9 Apr 2018 Santa Clara - Extending its leadership in the broadcast and media market, DataDirect Networks (DDN) has certified its MEDIAScaler and WOS storage solutions with Dalet, the foremost provider of media asset management and workflow orchestration, to simplify management of Ultra HD broadcast workflows at scale. The DDN certified solutions will be showcased at the NAB Show, April 9-12 in Las Vegas.
The combination of DDN Storage solutions and the Dalet Galaxy platform streamline complex workflows, delivering a simplified management approach for creative content at scale. DDN's unique approach to solving the most complex I/O requirements through a combination of powerful file and object storage solutions along with the Dalet Galaxy platform allows customers to cost-effectively centralize storage and drive production, asset management and multi-platform distribution from an integrated solution.
In an industry that is moving to converge IT and broadcast infrastructure, DDN is uniquely positioned to deliver the level of performance and quality of service required by broadcast operations using 10/40/100GigE networks. The DDN and Dalet certified solution simplifies integration projects by delivering the performance of a SAN, without its complexity and cost over a standard networking infrastructure.
"We are confident that customers deploying our powerful workflow orchestration and content management solutions on top of DDN storage platforms will be able to maximize the value of their investment with flexible and scalable platforms designed for optimized cost-performance ratio on every tier", stated Eran Binyamin Zeitoun, solutions infrastructure and integration services manager, Dalet.
DDN's MEDIAScaler platform and WOS object storage solutions have the flexibility and power to accelerate highly concurrent media workflows and offer end-to-end digital content management from high-performance ingest and processing to collaboration and long-term archiving. DDN systems are built to withstand the demands of data ingest, from innovative and demanding sources, to distribution to a diversified range of technologies and future workloads.
"DDN has unique media expertise and a long history of providing the best performing, most stable storage platforms for Media and Entertainment workflows", stated Paul Bloch, DDN president and co-founder. "Our alignment and certification with Dalet solutions enable users to benefit from the joint innovation of both companies, providing complete broadcast solutions."
DDN's MEDIAScaler file storage - via the SMB file sharing protocol - and WOS object storage - through S3 compatible gateway - are certified for implementation in production with the Dalet Galaxy platform and are shipping today.