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Avid NEXIS | Pro

Proven. Real-time Collaboration. For Everyone

Avid NEXIS Pro


Enable Creative Collaboration

With the increasing demand for more content in shorter timeframes, Avid NEXIS | PRO enables you to connect your team, share media and sequences, and work together on the same projects in real time. Without fear of accidentally overwriting someone else’s work. Gain more time to spend focusing on telling a great story—and less time searching for and shuttling media. 

Experience exceptional perfomance

With its advanced architecture, intelligent file system, high bandwidth, and automation abilities, Avid NEXIS | PRO delivers unrivaled media performance with scalable bandwidth, enabling projects to move in parallel, so you can turn around more projects faster. No matter what editing and media asset management tool you use. 

The The Reliability You Need

When your reputation and business are on the line, Avid NEXIS | PRO protects and secures your data like no other.The system is built on the same trusted technology trusted by thousands of top broadcasters and post-production studios. From its bulletproof security privileges to fail-safe disk protection with automatic drive rebuild, you can rest assured that your content is safe. 

Bring Value to your business

Find the footage you need quickly. Eliminate drive swapping when sharing files. Turn around projects faster and get more work. Powered by it's unique Avid NEXIS " Fs file system, Avid NEXIS PRO makes it easy to manage and share media, and collaborate inreal-timee so you can accelerate your production.

Boost your bandwidth

Need more power for 4K/UHD, colour grading and finishing workflows? With new high-performance storage groups that deliver up to an astounding 600 MB/s or bandwidth per Media Pack, you gain up to 50% increase in performance. Connect up to four Avid NEXIS | PRO engines together and boost your performance with up to 2.4GB/s of bandwidth. 

Scale your System

With Avid NEXIS | PRO, you can expand your raw storage capacity from 40TB up to 160TB. Connect up to four NEXIs | Pro engines together for maximum capacity and bandwidth. Your valuable assets will be protected, available, and within easy reach through a centralized media hub. 

Ramp Up Production

With the increased bandwidth speed, you can create and deliver higher volumes of high-res content more easily. Playback over 27 streams of DNxHR encoded 4K media at high quality when running four NEXIS | PRO engines, or up to 130 streams of DNxHR-LB encoded 4K media. 

Connect ProTools Teams Together

With support for ProTools, audio teams can connect into the industry's most efficient media production environment, share projects, and collaborate, eliminating the time wasted moving files between systems while speeding up turnaround time. Its ideal for using across a number of audio only and audio/video workflows, specifically for small to mid-sized audio post-production. 

Adapt Quickly

When projects or business need change, Avid NEXIS | PRO can be flexibly reconfigured on the fly without impacting production. Intuitive software tools enable you to reallocate bandwidth, add or remove storage capacity, dynamically resize workspace, and increase or decrease media production quickly - all without any downtime or impact to teams. 


Avid NEXIS Pro stack front and back

Technical Specifications


  • AVID NEXIS | PRO Storage Engine
    • 40Tb of Storage Capacity with a single media pack per engine offering up to 600 MB/s of bandwidth
    • Scalable from 40Tb to 160TB bu combining 1-4 engine together
    • Rackmount ready; 2U rack height
    • Field replaceable storage controller, power supplies (2), and fans
    • Redundant, hot-swappable SSD's for system configuration and metadata management

  • Dimensions
    • Width (mounting): 19in (483mm); IEC rack complient
    • Height: 3.5in (88.9mm)
    • Depth: 24.8in (630mm)
    • Max weight (shipping): 57.2lb (26kg) with drives
  • Network Switching

    Works with the following switches (not included)

    • NETGEAR XS712T
    • Dell Networking N2024, N3024, S4810, S4820, S4048-ON
    • Cisco 4948E, 4900M, 4500-X
  • Avid NEXIS | FS File System
    • 64bit self-balancing, distributing file system
    • Intelligent distribution/redistribution of media
    • Optimized for media editing and playback
    • Two drive failure protection, with media aware drive rebuilds
    • Internal system director metadata management
  • Administration Tools
    • Dynamic workspace setup and monitoring
    • Flex Drive dynamically adjusts storage workspaces without editing interruption
    • User administration: View, create, define workgroups and delete and assign passwords
      • Active Directory (LDAP) integration for user account synchronization and IT systems
      • User workspace access control
    • Error warning and information logging
    • Monitoring: User status, workspace, comprehensive event log, read and write bandwidth usage
    • Remote notification of system events
  • Environmental
    • Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C ( 35°C max about 2000m)
    • Non-operating temperature: - 40°C to 60°C
    • Relative humidity (operating): 20% to 80% non-condensing
    • Maximum power consumption: 764W
    • Average power consumption: 380W
  • Platform Support

    Client operating system

    • Windows 10, 8 and 7 (64-bit)
    • Mac OS X 10.12, 10.11, and 10.10 (64-bit)
    • Red Hat Linux 6.5
    • CentOS 7.3

    Client network connections

    • 1 Gigabit Ethernet
    • Dual Gigabit Ethernet
    • Dual 10 Gigabit Ethernet

    Collaboration

    • Files/Folders: 3 million
    • User accounts: 5,000
    • User Groups: 1,000

    Supported Avid products

    • Media Composer
    • Media Composer | Symphony option
    • Media Composer | NewsCutter option

    Supported third-party editing

    • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
    • Apple Final Cut Pro X
    • Grass Valley EDIUS Pro
    • Blackmagic Design Davinci Resolve

  • Avid Advantage Support

    Available through a subscription to Avid support


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