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Digital Production Buzz- May 25, 2017

Media files are exploding in size and quantity, which we need to preserve for increasingly longer periods of time. Tonight, we talk with experts on archiving, LTO, storage and media to help you plan how to organize, preserve and restore your assets.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Philip Hodgetts, Laura Loredo, Carlos Sandoval-Castro, Terry Cochran, Phil Storey, John Tkaczewski, Tim Jones, and James DeRuvo.

  • The Basics of Backups
  • LTO: The Heart of Long-term Storage
  • Practical Advice For LTO Archiving and Backup
  • XenData – Archive Gateway to The Cloud
  • Move Media Faster
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

LTO: The Heart of Long-term Storage

Laura Loredo

Laura Loredo, Worldwide Marketing Product Manager, HPE Enterprise Servers Storage & Networking

LTO technology is driven by a three company consortium: HPE, IBM and Quantum. LTO is at the heart of most long-term archiving solutions, so we invited Laura Loredo, from HPE, Carlos Sandoval Castro and Terry Cochran, from Quantum, to explain the technology, where it fits in an archive strategy and share its roadmap for the future.

LTO: The Heart of Long-term Storage

Carlos Castro

Carlos Castro, Program Manager, Storage Products for Data Protection, IBM

LTO technology is driven by a three company consortium: HPE, IBM and Quantum. LTO is at the heart of most long-term archiving solutions, so we invited Laura Loredo, from HPE, Carlos Sandoval Castro and Terry Cochran, from Quantum, to explain the technology, where it fits in an archive strategy and share its roadmap for the future.

LTO: The Heart of Long-term Storage

Terry Cochran

Terry Cochran, Marketing Communications Manager, Quantum Communications

LTO technology is driven by a three company consortium: HPE, IBM and Quantum. LTO is at the heart of most long-term archiving solutions, so we invited Laura Loredo, from HPE, Carlos Sandoval Castro and Terry Cochran, from Quantum, to explain the technology, where it fits in an archive strategy and share its roadmap for the future.

Practical Advice For LTO Archiving and Backup

Tim Jones

Tim Jones, President/CTO, TOLIS Group

Having LTO hardware isn’t enough, you also need software and a plan for organizing your files. Tonight, Tim Jones, President/CTO of TOLIS Group, explains the practical side of archiving – from organizing files, to issues with LTFS in both Mac and Windows, and what you need to know to archive your projects successfully.

The Basics of Backups

Philip Hodgetts

Philip Hodgetts, President, Lumberjack System

Tonight’s show looks at media, archiving and LTO storage. To set the scene, we talk with Philip Hodgetts, CEO of Intelligent Assistance, about the differences between backups and archiving; and the importance of tracking metadata in a digital age.

XenData – Archive Gateway to The Cloud

Phil Storey

Phil Storey, Co-founder & CEO, XenData, Inc.

Archive technology continues to evolve, but always consists of two parts: hardware and software. Tonight we talk with Dr. Phil Storey, Founder and CEO of Xendata, about their newest product – “Cloud File Gateway” – which connects their archiving software with object-oriented Cloud storage.

Move Media Faster

John Tkaczewski

John Tkaczewski, Co-Founder and President, FileCatalyst

Media files are huge and moving them from one facility to another is not fast; and, sometimes, not even secure. Tonight John Tkacezewski, Co-Founder and President of File Catalyst tells us how he can help with fast, reliable and secure file transfer that’s affordable even for small shops.

The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo

James DeRuvo, Film and Technology Reporter, DoddleNEWS

James DeRuvo, Senior Writer at DoddleNEWS, has a multi-faceted career that spans radio, film and publishing. Covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James presents our weekly DoddleNEWS Update.

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