October 26, 2009, 8:00 am ET
ULTERA’S MIRAGE DATA
RECORDER IS FIRST TO OFFER READ
AFTER WRITE (RAW) FUNCTIONALITY
Tex. – Oct. 26, 2009 -- (BUSINESS WIRE) --Ultera Systems
unveiled its new series of Mirage Data Recorders (MDR) with
real time Read After Write (RAW) functionality in a virtual
tape solution at the 79th Annual SEG International
Exposition here today.
to Mo Nour, Ultera Systems president, implementation of RAW
is accomplished by providing an independent secondary host
(monitor) port. Seismic files are retrieved and displayed
via the monitor port while the MDR primary host port is used
to simultaneously record seismic acquisition data.
ability to display seismic data immediately after it is
written to the media offers the ultimate assurance in real
time data acquisition applications,” Nour explained.
Geo Services (PGS), which laid out the initial concept and
specifications for the system, was the first exploration
company to implement this feature on its crews. A spokesman
for PGS stated, “We are constantly looking for ways to
improve our ability to deliver the best results to our
clients.” PGS is located at Booth #1943.
unique architecture makes this breakthrough solution
possible by incorporating two independent host ports
combined with hard drive-based tape emulation,” said Jeff
Imber, president of Beltway Seismic, an Ultera Systems
technology partner. Beltway Seismic has developed the
MirageView™ monitoring application for RAW display of
seismic data and will be demonstrating this breakthrough
technology at Booth #857.
solutions are 100% compatible with data acquisition systems
from Sercel, ION, ARAM and Fairfield, and can be configured
with FC, SCSI, USB and ExpressCard® interfaces.
The MDR built-in archive includes support for tape drives
and flash disk for distribution and processing.
Equipment Solutions (SES) is exhibiting MDR solutions in
Booth #3030. SES’s strong partnership with Ultera includes
worldwide sale and leasing of Ultera MDR solutions.
Technology is exhibiting MDR in rugged Alcatraz enclosures
in Booth #3154.
Geo-Services (PGS) (www.pgs.com)
offers a broad range of products including: seismic and
electromagnetic services, data acquisition, processing,
reservoir analysis/interpretation and multi-client library
data. They help oil companies to find oil and gas reserves
worldwide, offshore and onshore.
Equipment Solutions LP (SES) (www.globalses.com)
provides products and services on a global basis in the area
of new, used, and re-certified instrumentation used in land,
marine and borehole seismic acquisition. Headquartered in
Houston, Texas, SES is an "Approved Support Partner" of ION,
Inc. and a Certified Repair Center for Sercel equipment.
Seismic Inc (www.beltwayseismic.com)
produces industry leading software for quality assurance,
transcription and pre-processing of seismic data. Its QC
product, QualSeis™, can be found on field crews in Saudi
Arabia, Russia and Kazakhstan as well as on domestic land
and OBC/Node crews in the Gulf of Mexico.
Cypress Technology, LLP
designs and manufactures a line of rugged products for
seismic acquisition that help protect valuable assets from
total loss. Its Alcatraz products like the A6 for mobile
applications and the A7 for rack-mount applications protects
MDR, IBM 3592, LTO, and DLT tape drives from the harsh
environments often encountered during data acquisition.
1994, Ultera designs and delivers innovative
high-performance storage solutions for tape, virtual tape
and other removable storage devices. Ultera hard drive-based
virtual tape libraries and MDRs are marketed and sold
through OEMs, storage integrators and resellers. For more
information phone (949) 367-8800, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit the company website at
Daly-Swartz PR for Ultera Systems
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