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ASG Strengthens Los Angeles Sales, Service Efforts with Industry Veteran Team of Kym Cannon and Kelli Clark Posted: 24/03/2020
ASG Strengthens Los Angeles Sales, Service Efforts with Industry Veteran Team of Kym Cannon and Kelli Clark

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, today announced it has added the team of Kymberly Cannon and Kelli Clark to enhance sales and service efforts across Southern California. Cannon, a regional sales manager, and Clark, a solutions engineer, worked together at Quantum before joining ASG earlier this month.

Before Clark was a solutions architect at Quantum, she served for 23 years as the senior SAN/fiber channel architect and supervising engineer for 20th Century Fox, and also held technical roles for Pixar Animation Studios and Skywalker Sound. Cannon spent seven years as a regional sales manager for Quantum, often partnering with ASG on top strategic accounts. Previously, she was an account manager for Dell EMC/Isilon, HP, CommVault, and HDS.

While ASG has been an established media and entertainment service provider in Los Angeles for almost a decade, the company also supports high-end corporate video clients representing a diverse group of industries in the region. The Los Angeles office is led by Andy Darcy, who relocated to the market in 2018 after previously handling business development for ASG’s New York-based operations.

“This was a rare opportunity to recruit a successful industry team to our Los Angeles operations,” said Dave Van Hoy, president of ASG. “With Kym and Kelli, we look forward to building our customer base across a number of vertical markets, growing our Managed Services efforts, and continuing to lead with service across Southern California.”

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Masstech wins Technology Engineering Emmy award for contribution to media storage management Posted: 16/01/2020
Masstech wins Technology and amp; Engineering Emmy and reg; award for contribution to media storage management

Masstech Innovations Inc has been awarded a Technology & Engineering Emmy by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in their 71st Annual Awards.

Masstech was honored for its work in Early Development of HSM Systems that Created a Pivotal Improvement in Broadcast Workflows alongside fellow contributors Dell, IBM and Quantum. Solutions that effectively manage video media across multiple tiers of storage have been underpinning technologies throughout the evolution of M&E workflows to the file-based processes on which M&E organizations rely today. Masstech (and its fellow honorees) played a pivotal role in developing the software management solutions that helped the M&E industry with the transition to file-based.

“We are very honored and grateful to the Academy for recognizing the formative work in media storage management pioneered by Masstech and our fellow recipients,” comments George Kilpatrick, CEO, Masstech. “It’s extremely satisfying to be recognized as one of the industry pioneers, and to be acknowledged for the dedication and innovation that still governs Masstech. We continue to break the mold today by applying software defined storage techniques and advanced workflow to organise customer assets in the hybrid and cloud worlds.”

Tags: Masstech | Emmy | Technology | Dell | IBM | Quantum
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Quantum expands line of award-winning NVMe storage appliances Posted: 14/01/2020
Quantum expands line of award-winning NVMe storage appliances

Quantum announced a new, lower-priced addition to the award-winning Quantum® F-Series family of NVMe storage appliances, the F1000. Leveraging software defined architecture introduced with the F2000, the F1000 exemplifies Quantum’s commitment to an accelerated pace of product innovation, offering ultra-fast streaming performance and response times at a lower entry price. The F-Series is used by major studios, corporations, and government agencies to accelerate the capture, edit, and finishing of high-definition content, and speeds VFX and CGI render performance by 10x-100x, to develop cutting edge augmented and virtual reality.

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Quantum adds Cisco veteran to board of directors to help guide growth and technology momentum Posted: 18/12/2019
Quantum adds Cisco veteran to board of directors to help guide growth and technology momentum

Quantum Corp. today announced that Rebecca Jacoby has joined the company’s Board of Directors. She will serve on the Board’s Audit Committee and Leadership and Compensation Committee.

Jacoby joins Quantum’s board as the company expands its product portfolio in the high-speed processing and management of video and video-like data, and the long-term, low-cost archive of unstructured data. The addition of Jacoby to the board underscores Quantum’s drive for operational excellence.

