|By Marketwired .||
|April 7, 2014 08:00 AM EDT||
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwired) -- 04/07/14 -- NAB -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) today announced that it will show a live demonstration of "StorNext in the Cloud" -- a StorNext®-Lattus Object Storage cloud-enabled media workflow running concurrently at its NAB booth #SL8416 and in its customer demonstration facility at Switch's SUPERNAP data center. Leading media production companies relying on StorNext-based workflows for production and archive will now have the ability to seamlessly integrate private cloud workflows into their facilities as well as enable media sharing worldwide, linking StorNext-based workgroups without maintaining duplicate copies of content.
Quantum's Lattus-powered private cloud streamlines collaboration between remote groups, improves efficiency and enables automation of common ingest, transcode and delivery operations as a seamless extension of StorNext production workflows. Creative teams can share content in real time over multiple, geographically dispersed locations and maintain a single, highly durable asset repository, or replicate assets among multiple sites for resiliency and faster access. Working in this advanced cloud-enabled environment also provides the flexibility to optimize the security and integrity of content management, scale capacity up/down to meet short-term needs, and incorporate business continuity and long-term preservation of content over its lifecycle.
In the NAB demonstration, content is ingested into Quantum's StorNext 5 platform and quickly moved to Quantum's Lattus Object Storage cloud using the Levels Beyond Reach Engine platform and Quantum's StorNext Storage Manager. The content in the cloud can be edited locally through StorNext 5 using popular editing, proxy generation and finishing tools, as shown in the demonstration, and both locally and remotely using new editorial, logging and VFX workflow tools such as Adobe® Anywhere. Editors can also work on content directly without having to download high-resolution originals. Anywhere is designed to eliminate the delay of transferring or duplicating files across locations with the Adobe Mercury Streaming Engine and to remove the expense and hassle of proxy files. With Telestream's Vantage, transcoding happens in the secure cloud without making additional copies or moving files. Finally, content can then be distributed directly from the cloud using Reach Engine to any location, including a head end, uplink or a content provider, such as Netflix, YouTube, etc. Anywhere adds the ability for real-time simultaneous versioning -- eliminating the need to pass project files. Each component in the system (Quantum, Levels Beyond, Telestream and Anywhere) adds unique value; combined, the creative workflows are unlimited.
Quantum's Lattus-M provides fast and extremely durable long-term content inventory for delivery and future monetization by integrating next-generation object storage technology with StorNext Storage Manager in a highly scalable and efficient disk-based offering that enables policy-based management and rapid retrieval of content from multiple, geographically spread locations at nearline speeds. Lattus-M is a petascale "forever archive" offering much greater durability than traditional RAID, including true self-healing and self-protection capabilities, and providing automatic multi-site protection without the need for replication. The result is an object storage-based cloud infrastructure which is scalable, highly resilient and disaster-tolerant.
Simon Williams, director, Strategic Relations, Adobe
"Showcasing Adobe Creative Cloud with Adobe Anywhere on a StorNext 5 delivers a collaborative workflow solution and is an excellent representation of what is possible. Quantum and Adobe's vision for the future of production creates a safe and secure evolution for the creative community to keep up with state-of-the-art workflows that facilitate today's quickly evolving markets and creative opportunities."
Art Raymond, founder and CEO, Levels Beyond
"The Reach Engine content inventory platform is designed to be compatible with the most popular content editors and media tools in use by businesses today. This cutting-edge integration of Quantum's StorNext 5 appliances and Lattus Object Storage with Reach Engine showcases the benefits of automation in a flexible and cost-effective, cloud-based workflow."
Paul Turner, vice president, Enterprise Product Management, Telestream
"We're excited to demonstrate our Vantage transcoding solution with Quantum's combined StorNext-Lattus Object Storage offering at NAB. The cloud-based workflow illustrates how integrating Vantage and StorNext makes content production, multi-screen delivery and device interoperability a hands-off process."
Alex Grossman, vice president, Media and Entertainment, Quantum
"Changing dynamics in the media landscape require a fresh new look at how post-production workflows are managed. One of the hot topics this week at NAB will be the future of cloud-enabled workflows. Where others are just talking about it, we will show at our booth how broadcasters and post facilities can lower costs and maintain flexibility when managing globally dispersed media collaboration environments. We've partnered with companies offering best-in-breed technologies across the workflow to demonstrate how StorNext 5 and Lattus can make this option a reality today."
- Learn more about StorNext 5: www.stornext.com
- Read how StorNext and Lattus address scale-out storage management and archiving: www.stornext.com/products
- Details on StorNext's partner ecosystem can be found here: www.stornext.com/ecosystem/technology-partners
- Follow the latest StorNext happenings on Twitter: www.twitter.com/stornext
- Join the StorNext conversation on Facebook: www.facebook.com/stornext
Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection. Its StorNext 5 solutions power modern workflows, enabling high-performance, real-time collaboration and keeping content readily accessible for future use and re-monetization. More than 100,000 customers have trusted Quantum to address their most demanding content workflow needs, including top studios, major broadcasters and new, cutting-edge content creators. With Quantum, customers can Be Certain they have the end-to-end storage platform to manage assets from ingest through finishing, and into delivery and long-term preservation. See how at www.stornext.com.
Quantum, the Quantum logo, Be Certain, StorNext, StorNext Storage Manager and Lattus are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Quantum Corporation and its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
"Safe Harbor" Statement: This press release contains "forward-looking" statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. Specifically, but without limitation, statements relating to 1) benefits to customers from using Quantum's StorNext-Lattus Object Storage offerings, including StorNext 5, StorNext Storage Manager and Lattus-M solutions and 2) customer demand for and Quantum's future revenue from such offerings and solutions are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Safe Harbor. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Quantum on the date hereof. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Quantum's actual results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks include operational difficulties, unforeseen technical limitations, unexpected changes in market conditions and unanticipated changes in customers' needs or requirements, as well as the risks set forth in Quantum's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, those risks and uncertainties listed in the section entitled "Risk Factors," in Quantum's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 7, 2014 and in Quantum's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 7, 2013. Quantum expressly disclaims any obligation to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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