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PROMISE Technology Helps Video Workgroups Become 4K Ready at SET Expo 2014 in Sao Paolo, Brazil

HSINCHU, TAIWAN and MILPITAS, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/21/14 -- PROMISE Technology, a global leader in the storage industry that develops solutions for the media and entertainment market, today announced that the company will display its latest storage solutions for multimedia professionals at the SET Expo in São Paolo, Brazil from August 24 - 27. The SET Expo is the largest exhibition and conference for broadcast and electronic media professionals in Latin America. PROMISE will join its partner TiTV Tech at booth F16/F18 to showcase how it helps video workgroups become '4K ready' with the SANLink2 Thunderbolt™ 2 to fibre channel bridge, Pegasus2 Thunderbolt 2 desktop RAID storage and VTrak A-Class shared storage with the new G-Class NAS Gateway.

"The media and entertainment market in Latin America, and Brazil in particular, is growing at the fastest rate in the world," said James Lee, CEO, PROMISE Technology. "The SET Expo is the perfect forum to demonstrate why some of the world's most advanced media organizations and sports entertainment companies rely on PROMISE to help them become 4K ready."

This rapid growth is creating a need for appropriate content management infrastructures, particularly with the eyes of the world being on Brazil while it broadcasts major sporting events such as the recent FIFA 2014 World Cup and the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympics®, in Rio de Janeiro. Producers of sporting events have emerged as leaders in 4K adoption, and PROMISE provides end-to-end storage solutions for all aspects of sports content production, including video and broadcast environments. Animation, special effects and slow motion replay in post-production require storage solutions that can process high-bandwidth data due to higher resolution capture, ingest and editing. Distribution of content, such as video streaming in broadcasting, requires similarly optimized storage subsystems -- and PROMISE delivers with the industry's most advanced solutions.

Highlights of PROMISE's display at SET include demos of the Pegasus2 M4 and R8 Desktop RAID storage for single users that can scale from 4TB to 32TB and the VTrak A3800 storage appliance and VTrak G1100 NAS Gateway for multi-user environments requiring shared storage, which hundreds of clients can access via 10GbE. Also on display is the SANLink2 Thunderbolt 2 to 8G Fibre Channel and 10GBaseT bridge, which enables desktop and portable systems such as the Mac Pro® and MacBook Pro® to connect directly to a Fibre Channel SAN or Ethernet for 4K applications. The PROMISE solutions provide the high-bandwidth, low-latency performance and high capacity required in post-production for the ingest and editing of 4K content.

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About the SET Expo
The SET Expo is held from August 24 - 27 in São Paolo, Brazil at Exhibition Hall Blue (Azul) of the EXPO Center Norte. Over 100 exhibitors, including the leading media and entertainment companies, will showcase the latest equipment, technology and services that make up the diversified marketplace of content production, streaming, distribution, network support services, technology and new media. For more information, please visit:

About PROMISE Technology Inc.
PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader with 25 years of experience in the storage industry. PROMISE has developed its own enterprise-class hardware and software storage architecture, in addition to complete SAN, NAS and unified storage platform product lines. PROMISE is also committed to providing dynamic software defined storage solutions for vertical markets, including cloud and IT storage solutions, video surveillance storage solutions, rich media storage solutions and much more. With industry leading technology and research and development capabilities, combined with highly experienced global sales and after sales service teams, PROMISE is at the forefront of the industry with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. PROMISE Technology is an ISO-9001:2008 and ISO-14001:2004 certified manufacturer with operations and sales and support teams throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions providing unparalleled service and support to customers around the globe. For more information, visit:

© 2014 PROMISE Technology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. PROMISE, the PROMISE logo, VTrak, VTrak A-Class, VTrakFS, SmartStor, SuperTrak, FastTrak, VessRAID, Vess, PerfectFlash, HyperCache, HyperCache-R, HyperCache-W, GreenRAID and Pegasus are registered or pending trademarks of PROMISE Technology, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Information regarding products, services and offerings may be superseded by subsequent documents and are subject to change without notice. For the latest information and specifications regarding PROMISE Technology, Inc. and any of its offerings or services, please contact your local PROMISE office or the corporate headquarters.

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