At IBC, scale-out NAS vendor Panasas showcased an acquisition-to-post-to-delivery workflow.
The demo featured Panasas ActiveStor and DirectFlow for Linux and Mac, which is promoted as being purpose-built to deliver a fast, high-performance experience handling modern-day media and entertainment workflows within an easily managed storage environment.
Demo components included axle Video 2017 media-management software for searching and organizing clips, Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Avid Media Composer powered by DirectFlow for Mac for editing, and an AWS Elemental encoding server powered by DirectFlow for Linux for faster-than-real-time transcoding delivery.
Panasas ActiveStor appliances use the patented PanFS storage operating system and DirectFlow protocol.
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