Object Storage Products

BlackPearl Nearline Media Gateway

Object-based disk storage that simplifies digital media preservation

Object storage for media & entertainment

Integrate popular media management applications with object-based disk & tape

The BlackPearl Nearline Media Gateway solves the problem of costly & complex approaches to digital media preservation. With support for a variety of storage targets, the BlackPearl Nearline Media Gateway delivers a simple, affordable solution for numerous concurrent workflows. Integration with a range of certified clients & simple file movers, the BlackPearl Nearline Media Gateway reduces the need for expensive third-party data movers.

BlackPearl Delivery Appliances

BlackPearl V Series

BlackPearl S Series

BlackPearl X Series

BlackPearl Expansion

Specifications at a glance

 ​BlackPearl V Series​BlackPearl S Series​BlackPearl X Series​BlackPearl Expansion​
Interface
CPU With 
Motherboard​
Tape Connect​
Network​
CPU With 
Motherboard​
Tape Connect​
Network​
CPU With 
Motherboard​
Tape Connect​
Network​
Dual Power Supplies​
Single​
Up to 3 FC or SAS HBA​
25 GbE Standard, 40GbE optional​
Single​
Up to 3 FC or SAS HBA​
25 GbE Standard, 40GbE optional​
Single or Dual​
Up to 2x8 or 16 port FC or SAS HBAs​
100 GbE Standard​
SAS Interface​
Internal Disk Drives
24 x 3.5” SAS HDD’s​
60 x 3.5” SAS HDDs​
N/A​
Option "A" – 77x3.5”  SAS HDDs​
Option "B" – 107x3.5"  SAS HDDs
Flash Drives
Up to 6 x U.2 NVMe​
Up to 10 x U.2 NVMe ​
Up to 24 x U.2 NVMe
None​
Throughput
Up to 1.6 GB/s to tape sustained​
Up to 4 GB/s to tape sustained​
Up to 9 GB/s to tape sustained​
N/A​

Resources

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Collateral & White Papers
Datasheet BlackPearl H-Series
2 page (s) | PDF
BlackPearl S3 Storage with Spectra On-Prem Glacier
2 page (s) | PDF
BlackPearl Object Storage Disk Low-Cost Solution for Media and Entertainment
11 page (s) | White paper

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BlackPearl Nearline Media Gateway makes preservation simple & affordable.