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NEWS MANAGE & MONITOR Storage Disk Archive Corporation will show three new storage density products at BVE 2015 (Stand M20) including support for a new generation of archive specific 8TB disk drives for deep archive storage on the ALTO Offline platform. The new disk drive technology is optimized for long retention times and low throughput and offers four Petabytes per rack cabinet. Also new to BVE will be a hybrid cloud storage set-up that combines the strengths of a high-yield on-premise appliance with a copy of Last Resort in the Cloud. That innovation will be ideal for DPP/AS11 file-based set-ups, it is said. An EX-60 Storage Expansion Chassis for the ALTO Archive and Content Library will also be on show. Stand M20 www.diskarchive.com Polar Graphics has been appointed as an EMEA distributor for StorageDNA’s products for moving, managing, searching and accessing digital filed-based assets. Amongst its portfolio is DNA Evolution, a nearline and archive workflow offering for LTO LTFS that is said to help users to build “more cost-effective, scalable, and secure archives”. Peter Rowsell, the managing director of Polar Graphics, said: “StorageDNA solutions sit perfectly alongside our shared storage offerings as well as our other ingest and storage products. We look forward to assisting existing relationships and establishing new re-sellers throughout EMEA.” Stand R30 www.polar-graphics.com Asset management Media Assist Cinegy, the developer of software for digital video processing, asset management, compression, automation and playout, has agreed a partnership with UK-based systems integrator and reseller Trams. “Cinegy media asset management technologies, together with our Quantum Stornext Pro solutions, enable customers to accelerate revenue generation through optimised workflows, whilst archiving and protecting more content at a lower cost,” said Trams managing director Warren Peel. At BVE 2015 (Stand R26) Trams will showcase Cinegy Archive along with its playout and automation technology Cinegy Air. Cinegy managing director Daniella Weigner added: “This partnership will provide broadcasters and production houses in the UK with local access to Cinegy’s world leading, innovative and cost effective solutions.” NETIA will use BVE 2015 (Stand G30, IABM Pavilion) to showcase Media Assist, a software suite that enables broadcasters and other media companies to access, retrieve, and share or distribute their digital assets or media on and to any platform. The new product combines the functionality of NETIA’s radio broadcast automation and media management products with an SQL database to provide a multimedia asset management system. A rich-client platform and a web-based interface are both available as are modules engineered for smartphones and tablets. Media Assist is based on a service-oriented architecture, offering all of the additional advantages of a client-server computing model such as increased modularity, scalability and third-party connectivity. www.trams.co.uk Stand R26 26 | KITPLUS - TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 98 FEBRUARY 2015 www.netia.com Stand G30