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
What’s New in P5 Version 6.0
By David Fox Introduction With the release of P5 version 6 of the data-management suite this month, Archiware keeps the name at P5 but moves the version number along to 6. The technology advances and general modernization set the stage
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
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
What is the Best Way to Archive Video Files?
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
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:
Ways to Secure Your Data: Backups, Cloning, Incremental, Differential, Mirror & Full
By David Fox When it comes to taking a backup copy of data to ensure nothing is lost in the event of a failure, hack, or disaster, there are two different storage techniques. A Backup writes data onto ‘containers’ which
Selecting a disaster recovery policy to secure against ransomware with Archiware P5
By David Fox Introduction In this article, we’ll explore the risks posed by ransomware and how to mitigate them by planning and implementing a thorough backup strategy that is resistant to the threats posed by malicious software. Large-scale ransomware attacks are
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