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Spectra Logic Integrates With Leading Technology Partners

by Adam Armstrong

Along with the updates and enhancements recently announced for its BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway, Spectra Logic has also announced that it is integrating with clients in the media and entertainment industry. This announcement provides direct access to deep storage for MAMs, editing suites, and media handlers. In effect, they could access all of their data with a cloud-like interface.


Along with the updates and enhancements recently announced for its BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway, Spectra Logic has also announced that it is integrating with clients in the media and entertainment industry. This announcement provides direct access to deep storage for MAMs, editing suites, and media handlers. In effect, they could access all of their data with a cloud-like interface.

Spectra Logic’s BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway sits in front of the deep storage tape libraries and can easily be used as a tier for deep storage, is cost-effective, and has extremely high scalability. This integration enables M & E to easily store and manage their every growing media. With BlackPearl Deep Storage Gateway, they can also store media in a cost effective manner.

Currently available BlackPearl Clients include:

  • Avid | Interplay Archive: Interplay solutions include a set of media production and asset management technologies that enable you to access and create media, automate your ingest, production, and distribution processes, and even link with business functions such as planning, traffic, analytics, and rights management.
  • Cambridge Imaging Systems, Imagen: Trusted by the world’s leading brands to manage and monetize their media. Simple, scalable and secure, Imagen makes the most of your media assets – preserving your content for the long term and enabling controlled access through a customizable website.
  • Empress, eMAM: A powerful media asset management platform that provides an online proxy library of digital content with rich collaboration tools while managing native resolution content in storage and archive native resolution content in storage and archive on premise or in the cloud.

Additional partners with clients currently in development include:

  • Archimedia: Atlas
  • FilmPartners: MXFserver
  • Levels Beyond: Reach Engine
  • Marquis: Project Parking
  • QLS Distribution (CatDV): FocalPoint Server
  • Tiger Technology: Tiger Series
  • TMD: Mediaflex
  • Vidispine: Vidispine Enterprise MAM
  • Vizrt: VizOne

Along with this announcement Spectra Logic also announced two additional offerings:

  • DS3 Browser tool: Spectra Logic also released its own Windows/Mac deep storage browser. This simple tool is intuitive and allows file level or directory level drag and drop between the local file system and the object based deep storage behind BlackPearl. The client is available in Spectra Logic’s Developer Program and open source community.
  • Network File Interface (NFI): Spectra Logic also released a client for its nTier Verde NAS product; this provides automated data movement from Verde disk to tape through BlackPearl.

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