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PROMISE Technology beefs up Pegasus Series to support M1 chip Macs

Global storage solution leader’s Pegasus Series now natively supports the M1 chip Macs with efficiency, effectiveness, and convenience in advance.

SANTA CLARA, Calif., October 5, 2021 /  PROMISE Technology (or 'PROMISE'), a leading storage solution provider, launches a service release for its Pegasus Series in the run-up to the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show’s Virtual Pavilion from October 9-13, 2021.

This year’s show will be entirely virtual catering to content professionals across the content continuum, while unveiling the latest in content creation technologies and unrivalled audio and video experiences.

Alice Chang, Chief Sales Officer, PROMISE Technology, said, “PROMISE recognizes the importance of Mac and its users in the content continuum. This latest service release for Pegasus underlines our strong commitment to keeping abreast with the latest technology developments and ensuring our Pegasus customers and Mac community are able to enjoy the benefits of new technologies without constraints. In the past decade, PROMISE is dedicated to serving Mac community with up-to-date technologies, Pegasus Series is now supporting M1-based Macs ‘natively’ to offer efficiency, effectiveness, and convenience in advance.”

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The service release features PROMISE Utility which is optimized for M1-powered Macs and the ability to match the future ecosystem of chips. The utility uses less CPU and RAM space while saving more energy, improves reliability and security, resulting in an enhanced user experience and smoother operations.

Furthering the performnace enhancement, the updated features also include:

  • USB Filter driver support on M1 that will be managed by PROMISE Utility -- a Pegasus management software -- in USB mode on M1-chip Macs.
  • enhanced Pegasus driver support for M1-chip Macs improving compatibility for Mac users while reducing panic and hang possibilities.

The Pegasus Series service release is applicable to the following PROMISE models: Pegasus R4i (for MAC Pro internal), Pegasus32 (R4, R6, R8), Pegasus3 (R4, R6, R8) and Pegasus2 (R4, R6, R8, M4).

Along with the Pegasus Series service release, PROMISE will showcase the well-recognized PegasusPro, Pegasus R4i & J2i, and the recently launched Green JBOD VTrak J5960 for editing and archiving rich media storage solutions at the Virtual Pavilion.

The PegasusPro was recently upgraded with a service release that supports both APFS and NTFS file systems, empowering Mac users (APFS read) and Windows users (NTFS read and write) with extra flexibility.

Meanwhile, the enhanced PROMISE Utility Pro, used for monitoring and administration of PegasusPro, comes with online updates that notify users immediately of new software versions, which can then be updated with a click. The proprietary FileBoostTM now offers new functions to users including more options for synchronization policy, in-time folder status updates, folders auto-refreshing, among others.

PegasusPro joins the suite of PROMISE solutions that are optimized for rich media workflows, such as Pegasus32 Series, PegasusR4i & J2i internal storages, and the VTrak J5960, all of which will also be showcased at the PROMISE Virtual Pavilion at the NAB Show 2021.


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PROMISE Technology is a recognized global leader with more than 30 years of experience in the storage industry. PROMISE creates innovative solutions tailored to the unique needs of the Rich Media, Surveillance, Cloud and IT markets. PROMISE's highly experienced sales and engineering teams are strategically located throughout the Americas, EMEA, JAPAC, and China regions to provide unparalleled services and support to its customers around the globe. For more information, please visit, and follow PROMISE Technology on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.

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