Storage is the backbone of the cinematography workflow. When every frame is an investment in time, talent and resources, reliable and scalable data storage, transfer and backup are critically important. SanDisk Professional™—a new global brand from Western Digital®, one of the most trusted names in data management—represents the next generation of storage solutions designed to optimize the entire creative process, from capture to ingest through post.
New Brand, New Possibilities
With the debut of SanDisk Professional comes new possibilities. Whether you’re shooting on a backlot in L.A. or the streets of Mumbai, you’ll have access to SanDisk Professional’s extensive network of dealers, service and support. That’s essential for pros like adventure filmmaker and photographer Lucas Gilman. “With the SanDisk Professional lineup,” says Gilman, “I can see there is a real commitment to deliver even more incredible solutions that will contribute to my success and keep my work—and business—thriving.”
New Products & Solutions From SanDisk Professional
SanDisk Professional is introducing a range of new solutions to make importing and protecting your work faster and easier. Among these are four new PRO-READER devices that feature a USB-C™ interface that supports SuperSpeed USB 10Gbs. They’re offered for the most common card formats used by pros, including CFast, CFexpress, RED MINI-MAG, SD, and microSD.
Also new is the PRO-DOCK 4 which promises to simplify simultaneous ingesting and offloading of card data from multiple-camera projects with four PRO-READER bays.
And SanDisk Professional is introducing the PRO-CINEMA CFexpress VPG400, a professional-grade CFexpress capable of recording at a minimum of 400MB/s.**
These are just a few of the innovative data management solutions SanDisk Professional will offer the creative community. Also expected in this lineup is a new 4TB* G-DRIVE™ ArmorLock™ Encrypted NVMe™ SSD along with updated G-RAID™ and G-RAID SHUTTLE drives. From camera recording media to bridge devices and enterprise-class storage and backup, SanDisk Professional offers a complete end-to-end solution.
SanDisk® has been recognized by creative pros as a leader in camera memory cards and mobile storage since the beginning of the digital imaging revolution. SanDisk Professional builds on this foundation, along with Western Digital’s G-Technology brand reputation as a rugged and reliable storage choice of creative professionals like filmmakers, used on the sets and behind the scenes of studio blockbusters, indie breakouts, the latest streaming sensations and commercial video productions.
“For years I’ve relied on only the best solutions to help me create a seamless workflow so I won’t have bottlenecks or unreliable equipment slowing me down and jeopardizing my credibility,” Gilman says. “SanDisk and G-Technology™ have been on the top of my list when it comes to gear that performs wherever my job takes me. They’re really designed to support us professional photographers and videographers in the film industry.”
For more information about SanDisk Professional’s products and services and to tailor the ideal data management workflow for your projects, visit SanDiskProfessional.com.
Pictures shown may vary from actual products. Product specifications subject to change without notice.
*1TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may vary. For RAID products, storage is based on RAID 0 mode.
**For transfer speeds, 1MB/s = 1 megabyte per second. Based on internal testing; performance may vary depending on host device, usage conditions, drive capacity and other factors.