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Video/Audio Content Professionals Keep Projects Safe and Secure with AIC Xtore™ StudioRAID™ Storage Systems


High Capacity RAID 5 data protection with I/O support for multiple streams of uncompressed HD video now available through Avnet

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., - July 7, 2010 - Providing professional content creators with outstanding performance, high storage capacity and fail-safe operation at an incredibly low cost per gigabyte, Advanced Industrial Computer Inc. (AIC), (, today announced that its Avid Certified Xtore ( StudioRAID™ storage systems are now available through Avnet Technology Solutions, the solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) for value added reseller partners in North America.

"Sharing a focus on the customer has been the basis for our long-standing relationship with AIC," said Mike Gaeta, vice president, supplier marketing, Embedded Solutions, for Avnet Technology Solutions, Americas . "By providing support for the Xtore StudioRAID storage product line, we can offer customers a very real competitive advantage with responsive service and availability of these high performance products."

The Xtore™ StudioRAID series is the industry's first Avid Certified local storage, ensuring professionals using qualified Xtore StudioRAID 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.

"The fact that Avnet is adding our Xtore StudioRAID line to their portfolio is significant," said Gene Lee, senior vice president, AIC. "It means that our customers will have Avnet's outstanding support and resources that can shorten delivery time and reduce costs."

For more information on ordering the following AIC Xtore StudioRAID products through Avnet, please visit:

Xtore StudioRAID 5Ti: The StudioSTOR 5T JBOD bundled with a host RAID controller which supports 12Gbps wide SAS bandwidth host and expansion interface supporting both SAS and SATA drives. Xtore StudioRAID 5Ti quadruples the standard data transfer rate of a conventional desktop SATA RAID subsystem.

Xtore StudioRAID 5Te: Xtore StudioRAID 5Te can be configured with dual 4G Fibre Channel host interface with 8Gbps bandwidth for maximum versatility.

Xtore StudioRAID 16Re: Modular and scalable from enterprise to midrange and small business environments, StudioRAID 16Re is the best solution for tiered storage implementation.

Xtore StudioRAID 16RXe: Features an ATTO FastStream™ 8200E storage controller with support for SAS or SATA hard disk drives. Ideal for direct-attached or SAN-based server and workstation applications, the StudioRAID™ 16RXe is qualified for use with Mac OS X, Mac OS X Server or Windows environments.

About Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc. (AIC)

Xtore™ is a brand of professional grade storage products created by Advanced Industrial Computer Inc., (AIC) ( 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.

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

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1. All Xtore and AIC news releases are posted on the AIC corporate website,

2. The Xtore, StudioRAID and AIC logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Industrial Computer, Inc. (AIC)

3. Avid, Avid Unity, Interplay, Media Composer, NewsCutter, Pinnacle Studio, Pro Tools, Sibelius and Symphony are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc.

4. All other brands and names may be trademarks of their representative companies