EditShare — which specializes in collaboration, security, and intelligent storage solutions for media creation and management — says it will unveil its next-generation file system and management console, EFS 2020, at IBC2019, held in Amsterdam from Sept. 13-17).

Powering faster EditShare storage nodes and networks, EFS 2020 enables media organizations to build extensive collaborative workflows, shielding creative personnel from the underlying technical complexity while equipping administrators and technicians with a comprehensive set of media management tools, according to EditShare CEO Conrad Clemson. To the end-user, the latest release offers an improved, fast and flexible collaborative storage space with an increase in throughput performance of up to 20%. To the engineers who manage it, EFS 2020 offers a scalable, stable and incredibly secure media storage platform, he adds.

EditShare has written its own drivers for EFS, for use with macOS, Windows, and Linux. EditShare manages the entire EFS 2020 technology stack from the file system to OS drivers, which means enterprise-level stability and faster video file transfers. 

EFS 2020 File Auditing is the first and only real-time purpose-built content auditing platform for the entire production workflow, according to Clemson.  It’s designed to track all content movement on the server, including a deliberately obscured change, EFS 2020 File Auditing provides an activity report with a detailed trail back to the instigator. 

EditShare EFS 2020 will be available in the fourth quarter. For more information about EditShare EFS, please visit https://www.editshare.com/products/xstream.