Access "Iceland media firm opts for ATA-over-Ethernet archive"
This article is part of the May 2013 issue of Go for green
Iceland-based media company 365 Media has opted for ATA-over-Ethernet storage from Coraid for its broadcast programming archive. It rejected products from storage suppliers EMC (Isilon), HP, IBM and Dell. It also ruled out building its own systems using open source parallel file systems such as Gluster and BTRFS, choosing ATA-over-Ethernet as the least costly option. 365 Media runs 10 television channels, five radio stations and Iceland’s largest newspaper. It adds more than 35 hours of video content to its archive every day. The storage system is responsible for playing media for broadcast on a near-continuous basis via a Grass Valley K2 Summit transmission server. 365 Media started to look for a new storage system when its existing Omneon archive, based on 2TB cartridges, began to run out of space, the process accelerated with the growth of HD programming. It was offered more capacity from Omneon (now owned by Harmonic) but the cost would have been prohibitively high, said Arni Finnsson, technology manager at 365 Media. Finnsson said: “Our capacity with ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
Top technologies that can make your datacentre green
by Archana Venkatraman
Energy-efficient technologies that can reduce running costs in the datacentre and across the business
- Top technologies that can make your datacentre green by Archana Venkatraman
Will the iPad ever be a true corporate device or will Microsoft usurp it?
by Karl Flinders
The iPad is used in enterprises today but will it ever be a true corporate device or just one that IT departments create workarounds to support?
- Will the iPad ever be a true corporate device or will Microsoft usurp it? by Karl Flinders
Iceland media firm opts for ATA-over-Ethernet archive
by Antony Adshead
Icelandic media firm 365 Media opts for 600TB Coraid ATA-over-Ethernet storage system after rejecting iSCSI and DIY open source file storage
- Iceland media firm opts for ATA-over-Ethernet archive by Antony Adshead
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
This exclusive Computer Weekly/TechTarget research, based on a survey of over 400 European IT professionals, reveals organisations’ investment plans ...
This 12 page special report from Computer Weekly, updated for 2013, gives you the facts on EMC, its strategy, products and services and financial ...
This month’s issue of CW Europe investigates how Europe could become the “trusted cloud region” according to the European Commission (EC) after the ...