effects. It can even work with 12K Blackmagic RAW digital cinema files! There is no latency for each user, and they do not need to keep anything on their own computer. It's the ideal complement to DaVinci Resolve! Dropbox sync allows you to synchronize several disks in different places all over the world. After that, each place receives the most efficient editing experience possible. This is crucial for Multicam editing, as numerous media files are being played at the same time.
Portable and Quiet Design
The Blackmagic Cloud Store has an attractive vertical design that is portable, unlike IT sector storage systems that are rack-mounted and have loud cooling fans. It's also whisper-quiet, allowing it to be utilized on set. Internally, it has a parallel array of flash memory cards for speed and data security. There are even two power supply that are redundant! The four 10G Ethernet ports can be used as a switch to connect four different computers, or they can be used in tandem to provide a gigantic 40G Ethernet speed utilizing "link aggregation." A HDMI monitoring output allows you to observe a live graphic view of the storage system on a TV or monitor. It's even possible to maintain and fix it.
The USB-C ingest port will automatically load from any disk plugged in. It’s fully automatic and you simply plug in a USB media dock or a USB disk. Ethernet over USB is also supported on this port.
This USB-C port will automatically backup cloud store files to any USB disk plugged into the port. It’s a low-cost way to protect your critical files! Ethernet over USB is also supported on this port.
HDMI Monitor Output
The HDMI monitor output lets you see the status of your cloud store in real-time. Simply plug in a TV or monitor. You can see a storage map, speed graphs, sync, active users, and power status
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