April 08, 2010 12:54 ET

BlueArc to Showcase Storage Solutions for Better, Faster Digital Media Workflows at NAB 2010

BlueArc Helps Broadcast and Digital Media Organizations Improve and Speed Content Creation, Content Management and Content Delivery

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - April 8, 2010) -  BlueArc® Corporation, a leader in scalable, high-performance unified network storage, will exhibit at the 2010 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) exhibition in Las Vegas from April 12-15. Showcasing its robust high performance storage solutions, BlueArc will host hourly presentations covering content management, content creation, and content delivery in the BlueArc Theater (booth no. SL2728).

In the entertainment and digital media industry, streaming video, 3-D animation and visualization, and ever-increasing file sizes and resolutions continue to increase storage and data access demands. Now more than ever, organizations are looking for ways to create, manage and distribute content quickly, while keeping costs at bay.

BlueArc storage systems enable today's digital media workflows to capture and serve massive amounts of high-resolution digital and streaming content; provide shared, ultra-fast access to a common pool of data; and minimize data center footprint and storage costs for enormous archives. As the storage provider of choice for dozens of digital media companies worldwide, BlueArc delivers the most scalable, highest performing network storage systems. Efficiency derived from high data throughput, storage consolidation and the reduction of costs through simplified management allows digital artists to shave time off production schedules and ultimately improve the quality of their work.

At NAB, BlueArc will be demonstrating its Titan and Mercury storage platforms as well Data Direct Networks (DDN) storage solutions. Presentations in the BlueArc Theater at NAB will inform and educate digital media and entertainment companies on the tools and technologies available to create better, faster workflows, from content creation to content management to content delivery. BlueArc will be joined by existing partners Ocarina, Aspera and Xiologix, as well as new partner Atempo. Together, BlueArc and Atempo will provide customers with a seamless solution that integrates the Intelligent Tiered Storage capabilities of BlueArc's SiliconFS file system with Atempo's Digital Archive capabilities. The partnership will allow customers to access archived files as if they were still on tier one storage via BlueArc's native stubbing.

"The large-file-workflows that dominate the digital visual media space represent the future of data storage," said Bridget Warwick, vice president of marketing, BlueArc."BlueArc's high performance storage solutions and ease of management make us an ideal solution for entertainment companies looking to accelerate workflows."

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