Spectra Logic Storage Allies With Grass Valley

Grass Valley’s STRATUS has integrated with Spectra’s BlackPearl Object Storage platform to provide a production solution that includes open standard content storage and management of large repositories of assets.

This integration comes as Spectra Logic joins the Grass Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA). The GVTA certification program delivers key benefits to customers, such as improved purchasing confidence and access to a wide range of systems and solutions that are interoperable with Grass Valley platforms and workflow components which ultimately means less integration problems and easier deployment.

“We are delighted that the GV STRATUS solution is now certified to work y with Spectra’s BlackPearl platform, providing an excellent combination of asset management capabilities with effective content retrieval and long-term digital protection,” said Hossein ZiaShakeri, Spectra Logic SVP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances.

The combination provides fast and concurrent access to full or partial assets, irrespective of where the assets reside, whether on local or remote storage such as disk and tape, or in the cloud. 

“As our customers strive to deliver the captivating content and high production values that consumers demand, the Grass Valley Technology Alliance gives them access to trusted solutions, such as Spectra’s BlackPearl, that are tested and configured to ensure interoperability with Grass Valley’s solutions – one of the major hurdles our customers face when deploying mutli-vendor systems” said Tim Shoulders, CEO and president of Grass Valley. “We are delighted to see Spectra join the GVTA, bringing our valued ecosystem partners to a total of 22 diverse companies that support collaboration across the media production chain.”

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