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White Paper: Adobe HD online and 4K proxy workflows with EditShare

EditShare is much more than just shared storage for your video assets. This new white paper takes a look at smart ways to use Adobe Premiere Pro with EditShare shared storage and Flow media asset management for both online HD editing and proxy editing of 4K and higher data rate projects.

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See EditShare Scale Out Storage and Asset Management at NAB 2017

Attending NAB this year? Visit EditShare at booth SL9716 and get hands-on with EditShare’s latest shared storage and media management solutions. Newly-enhanced flagship products on display include XStream EFS, the scale-out, distributed media storage solution, along with Flow, EditShare's fully-integrated advanced production asset management solution. With ever-growing production demands and increasing volumes of media, every post-production facility needs a comprehensive media management toolset to complement their shared storage. From file ingest and metadata logging of media to automated QC workflows and file delivery, having a storage platform that can manage it all with seamless integration of 3rd-party tools is essential.

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New EditShare XStream EFS SSD for 4K and Ultra HD Collaboration

We hear a lot about 4K technology and the need to create high-resolution content, but just how easy is it to migrate your production infrastructure to support 4K/UHD formats? At NAB 2016, EditShare will debut its new XStream EFS SSD shared storage solution, purpose-built for facilities facing the challenge of transitioning to 4K content creation, collaboration, and delivery.

Based on the proven high-performance EditShare File System (EFS), XStream EFS SSD is specifically engineered for bandwidth-hungry formats such as DPX, DNxHR 444, and ProRes 4444, the mainstay of 4K and Ultra HD post-production, Digital Intermediate (DI), VFX, and Finishing projects. XStream EFS SSD combines Solid State Drives (SSD) with a new architecture to create a flexible platform that scales from a budget-friendly 16TB all the way to 5PB+.

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WMHT Implements End-to-End EditShare Environment

New York-based broadcaster WMHT has revamped its TV, radio, and web media management infrastructure with EditShare’s new high-performance, distributed shared storage XStream EFS, integrated Flow media asset management (MAM), and Ark Tape offline archiving solutions.

Replacing a legacy sneaker-net set up, the critically-acclaimed public broadcaster is now centralizing content for all its TV, radio, and web operations onto a single, unified EditShare XStream EFS shared storage platform, integrating EditShare's Flow MAM and Ark Tape archiving for a seamless workflow from ingest to archive.

To share media across groups, we had been copying content from one drive to another, which was incredibly time consuming,” comments Bob Cummings, chief engineer, WMHT Educational Telecommunications. “The new EditShare XStream EFS installation centrally stores our content – no more searching through drives for footage. It’s a huge time and physical space saver.

In addition to streamlining the physical setup, XStream EFS provides WMHT with the high availability required for rapid content creation with no single point of failure. The high-performance, redundant architecture ensures that WMHT content is always available and that important programs broadcast according to plan.

Serving as a control layer for managing content across WMHT departments, EditShare Flow provides tools that manage ingest of content from studio shoots and automate processes.

Flow lets us automate several procedures, such as transcoding and indexing material,” adds Cummings. “No more waiting for media shot in the studio to be transcoded. We set Flow to automatically manage the studio ingest and transcode. Media is ready for editing the moment it hits the EFS storage server.

These easy-to-use tools let non-production staff search, browse and retrieve assets from the XStream EFS storage and archives right from their desktop system or laptop. Cummings elaborates on the benefit of easy access to media: “What is really valuable about Flow for our non-post staff is that they can access the footage without having to find an available NLE or editor to assist. Producers can review their program footage, make simple cuts and send material off to the editor to be finalized. It’s a much more efficient way to collaborate on shows.

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