Spectra Logic, a leader in data storage and management solutions, today announced that it has established a collaborative relationship with Dalet, a global leader in media workflows. Dalet joins Spectra’s certification program to deliver a fully integrated solution that combines Dalet Galaxy five with Spectra’s BlackPearl® Object Storage platform, providing a unique media asset management platform that extends from content creation to asset preservation. Bringing greater efficiencies and ease of use to users in media and entertainment, the joint solution encompasses production, asset management, orchestration, storage tiering and intelligent lifecycle management, and delivers the following:
· Plug-and-play media production and management workflows that simplify deployment and reduce the number of vendors, decreasing overall costs and enhancing support
· Rich software that facilitates simple, modern storage tiering and lifecycle management
· Flexible architecture that seamlessly adapts to evolving business needs so customers can leverage both on-premise and cloud storage
· Multi-tenancy applications that work simultaneously to share or isolate content on a single elegant storage platform
The Spectra BlackPearl and Dalet Galaxy five solution enables media assets to be easily discoverable and functional from anywhere, whether the assets are video, audio, text, files or graphics. Designed for numerous concurrent media workflows, Spectra’s BlackPearl eliminates the need for expensive third-party middleware by directly integrating with a wide range of production, automation and asset management applications. Dalet Galaxy five is the latest evolution of the Dalet Galaxy Media Asset Management (MAM), Workflow Orchestration and Editorial platform that unifies the content chain by managing assets, metadata, workflows, and processes across multiple and diverse production and distribution systems.
“We’re delighted to team up with a recognised industry leader like Spectra Logic whose market expertise aligns with ours to support media and entertainment clients by helping them optimise, share, store and monetise their multimedia content,” said Bea Alonso, product marketing director at Dalet. “The tight integration of Dalet Galaxy five and Spectra BlackPearl provides media professionals with the ability to achieve faster access to assets, simpler workflows, enriched collaboration, improved content sharing and enhanced multi-tier storage to give them a competitive edge.”
About Spectra BlackPearl
Spectra Logic continues to deliver modern end-to-end storage solutions that fit the ever-changing needs of this new era for broadcast, production and post-production. Spectra BlackPearl solves the problem of costly and complex approaches to digital preservation by combining NAS and S3-based interfaces with multiple storage targets into a simple and affordable solution. Spectra® RioBroker is a free data mover for BlackPearl that speeds file transfers, streamlines workflows and scales out BlackPearl in both performance and capacity to accommodate growing amounts of digital assets.