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NEWS MANAGE & MONITOR Asset Management Archive Ross Video used IBC to unveil the Streamline media asset and order management system for its XPression Motion graphics platform. Streamline provides both a centralised searchable database of media and a set of workfl ow tools and is said to help modernize a graphics workfl ow, “making it fast and easy to get the right graphical elements ready for air.” At IBC Sonnet Technologies partnered with Archiware to demo a remote post-production editing system. The set-up connected a remotely-located, rack-mounted Mac Pro computer with attached storage expansion and LTO tape drive for archiving of video fi les, via optical Thunderbolt cable to a Thunderbolt dock with keyboard and mouse. The demo featured Sonnet’s xMac Pro Server Thunderbolt 2-to-PCI Express expansion system and 4U rack mount enclosure for the latest generation of the Mac Pro, Archiware’s P5 long-term archiving software and the Sonnet Echo 15 Thunderbolt 2 Dock. www.rossvideo.com Check out some of the other products from Ross in this (one of two) interviews we did with them at IBC, this one on the Acuity. Archive and Storage Content storage management company Front Porch Digital has joined the Digital Production Partnership (DPP) compliance programme. As a member, the soon- to-be-Oracle-owned fi rm has committed to making its products adhere to the AS-11 DPP delivery standard for television programme delivery in the UK and to aiding the interoperability process. As part of this, the DIVArchive CSM system - and its cloud-based counterpart, the LYNX CSM system - will adapt media-centric features at the archive level, such as inline transcoding operations, partial fi le restore, and constant fi le monitoring and checksums. www.fpdigital.com Rino from Front Porch tells us what DPP compliance means at IBC here www.sonnettech.com Take a look at what they showed at IBC last month. Storage Quantum has launched StorNext Connect, a toolset designed to simplify the installation, discovery, management and monitoring of StorNext technology. Designed for Quantum StorNext 5 appliances it is said to enable a user to deploy or upgrade their StorNext systems and identify and resolve issues quickly. Included is a self-guided interface for quick install of StorNext software and viewing storage, CPU, memory and network interconnect and their connections within a single graphical view. www.stornext.com EditShare unveiled EditShare XStream EFS, a new enterprise storage technology, at IBC. A distributed scale-out fi le system it is designed to support large- scale media workgroups requiring high-bandwidth, high-volume media ingest, transcoding, online collaborative editing and multiplatform distribution of HD, 2k and 4k. www.editshare.com 26 | KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 94 OCTOBER 2014 TV-BAY094OCT14 v118.indd 26 07/10/2014 15:38