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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-5028T2 - 12.0 TB
Flexible, Fast Thunderbolt 2 & USB3.0 Desktop RAID (6 x 2.0TB Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 1517.95
Stardom SohoRAID SR2-WBS3 - 4.0 TB
Hardware RAID 0 or 1 (Mirrored) Desktop Dual Drive System with eSATA, USB3.0 & FW800

While Stocks Last : 309.95
Areca ARC-5028T2 - 18.0 TB
Flexible, Fast Thunderbolt 2 & USB3.0 Desktop RAID (6 x 3.0TB Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 1579.95
Stardom DeckRaid DR5-WBS3 - 30.0 TB
5 bay Hardware Multi-Level RAID Rackmount System with eSATA, FW800 & USB3.0
While Stocks Last : 1608.95
Enhance-Tech UltraStor RS8 IP-4 - 32.0TB SAS
Quad-port GbE-to-SAS/ SATA 8-Disk Expandable iSCSI RAID System (8 x 4.0GB Enterprise SAS Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 2295.95
Areca ARC-5028T2 - 48.0 TB
Flexible, Fast Thunderbolt 2 & USB3.0 Desktop RAID (6 x 6.0TB Drives Fitted)
While Stocks Last : 3092.95
These are just a small selection from our Bulk-Buy Bargains section. Please click here to see many more fantastic offers!

ThunderBolt LTO-6 Tape Package
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
1 x miniSAS to miniSAS Cable
1 x ThunderBolt Cable

3 years Tandberg Advanced Replacement Service Warranty
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
package price to buy : £ 2,149.95 (£ 2,579.94 inc VAT)
Add up to 20 x LTO-6 Tapes (2.5TB uncompressed) for only £ 19.95 ex VAT each (normally £ 24.95 ex VAT each).

Please call to order or for details.

Mac Pro Tower 6-Seat ProRes Share & Archive Package
Turn a Mac Pro Tower into a powerful 6-Seat Shared Storage Server with Tape Archive Solution for Multi-Workstation Video Editing, Graphic Designers & Photo Studios.
Share Media and Files centrally to up to 6 directly connected workstations perfect for Creative Collaboration.

Easily Archive by Dragging and Dropping 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

Eexpand or create a nearline backup easily by adding further RAIDdeluxe units.

Package Includes:
1 x RAIDdeluxe RDL-JS16S12-R3 12Gb/s SAS-to-SAS/SATA 16-Disk Expandable JBOD Storage System
16 x matched Desktop Edition Mechanisms

1 x 8-Port PCIe External SAS / SATA RAID Adapter Card

1 x Tandberg LTO-6 HH External drive kit, black, SAS
1 x Small Tree Intel based GbE PCI-Express Six Port Copper Gigabit Ethernet Server Adapter
1 x 2m 12Gb miniSAS Cable

Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland

32.0 TB version price to buy : £ 5,395.00 (£ 6,475.00 inc VAT)
48.0 TB version price to buy : £ 5,795.00 (£ 6,954.00 inc VAT)
64.0 TB version price to buy : £ 6,595.00 (£ 7,914.00 inc VAT)
96.0 TB version price to buy : £ 7,695.00 (£ 9,234.00 inc VAT)
THIS IS A LIMITED OFFER - Price Only While Stocks Last...!!!

Add up to 10 x LTO-6 Tapes (2.5TB uncompressed) for only £ 14.95 ex VAT each (normally £ 24.95 ex VAT each).

Configure this system to work via ThunderBolt. Call us today for more info or friendly help and advice on 0845 4301080..

6 Seat PCiE Expandable Desktop 12Gb/s Shared Storage Solution.
Fast, Expandable RAID5/6 Storage 6-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 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...!!!

Not got a Mac Pro Tower? Call us today to help configure this package with a Thunderbolt2 Mac Mini / iMac / Macbook Pro etc.
Package Includes:
1 x Small Tree Intel based GbE PCI-Express Six Port Copper (RJ-45) Gigabit Ethernet Server Adapter
1 x Expandable 12Gb 8-bay Cable-less SAS Enclosure with quiet PSU and fans
1 x 12Gbps 8-Port PCIe 3.0 External SAS / SATA RAID Adapter Card
8 x matched Desktop Edition Mechanisms
1 x 2m 12Gb miniSAS Cable
Software for Mac Pro, PC or Linux
Free Telephone Installation and Unlimited Off-Site Technical Support
Delivery to UK Mainland
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.

BRAND NEW - Accusys A16T2-Share - Now Shipping
The Industries First Shared Thunderbolt Certified Storage Solution is now shipping.
Packed in a 3U 16Bay Rackmount enclosure supporting RAID Levels 0,1,5,6,0+1, the A16T2 Share has four Thunderbolt ports allowing; 4x Mac Client Shared storage using XSAN, Zoned storage to four different Mac Workstations or up Hyper-Performance 2GB/s over two ports to a new MacPro.
48.0 TB version price to buy : £ 6,395.00 (£ 7,674.00 inc VAT)
64.0 TB version price to buy : £ 7,145.00 (£ 8,574.00 inc VAT)
96.0 TB version price to buy : £ 9,195.00 (£ 11,034.00 inc VAT)
128.0 TB version price to buy : £ 10,995.00 (£ 13,194.00 inc VAT)
Please call today on 0845 4301080 to discuss this exciting new product.

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.

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 RAIDdeluxe RDL-JS16S12-R3 12Gb/s SAS-to-SAS/SATA 16-Disk Expandable JBOD Storage System
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 : £ Please Call

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Sonnet Fusion R400S - Enclosure Only
Rackmount 4-drive eSATA Hardware-based RAID 5, RAID 10, Span, Clone, and JBOD Storage System
List Price (ex VAT) : 290.00
Last One : 199.95 ex VAT.

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