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Symply Announces Next Generation ULTRA II Series of All-In-One Collaborative NAS and SAN Media Workflow Storage Solutions Powered By StorNext®6

Fri 27, 09 2019

SymplyULTRA II advanced next generation software defined affordable high-availability StorNext®6 powered media-optimized shared storage solutions are available for immediate delivery at IBC2019

IBC 2019 Amsterdam, September 13, 2019 – Symply a Global Distribution brand has announced the next generation of StorNext®6 powered ULTRA II storage solutions for high-speed collaboration over Fibre Channel and Ethernet IP for Mac, Windows, or Linux editors, featuring 5’9’s reliability, the latest generation Intel 8 core storage processors, full redundancy, and fast 32Gb Fibre Channel and 100Gb Ethernet for seamless content sharing and ultimate content protection.

“The SymplyULTRA broke new ground when we introduced it in 2017, we built on that successful formula and turned the innovation up several notches with the introduction of SymplyULTRA II ” said Nick Warburton VP business development Global Distribution. “SymplyULTRA II stands alone in delivering Enterprise-level 5’9’s of reliability, StorNext®6 stability, software defined flexibility, and purpose-built Media-Optimized architecture. With a brand new dual-redundant 8 core Intel-based hot-swappable controller design and the latest 100Gb Ethernet and 32 Gb Fibre Channel connectivity SymplyULTRA II delivers greater throughput and configuration flexibility with the unmatched simplicity Symply is known for”.

The SymplyULTRA II series of products includes the SymplyULTRA II, a complete all-in-one production shared storage solution that allows users on both Fibre Channel and Ethernet to seamlessly share the same content at high-speed. The system is capable of delivering performance for any environment including Raw 4K and 8K workflows. When paired with SymplyULTRA II Expansion for capacity expansion, and SymplyIO for clustered scale-out performance expansion, Petabyte scale architectures up to 50GB/s performance can be achieved. The SymplyULTRA II is available in both hard disk and flash configurations to meet any price/performance need.

SymplyULTRA II is ideal for Broadcasters, post-production houses, in-house creative, house of worship, sports teams, and corporate Ad agencies looking for the highest performing, most reliable and easiest to use complete production workflow shared storage.

Based on the industry leading Quantum StorNext®6 sharing software, users can reliably connect up to 20 Fibre Channel users and up to 100 Ethernet IP users simultaneously.
SymplyULTRA II solutions are available immediately from better resellers everywhere.

If you are attending IBC 2019, please stop by for a walkthrough demo at the Global Distribution stand 7.A55.

For more information or to find an authorized Reseller near you, please visit

About Global

Global Distribution is a specialist distributor of technology for content rich industries such as Media & Entertainment, Surveillance and High-Performance Computing. Adding value through a wealth of knowledge in industry workflows and by understanding the requirements and expectations of end-users, Global offer a unique personable service to resellers and systems integrators. Dedicated to delivering the best new products and solutions to these markets, along with proactive support and development that is second to none, Global work very closely with all of their vendors, partners and resellers to meet the growing demands of users and businesses across EMEA, North America and Canada.

Founded in 1995 The Global Distribution Group, a KEW Investments company, with headquarters based adjacent to the Science Park in the historic university City of Cambridge, England. Global Distribution are well placed to exceed the service and support that resellers and systems integrators – as well as their customers – expect from a distributor. In 2015 Global opened local offices in Stockholm, Sweden and Munich, Germany to further service customers in the Nordic and DACH regions respectively. In 2017 Global opened offices in Culver City, California to service North America and Canada.

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