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Nathaniel CooperJul 31, 2019 1:05:37 PM< 1 min read

Xsan Migration to High Performance NAS for Video Editing Team


Client example of moving Apple Xsan storage to a new high performance video network, while maintaining your fibre channel storage array.

Steps include

  1. Connect both the Platform & Xsan to a workstation
  2. Transfer data from your Xsan storage to your ProMAX Platform
  3. Remove/Repurpose the metadata controller (it's no longer needed)
  4. Put one of your Fibre Channel HBA's into the ProMAX Platform server
  5. Connect existing Fibre Channel storage
  6. Reformat Fibre Channel storage
  7. Edit & enjoy!

Learn more about migrating from Xsan to a high performance network for video editing.


Nathaniel Cooper

As Chief Operating Officer of ProMAX Systems, Nathaniel Cooper, runs ProMAX Systems day to day operations. Cooper has been working with Storage, Backup and Media Management for video and creative professionals since 2001. Cooper has lead the design and deployment of some of the largest media systems in the world including a range of customers from NFL, MLB & NBA teams, US Military operations, and many of the worlds largest PR agencies and consumer brands. Cooper has spent the last 9 years as part of the ProMAX team and specializes in translating complex technical issues and options into easily understandable concepts.