Robust Storage is Key to Empowering Media Workflows February 1st 2018 - 01:00 PM

The transformation of the media and entertainment workflow from discrete, server-based silos to software-based environments is well underway. As the industry makes this shift, media companies find that placing a scale-out storage solution at the heart of the IP workflow yields the additional benefits of improved flexibility and cost savings.

Hardware Infrastructure Storage, Near-line Storage, Archive Software Infrastructure Workflow / Asset Management

ITV Employs Spectra Logic Archive for Preservation of Digital Content January 29th 2018 - 01:00 PM

UK network, ITV, has deployed a dual-redundant Spectra Logic tape archive system to provide a long-term program archive for programs and regional news reports. To provide a robust solution the archive is located at two geographically separate sites, and uses two different formats of data tape. The company chose Spectra

Hardware Infrastructure Storage, Archive Software Infrastructure Library & Storage Management Workflow / Asset Management

Applied Technology: Using Object Storage for M&E Workflows December 27th 2017 - 10:00 AM

​As today’s media workflows increase in size and speed, with Big Data analysis and Fast Data processing added to the mix, the need to better manage the entire lifecycle of content becomes ever more important. Building an efficient and effective workflow requires the use of a hybrid storage infrastructure, lev

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Broadcast for IT - Part 5 - PAL Line and Frame Relationships February 9th 2018 - 09:00 AM

In this series of articles, we will explain broadcasting for IT engineers. Television is an illusion, there are no moving pictures and todays broadcast formats are heavily dependent on decisions engineers made in the 1930’s and 1940’s. In the last article we looked at the incredibly complex relationship between lines and

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