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Avid ISIS 1000 20TB Engine

Avid ISIS 1000 20TB Engine

$1,200.00 USD


Get the industry-proven performance and reliability of ISIS in a more affordable, entry-level storage system designed for independent editors, audio post pros, and smaller post-production houses.

Avid ISIS 1000 20TB Engine

Shared storage for media professionals

The Avid ISIS 1000 20TB Engine shared storage family is the cornerstone of media collaboration, providing the power, reliability, and storage capacity you need to sustain real-time workflows in the most demanding environments—regardless of workgroup size. Get unrivalled performance and collaboration with ISIS online storage, and extend your capacity further with nearline storage to make the most of your media. Take media production to a whole new level—with greater performance and scalability than ever before.


Get the industry-proven performance and reliability of ISIS in a more affordable, entry-level storage system designed for independent editors, audio post pros, and smaller post-production houses. ISIS | 1000 offers real-time editorial collaboration and the bandwidth you need to accelerate any media workflow. Plus, advanced file management enables you to work with Avid and third-party systems, with the data protection, flexibility, and scalability only Avid can deliver.


Bring value to your editorial workflow

How safe is your media? Are you constantly unplugging and re-plugging in drives to share assets across multiple workstations? What can you do to maximize your efficiency and get more of the work you want? By adding affordable ISIS | 1000 shared storage to your workflow, you can safeguard your media, connect up to 24 workstations simultaneously, use your favorite editing and asset management tools, and collaborate in real time to accelerate production and deliver your best work—on time and on budget. It’s the most cost-effective investment you can make to grow your business—and reputation.

Use Premiere, Final Cut, and other third-party products

No need to ditch your favorite editing and asset management tools to accelerate your workflow. ISIS | 1000 enables real-time editorial collaboration using what you have, whether you edit in Adobe Premier Pro CC, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Grass Valley EDIUS, Media Composer or Pro Tools. And it’s easy to integrate with third-party asset management systems too.


ISIS | 1000 Storage Engine
  • Scales from one to four engines
  • Ten 2 TB (7,200 rpm) media drives for a total of 20 TB of storage per engine (14 TB usable)
  • Rackmount-ready; 2U rack height
  • Field replaceable Storage Controller, power supplies (2), and fans
  • Redundant, hot-swappable SSDs for system configuration and ISIS metadata management
  • 10GbE network connection for client access
  • 1GbE network connection for management
ISIS 1000
Dimensions Environmental
  • Width (mounting): 19 in (483 mm); IEC rack compliant
  • Height: 3.5 in (88.9 mm)
  • Depth: 24.8 in (630 mm)
  • Max weight (shipping): 57.2 lb (26 kg) with drives
  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C (35ºC max. above 2,000m)
  • Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 60°C
  • Relative humidity (operating): 20% to 80% non-condensing
  • Maximum power consumption: 764W
  • Average power consumption: 380W
Network switching Platform support
Works with the following switches (not included):
  • Dell Networking N2024, N3024
  • Dell S4810, S4820
  • Cisco 4948E
ISIS File System
  • 64-bit self-balancing, distributed file system
  • Intelligent distribution/redistribution of media
  • Optimized for media editing and playback
  • Two drive failure protection, with media-aware drive rebuilds
  • Internal ISIS System Director metadata management
Administration Tools
  • Dynamic workspace set-up and monitoring
  • FlexDrive dynamically adjusts storage workspaces without editing interruption
  • User administration: View, create, define workgroups, and delete and assign passwords
    • Active Directory (LDAP) integration for user account synchronization with IT systems
    • User workspace access controls
  • Error warning and informational logging
  • Monitoring: User status, workspace status, comprehensive event log, read and write bandwidth usage
  • Remote notification of system events
Avid Advantage support
  • Available through a monthly or annual subscription to Avid Support


Client operating systems
  • Windows 8 (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (64-bit)
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite (64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks (64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion (64-bit)

Client network connections

  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Files/folders: 3 million
  • User accounts: 5,000
  • User groups: 1,000

Supported Avid products

  • Media Composer
  • Media Composer | Symphony Option
  • Media Composer | NewsCutter Option
  • Pro Tools

Supported third-party editing

  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Grass Valley EDIUS
  • Black Magic DaVinci Resolve