Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ relies on SAN Solutions technology
Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment and NBC's Universal Media Studios have begun using SAN Solutions’ Video Production SAN to support production of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."
Providing centralized storage for the late-night show, the SAN Solutions system supports a streamlined file-based workflow from end to end and enables rapid preparation and delivery of the program to secondary markets.
"Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" is broadcast weeknights on NBC and is delivered as a follow-on to outlets including Hulu, Comedy Central and the BBC. The comedy-talk franchise, with Fallon as its third host, is taped before a live audience at NBC's Rockefeller Center Studio 6B and incorporates comedy, music and interviews with A-list talent.
The SAN Solutions Video Production SAN provides 35TB of usable storage for video and 10TB of usable storage for audio, with both systems configured for RAID6 protection. The SAN Solutions storage subsystem also offers 60TB (usable) of RAID6-configured nearline storage.