Front Porch Digital Validates AXF Technology for Sony - AvNetwork.com

Front Porch Digital Validates AXF Technology for Sony

Author:
Publish date:

Front Porch Digital will qualify Archive eXchange Format (AXF) technology for Sony's recently announced Optical Disc Archive technology being unveiled at IBC2012.

This comes as a result of Front Porch Digital completing the process of validating devices for DIVArchive V7.0, the latest generation of the company's content storage management (CSM) system, and the first system to implement the new open AXF technology.

Sony is collaborating with manufacturers in a number of related business areas. The validation by Front Porch Digital means that Front Porch Digital will support Sony's Optical Disc Archive expandable robotic library taking advantage of AXF technology. Customers who use DIVArchive V7.0 with the Sony system will get the benefit of long-term storage and preservation through AXF.

Front Porch Digital developed the new open AXF technology to protect, preserve, and facilitate the exchange of content among storage systems. By implementing open AXF within DIVArchive, the company has taken a step toward replacing outmoded legacy formats such as TAR with a truly open and storage-agnostic approach, ensuring long-term accessibility to the world's most valuable content.

"When the Sony optical disc expandable robotic library starts shipping, Front Porch Digital will support the Optical Disc Archive system using AXF," said Geoff Tognetti, senior vice president of engineering for Front Porch Digital. "Sony's Optical Disc Archive system is a complete archiving solution for file-based workflow, and we look forward to seeing the system in action at IBC2012."

DIVArchive is a software-based middleware solution that interfaces via 1/10G Ethernet and 4/8G Fibre Channel networks to connect diverse media infrastructures with NAS, SAN, and data tape storage systems. At film production studios, post-production facilities, and film archives, DIVArchive V7.0 supports complex DPX packages with as many as 1 million individual files per DIVArchive object and frame- and path-based partial-restore operations.

Related

Front Porch Digital Launches Online Metadata & Publishing Solution

Front Porch Digital today announced the launch of DIVApublish, the latest module in the DIVASolutions family. DIVApublish is a cloud-based service for automated frame-based metadata creation and integrated online video publishing. DIVApublish enables customers to delve deep into their content, using facial recogniti

Front Porch Digital New GSA Listing

Front Porch Digital has announced an expansion of its relationship with Communications Engineering, Inc., (CEI), of Newington, Va. by listing its products on the CEI Government Services Administration (GSA) contracting schedule. The combined listing makes it easier for U.S. government agencies to take advantage of the

Front Porch Digital Becomes CSM Provider for Shaw Media in Canada

Front Porch Digital has announced that one of Canada's largest media companies, Shaw Media, is implementing a DIVArchive V6.3 content storage management (CSM) system at its Bloor Street playout center in Toronto. Upon deployment at Bloor Street, Front Porch Digital will be the exclusive CSM provider for Shaw Media's

Front Porch Simplified Asset Management

Front Porch Digital DIVAdirector V4.1 is a media asset management (MAM) system that enables operators, using their Web browser, to search, locate, and retrieve stored media assets directly from their desktop. At the 2010 NAB Show, Front Porch Digital will introduce V4.1, which adds a revamped and simplified browser

Sony Showcases Digital Signage at DSE 2013

At Digital Signage Expo 2013, Sony Electronics is highlighting its full line of digital signage solutions and technologies. The Sony exhibit will showcase Sony’s expanded Prodokol digital media platform and new “Simple Signage” products designed for smaller organizations, as well as its full capabilities and services, from content design and development, content scheduling, management and distribution to network monitoring and on-site installation and technical support.