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An interview from the 2017 Cine Gear Expo at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles with Greg Crosby of G-Technology. From storing, transferring, editing and distributing content, G-Technology makes the workflow simpler, better and faster. G-Technology's high-performance portable and desktop drives, flexible transfer/edit solutions and fast RAID systems are all built for professional content creation environments where performance and reliability are paramount. In this interview Greg talks with us about upgrades to its award-winning G-Technology product lines, including the addition of Thunderbolt 3 connectivity to the G-RAID, G-DRIVE & G-SPEED Shuttle XL.

The G-RAID with Thunderbolt 3 (available June in up to 20TB and next quarter with up to 24TB for $1999.95 MSRP) is a high-performance, removable dual-hard drive RAID 0, 1 or JBOD storage system which features Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1 Gen 2, HDMI 2.0. The HDMI Port allows the ability to plug in 4K 60 HDR displays and editing tools, allowing creative professionals to quickly access, browse, edit, and backup digital libraries. Removeable Ultrastar 7200RPM Enterprise-class drives allow flexibility and reliability that is suitable for the most demanding creative projects, including multi-stream HD, 2K, 4K, and HDR video workflows.

The G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 3 (available June in up to 80TB and next quarter with up to 96TB for $10,199.95 MSRP) is able to handle demanding multi-stream workflows of 4K and beyond, both on location and in the studio, the G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 3 offers hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6,10, and 50 configurations in an 8-bay transportable solution. Equipped with Ultrastar Enterprise-class hard drives for enhanced reliability and transfer rates up to 2000MB/s, creative professionals have the ultimate storage solution for demanding video workflows and high-capacity storage.

G-SPEED Shuttle XL with ev Series bay adapters (available next quarter with up to 72TB for $7,799.95 MSRP) is similar to the G-SPEED Shuttle XL with Thunderbolt 3, but the integrated ev Series bay adapters improve workflow options and productivity by enabling cross-functionality with all ev Series drives. Designed with two ev Series bay adapters for use with ev Series drive modules and ev Series readers, users can experience enhanced reliability coupled with fast transfer rates up to 1500MB/s.

The new G-DRIVE with Thunderbolt 3 (available now up to $699.95 MSRP for 10TB, with 12TB available next quarter for $799.95 MSRP) is designed for creative professionals in mind with high performance storage solution features such as dual Thunderbolt 3 ports and a USB-C port (supports USB 3.1 Gen 1). Users can conveniently daisy chain up to five additional devices, allowing them to keep connected to multiple drives and quickly move HD videos and 4K footage through a single connection. With capacities up to 12TB, heavy workloads and mission-critical data users have peace of mind with the long-lasting reliability of the HGST-brand Ultrastar® 7200RPM Enterprise-class hard drive inside.

For more information please visit: www.G-Technology.com

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