Square Box Systems has introduced several enhancements geared to larger-scale enterprise use of its flagship CatDV media asset management (MAM) solution. These include expanded customization capabilities for tailored MAM workflows, new enhancements for cloud and hybrid installations, and expanded support for micro-services and distributed deployments.
CatDV now can operate seamlessly in hybrid IT environments consisting of both on-premises and cloud-based resources, enabling transparent management and movement of content across NAS, SAN, cloud or object storage tiers.
CatDV’s new cloud/hybrid enhancements include integration with file acceleration tools from Aspera, as well as extended support for AWS S3 archive, such as KMS encryption and Glacier support with configurable expedited restores. CatDV has also built an all-new AWS deployment template with proxy playback from S3. CatDV also now includes support for Backblaze B2 archive and Contigo object storage.
In addition, the latest version of CatDV now supports deployment of server plug-in components on separate servers. Examples include data movers for archive plug-ins such as Black Pearl, S3, Azure, and B2.