mLogic: Innovative LTO Workflows

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About mLogic…

mLogic designs and markets innovative peripheral products for desktop and portable computers. The company’s product portfolio includes computer back-up and docking solutions as well as cutting-edge products featuring the new high-speed Thunderbolt™ interface. mLogic is headquartered in the Hayden Tract of Culver City, California a vibrant section of West Los Angeles. The area is a well known bastion of movie and television production and home to many high-tech and creative companies.

mBridge for SAS LTO Tape Libraries

1U Rack Mountable Thunderbolt Bridge for SAS LTO Tape Libraries

– 1U rack mountable Thunderbolt bridge connects tape libraries to Thunderbolt enabled computers
– Supports tape libraries with native SAS interface
– Supports tape libraries with up to four LTO6 or LTO7 tape drives
– Compatible with the leading tape library software
– Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports
– Thunderbolt certified by Apple & Intel
– macOS and Windows compatible

The simple solution to connect LTO tape libraries to computers with a Thunderbolt port

mBridge from mLogic seamlessly connects LTO tape libraries with native SAS interface to computer systems with Thunderbolt ports.

Simply connect your LTO tape library to mBridge’s SAS port(s)* and connect mBridge to your Mac or PC using the included Thunderbolt cable.

Plays nice with the leading tape libraries

mBridge is compatible with tape library systems from HP, IBM, Overland, Tandberg and Quantum

Backup. Archive.

mBridge is compatible with industry leading tape library software including: Archiware, StorageDNA and Yoyotta

mRack LTO-6, LTO-7 & LTO-8 with Single or Dual Drives

1U Rack Mountable LTO-6 or LTO-7 with Thunderbolt 2 Connectivity

NEW! LTO-8 versions with 12TB per tape and 300MB/s transfer speed. Single & Dual Drive options available.

– 1U rack mountable enclosure with single or dual LTO-6 or LTO-7 tape drives
– Ideal for desktop use or for mounting in standard 19” racks or DIT carts
– 6TB (LTO-7) / 2.5TB (LTO-6) native storage capacity per tape cartridge
– LTO tape has a 30+ year shelf-life – Significantly longer than hard drives
– Up to 300MB/s (LTO-7) / 160MB/s (LTO-6) data transfer rate
– LTO-7 Drive reads and writes to both LTO 6 & 7 tapes, reads LTO 5 tapes (LTO-6 Drive writes LTO 5 & 6 / reads LTO 4)
– Compatible with industry leading backup and archiving software
– Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports enables daisy-chaining of Thunderbolt peripherals
– Dual drive version enables writing to two LTO drives simultaneously
– macOS and Windows compatible
– Ships complete with Fujifilm LT0 cartridges, Fujifilm Universal Cleaning Cartridge and Thunderbolt cable

LTO made easy. Just connect to a computer with a Thunderbolt port

mRack LTO revolutionises LTO, empowering users to easily connect LTO-6 and LTO-7 technology to portable, desktop and all-in-one computers that feature Thunderbolt connectivity.  Dead simple.  Another mLogic first.

LTO tape offers a shelf-life of 30+ years and a reliability level that exceeds what is achievable with spinning disk and solid state drive technology.  mRack is the ultimate archiving solution to safeguard important digital media for the long term.  And LTO tape is not only more reliable than disk, but much more cost effective.

Hello LTFS. Drag. Drop.

mRack LTO supports the Linear Tape File System (LTFS).  With LTFS, mTape mounts just like a hard disk with drag and drop functionality.

mRack DIT LTO-6, LTO-7 & LTO-8 with RAID Enclosure

Thunderbolt RAID and LTO-7 / LTO-6 / LTO-8 Tape Archiving Solution for Digital Workflows

– NEW! LTO-8 version with 12TB per tape and 300MB/s transfer speed.

