Using RDX QuikStor in the video and entertainment industry

The Problem:

In digital media and broadcasting, many tasks must be accomplished from ingesting raw content, editing, mastering, broadcasting and archiving a completed work. This workflow is includes creating, duplicating, transferring, storing, securing and archiving data. The media agencies are struggling, finding the right solution for these different tasks.

Post production is a multi-task process that takes raw video and sound elements through mastering. On the front of this process is offloading original content from expensive camera storage so it may be deployed again in production. Also, multiple copies of the content are needed to support the various editing workflow, distribution to producers and data protection. Therefore, the media agencies are looking for reliable storage solutions, which are designed to withstand the rigors of transportation including drop protection, vibration and withstand harsh environments.

In the digital media and broadcasting realm, backup copies and archiving are mandatory to secure and protect valuable assets. Very often, footage is reused and edited for new productions. Keeping all versions on production storage can cause exponential and difficult to manage data growth. Media agencies are struggling to address this fact and are desperate to find adequate solutions.

The Solution:

Archiving obsolete assets to tape with tape drives or tape automation solutions can free up production disk capacity, optimize software processing, and shorten production backup windows. Overland-Tandberg’s NEO tape and tape automation solutions come from 40 years of experience that ensures strength and high reliability is designed in. Based on the latest LTO technology, they provide an industry standardized tape format for all digital asset managers. With included LTFS capability, media agencies are flexible on integrating the NEO products into their media management systems.

For the post production workflow, media agencies rely on Overland Tandberg’s RDX® QuikStor™ removable disk. RDX is an easy to use portable storage for transferring video footage from your camera to the production set and editing studios. Random access and native file system operation makes it simple for content management and distribution. RDX is ideal for transporting data, the tough design ensures reliable operation throughout the entire production workflow. The perfect high value solution for production workflows and footage distribution.


Perfect fit for the video and entertainment industry

Overland-Tandberg offers a comprehensive portfolio of digital media storage solutions for all video and broadcast work­ ow phases, which include creating, duplicating, transferring, storing, securing and archiving data and content.



Products Used in the Solution:

RDX QuikStor – reliable, removable and secure / NEO tape automation – in tape we trust

  • RDX® QuikStor for post-production tasks

  • NEO tape libraries for securing the video workflow