NAB2013: Convergence of IT and Media

Limits of Consumer “Off the Shelf ” Strategies in Media Management


Jim Ballowe of Comprehensive Technical Group recently merged his IT company with a company that has over twenty years of media experience. To bridge the promise of the technology, it’s necessary to bring IT technology without breaking the traditional video workflow and compromising digital assets. He outlines some of the challenges of bringing networking, wireless, storage, and handling data loads of over 10TB of data produced each day. Using HP’s StoreVirtual Lefthand technology, they have assurance that the files are there when they are needed and does not fail during playback.

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