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Understanding the Differences between Online Storage, Nearline Storage, and Offline Storage
Many different terms exist when describing the array of available digital storage options. But all storage options and technologies for video production fall under one of three basic categories: Online storage, nearline storage, or offline storage.
Mar 9, 2023
Why Are Most Cloud File Transfer Services So Slow?
It is a poorly-known fact that internet speed does not correlate to high performance in cloud applications. Not enough internet or network congestion can influence your speed but it’s likely that your cloud file transfer service is intentionally throttling your speeds to save on costs and balance other requests.
Jun 1, 2022
MFT vs FTP: What’s the Difference?
While many companies have traditionally relied on the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) as a file transfer solution, managed file transfer (MFT) has become increasingly popular thanks to its ease of use, greater security, and better performance and reliability.
Feb 2, 2024
Metadata Management Best Practices for Media & Entertainment
If there’s one thing that the media and entertainment industry has to excel at, it’s metadata management. There has never been more media created, distributed, analyzed, and engaged with than today, and it all needs to be tagged, tracked, shared, and searched instantaneously.
Sep 11, 2023
What is an MXF File?
MXF, which stands for Media eXchange Format, is a container format used in professional video production for acquisition, editing, and delivery. It is an industry-standard format that can contain both audio, video, and metadata, as well as support for growing files, as often created during live sports or music events.
Aug 30, 2023
What is an EXR File?
An EXR file is is an image format which provides accurate and reliable color representation and allows for multiple channels of color and image data, such as alpha channels or metadata, to be stored in a single file. As a result, each individual EXR file can consume a lot of storage space.
Jun 21, 2023
What Is Video Transcoding?
Video transcoding is happening all around us, and, if you master the process, it can make your video workflow far more efficient, cost-effective and pleasurable. But what is video transcoding, how does it work and what do you need to know to transcode correctly?
Mar 7, 2023