This year at IBC Quantum will highlight multiple new features and capabilities to its extensive storage solution portfolio. New developments include improvements on StorNext, Xcellis Scale-out NAS with NVMe flash and tight integration with the latest generation of AI enhanced workflows, including its own on-premise AI solution, aiWARE. On June 26 the company appointed Jamie Lerner as CEO and President to oversee the day-to-day leadership of the company.
The Media and Entertainment industry if facing an unrelenting data tsunami. Here, the digital transformation has been in full swing for quite some time, with the transition from tape-based workflows to file-based (and IP-based) workflows well under way.
The first commercially available helium-filled hard drives were introduced by HGST, a Western Digital subsidiary, in November, 2013. At the time, the six terabyte device was the highest capacity hard drive available. Backblaze, a major hard drive user, wanted to find if helium-filled drives are more reliable than standard air-filled hard drives.
Much is made of cloud as a universal panacea for flexible, fast and cost-effective workflows across the industry - but to what extent has post production shifted? Jim McKenna, VP, sales and marketing at Facilis runs through the pros and cons of on-prem versus cloud storage.
SeaChange International has unveiled a new cloud-based video management and delivery platform called PanoramiC that helps video providers optimize and personalize their subscribers’ video experience. It’s a part of a new companywide initiative called cFlow that leverages the company’s existing software products into a tightly integrated platform that provides video providers with a comprehensive set of tools for video management and personalization.
Cloudian is the latest storage products vendor to introduce AI into its line-up. It has allied with Machine Box to apply ML-driven image recognition to metadata and drive more intelligent media search.