Preferred Media updates.

With industry news, as well as hints and tips for media management.

  • Why we hate hard drives

    Why we hate hard drives

    When it comes to storing your precious content, you can’t trust hard drives. They’re like Glenn Close in Fatal Attraction. They look good, they sound like they should be easy, but beware! In the end, they create havoc and destruction. Here's why. Watch this blog as a video - or scroll down the page for the full article. 1. Hard drives fail Data shows that 5.1% of hard drives fail within 18 months. Nearly 20%...

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  • The hamsters have been given a break… Solar is here!

    The hamsters have been given a break… Solar is here!

    Happy New Year! Hope you all had a safe and relaxing holiday. Media Asset Management with solar power is here! Over the break, Preferred Media had 102 solar panels installed on the roof at our premises in Lane Cove. Producing 120kWh per day, the panels go a long way towards reducing the carbon footprint of our climate-controlled media vault. They have been performing well with the recent sunny weather! To receive updates on our environmental...

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