“With the company now restored to responsible and accountable governance, and with continued significant shareholder representation on the Board, Quantum is turning its focus to growth,” said Jamie Lerner, President and CEO of Quantum. “With experience as both CIO and Senior Vice President of Operations at Cisco, a highly respected business leader, Rebecca offers a track record of operational excellence and technology leadership that will be a real asset to Quantum’s Board. Rebecca brings greater diversity to our Board, and a technical depth that will be valued.”

Jacoby served as senior vice president of Operations at Cisco Systems Inc., a worldwide leader in IT networking, which was recently ranked fifth best-managed company worldwide in 2019 by The Wall Street Journal. Jacoby held the position of CIO for 8 years and retired from Cisco in 2018 after more than 22 years of service. As SVP of Operations, she led Cisco's global operations, driving profitable growth. She also oversaw various functions including IT, supply chain, security and trust, global procurement and employee services and workplace resources. Known for her demonstrated understanding of how to drive operational excellence, innovative problem solving and talent development, Ms. Jacoby was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame by CIO magazine and was recognized by Forbes as a “Superstar CIO” in 2012.

“With the restatement completed and new governance practices now in place, and with a sharper focus on innovation and profitable sales, Quantum has been on a roll with a brisk pace of new product development,” said Rebecca Jacoby. “This is a particularly exciting time to join Quantum’s Board, and I look forward to applying my experience to help Quantum grow and realize its true potential.”

 

 

 

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Quantum appoints new chief legal and compliance officer to guide expansion initiatives Posted: 30/10/2019
Quantum appoints new chief legal and compliance officer to guide expansion initiatives

Quantum Corp. today announced that Regan MacPherson has joined the company as Chief Legal and Compliance Officer.

 

MacPherson joins the company as it builds on a growing reputation for leadership in the high-speed processing and management of video and video-like data, and the long-term, low-cost archive of unstructured data. The new role underscores Quantum’s commitment to corporate governance as the company prepares to resume public trading on a national stock exchange.

 

“Regan joins Quantum at a time when the company is transitioning from its reorganisation phase and resuming a growth posture,” said Jamie Lerner, President and CEO of Quantum. “As we set the stage for more sustainable success, Regan’s track record for strong corporate governance and broad experience managing complex transactions makes her a welcome addition to a refreshed executive team.”

 

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The Rebel Fleet adopts Quantum Storage for post-production in challenging remote film environments Posted: 23/07/2019
The Rebel Fleet adopts Quantum Storage for  post-production in challenging remote film environments

Quantum today announced that The Rebel Fleet has deployed a Quantum StorNext storage solution to meet the rigorous digital workflow service demands of a large-scale film project. The Quantum Xcellis and QXS storage solution enabled The Rebel Fleet to support real-time processes involving high-resolution content in the field while maintaining a small footprint. It also was configured to be used in a mobile rig, rendering 150 frames of footage per second in three different formats and supporting real-time color grading.

Tags: Quantum | IBC 2019 | IBC | Rebel Fleet | storage | post-production | post | remote | film
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Quantum expands offerings with new line of Distributed Cloud Services and cloud-based analytics software Posted: 28/06/2019
Quantum expands offerings with new line of Distributed Cloud Services and cloud-based analytics software

Quantum today announced Distributed Cloud Services, a new line of operational services and storage-as-a-service offerings. Quantum Distributed Cloud Services are designed to enable customers to redirect valuable IT and engineering resources to focus on meeting business goals, improving the overall user experience and maximising the return on investment for storage, while maintaining the control and security of an on-premise infrastructure. These services are powered by Quantum’s new Cloud-Based Analytics (CBA) software, which serves as a central hub where Quantum products are designed to connect to send log files and other telemetry data about their environment, making them part of the Quantum Distributed Cloud. Quantum’s global services team is then positioned to proactively manage the customer’s environment, either as an operational service or as a pay-per-use Storage-as-a-Service offering.

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ASG Named Quantum and rsquo;s North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year Posted: 18/04/2019
ASG Named Quantum and rsquo;s North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year

Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading media technology and engineering firm, was named North America Media and Entertainment Partner of the Year by Quantum Corporation last week at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The award recognizes sales achievements for Quantum’s worldwide reseller partners in FY2019.

