Oakdale, MN (September 24, 2012)—Mac shared storage and networking specialist Small Tree has announced the introduction of ThunderNET for post-production professionals.
Combining I/O capabilities of Thunderbolt with the flexibility of PCIe, ThunderNET provides creative media professionals a solution to integrate Thunderbolt-equipped platforms into high performance storage and data networks.
ThunderNET supports 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air computers, connecting to Small Tree's Ethernet shared storage appliance, GraniteSTOR TITANIUM, or 10 Gigabit Ethernet switches.
"With their lower cost, compact form factor and increased portability, today's lineup of Mac computers offer many advantages over traditional desktop systems," said Corky Seeber, president of Small Tree. "However, for professionals in the creative fields, the processing power of these systems is not enough. ThunderNET capitalizes on the new Thunderbolt technology to create an affordable and extremely robust solution for the post-production industry."