If you are an executive who must protect your company’s media content, what is your greatest fear? It would no doubt be a computer hack and security breach like that now being suffered by Sony Pictures Entertainment.
In today’s fast growing media industry, data storage is very big business. The ever growing demand for larger storage has increased the popularity of scale-out, network-attached storage (NAS) architecture in which the total amount of disk space can easily be expanded as needed.
German creative agency Seaside Productions is using Marquis Broadcast’s Project Parking to help manage its edit storage more effectively. The Munich based agency purchased Project Parking through reseller Videocation and the solution will be used on on-air promos for the ProSiebenSat.1 TV channels.
Rapid changes in 4K video technology and the business surrounding it have had a major effect on storage acquisition, driving Quantum Corp.’s quarterly sales in September to an annual run rate of more than $100 million.
Let’s start with two interesting and, maybe, surprising facts: “TV advertising remains the most effective form of advertising and creates the most profit for businesses…. Television commercials have yielded an average profit return of £1.79 for every £1 invested during 2011-14.”
A rival to the Piql Preservation System for long term archiving of motion pictures has reportedly succeeded in getting one major studio to allocate budget for its use in 2015.
Developed by Group 47, DOTS (Digital Optical Technology System) stores digital data onto metal alloy tape and is claimed to be archival