05.07.2007 12:00 PM
Montanta PBS chooses FlashNet for archive

Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, will provide Montana PBS with its FlashNet software for a rebuilding of the network’s operations center in Bozeman.

FlashNet, SGL’s software suite for content storage and archive management, has been installed alongside a Qualstar LTO3 tape archive and a Pictron low-res video proxy archive. The FlashNet software is being used in conjunction with Avid Sundance Digital Titan automation to automate delivery of Montana PBS’ statewide service.

Montana PBS reaches more than 150 communities in the region. It is using FlashNet to archive broadcast content, currently SD and soon to be HD.

With FlashNet, the system uses a central storage repository. The archive becomes an extension of the main storage capacity, available to all departments transparently. Whether the archive consists of storage network devices, disk arrays or tape libraries (or a combination of these), it appears as an additional storage area to all applications.

When requested by the asset management or automation applications, FlashNet moves data to nearline disk or removable media (such as tape or optical disk). FlashNet’s database tracks the location of all material and makes it available to the asset management or automation system.

For more information, visit www.sgluk.com.



Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB


 
Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology