A provider of digital content creations systems and solutions for the entertainment and digital film industries, Boxx Technologies has announced Juggler – a network render management solution supporting Alias|Wavefront's Maya on Windows 2000 or Linux.
To give animators and creative professionals a solid understanding of Juggler's many features, the company is offering a free, fully functional two-node evaluation version for download from the its Web site.
According to the company, Juggler is a powerful solution that's self-configuring and easy to install. It features a centralized interface that gives users full management control, including the ability to tap CPU power on desktop workstations during off-peak hours. Other features include support for an unlimited number of user-defined priority queues; real-time CPU, memory and network traffic monitors; a centralized manager for monitoring nodes; detailed job progress monitoring and real-time viewing of Maya log files and extensive error reporting with the power to resubmit single or multiple frames from failed jobs.
Pricing for Juggler begins at $200 per node and site licensing is available.