• 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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  • Understanding backup and archive

    Understanding backup and archive

    We talk about our Preferred Connection digital services as being backup and archive, but have you ever stopped to think about those terms more deeply? What's the difference between backup and archive? If you're not sure, now's your chance to find out. Backup and archive serve different purposes Let's start by looking at what you want to achieve. Do you need to be sure you can get all your current project files back quickly if...

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  • Preferred Connection data storage architecture: Now supercharged by BlackPearl

    Preferred Connection data storage architecture: Now supercharged by BlackPearl

    Can anyone deny that data generation is consuming our lives? The ‘data explosion’ is real. Particularly when it comes to media files. As more and more content producers look to outsource MAM, our Preferred Connection asset management system is growing fast. Preferred Media have upgraded our technology to support Preferred Connection's growing data requirements. A brand new NAS and a larger LTO tape library are just bigger versions of what we had already. But the BlackPearl...

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