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Welcome To The Website Of...........
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?

External LTO-6 Tape Package - ThunderBolt 2
Drag and Drop Files on to Tape with LTFS straight from your Desktop!

2.5 TB native capacity per tape. 30 year archival life. Performance up to 500GB/hr uncompressed.
All Tandberg Data LTO-6 tape drives support LTFS (Linear Tape File System). LTFS simplifies archiving tasks and is fast becoming the standard recording format within the video and entertainment industry.

LTO tape technology makes it easy for users to standardize on a tape technology that meets today's data capacity requirements and ensures futures growth potential. LTO's eight-generation roadmap, with four generations available today makes it a clear choice for small to medium businesses.

Package Includes:
1 x Tandberg LTO-6 HH External drive kit, black, SAS
1 x ATTO ExpressSAS H680 Low-Profile 8-External Port 6Gb/s SAS/SATA PCIe 2.0 Host Adapter
1 x Sonnet Echo Express SE I - Desktop 1-slot Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis for up to full-height and double-width PCIe card
1 x miniSAS to miniSAS Cable - 2m
1 x ThunderBolt Cable
1 x LTO-6 Tape

3 years Tandberg Advanced Replacement Service Warranty
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
package price to buy : £ 2,055.95 (£ 2,467.14 inc VAT)

Expandable 4K Video Package
Perfect Storage Solution for 4K / 2K / HD Mac / PC Editing Workstations or Servers
Up to 1600 MB/s - Ultrafast, Huge Capacity, Expandable RackMount Raid Array perfect for Video Editing (4K / 2K / HD / SD), Data Servers, Photographic Studios, Graphic Design etc.

Easily expanded by adding further ProAvio IS316JS units.

Package Includes:
1 x ProAvio DS316JS 6Gb/s SAS-to-SAS/SATA 16-Disk Expandable JBOD Storage System
16 x matched Desktop Edition Mechanisms

1 x 12Gbps Areca 8-Port PCIe 3.0 External SAS / SATA RAID Adapter Card
1 x 2m miniSAS to miniSAS Cables
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland

32.0 TB version price to buy : £ 3,895.00 (£ 4,674.00 inc VAT)
48.0 TB version price to buy : £ 4,195.00 (£ 5,034.00 inc VAT)
64.0 TB version price to buy : £ 4,995.00 (£ 5,994.00 inc VAT)
96.0 TB version price to buy : £ 6,295.00 (£ 7,554.00 inc VAT)
Configure this system to work via ThunderBolt or into a multi-user FCP / Premiere / Avid Shared Storage Solution.

Call us today to learn how on 0845 4301080..

Dedicated 4 or 6 Seat PCiE Shared Storage Solution.
Fast RAID5/6 Storage and 4-port Gbe Card Package for Mac Pro's, PC's with PCi-Express slots:
Recycle your old Mac Pro Tower into a Shared Storage Solution by adding a 4 or 6-port GBe Card and Fast Direct Attached Storage.

By directly connecting your workstations via GBe you guarantee bandwidth and easy maintainance / management. Use standard Mac OS filesharing - just plug in, simply configure and share...!!!

Package Includes:
1 x Small Tree Intel based GbE PCI-Express Quad or Six Port Copper Gigabit Ethernet Server Adapter
1 x ProAvio EB800MS v2 8-bay Cable-less Enclosure with quiet PSU and fans
1 x 6Gbps Areca 8-Port PCIe 3.0 External SAS / SATA RAID Adapter Card
8 x matched Desktop Edition Mechanisms
2 x 2m miniSAS to miniSAS Cables
Software for Mac Pro, PC or Linux
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
16.0 TB / 4 seat package price to buy : £ 2,145.95 (£ 2,575.14 inc VAT)
24.0 TB / 4 seat package price to buy : £ 2,389.95 (£ 2,867.94 inc VAT)
32.0 TB / 4 seat package price to buy : £ 2,889.95 (£ 3,467.94 inc VAT)
48.0 TB / 4 seat package price to buy : £ 3,539.95 (£ 4,247.94 inc VAT)
16.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 2,229.95 (£ 2,675.94 inc VAT)
24.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 2,469.95 (£ 2,963.94 inc VAT)
32.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 2,974.95 (£ 3,569.94 inc VAT)
48.0 TB / 6 seat package price to buy : £ 3,624.95 (£ 4,349.94 inc VAT)
Please phone to ask how to make this package work via ThunderBolt to use with new iMacs, MacBook Pros, Mac Minis etc.

