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Specialists In Data Storage Solutions For Video and Creatives...........
are you video editor?
• Need more video streams? Need more speed?

• Tape-less workflow concerns? Having backup and archiving issues?

• Fed up of dealing with loads of drives, PSUs and cables?

• Looking to edit or colour correct un-compressed HD, 2K or even 4K footage for the first time?
We Have The Ideal Data Storage Solutions for Digital Photography...........
are you a photographer?
• Hearing about different types of "flash" that aren't a bright light?

• Worried that you keep forgetting to backup or archive your work?

• Not sure what storage technologies will survive hostile environments and shoots?

• Find your drives slow you down when editing your ever increasingly large files?
Experts In Data Storage Solutions For Music / Audio Production...........
are you a musician or music producer?
• System keep running out of tracks?

• Samples streaming from disk too slow to play real-time?

• Existing drives too noisy to record in the same room?

• Risking tracks and takes that are not backed up and protected?
Why Rentaraid..........?
we have the:
knowledge - we know and understand the systems & terminology our customers use so we can give them our best advice.

experience - we have been successfully operating and growing for over 7 years with key staff having over 20 years experience.

customer service - we really value our customers and are proud that most of our business is gained either from repeat customers or their recommendations to friends and colleagues!
We Have The Data Storage Solutions To Help You Teach...........
are you an educational department?
• Need to share your class files and folders so your students can access them from home or abroad?

• Are much of your teaching resources now virtual and need to be kept protected and safe?

• Do you need a storage area for your class to "collaborate" their work and assignments from?

"Sorry Sir - my dog ate my hard drive" - Have systems in place so you don't have to trust your students to keep their work safe!
Improve Your Existing Storage Systems and Workflows...........
are you a post production house?
• Is your existing system creaking under new workflow pressures and formats?

• Adding new creative departments or workstations and want to integrate them all together more efficiently?

• Having to physically move material and drives from room to room only to find you are have different material and edits in each of departments or workstations?

• Let us help you work "clever by working together!"
Protect Your Digital Assets...........
be aware!
• "90% of businesses that lose data from a disaster are forced to shut down within 2 years of the disaster.'
Source: London Chamber of Commerce

• Is your data safe if your employees work from home?

• How safe are your systems and are your digital assets from getting in to the hands of your competitors?

• What happens if you have a fire, theft or flood or worse? Are you protected?

Selection from our Bulk-Buy Bargains
Our buying power coupled with our knowledge of the best data storage solutions people actually want and need means we can offer our customers some truly remarkable and useful bargains.
Areca ARC-8050 - 48.0 TB
Thunderbolt to 6Gb/s SAS Desktop RAID (8 x 6.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 3021.95
While Stocks Last : 2499.95
Enhance-Tech E500FR - 30.0 TB
5 bay Hardware RAID / JBOD with eSATA, USB3.0 & FW800 (5 x 6.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 2185.00
While Stocks Last : 1484.95
ProAvio IS316JS - 64.0TB
6Gb/s SAS-to-SAS/SATA 16-Disk Expandable JBOD Storage System (16 x 4.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 6376.00
While Stocks Last : 5279.95
Areca ARC-5026 - 24.0 TB
Small, Fast Thunderbolt & USB3.0 Desktop RAID (4 x 6.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 1675.95
While Stocks Last : 1445.95
Stardom DeckRaid DR5-WBS3 - 15.0 TB
5 bay Hardware Multi-Level RAID Rackmount System with eSATA, FW800 & USB3.0
List Price : 1015.00
While Stocks Last : 879.95
Enhance-Tech E500FR - 20.0 TB
5 bay Hardware RAID / JBOD with eSATA, USB3.0 & FW800 (5 x 4.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 1696.00
While Stocks Last : 1095.95
ProAvio DS316F8 - Dual Controller - 64.0 TB
(16 x 4.0 TB SAS Enterprise Mechanisms Fitted)
Ultra-fast Active/Active 8-port 8Gb Fibre Channel SAN Array
  
While Stocks Last : 11895.00
Areca ARC-5026 - 8.0 TB
Small, Fast Thunderbolt & USB3.0 Desktop RAID (4 x 2.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 946.15
While Stocks Last : 799.95
ProAvio IS316JS - 32.0TB
6Gb/s SAS-to-SAS/SATA 16-Disk Expandable JBOD Storage System (16 x 2.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 3977.00
While Stocks Last : 3549.95
These are just a small selection from our Bulkbuy Bargains section. Please click here to see many more fantastic offers!

