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Quantum Releases StorNext 5.4
Quantum has announced the release of StorNext 5.4 – an update of the company's workflow storage platform.
Dynamically Optimising The Storage Costs Of News Archives
News archives are inherently frustrating from a business perspective, says Mike Palmer, Vice President, Business Strategy, Masstech. While some content will ultimately prove to be very valuable and important, much of the archived material will likely never be used or monetized.
European Debut For New SGL FlashNet Features
SGL has said it will showcase the newest version of its FlashNet content management solution at IBC 2016. The solution is designed to integrate with MAM or automation control systems, providing improvements to workflow efficiency without intruding on the users' familiar desktop. The latest version of FlashNet features SGL FlashNet Lite, a new entry-level software solution.
Film For 4K UHD Delivery
In the past 30 years we have seen a phenomenal transition in video formats and broadcast television, writes Adrian Bull, Managing Director, Cinelab London. A brief summary of the evolution of TV from the mid-eighties takes us from analog composite to component, digital composite to digital component, and from 4:3 to 16:9 widescreen all in the space of 15 years.
SGL Hits The Jackpot In Vegas
The bright lights of Vegas are beckoning and this year's NAB sees SGL FlashNet take centre stage at booth SL5306. By Lee Sheppard, Director of Product Management. The company's new user interface, which will be incrementally rolled out over the next 12 months, will be shown for the first time.
Migrating The Archive
As broadcast and media infrastructures become firmly file-based, with an eye on moving to the cloud, attention is increasingly turning to the archive. Finished programmes, rushes and clips have to be preserved and accessible. By Tony Taylor, CEO, TMD. Many organisations are now looking at a second generation archive.
DR Archive Workflows Reach For The Cloud
After years of hype, the cloud is now becoming a viable option for broadcasters and content owners who want secure, long-term storage for disaster recovery workflows, writes Lee Sheppard, SGL's Director of Product Management. In October this year, SGL announced that its flagship content management software FlashNet is now fully integrated with Data Expedition, Inc.
Polar Graphics Prepares For IBC2014
Polar Graphics will be representing the latest in storage products and signal processing at this year's IBC show. Bluefish444 (Stand 7.J07) having recently announced support for Avid Media Composer v8, the company will show their Fluid Ingestore which makes ingest faster and easier.
Stardom Storage Announces New Enclosure
Stardom Storage from Polar Graphics has recently introduced a new large capacity compact storage enclosure. The DT8-U5 is compatible with 6TB SATA/SAS hard drives of various brands.