– 1U rack mountable storage and archiving solution
– Supports up to six 2.5″ hard drives or SSDs (add your own drives)
– Hardware RAID 0,1,5,6,10, 50 or JBOD operation
– Integrated LTO-7 or LTO-6 tape drive – 6TB (LTO-7) or 2.5TB (LTO-6) per tape, up to 300 MB/s (LTO-7) or 160MB/s (LTO-6) data transfer rate
– Four Thunderbolt 2 ports  across dual Thunderbolt 2 busses
– Ideal for mounting in standard 19″ racks or DIT carts
– Mac OSX and Windows compatible
– Ships with 6 x 2.5″ drive enclosure, IBM LTO-7 or LTO-6 tape drive, LT0-7 or LTO-6 cartridge, Cleaning Cartridge and two Thunderbolt cables

RAID & LTO. The Perfect Combo.

mRack DIT LTO is a 1U rack mountable hybrid RAID and LTO tape archiving solution designed to support today’s digital workflows.  Copy camera cards to high-speed RAID for online editing and then archive the raw footage and completed projects to LTO tape to safeguard the media for the long term.

mRack DIT LTO features four Thunderbolt 2 ports and connects to any Thunderbolt equipped Mac or PC.  Add up to six spinning or solid state drives for integrated hardware RAID functionality.  Archive assets to the on-board LTO-7 drive which provides 6TB of data storage per cartridge.  LTO has a shelf life of 30+ years and is the most cost-effective storage medium on a cost per TB basis.

Hello LTFS. Drag and Drop Content to LTO Tape.

mRack DIT LTO supports the Linear Tape File System (LTFS).  LTFS mounts the LTO tape drive in the same way as a disk drive.  This enables drag and drop functionality to the LTO tape cartridge.

mTape with LTO-6, LTO-7 & LTO-8 for Thunderbolt 2

The World’s First and only Certified Thunderbolt LTO-7 Archiving Solution

– NEW! LTO-8 version with 12TB per tape and 300MB/s transfer speed.

– Desktop Thunderbolt LTO-7 (or LTO-6) tape drive certified by Apple & Intel
– 6 TB (LTO-7) or 2.5 TB (LTO-6) native storage capacity per tape cartridge
– LTO tape has a 30+ year shelf life – Significantly longer than hard drives
– Up to 300 MB/s (LTO-7) or 160MB/s (LTO-6) data transfer rate
– Dual Thunderbolt 2 ports
– LTO-7 Drive reads and writes to both LTO 6 & 7 tapes, reads LTO 5 tapes
– LTO-6 Drive reads and writes to both LTO 5 & 6 tapes, reads LTO 4 tapes
– SAS port enables writing to two or more LTO drives simultaneously*
– Compact, portable form-factor
– DC powered – Enables use in any environment
– LTFS utility mounts mTape like a hard drive for drag & drop functionality
– macOS and Windows compatible
– Ships complete with LT0-7 (or LTO-6) tape, Cleaning tape and Thunderbolt cable

LTO made easy. Just connect to a computer with a Thunderbolt port.

mTape Thunderbolt revolutionises LTO, enabling users to easily connect LTO-7 (or LTO-6) technology to portable, desktop and all-in-one computers that feature Thunderbolt connectivity.  Dead simple.  Another mLogic first.

LTO tape offers a shelf-life of 30+ years and a reliability level that exceeds what is achievable with spinning disk and solid state drive technology.  mTape is the ultimate archiving solution to safeguard important digital media for the long term.  And LTO tape is not only more reliable than disk, but much more cost effective.

mLink Expansion Chassis

Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis

“Thunderbolt technology in combination with mLogic’s mLink brings unique expand-ability and high-performance to users with mobile and all-in-one computers,” says Jason Ziller, Director Thunderbolt Marketing, Intel. “We’re excited to see mLink provide these capabilities to media creators and enthusiasts.”

mLink Highlights

– Industry’s smallest and lightest 1/2 length Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis
– Adds a PCIe expansion slot to any Mac with a Thunderbolt port
– Supports 1/2 length, full or 1/2 height PCIe cards
– Features two 20 Gbit/s Thunderbolt ports
– Variable speed smart blower keeps system cool and quiet

PCIe adaptors now play with Thunderbolt enabled Macs. Nice.