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-5026 - 24.0 TB
Small, Fast Thunderbolt & USB3.0 Desktop RAID (4 x 6.0TB Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 1445.95
Areca ARC-8050T2 - 24.0 TB
Thunderbolt 2 to 6Gb/s SAS Desktop RAID (8 x 3.0TB Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 1749.95
ProAvio DS316F8 - Single Controller - 64.0 TB
(16 x 4.0 TB Standard SATA)
Ultra-fast 4-port 8Gb Fibre Channel SAN Array
While Stocks Last : 7750.00
Areca ARC-5026 - 8.0 TB
Small, Fast Thunderbolt & USB3.0 Desktop RAID (4 x 2.0TB Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 849.95
Sonnet Echo Express III-D
Desktop Thunderbolt 2 Expansion Chassis
While Stocks Last : 644.95
Stardom DeckRaid DR5-WBS3 - 20.0 TB
5 bay Hardware Multi-Level RAID Rackmount System with eSATA, FW800 & USB3.0
While Stocks Last : 1179.95
Stardom SohoTank ST2-SB3 - 8.0 TB
2 bay RAID0, 1 or JBOD Enclosure with eSATA & USB3.0 (2 x 4.0TB Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 389.95
Stardom DeckRaid DR5-WBS3 - 15.0 TB
5 bay Hardware Multi-Level RAID Rackmount System with eSATA, FW800 & USB3.0
While Stocks Last : 909.95
Stardom DeckRaid DR5-WBS3 - 30.0 TB
5 bay Hardware Multi-Level RAID Rackmount System with eSATA, FW800 & USB3.0
While Stocks Last : 1589.95
These are just a small selection from our Bulk-Buy Bargains section. Please click here to see many more fantastic offers!

32.0 TB - 4 seat "ProRes" Enterprise iSCSI SAN System for Collaborative Editing (Mac / PC)
WHILE STOCKS LAST - Tiger Store is the ideal solution for:
• Video editing and post workgroups
• On-set capture with instant dailies logging and editing
• Surveillance and image acquisition
• Scientific, pre-press, medical and satellite imaging analysis
• Shared storage for rich media educational facilities
• Alternative to Avid Unity
Package Includes:
1 x Enhance-Tech UltraStor RS8-IP4 Quad Port GBe iSCSI RAID Array
8 x matched 4.0 TB Enterprise Edition SAS Drives

1 x Tiger Technology Tiger Store MDC + IP Server License

4 x Tiger Technology Tiger Store LAN Client for IP connection over 1Gb Ethernet License

Tiger Technology ProjectStor included for a limited time


Licensess include 1 Year, 24/7 Tiger Technology Email and Phone Support with software upgrades / releases included
Delivery to UK Mainland

Total Price if Purchased Individually: - £ 9,548.11 ex VAT
package price to buy : £ 3,995.00 (£ 4,794.00 inc VAT)
Extra Seats / Tiger Technology Tiger Store LAN Licenses only £ 169.00 ex VAT each.

Please note: you will need a good L2 GBe Switch (not included) and each workstation / metadata master machines must be able to ping each other and have an iSCSI initiator installed..

Minimum specigfication for the PC metadata master and Mac / PC workstations available on request.

Please call for our integration, configuration help and more details.

SAN Solution Specialists
Not sure about going iSCSI or Fibre Channel? Choose both with room to grow and expand:
Enjoy the benefits of both iSCSI and Fibre Channel. Want a SAN for off-line and a faster SAN for Online / Grading? No problem.

Perhaps a system based on the following equipment would be ideal?
Tiger Technology Tiger Serve1
The Tiger Serve1 Compact Shared Storage Workflow Controller is the perfect shared storage workflow solution for small and medium content-centric production environments.

Speed up your production and project management workflows with facility-class high performance file sharing, flexible connections, and easy licensing from a highly engineered custom appliance with a footprint just right for your budget and setup.

Enhance-Tech ES2000FS 2 x 16Gb FC / 6 x Gbe iSCSI Hybrid RAID Array
LTRASTOR® ES2000FS is an advanced 16Gb FC & 1GbE iSCSI SAN storage array for the small to medium business. ULTRASTOR® ES2000FS integrates a host of new hardware & software features designed to accelerate IT efficiency while adding superior flexibility.
Example Bundle Prices for the following base equipment:
1 x Tiger Technology Tiger Serve1 1x 8GbFC + 1x 1GbE inc. 5 Seats
1 x Enhance-Tech UltraStor ES2000FS 2 x 16Gb FC / 6 x Gbe iSCSI Hybrid RAID Array
16 x matched 7K SATA Disk Drives

Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
48.0 TB / 5 seat Tiger Serve1 SAN bundle to buy : £ 12,295.00 (£ 14,754.00 inc VAT)
64.0 TB / 5 seat Tiger Serve1 SAN bundle to buy : £ 12,995.00 (£ 15,594.00 inc VAT)
96.0 TB / 5 seat Tiger Serve1 SAN bundle to buy : £ 14,495.00 (£ 17,394.00 inc VAT)
Configuring a SAN needs discussion, experience and thought. Typical questions that need answering will include:

What speeds do each of your workstation need?

What platforms and software will you be running?

Do you anticipate needing your SAN to grow and expand in number, of seats, speed or capacity?

How can I intergrate my existing equipment most cost effectively whilst offering results required?

Please call us today to discuss how we can help you benefit from a SAN designed especially for you!


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 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)

Advertised drive capacities are the total unformatted amount. Prices above are ex VAT unless shown.
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Areca ARC-5040 - 32.0 TB
Incredibly versatile eSATA / USB3.0 / Firewire 800 / iSCSI / AoE / USB2.0 RAID Storage (8 x 4.0TB Drives Fitted)
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