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Amplidata, Panzura Headline Storage Visions Panel on Taming Growth in High-Resolution Entertainment Content

Companies Showcase Newly Announced Joint Solution on January 8-9 In Las Vegas

January 06, 2012
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Amplidata and Panzura will be headlining a panel discussion on the explosive growth in high-resolution media and entertainment (M&E) content and new technologies transforming its storage and management, at the Storage Visions conference on January 8 in Las Vegas, Nev. Executives from both companies will discuss the expanded role of file-based workflows as major studios and other content creators embrace digital cinema, and ever larger content libraries are created and maintained, highlighting the need for better ways to store and collaborate on such files from multiple sites worldwide.

Separately, the companies will showcase the newly announced capability to leverage the Panzura global file storage solution and Amplidata’s cloud storage solution for making all files available to all the users across all locations in a corporate network - and enabling fast, efficient document storage and sharing via a revolutionary file management system. The solution is plug and play, integrating seamlessly into customer networks without any changes to the existing infrastructures.

The joint solution leverages Amplidata’s AmpliStor, which is 10,000 times more reliable than current RAID-based technologies, needs 50-70 percent less storage and power, and costs around 10 percent of the price of traditional storage alternatives. It also incorporates the Panzura global cloud storage solution, the only global file system infrastructure that enables any user to access any data from any site at any time at sub-second access speeds.

WHAT: “Look Up in the Sky: Growth in Storage for High Resolution Content Creation and Production”

WHO: Tom Leyden, Amplidata and Randy Chou, Panzura

WHEN: Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 8:15 a.m. PT

WHERE: Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas. Product showcase and demonstrations at Amplidata booth #4 and Panzura booth #10B

About AmplidataAmplidata was founded in 2008 by a team of storage veterans who developed the technology that would become the foundation of AmpliStor, an Optimised Object Storage system for unstructured data. The company is privately-funded with investments from Hummingbird Ventures, Endeavour Vision and Swisscom Ventures. Operational headquarters are at the Innovation Center in IT Valley in Lochristi, near Gent, Belgium, with US Headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. www.amplidata.com

About PanzuraPanzura is the leading provider of high-performing, multi-site, collaborative file services at the network edge, allowing storage capacity to be centrally located, managed, and protected. Founded in 2008 and backed by top-tier venture firms, Panzura’s file server appliances leverage high-performance, secure Internet technology to create an interconnected, unified multi-site file system. This revolutionary architecture allows enterprises to save costs, significantly increase performance and secure mission-critical data via public or private cloud environments.

Amplidata, Panzura Headline Storage Visions Panel on Taming Growth in High-Resolution Entertainment Content

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