• ACCELERATE
      COLLABORATIVE
      WORKFLOWS
    • MEDIA

Media Companies

Media workflows in broadcast, post-production and content delivery are demanding—and getting tougher all the time. Changing formats, camera resolutions and evolving techniques can make your infrastructure obsolete overnight.

DDN is the leading storage solutions provider for the world’s most content-intensive environments, delivering flawless ingest, transcoding, editing, color correction, and playout on the most concurrent 4K, 8K, UHD, HDR, and IMF streams. DDN storage technology accelerates highly concurrent workflows like these for hundreds of broadcasters, post-production facilities and content delivery networks–for more than 600 of the largest media organizations worldwide.

PLAY-OUT THE MOST ULTRA HD, HD, & SD STREAMS WITH CONSISTENTLY PREDICTABLE PERFORMANCE, SO YOU NEVER DROP A FRAME

DDN storage technology accelerates highly concurrent workflows for hundreds of broadcasters, as well as post-production facilities and content delivery networks–more than 600 of the largest media organizations worldwide. DDN’s unique, real-time performance engine provides guaranteed quality of service for flawless playout of the most concurrent UHD, HDR, and IMF streams. Unlike other media storage solutions, DDN will ensure that you never drop a frame, even in outage conditions at the drive or the enclosure level.

DDN media solutions simplify the management of live and archived video assets, speed up content access times, and power your ability to provide high definition content wherever it is needed within the broadcast environment.

Overview

  • Proven Solution – 600+ Media & Entertainment customers, including the biggest names in the industry
  • Unmatched Performance – Delivering multiples of bandwidth & IOPS enables you to handle the most projects, streams and formats
  • Real-time QoS – Guaranteed throughput means never dropping a frame even with many concurrent 4K, 8K, UHD, HDR, and IMF streams
  • Workflow Experts – Over 15 years of experience in Media & Entertainment, we have proven expertise to optimize your workflow
  • Easy Setup, Manage and Scale – Simple to deploy, reliable to run for years
  • Rich Ecosystem – Partner with the best System Integrators for complete broadcast storage solution workflows

REAL-TIME, HIGH PERFORMANCE STORAGE TO ACCERATE COLLABORATIVE WORKFLOWS

DDN’s unique, real-time performance engine provides guaranteed quality of service for flawless ingestion, transcoding, editing, and color correction on the most concurrent 4K, 8K, UHD, HDR, and IMF streams—up to 40 concurrent, uncompressed 4K streams on a single system. That’s how DDN media solutions keep you ahead of the curve with the latest formats and meet all your scale, capacity, and bandwidth requirements, end-to-end.

DDN’s MEDIAScaler achieves up to 6GB/s of performance on a single stream, and scales linearly with parallel workload clients. DDN technology accelerates every aspect of the media lifecycle on a single, simple-to-manage-platform. MEDIAScaler delivers the tools that media leaders need to manage all the data associated media workflows without losing performance.

Overview

  • Proven Solution – 600+ Media & Entertainment customers, including the biggest names in the industry
  • Unmatched Performance – The fewest systems to scale to dozens or even hundreds of GB/s & up to 3.35PBs of capacity in a single rack
  • Workflow Experts – Over 15 years of experience in Media & Entertainment, we have proven expertise to optimize your workflow
  • Easy Setup, Manage and Scale – Simple to deploy, reliable to run for years, and easily scalable storage solutions for Film and Post Production
  • Effortless Collaboration – Enables easy collaboration from Hollywood to Bollywood and back with access to dailies, VFX and DIs instantly
  • Rich Ecosystem – Partner with the best System Integrators providing complete storage solutions
  • Future Proof – Enabling next generation workflows at the highest frame rates today

USE CASES

BENEFITS

  • Support for the latest formats like 4K, 8K, UHD, HDR, IMF
  • Connectivity options include 1/10/40/100GigE, 16/32GB/s Fibre Channel, EDR/FDR InfiniBand, Omni-Connect
  • Accelerate post-production workflows like ingest, editing, color correction, transcoding
  • Easy to manage solutions with realtime access to digital content for broadcasters
  • Seamless cloud scalability for content delivery networks
  • Cost-effective active archiving
  • Delivers hundreds of gigabytes per second performance and hundreds of thousands of IOPS
  • Effortlessly scales from 80TB to hundreds of petabytes of capacity
  • Scales to hundreds of concurrent media streams, up to 40 4K uncompressed streams
  • Up to 42GB/s accelerated performance in a single building block with advanced controller caching, software defined SSDs and all SSD options
  • Simplify management by consolidating all media workflows onto a single platform
  • Mix SSDs, SATA and SAS in the same single platform, even in the same enclosure
  • Data Protection with RAID 1/5/6, policy-driven snapshots—up to 256 snapshots per volume, high-speed defragmentation

MEDIA STORAGE CHALLENGES RESOLVED

Storage matters in Media, that’s why over 600 media companies rely on DDN.