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High Performance Storage and LTO Archival With ArGest® Mobile Editing Disk/Tape Combo Units


If you're looking for easy to use, drag and drop archival and backup software combined with LTO tape and integrated disk storage in a single unit, look no further!

ArGest® BRU PE Mobile Editing SSD/HDD Disk and LTO Tape Units

How Does the TOLIS Group ArGest® Mobile Editing Unit Solve Your
Editing/Tape Archiving While on the Road Challenges?


The ArGest® Moble Editing units are self contained, portable solutions for editors, videographers, music production / front of house teams, photographers, and other creative professionals in the field that provide both disk storage (2TB to 16TB of SSD or 4TB to 8TB of HDD) with LTO-8, LTO-7 or LTO-6 tape archival / backup in an easy to use road warrior configuration.

These are highly portable and affordable packages that connect via SAS or Thunderbolt.


With sustained media ingest speeds of over 1GB/sec (SSD systems), 500MB/sec (HDD systems), LTO-8 and LTO-7 write speeds at 322MB/sec+ (see more details on LTO-7/LTO-8 speed), and LTO-6 write speeds of 180MB/sec (.64TB/hour), using your choice of BRU PE or BRU Server software (1 client edition included), the road is no longer a dangerous place for jobs generating large amounts of data.  No more stacks of Firewire drives or long FTP sessions.  The HBAs included in the ArGest® bundles include TOLIS Group provided drivers and firmware for the best achievable speed, with LTO-8 and LTO-7, BRU is over the rated speed at 322MB/sec write speeds.


All bundles include your choice of BRU Server™ Media & Entertainment Edition or BRU PE™ software, a choice of SSD or HDD storage, LTO tape device, HBAs or Thunderbolt units with TOLIS Group exclusive tape aware drivers, all necessary cables and accessories (1M SAS with single drive, 3M 1-4 fanout SAS with dual (2) drive units and all 1U racks), 1M Thunderbolt cable with TB units, and media and a cleaning cartridge to get you started.  Everything is tested and guaranteed!

Download our ArGest® Mobile Editing units datasheet.

These specially designed units are also incredibly quiet–more than 40% quieter than a standard external LTO tape drive.  Additionally, the high speed performance of both the SSD and HDD solutions, combined with their extremely quiet operation, make editing on the road a pleasure.


LTO media pricing

ArGest® Mobile Editing Quiet Desktop Cube Options, with BRU Server™ or BRU PE™ Software

The dimensions of the tape device are 7.5" high x7.5" wide x11" deep


ArGest® Quiet Studio 1U Rack, with BRU Server™ or BRU PE™ Software

The dimensions of the tape device are 1U high x 16" deep x 19.375" wide


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