Molotov 'reinvents' television

Molotov, which was designated “Best App of the year” by both Apple and Google, has expanded the Scality RING object storage back-end to its media content repository. Molotov depends on Scality as a core component of its multi-million subscriber solution, enabling customers to watch programming where and when they want to. In a business where user experience is as important as content itself, the innovative television streaming service keeps subscribers watching without interruption.

Cloudian joins Cisco in media focus

Cloudian has expanded its partnership with Cisco. Cloudian’s HyperStore object storage software is now available as part of Cisco’s Media Blueprint, a set of IP-based infrastructure and software solutions that enables organisations to scale premium content production and distribution. The announcement is part of a wider partnership between Cisco and Cloudian in which Cloudian’s HyperStore® software has achieved compatibility certification for the Cisco UCS® S3260 storage server and integrated UCS Manager.

ITN opts for the Matrix

ITN, the award-winning news and media production company has purchased an additional 2 petabytes of MatrixStore digital content governance and object storage, from Object Matrix, in order to provide instant access to its entire archive.

CFOs prefer long-term storage investments

Data storage requirements for small and mid-size businesses are predicted to double over the next four years, according to a new Fujitsu study among senior finance professionals in small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). In turn, this high growth is causing widespread concern (76 percent) that high or unpredictable data growth will lead to escalating data storage and management costs.

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