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Digital Production Buzz – May 10, 2018

Storage is a constantly evolving technology that’s increasingly critical to media creation. Tonight we talk with Key thought leaders in the storage world about what’s new, what we need to watch and how to keep older systems current.

Join host Larry Jordan as he talks with Tom Coughlin, David Feller, Nathaniel Cooper, Larry O’Connor and James DeRuvo.

  • Explaining Tomorrow’s Storage Technology
  • Spectra Logic Stands For Storage
  • Why Consider Promax Shared Storage
  • Better Ways to Upgrade Your Mac
  • The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

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Guests this Week

Explaining Tomorrow’s Storage Technology

Tom Coughlin
Tom Coughlin, President, Coughlin Associates, Inc.
No one is better qualified to set the scene for today’s storage technology than Tom Coughlin. President of Coughlin Associates, senior member of IEEE and founder of the Storage Visions and Creative Storage Conferences. Tonight, he shares his thoughts on current storage technology: Flash, Cloud, spinning media, interfaces – everything you need to know about what’s coming.

PLUS: Tom is offering two discounts to Creative Storage. $100 off full conference registration here and FREE admission for media professionals to the full conference if you complete a survey here.

Spectra Logic Stands For Storage

David Feller
David Feller, Vice President of Product Management and Solutions Engineering, Spectra Logic
Spectra Logic has been dedicated to storage for almost 40 years, focusing on the problem of short and long-term digital preservation. Tonight, David Feller, VP of Product Management and Solutions Engineering, explains key storage products for filmmakers interested in archiving their assets for the long-term.

Why Consider Promax Shared Storage

Nathaniel Cooper
Nathaniel Cooper, COO, ProMAX Systems
ProMAX has more than 20 years creating high-powered network storage devices for the media and entertainment industry. Tonight we are joined by Nathaniel Cooper, COO of ProMAX, who talks to us about what ProMAX does, how to choose the right shared storage and why we should consider their storage systems.

Better Ways to Upgrade Your Mac

Larry O'Connor
Larry O’Connor, Founder & CEO, Other World Computing
Just because a computer is older doesn’t mean it can’t still be used to create media today. But, often, staying current means upgrading your hardware – something Apple does not make very easy. Tonight, Larry O’Connor, founder and CEO of OWC, explains various ways we can upgrade older systems to keep them in service longer.

The Weekly DoddleNEWS Update

James DeRuvo
James DeRuvo, Editor-in-Chief, DoddleNEWS.
James DeRuvo Editor-in-Chief at, 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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