Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) has launched a cloud region in Los Angeles. Google has also opened cloud platforms in other regions including Northern Virginia, Oregon, South Carolina and Iowa. The Los Angeles based cloud region meets the needs of entertainment and media customers. The media companies can make use of the scalable computing resources of Google to meet the needs of client projects with the shortest schedules.
Engineering Head of the International Visual Effects Studio (The Mill), Tom Tayler said the new cloud services will be of great help to the company to cash in on the short form projects that come up.
Google Introduces Google Cloud Filestore
Google has also launched a manageable Network Attached Storage Service called Google Cloud Filestore. It is of great help to the applications requiring shared file system for the data and an interface for the file system.
The projects such as video rendering running on multiple machines and sharing the file system can make use of Google Cloud Filestore to easily collaborate the production projects.
Visual Data Media Services Selects Quantum Corp (NYSE:QTM)’s Network Attached Storage Service
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The largest global media processing/ localization services company – Visual Data Media Services has selected Xcellis Scale-out Network Attached Storage (NAS) Service of Quantum Corp. The Quantum Xcellis Scale-out NAS is used for managing the high bit depth scanning of the films, 4K transcoding work flows, and for HDR (high dynamic range) video mastering.
The NAS offered by Quantum supports several UHD scanning, 4K, and mastering operations simultaneously. The advanced features of Stor-Next powered Quantum NAS allows increasing the production capacity of Visual Data Team by 6 times. It is possible with the same staff at Visual Data Media Services and saves the cost of operations.
The new storage system offered by Quantum helps Visual Data Media to overcome the challenges posed in remastering the older programs in 4K and HD formats.
Symply Inc. Offers StorNext File System
Symply Inc supports the clients operating on Windows, Mac and Linux based systems by providing Quantum StorNext File system.
The Cambridge, UK based Global Distribution has acquired Symply Inc, which is located in Torrance, CA.
Google and Quantum have geared up to support the digital storage needs of entertainment and media industries by continually delivering highest capabilities.