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Video and Audio Content Professionals Preview AIC Products Showcasing the Convergence of Storage and Servers at NAB Show 2010

04/08/2010

Live demonstrations highlight uninterrupted access to digital media storage, fast and efficient video streaming and high-performance collaborative workflows

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., - April 8, 2010 - Advanced Industrial Computer Inc. (AIC), (www.aicipc.com), an industry leading storage and server OEM/ODM solutions provider, today announced its line-up of innovative product demonstrations highlighting the convergence of storage and severs at NAB Show 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 12 - 15th, 2010, AIC Booth #10020. Among the solutions showcased will be AIC's ground-breaking Orion and Gemini based servers, the industry's first Avid Certified Xtore™ Studio series (www.xtore.com), the portable Xtore MobilRAID™ and Xtore MiniBod™ storage series and the industry's widest selection of SBB 2.0 compliant enclosures for the ultimate in flexibility and cost-effectiveness. In addition to the live demonstrations, industry experts will be on hand and prize giveaway contests will be held daily.

"Our Avid Certified line of Xtore Studio storage products have been engineered to maximize the rapid delivery and management of the expanding footprint of digital content," said Gene Lee, senior vice president, AIC. "At NAB, we'll be showcasing Xtore along side other innovative storage, server and enclosure solutions that provide audio and video content professionals the ability to maximize both Mac and Windows environments while simultaneously managing their budgets."

AIC NAB 2010 Show product highlights include:

Avid Certified Xtore™ Studio Series
The industry's first Avid Certified local storage, the AIC Xtore™ Studio series offers affordable professional grade storage specifically optimized for content creators in film, video, audio, broadcast and animation. The Avid® certification process ensures professionals using qualified Xtore Studio products with Media Composer®, Symphony™ and NewsCutter® video editing solutions will experience the same system reliability and performance that Avid customers have come to expect.

Orion Unified Storage Server
Based on the recently released Intel Xeon C5500/C3500 "Jasper Forest" processor and AIC's dual Orion controller in a 4U 24 bay SBB 2.0 enclosure, this solution will also be on display at the Intel Storage Solutions Theatre in the North Hall, Booth N523.

Gemini FlashServer™
The fastest on the market optimized for solid state drives, the AIC 2U 24 SFF 2.5" Bay Gemini FlashServer is breakthrough technology at 1 million+ IOPS and 6,000 MB/s of sustained throughput, dramatically boosting performance of video on demand, digital video/audio downloads or video streams.

Xtore™ MobilRAID™
This ultra portable storage series is rugged and Ready-to-Go On and Off location with a medical grade power supply and support for the industry's latest I/O high-speed interfaces.

Xtore™ MiniBod™
Also optimized for portability, the Xtore MiniBod storage devices are the first 6Gb/s SFF portable JBOD showcased with 8 SAS solid state disks.

About Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc. (AIC)
Xtore™ is a brand of professional grade storage products created by Advanced Industrial Computer Inc., (AIC) (www.aicipc.com.) AIC is a leading provider of OEM/ODM server and storage solutions that meet the unique demands of a wide variety of markets. With in-house design, simulation, validation, and manufacturing expertise along with an expansive selection of custom but off-the-shelf (COTS) solutions, AIC is able to meet the tough requirements of high-mix but small-to-medium volume OEM customers. AIC is making the same storage technologies available to professional users by offering a line of Xtore branded storage solutions. Headquartered in City of Industry, California, AIC has offices and operations throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. For more information about Xtore products, please call (866)-800-0056 or visit www.xtore.com.

About Avid
Avid creates the digital audio and video technology used to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world - from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, television shows, live concert tours and news broadcasts, to music and movies made at home. Some of Avid's most influential and pioneering solutions include Media Composer, Pro Tools®, Avid Unity™, Interplay®, Oxygen 8, Sibelius® and Pinnacle Studio™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit http://www.avid.com/, del.icio.us, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube; connect with Avid on Facebook; or subscribe to Avid Industry Buzz.

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