It was late 2007, after seeing a Drobo in action at a trade show, that I bought one. It could handle up to four 3.5-inch hard drives of any capacity and automatically backed up redundant data without the user having to configure complex RAID arrays. That was revolutionary at the time, which made it my kind of product.
OpenDrives has announced its 2018 lineup of shared network-attached storage (NAS) solutions. The range features a breadth of offerings across market tiers, including two all-new offerings designed to be accessible to small teams and mid-sized editors, visual effects artists, colorists and graphic artists.
Spectra Logic announced several new enhancements to its BlackPearl Converged Storage System designed to simplify workflows and manage large volumes of content to a variety of storage tier options. It has also tied a stronger knot with Avid’s asset management system.
The Interoperable Master Format (IMF) gains support from within private and hybrid cloud platforms built with MatrixStore.
IBM is rolling out new Cloud Object Storage services for rapid data transfer to the cloud in tandem with an Aspera high-speed transfer option. The firm says that users have reported moving data to the IBM Cloud at online transfer rates hundreds of times faster* than standard http/ftp, with no charge for ingest.
Panasas will demonstrate AI, production and VR workflows on its ActiveStor storage solution.
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