Streamline Your File-Based Workflow
Since 2004, StorageDNA have been helping film, video and broadcast professionals master their digital workflow to enable them to work more efficiently and save costs. Advanced technologies and a commitment to innovation are the backbone of the company.
Their mission is to engage with a community of customers, resellers and partners, evolve their product offerings, and provide these solutions for an unparalleled value.
Users are combating massive data growth with an unmanaged set of data management software tools and a growing variety of storage options (removable drives, NAS, SAN, Object, Tape and Cloud.)
The SDNA vision is to provide users with a toolset that enables them to federate numerous data management tools (copy, quarantine, indexing, search, analytics, backup, DR, archive) into a single, globally managed, secure solution.
Many media professionals face a number of challenges as a result of the phenomenal growth of digital file-based workflows, including how to:
- Cost-effectively backup and store content
- Protect digital assets long-term
- Easily archive, search, find, restore, and directly access content when needed
DNAfabric Disk, WAN, Cloud
DNAfabric Disk, WAN, Cloud is a simple to deploy data management services platform that enables you to more eﬀectively manage data across a multitude of storage tiers powered by smart analytics and visualization.
A scalable and clustered architecture allows data to be seamless synced across disk, wan and cloud. A centralized controller provides overall management while scalable data movers and indexers powers data management functions.
The DNAfabric controller
The DNAfabric controller provides a central point of job and metadata management via a web interface. It manages the central job DB, search noSQL DB and the analytics DB. These databases can be hosted across one or more virtual or physical servers locally or in the cloud. The controller can manage multiple data managers as scale is needed
The Disk, WAN, Cloud Data Manager
The Disk, WAN, Cloud Data Manager is responsible for indexing and copying assets across WAN and cloud targets. It reports all data movement tasks, metadata and related disk hardware status to the controller. It additionally receives all job related actions from the controller. Multiple archive managers can be setup to seamlessly scale performance.
DNA Evolution Linear Tape Open (LTO)
DNA Evolution, StorageDNA’s intelligent workflow solution built on Linear Tape Open (LTO) and Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technologies, allows you to streamline your file-based workflow, work more efficiently, and save significant storage costs.
The innovative workflow solutions allow you to easily archive, find, restore, and directly access digital assets at incredible speeds.
StorageDNA’s solutions power some of the most complex and critical workflows for a wide range of customers from major film studios and television production companies to sports organizations, government agencies, and Fortune 500 corporations.
LTO Tape: Low-cost, Reliability, and Performance
You can save significant storage costs with LTO digital tape media. LTO tape has the lowest cost per/GB than any other storage medium designed for use by professionals, with an extended roadmap providing further enhancements and cost savings well into the future.
An LTO cartridge is just a spool of tape with no moving parts, making it ideal for long-term storage. LTO tape is an industry standard for archival media and designed to last over 30 years, while hard drives become unreliable when not used constantly. LTO was designed for Enterprise IT environments and has been on the market for over ten years, with millions of tapes being used everyday. With LTO tape, you are assured that your assets are being protected with a reliable, proven storage medium.
LTO digital tape media will increase archive and restore performance and is capable of over 1.3 Gb/sec of throughput. As an example, you can move one hour of AVCIntra100 in under eight minutes! By using LTO tape, you can realize substantial storage savings with the best performance and most reliable archival storage option.
Hypertape is a file-system designed enabling direct access to tape. It creates 100% LTFS format tapes but additionally enables tape to serve numerous creative workflows and applications.
- DRAG N’ DROP Use tools like Finder to drag assets to and from tape like a hard drive
- OFFLOAD Use offload tools for efficient, reliable camera card and hard drive offloads
- INGEST AND TRANSCODE Compatible with numerous editorial, dailies and transcoding apps enabling
hi-res 4K + ingests and transcodes direct from tape
- SIMPLE MAM INTEGRATIONS Replace complex MAM integrations with the ability to simply link media to MAM applications like a hard drive
- PARTIAL RESTORE Sub-clip and restore direct from tape using applications such as
Adobe Premiere, Adobe Media Encoder and DaVinci Resolve
- PROXY WORKFLOWS Works with built – in Adobe Premiere and DaVinci Resolve proxy workflows for conforms and re-purposing direct from tape
- EDITORIAL LINKING Keep tape media and clips linked directly in your editorial applications making re-purposing from tape far easier