Thunderbolt 3 Powered Solutions "Promise"d at NAB 2016

By CIOReview | Tuesday, April 26, 2016
James Lee, President and CEO, Promise Technology

James Lee, President and CEO, Promise Technology

LAS VEGAS, NV: Promise Technology, a provider of media storage solution, has announced a new range of products developed for Windows-based PCs and laptops which are Thunderbolt 3 enabled. Promise’s Pegasus3, one of the newly launched products with Thunderbolt 3 technology, clocks in scorching data transfer speeds of up to 40 Gbps for high resolution media content including 4K video.

Pegasus3, is available in 4-bay, 6-bay, and 8-bay hard drive configurations, it comes with dual ports for daisy-chaining with other peripherals and an added DisplayPort for video display breakout. SANLink3 models T1 and 16G, introduced along with Pegasus3, also leverages Thunderbolt3 technology for delivering 40Gbps super fast data speeds. SANLink3 T1is a single port bus-powered model that interfaces to a single NBASE-T Ethernet port, while SANLink3 16G interfaces with two Thunderbolt 3 ports to two Fiber Channel ports. Furthermore, Promise has unveiled the VTrak E5000, from an all new VTrak E-Class array that combines 16G Fiber Channel connectivity with 12G SAS. The new products, which were launched at NAB 2016, will be shipped this summer after the completion of the certification process of the products.

"We have always prided ourselves on being the first to provide RAID storage and interface adapters based on the very latest Thunderbolt technologies," says Vijay Char, President, Promise Technology USA. "Once again, we are leading the charge and paving the way forward for our valued customers looking for Thunderbolt 3. And, with Thunderbolt 3-enabled Windows workstations and laptops already entering the market, our timing could not be better."