• 7 reasons why LTO won’t die

    7 reasons why LTO won’t die

    Magnetic tape was first used to record computer data way back in 1951. If you see the tape decks that feature in ‘computers’ in vintage movies, it’s hard to believe the medium is still around... let alone at the cutting edge of data storage. In fact, magnetic tape is thriving with strong sales of LTO Ultrium, the current de facto standard. Just like vintage fashions that won’t die (mom jeans, dad sneakers, bum bags anyone?)...

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  • Understanding how QAPE applies to archive

    Understanding how QAPE applies to archive

    91% of production companies say that the Producer Offset is “critically important” to their business. The offset is a vital source of funding for Australia’s moving image production industry. Since it was introduced in 2007, it has paid out more than $1.5 billion in rebates on more than 1000 projects. What is the Producer Offset? Screen Australia administers the offset. But it’s not like other funding that’s contingent on availability, (with competition for limited budgets)....

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  • Data transfer options for media content files

    Data transfer options for media content files

    We all know transferring media content files can be a headache. And despite years of promises, the NBN's not much help. So how do you get your content to and from Preferred Media? Most clients currently use hard drives to transfer media content Although hard drives aren't the best way to store your content long term, they're a good way to hand your files over. Since you're not using an internet connection, there's no issue with...

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