By Marc M. Batschkus Preserving media assets is the main reason for archiving. Since archiving is a data migration it frees up space on production storage. Archiving video footage, photos and other media requires specific features to simplify browsing, searching,
How to Manage Your Data in the Post Production Workflow
By Marc M. Batschkus The post-production workflow is responsible for precious files that might have cost millions to create. Therefore, having solid protection and maximum security for this data is necessary. Since there are many options and technologies available, a
Why is Data Management Software for Small Business Important?
By Marc M. Batschkus Small businesses—or SMBs—need to keep their business running. For most of them, customer contacts, stock keeping, and orders are their core data. This is why SMBs especially need a data protection strategy. If this sounds too
How QNAP Backup Software Works
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus QNAP offers NAS devices in a wide range of capacity and performance. They can be used as shared storage for workgroups and companies and/or as a target for a Backup. You can also combine these
How to Archive on a Quantum Tape Library
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Preserving precious files for the long-term can be a challenge. The longer data resides on spinning disk, the higher the risk that it is affected by either human error or malware affecting the storage. Human
8 Best Features of a Media Archive Software
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Creating media assets takes time, effort and money. Some media might be unique and close to impossible to re-create. For these reasons, preserving the valuable assets for reference, returning customers, re-use, and monetisation of any
5 Modern Approaches to Entertainment Data Management
By Marc M. Batschkus New cameras, bigger files and an increased number of delivery formats create a challenge for entertainment data management. How do you keep all files safe with minimum effort while keeping costs low? With fast disk storage
What is Media Asset Management?
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Working with multiple media types like photos, graphics, sound, and video can be challenging. Creating an edit with dozens or even hundreds of assets often requires the appropriate media management support to find the right
Top 5 Video Backup Methods for Media Professionals
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus There is a saying that access to files is only as secure as the backup is. This is true, especially for video production, where time pressure is high, as well as the risks to accidentally
What is the Best Way to Store Digital Photos Long-Term?
by Marc M. Batschkus Digital cameras are a hot commodity that makes creating memories easy. Nonetheless, it has created unique problems and solutions. Ever since the switch to digital cameras, photography is connected to IT and data management. Analog film
Was ist der beste Weg, um Video-Dateien zu archivieren?
by Marc M. Batschkus Why archive data in the first place? Since archiving is a migration process, it moves files from production storage to archive storage. Saving space on production storage saves investment and keeps the number of files on
How to Protect Video Storage
by Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Video production has some unique characteristics when it comes to filing sets. Files are usually much bigger than in most other fields, and the number of files per project is limited. If something goes wrong
How to Create a Small Business Backup Strategy
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Small businesses face a lot of challenges. They have to compete with their services and presentation against much bigger companies. And, sometimes they want to look bigger than they are to attract customers. Their data
8 Steps to Creating a Data Archiving Strategy
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Introduction Above all, the top reason to start archiving is to free up space on production storage. After all, having an investment in storage expansion can even make the archive pay off financially. Archive definition:
Backup vs. Archive in Professional Media Production
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Protecting files that were produced with considerable time and money is a no-brainer. So, why are there so many ways it is done? And, why are files still lost or hard to find? In this
Cyber-Attacks: The Backup-Medium for Maximum Security
by Archiware Staff Ransomware attacks impact organizations of all sizes and sectors. Out of 540 organizations in North America, Canada, the U.K. and Germany, nearly half have experienced ransomware attacks in 2016 (Osterman Research Survey).
Tape versus Optical Storage for Archive
by Marc M. Batschkus In the video industry, there is a long history of using optical media for recording and archiving clips.
Digital Conversion of Film
by Blake Jones & Marc M. Batschkus With millions of hours of film in existence, there is always the need for a high quality scan so that the material may be re-purposed, re-distributed, referenced or monetised in any way.
7 Tips for the Archiware Portal
by Elke Boomgaarden – edited on December 9th, 2016 – Potential customers wanting to test Archiware P5 need it. Customers already running an Archiware P5 installation use it.
7 Tipps zum Archiware Portal
von Elke Boomgaarden – aktualisiert am 9. Dezember 2016 – Interessenten, die unsere Backup- und Datenmanagement-Software Archiware P5 ausführlich testen möchten, benötigen es. Kunden, die bereits eine Archiware-Installation haben, nutzen es. Und Händlern, die Archiware-Kunden betreuen, bietet es eine große