Anthology announces livingroom-ready Yellow Machine

reprinted from an Anthology Solutions press release

Santa Clara, CA, July 31, 2006 Anthology Solutions, Inc., maker of the Yellow Machine Terabyte

Class FailSafe Media Servers, today announced that the Yellow Machine is also the optimal hub for

digital content in the home. By storing and serving digital music, photos, HD video and games to

the digital home, the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)-compliant Yellow Machine now enables

consumers to play content on the broadest range of digital media players. Available today, the

Yellow Machine software version 3.3 with Digital Entertainment Power Tools, can help preserve the

large and growing digital libraries of TiVo and Microsoft Media Center users. New RapidReady

Startup also allows consumers to simply connect their network cables, power up and enjoy

thousands of hours of content.

"Yellow Machine is among the leaders in delivering reliable Smart Storage. As the options for

digitizing more pieces of content increase, so do consumer challenges in saving and sharing

photos, music, video and other media," said Kurt Scherf, Vice President and Principle Analyst at

Parks Associates. "The Yellow Machine helps consumers solve the challenges in digital storage so

that consumers can reliably and affordably preserve, secure and access their digital memories and


The Yellow Machine v3.3 plays with the most popular digital home music players such as a Roku

Soundbridge, Slim Devices Squeezebox, and Sonos ZonePlayer. Video / gaming players such as
D-Link GamerLounge, Sony VAIO RoomLink Network Media Receiver, Philips Streamium and Xbox 360

also connect to the Yellow Machine for a complete digital media experience from anywhere on the

home network. New RapidReady Startup allows the Yellow Machine to auto-detect networked devices

and configures itself on the network without a PC, eliminating the need for users to have

networking expertise. Users can also save content to the Yellow Machine from any TiVo, Media

Center PC, digital camera or digital camcorder with a set of free Yellow Machine Power Tools for

Windows XP, available for download from the Yellow Machine website.

"The latest features in Yellow Machine help me beyond the digital home; it allows me to enjoy my

digital life, both at home and work. RapidReady Startup provides peace of mind by intelligently

configuring itself and the network automatically, no matter where I take my Yellow Machine," said

Visko Hatfield, Hatfield Photography. "Yellow Machine has improved the productivity in my

photography workflow. The media server feature allows me to take my Yellow Machine home and view

pictures, listen to music, and watch my video collection. Its the most enjoyable productivity

tool I have purchased."

Anthology also introduced a new line of hardware enhanced for the prosumer experience. The Yellow

Machine Q400 series enhances backup and server performance and keeps your storage system

operating at optimal levels with integrated communications and a bundled universal power supply.

The Yellow Machine Q400 also offers a 3-year warranty on parts and labor and the Yellow Machine

protection guarantee.

"All Yellow Machines can now serve as both your FailSafe storage and media server for your

digital home," said Ted Theocheung, vice president of marketing and business development for

Anthology Solutions. "Yellow Machine v3.3 is about enabling anyone to enjoy the benefits of the

digital home experience; its the only choice for preserving your precious digital content,

serving it to all the devices you own and making the entire process simple and easy."

The newest Yellow Machine Digital Entertainment enhancements and RapidReady Startup joins

existing best-of-class features:

FailSafe storage technology, a Yellow Machine exclusive in its class provides 1000 times

greater data reliability than a single hard disk by utilizing RAID plus disk scrubbing

technologies, which prevents data loss by automatically monitoring and correcting data errors

before they occur.

Professional grade Automated Backup EMC Retrospect Professional software is preinstalled to

back up six Windows or Macintosh PCs and assist in disaster recovery. The professional release

offers both file and disk image backup, and is multi-PC network backup optimized.
Remote Access with secure VPN connectivity enable access to the Yellow Machine, network and

computers from any web browser or LAN to LAN configuration
All-in-one network device with included router, double firewall, 8-port switch and network

attached storage.

Yellow Machine half terabyte models start at a manufacturers suggested retail price of $549.

For more information on the award-winning Yellow Machine products please visit

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