SOURCE: Crossroads Systems

Crossroads Systems

April 05, 2013 12:00 ET

Crossroads Systems Announces NAB Show Speaker Schedule for StrongBox Booth

Visit StrongBox Booth SL7627 at NAB Show to Hear How StrongBox Solves Content Storage Needs and Reduces Storage Costs for the Media and Entertainment Industry

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 5, 2013) - Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data archive solutions, will highlight its StrongBox® archive solution during NAB Show in booth SL7627 from April 8-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The StrongBox booth will feature four expert speakers who will discuss overcoming data storage challenges:

  • Jeffrey K. Harris
    Spy Satellites - Data Volume, Velocity and Variety Driving Advanced Analytics - Discovering Needles in Needle Stacks
    Monday, April 8 at 10:30 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m.
    Harris is a consultant for defense and intelligence sectors and a member of the United States Energy Security Council. He formerly served as a corporate officer at Lockheed Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Space, and Director of the National Reconnaissance Office.

  • Chris Blankenship
    StrongBox in Post-Production Archive Workflows
    Tuesday, April 9 at 1 p.m.
    Blankenship is producer and partner at Austin, Texas-based ProductionFor. A StrongBox user, Blankenship will share best practices for improving the archive workflow in a post-production environment.

  • Louis Libin
    Archiving in Broadcast Workflows
    Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m.
    Libin is founder and president of Broad Comm, Inc., a technology consulting group whose clients have included General Electric, NBC, ABC, CBS, Turner, Olympic Committees, equipment manufacturers and media start-ups. Libin successfully served as an officer or director of many companies, private and public, including CTO of NBC. He also serves on the advisory board of the Sports Video Group.

  • Paul Chapman
    Using LTFS and StrongBox in Post-Production Environments
    Wednesday, April 10 at 10:30 a.m.
    Chapman serves as senior vice president of technology at FotoKem, a full-service post-production facility celebrating 50 years of serving the worldwide creative community. Chapman also currently serves as Chair of the Hollywood section of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

Attendees can also visit the Crossroads StrongBox booth SL7627 anytime for live product demonstrations.

About StrongBox
StrongBox is a shared storage solution purpose-built for data archival and preservation. Using Linear Tape File System (LTFS) technology and intelligent storage architecture with standard file systems (CIFS/NFS), StrongBox empowers online, all the time file availability with uncompromised data protection, full data mobility, non-proprietary file storage and significant cost-savings. StrongBox unifies your archive -- past and present -- while providing seamless scalability and reliability for the future. Visit

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6-11 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering filmed entertainment and the development, management and delivery of content across all mediums. With more than 90,000 attendees from 151 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. Complete details are available at

About Crossroads Systems
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS) is a global provider of data archive solutions. Through the innovative use of new technologies, Crossroads delivers customer-driven solutions that enable proactive data security, advanced data archiving, optimized performance and significant cost-savings. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Austin, TX, Crossroads holds more than 100 patents and has been honored with numerous industry awards for data archiving, storage and protection. Visit

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