Three Key Takeaways from a New CMMA Survey on Corporate Video Trends

The days when corporations farmed out all video production projects to outside agencies are coming to an end. As the costs of cameras and production systems fall, and a greater number of employees have the requisite skills for producing professional-quality videos, more and more corporations are building in-house teams. Keeping video production in-house can not only reduce costs, but also enhance agility and maximize control over content.

No Shortcuts. No Doubts. The Story Behind Quantum’s 4K Testing.

StorNext-based solutions deliver superior performance for film and video workflows because StorNext is a tunable, parallel file system that works as fast as block-level storage. This is possible because StorNext features native client software for Linux, Mac OS, and Windows workstations. That means there are tunable parameters for the clients and the servers that coordinate simultaneous access to files. Prior to any large-scale testing like this, it is important to set a baseline by verifying that these parameters perform optimally with the latest hardware and networking technologies.

Storage On Tap Podcast #2: Diving Into Sports Video with Tom McGowan

In Episode #2 of Storage On Tap, Reese Clark and Dave Frederick discuss the latest trends in the world of sports video production and interview industry leader, Tom McGowan, Vice President of Business Development at Integrated Media Technologies (IMT) to hear if 4K and virtual reality will be continued trends for sports video, the biggest challenges sports organizations face, and how they are dealing with the massive storage requirements created through content creation.

Securing Education Environments and More with Open Architecture VMS Solutions

Administrators and security professionals at education facilities responsible for formulating policies and procedures to help ensure the safety of students, staff and property are continually searching for more effective and cost-efficient solutions. Perhaps the most significant challenge they face is in identifying the best specific surveillance and security solutions available within their budget that deliver the highest return on investment and lowest total cost of ownership.

Tiered Storage Enables More Sophisticated Surveillance

Not long ago, storing video surveillance data typically depended on expensive primary disk. Few organizations could afford to retain data this way for a significant period of time – many would retain data for as little as 30 days. As a result, these organizations missed the opportunity to leverage their valuable data assets effectively with today’s advanced analytical tools. This was the first challenge Quantum and Milestone set out to address.

Collegiate Sports Video Production Ups Their Technology Game

My favorite time of the year is March Madness. As a basketball fan, I can’t help but appreciate the most exciting month of the year when the top Division 1 basketball teams play in a sudden-death style tournament to claim the NCAA national championship. It could be anyone’s last game, and unlike professional sports, college athletes don’t get this time in their lives back, which makes the sweat and tears you see after each game that much more thrilling.