In July 2021, Archiware GmbH, expert in data backup and archiving, released the latest version 7.0 of its P5 Data Management Platform. There’s plenty of new functionality between versions 6 and 7, so let’s take a look at all that’s
Best Way to Archive Video Files and Media Assets in 2021
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus Before we take a closer look at Archive it is important to keep it distinct from Backup. Definition of Backup vs. Archive Backup is a duplication or replication of files used for ongoing production. Archive is
What are metadata and why do they matter?
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus How important are Metadata for a media archive? Years after actual production happens, chances are low that someone will remember a filename or other specifics of the production to find a file. This is where
17 Features of a Great Data Archive Management Software
By Dr. Marc Batschkus Keeping important data for the long-term means archiving. This is actually the difference between Backup and Archive. The Backup protects all files that are still in use for daily production and work. All files that are
10 Features of a Great Video Archive Management Software
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,
5 Types of Storage Devices for Media Assets
By David Fox Storing media assets, such as images, video and audio has specific requirements around the lifecycle of the asset. Media assets are used in professional workflows as components when creating content. A TV program will contain footage from
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