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
"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
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 www.YellowMachine.com.