StorageTek Teams with Front Porch Digital for Digital Content Archiving

Apr 22, 2005


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StorageTek (Storage Technology Corporation), a provider of enterprise information lifecycle management, and Front Porch Digital, a provider of digital archive management software, have unveiled a family of joint digital content archiving solutions tailored to meet the needs of broadcasting and media production organizations in enterprise and small to medium business (SMB) environments. Front Porch Digital's DIVArchive (Distributed Intelligent Versatile Archive) software solution enables interoperability between advanced tape and disk storage solutions from StorageTek, video servers, editing systems, and digital media workflow.

Joint solutions from StorageTek and Front Porch Digital include the following: Enterprise Solutions--Leveraging StorageTek's automated tape storage solutions, including its flagship StreamLine SL8500 modular library system, PowderHorn and L700 tape libraries, StorageTek FlexLine disk storage solutions and Front Porch Digital's DIVArchive software platform, large broadcast and media production facilities can expect performance, reliability, and protection for their digital content archives as they look to maximize their digital media processing, management, and distribution services.

SMB Solutions--Leveraging StorageTek's midrange automated tape storage solutions, including its StreamLine SL500 modular library system, L20, L40, L80, and L180 tape libraries, StorageTek FlexLine disk storage solutions and Front Porch Digital's DIVArchive software platform, small to medium sized organizations and distributed workgroups can have enterprise-class performance in a small footprint with the flexibility to grow.

Disk-based Archive Solutions--Leveraging StorageTek's FlexLine 200, 300, and 600 series disk storage systems and Front Porch Digital's DIVArchive software platform, enterprises can tailor disk-based archiving infrastructures that can be optimized for access to archived content and/or capacity-intensive applications as needed.
(www.fpdigital.com; www.storagetek.com)