64.0 TB Thunderbolt 2 HD Work, Backup & Archive Package Example
1) 2 x 32 TB RAID Arrays Included:
Configure each RAID Arrays as RAID5 or RAID6 (one for Work, one as Backup) and use synchronising software such as CCC, SuperDuper or Chronosync to easily schedule a fast nearline backup.

2) Tandberg External LTO-6 Tape Mechanism Included:
Archive your work easily by dragging and dropping files on to tape with LTFS straight from your Desktop.
2.5TB native capacity per tape, 30 year archival life. Performance up to 500GB/hr uncompressed.

3) All connects to your Mac with just one Thunderbolt Cable (included)!
64.0 TB Thunderbolt 2 HD Work, Backup & Archive Package Includes:
2 x Areca ARC-4036 8-bay 8-Bay 6Gb/s Expandable SAS Tower JBOD Enclosures
1 x Areca ARC-1882x Dual Core 8-External Port SAS/SATA PCIe2.0 x8 RAID Adapter Card
16 x matched 4.0 TB Desktop Edition Mechanisms
3 x 2m miniSAS to miniSAS Cables
1 x Tandberg LTO-6 HH External drive kit, black, SAS
1 x Sonnet Echo Express SEII compact desktop Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe card expansion chassis
1 x ATTO ExpressSAS H680 Low-Profile 8-External Port 6Gb/s SAS/SATA PCIe 2.0 Host Adapter
1 x ThunderBolt Cable
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
Work, Backup & Archive package : £ 6,395.00 (£7,674.00 inc VAT)
Add a few simple networking components and use this package as part of a fast Shared Storage Solution also.

Can be easily expanded by adding more Areca enclosures - please call for more details.

Complete 4K D.I.T Package - an example of what we can configure.
1) 64.0 TB RAID Array Included:
Tried and Tested, Expandable, Reliable & Ultrafast 64.0 TB 16-bay RAID Array with Redundant PSUs.

2) LTO-6 Tape Mechanism Included:
Archive easily by Dragging and Dropping Files on to Tape with LTFS straight from your Desktop. 2.5TB native capacity per tape, 30 year archival life. Performance up to 500GB/hr uncompressed.

3) Comprehensive Memory Card Reader Included (Sonnet QIO MR):
Support for Sony® SxS; Panasonic® P2; CompactFlash; SDHC and SDXC cards (with included adapter).

4) Space for another two PCIe Card Included:
2 x spare PCIe slot still available for additional cards such as a multiport 10GBe Network, eSATA or Red Recket / Red Rocket-X cards.

5) All this in just 5u:
Connects to your Mac with just one Thunderbolt Cable (included)!
Complete 4K D.I.T Package - 64.0 TB Includes:
1 x ProAvio IS316JS 6Gb/s SAS-to-SAS/SATA 16-Disk Expandable JBOD Storage System (Dual Redundant PSUs)
16 x matched 4.0TB Desktop Edition Mechanisms
1 x ATTO R680 - 8-External Port SAS/SATA PCIe2.0 x8 RAID Adapter Card

1 x Sonnet Echo Express III-R Rackmount Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis
1 x Sonnet Mobile Rack Device Mounting Kit
1 x Sonnet QIO MR high-speed, universal media reader/writer (Thunderbolt Edition)

1 x Tandberg LTO-6 Internal SAS Mechanism
Internal and External Cables included

Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
4K D.I.T package price to buy : £ 8,329.00 (£ 9,994.80 inc VAT)

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Deal of the Week!
Enhance-Tech E500FR - 20.0 TB
5 bay Hardware RAID / JBOD with eSATA, USB3.0 & FW800 (5 x 4.0TB Drives Fitted)
List Price : 1696.00
While Stocks Last : 1095.95


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