The mLink Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis from mLogic gives you the freedom to connect professional add-in PCIe cards to any Mac with a Thunderbolt port. Now you can experience the functionality of RAID controllers, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Fibre Channel and audio/video capture cards on Thunderbolt-enabled iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro systems.

mLink-R Expansion Chassis

3/4 Length Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis

Link PCIe Cards to Thunderbolt-enabled Macs Including the New Mac Pro!

mLink R is designed to link PCIe cards (up to 3/4 length) to iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and the new Mac Pro via Thunderbolt.

Big Possibilities – Small Form Factor

mLink R supports a single PCIe card and is the industry’s smallest and lightest Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis to support 3/4 length boards.  mLink R features two 20Gbit/second Thunderbolt 2 ports and enables daisy-chaining of up to six additional Thunderbolt devices including other mLinks, storage devices, mDP monitors and Apple Thunderbolt Displays.  DVI, HDMI and VGA monitors can also be part of the chain when used with mDP adaptors.  mLink R also provides 10W of power to support bus-powered Thunderbolt peripherals.

Thunderbolt 2 – Ultra-fast Performance

Thunderbolt 2 technology enables mLink R to transfer data at up to 20Gbps.  When loaded with a RAID controller (Atto R680) and attached to eight SATA III drives, mLink R cranks out over 800 MB/second of throughput for the most demanding content creation applications.

Innovative Design – Solid Engineering

mLink R features a PCIe x16 slot (x4 electrical) and accommodates PCIe cards such as professional audio/video capture boards and RAID adaptors.  A temperature controlled, variable speed fan keeps the installed card optimally cool without excessive noise.  And mLink R powers on and off with the Mac to save power.

The Perfect Solution for the RED ROCKET

mLink R is by far the most compact Thunderbolt enclosure for the RED ROCKET.  And mLink R features two BNC cutouts on the back panel to mount the ROCKET BNC connectors.  Mobile REDCINE X workflows have never been easier!

“The mLink R is of high interest due to its small size and is specifically targeted to our customers looking for maximum portability running a MacBook Pro with the power of RED Rocket for real-time high-quality playback and file prep for post,” – Ted Schilowitz, RED Digital Cinema.

mLink 10GigE with 10GBASE-SR or 10GBASE-T

10 Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity over Thunderbolt 2

mLink 10GigE-SR Highlights

– Easily link Thunderbolt-enabled Macs to 10GigE infrastructure
– Features dual Fibre Optic SFP+ ports (1x SFP+ SR module included)
– Also available in a 10GBASE-T model with Copper connectivity
– Two 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 ports (supports daisy-chaining)
– Variable speed smart blower keeps system cool and quiet
– 2-year warranty

Want to Link Your Thunderbolt Mac to a 10GigE Network? No Problem.

mLink 10GigE-SR from mLogic enables plug and play connectivity to 10GigE-SR networks and high-bandwidth shared storage solutions from any Thunderbolt-enabled Mac.

Perfect for Content Creation Environments.

mLink 10GigE easily connects Thunderbolt-enabled Macs to shared storage appliances designed specifically to support audio and video production workflows. With mLink 10GigE you now have access to these collaborative systems using your MacBook Pro.

Save on mRack, mTape, mLink and mBridge bundles with PreRoll Post, StorageDNA and YoYottaID archiving software! 

PreRoll Post StorageDNA YoYOTTA ID LTFS

 

 

Adobe
AJA
Apple
ATTO
AVID
Blackmagic Design
Emulex
Firmtek
Fusion-io
Highpoint
intel
Myricom
Red Digital Cinema
SmallTree
SolarFlare
Solid State Logic
Universal Audio

mLogic Thunderbolt Partners

mLogic Thunderbolt Partners

mLogic Backup and Archive Partners

mLogic Archive Partners

 

Axle Video – Axle
Archiware – P5
Imagine Products – PreRoll Post
Pomfort – Silverstack XT
Retrospect
Square Box – CatDV
StorageDNA – DNA Evolution
XenData – XenData 6 Workstation
YoYotta – YoYottaID LTFS

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