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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

New SGI Computing and Storage Solutions Help Broadcasters and Production Facilities Collaboratively Manage Content Across Their Enterprise, Increasing Productivity and ROI

via PRNewswire
-- Advanced MXF Content: Completely scalable system for growth and flexibility with true MXF based workflow. The system connects digital islands, enabling content sharing. -- Ascent Media: SGI server, storage and networking technology are at the heart of Ascent Media Group's new state-of-the-art facility in Burbank, Calif. SGI products, solution design and services specifically address the problems of faster turnaround in a 4K data-centric media environment. -- CIRIS: By leveraging SGI server and storage solutions with Ardendo technology, CIRIS customers are able to store, search, browse and access video data and other content remotely. SGI's scalable architecture allows CIRIS to rapidly grow their storage without any barriers. -- Crawford: A complete digital workflow: from ingest to uplink. System can track assets any time, any place -- EFILM has more than 200TB of SGI(R) InfiniteStorage TP9400, TP9500 and SATA storage for color grading and dust busting for up to twelve 2K resolution films simultaneously. SGI systems enable 2K content to be shared by multiple artists without costly and time consuming copying of files. -- EuroNews: SGI(R) InfiniteStorage Data Migration Facility (DMF) data life-cycle management software on a NAS 2000 manages 50TB tape, providing a reliable, cost-effective integrated infrastructure supporting ingest, editing and broadcast archives. -- NBA Entertainment: SGI InfiniteStorage solutions allow NBA Entertainment broadcast engineers to catalog and store all the action from every NBA game as it occurs. -- ProSiebenSat.1: Extends production storage; Integrates with leading Media Asset Management systems and non-linear editors.

SGI InfiniteStorage systems and servers will also be found in variouspartner booths including Snell & Wilcox, Thomson Grass Valley, Exavio andAutodesk.

For the latest SGI announcements at NAB, please go to the SGI NAB 2006Virtual Press Kit posted in the SGI Newsroom

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