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Digital Production Buzz – February 1, 2018

Media creates tens of thousands files in every size, format and description; with file sizes extending into the terabytes. All of which we need to safely store, track, find and manipulate. Current storage technology is overwhelmed; perhaps Object Storage can help? Tonight, we talk with industry leaders about what Object Storage is, how it works and whether it can help us manage our files.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Tom Coughlin, Alex Grossman, Adrian “AJ” Herrera, Erik Weaver and James DeRuvo.

  • What the Heck is Object Storage?
  • Bringing Object Storage to the Desktop
  • Object Storage in Media & Entertainment
  • Our Storage Technology Needs to Change
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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What the Heck is Object Storage?

Tom Coughlin
Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates, Inc.
Tom Coughlin, President of Coughlin Associates and organizer of the Creative Storage Conference, is an expert in the field of storage. Tonight we talk with him about what object storage is, why it is increasingly important to media companies, and what we need to know when setting up our systems.


Bringing Object Storage to the Desktop

“Alex
Alex Grossman, CEO, Symply, Inc.
Object Storage has been around for a while, we just didn’t know we were using it. Tonight we are joined by Alex Grossman, CEO of Symply, Inc., who walks us through what object storage is, why we need it and when we might NOT need it.


Object Storage in Media & Entertainment

Adrian "AJ" Herrera
Adrian “AJ” Herrera, Vice President of Marketing, Caringo, Inc.
Caringo has a variety of object storage solutions and tonight we are joined by Adrian “AJ” Herrera, VP of Marketing for Caringo, to discuss what object storage is and how Caringo applies it to the media industry.


Our Storage Technology Needs to Change

Erik Weaver
Erik Weaver, Luminary of the Future of M & E Storage, HGST, a Western Digital Brand
HGST has been creating storage solutions for a very long time. Tonight we are joined by Erik Weaver, Luminary of the Future of Media and Entertainment for HGST, who talks with us about why it is now necessary for us to change how we store, track and access our files.


The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, DoddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo Editor-in-Chief at DoddleNEWS.com, has a multi-faceted career spanning radio, film and publishing. With experience covering technology in the video industry for nearly 20 years, James joins us every week to present the latest industry news.
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