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Quantum unveils new F-Series NVMe storage platform for cutting edge media workflows Posted: 04/04/2019
Quantum unveils new F-Series NVMe storage platform for cutting edge media workflows

Quantum Corp. (OTCPK: QMCO) today announced the F-Series, a new line of NVMe storage arrays designed for performance, availability and reliability. Using non-volatile memory express (NVMe) flash drives for ultra-fast reads and writes, it supports massive parallel processing and is designed for studio editing, rendering, and other performance-intensive workloads utilizing large unstructured datasets. Incorporating the latest Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) networking technology, the F-Series provides direct access between workstations and the NVMe storage devices, delivering predictable, fast network performance. By combining these hardware features with the new Quantum Cloud Storage Platform and the StorNext® file system the F-Series delivers powerful end-to-end storage capabilities for post-production houses, broadcasters, and other rich media environments.

Tags: Quantum | NAB 2019 | media | storage | NVMe | F-series | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Quantum to showcase new NVMe flash platform, solutions for multiple workflow stages at 2019 NAB Posted: 22/03/2019
Quantum to showcase new NVMe flash platform, solutions for multiple workflow stages at 2019 NAB

In addition to these developments, Quantum (booth #SL4409 at NAB) will also feature a range of interactive demonstrations of new and enhanced solutions encompassing removable storage for on-set production, NVMe for high performance ingest and edit, as well as color correction and finishing of UHD content, cloud-based solutions for low-cost long-term preservation, the latest StorNext features, and hyperconverged storage for surveillance recording.

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Quantum to showcase new NVMe flash platform, solutions for multiple workflow stages at 2019 NAB Posted: 22/03/2019
Quantum to showcase new NVMe flash platform, solutions for multiple workflow stages at 2019 NAB

Quantum Corp. (OTCPK: QMCO) today announced that at the 2019 NAB Show it will launch a new NVMe all-flash storage platform that is designed to dramatically accelerate media workflows. The company also announced general availability of StorNext 6.2, a major new release of the company’s award-winning StorNext® scale-out file system. StorNext 6.2 is shipping today with the latest generation Xcellis® appliances, the solution of choice to ingest, edit, share and store media content and provide an improved technical foundation for organizations to run their operations.

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Quantum Names Liz King Chief Revenue Officer Posted: 08/03/2019
Quantum Names Liz King Chief Revenue Officer

Quantum Corp. (OTCPK: QMCO) today announced that Elizabeth (Liz) King has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. King brings more than 25 years of experience in global sales, with leadership positions spanning enterprise, public sector and telecom industries in over 30 countries. A veteran in the information technology market, she has held key executive leadership roles in sales, general management, product management, services, marketing, supply chain and operations on a global scale.

Tags: Quantum | Liz King | CRO | Chief Revenue Officer | video | storage | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Sacramento Kings score high on fan experience with Quantum StorNext and CatDV Posted: 01/03/2019
Sacramento Kings score high on fan experience with Quantum StorNext and CatDV

Quantum Corp. today announced that the NBA’s Sacramento Kings has deployed a StorNext® scale-out storage solution, StorNext AEL tape archive and CatDV media asset management software to deliver captivating visual experiences to fans in Golden 1 Center and beyond.

Tags: Quantum | Workflow management | StorNext | Storage
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Complex Networks makes leap from all-print to all-digital media with Quantum StorNext Posted: 12/02/2019
Complex Networks makes leap from all-print to all-digital media with Quantum StorNext

Quantum Corp. today announced that Complex Networks, a leading provider of multi-media content geared to millennials, has deployed a StorNext-powered Xcellis workflow storage solution to support faster, more efficient collaborative content creation. The high-performance file system and storage saves time by allowing full-resolution editing of highest resolution content in native format, and the shared storage pool enables quick and easy collaboration between editors – key for this creative powerhouse.

Tags: Quantum | Complex Networks | StorNext | Xcellis | workflow | content creation | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Quantum at IBC2018 Posted: 09/08/2018
Quantum at IBC2018

This year at IBC Quantum will highlight a number of new features and capabilities to its extensive storage solution portfolio:

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