The combination of higher quality and more forms of capture, along with the more consumption on-demand, means a lot more storage in the middle. We’ve been seeing these trends up close for the last two years, and our conversations at NAB only reinforced them.
Visiting broadcasting trade shows is always a very humbling experience as these shows make you realize how little you know about the larger media and entertainment industry. I couldn’t say one smart thing about the newest UAV’s, drones, quad or octo-copters except for they look like fun toys. Which is the best green screen technology? Who’s the leader in mobile satellite dishes? Fortunately the Scality team knows a whole lot about video storage. Even stronger: I’d dare to say we have become an authority when it comes to building high-performance origin storage infrastructures, massive scale long-term archives and low-latency nearline.
Active Archives at Petabyte Scale with Access and Performance on Demand Customers consistently choose the Scality RING for: Hardware Freedom: Pure software, runs on ANY x86 standard Linux based servers High Performance: Line-rate performance, scales linearly across mixed workloads 100% Reliability: Reliability with minimal intervention at massive scale It Just Works: Production proven in most demanding environments Nearline or Active Archives are positioned in the Goldilocks Zone, between the high cost of real-time online storage, and the low cost offline storage with very high access latency. Delivering the same data durability as online, nearline archives create new opportunities to mine, extract.
100x the amount of raw footage per production. 13 to 26 episodes online at the same time (e.g. House of Cards). 2.5 billion video-ready smartphones and growing. I don't even have to say anything about growing video resolutions (4K, 6K, 8K) and it's already clear that I'm talking about the New And Bigger Show!