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Presentation submission deadline for Storage Visions 2016 nears

The Storage Visions Conference presentation submission deadline is September 14, 2015, so the event’s creators are asking you to submit ideas here.  The conference theme is Storage for the Next 5,000 Years. You can check out the conference’s preliminary agenda —it will be adjusted as speakers are placed in the agenda after the deadline — here or below…

Session A1: Epic Proportions: Storage for High Resolution Content Capture and Production
Session B1: Drive Trust: Protecting Our Stuff
Session C1: Analyst Perspective: How will we use Ubiquitous Storage?
Session D1: One for All: The Convergence of Memory and Storage
Session E1: Next Millennium Storage: Developments Propel Storage System Options
Session F1: Storage End Users on The Long Term
Session A2: Storage Visions 2016 Rising Stars Panel
Session B2: Pumping Big Data: Putting Data where it needs to be
Session C2: Saving Data Forever: Long Term Content Protection and Archiving
Session D2: Consumer Cloud Services: What will we do in the Cloud?
Session E2: Keeping it Now: Emerging Storage Technologies
Session F2: We are the Champions: Storage for Consumers

If you are looking to submit something for the Storage Visions Visionary awards you have a bit more time — deadline for that is November 14, 2015. Submissions can be made at http://storagevisions.com/2016Awards.htm.

Storage Visions 2016 will focus on how to drive a new wave of business tied to higher resolution content, big data, security requirements, consumer electronics, digital distribution, new storage architectures and applications as well as new digital storage technologies.

Archiving solutions at NAB: saving more for later

By Tom Coughlin

With all the 4K content being created for new media workflows and more demonstrations of higher frame rate, image depth, multiple camera projects and even higher future resolutions all that rich content has to live somewhere. The 2014 NAB gave some indications of the future of media archiving. This article will look at developments at several companies providing products for the media archiving industry.

Active Archive Alliance’s chair Floyd Christofferson, director of storage product marketing at SGI, gave me a briefing on their recent activities and the current state of active archiving. I also attended a session at the NAB focused on active archiving. Floyd said that 80-85% of all data, Continue reading