How to Optimize S3 and S3 Compatible Object Storage Solutions for End User Access with Hundreds of Millions of Files

The Enterprise File Fabric is often used with Object Storage solutions, particularly Amazon S3 but also S3 compatible object solutions that may be deployed on-premises. More and more unstructured data stored on S3 object systems is not always just a backup or archive and there is increasingly a requirement to provide real-time access to unstructured …

Migrating and Tiering Video Data with Object Storage and the Storage Made Easy InfiniDrive

Challenge A blue-chip services organization receives, processes and shares almost 1/2 TB of new video each day. That’s hundreds of thousands of files from thousands of remote cameras. Their issue was that as the volume increased the existing file-based storage platform could not keep up. It would take up to a minute for videos and …

Case Study: Accelerating File Transfers from Tier 1 Storage to Tier 2 Object Storage

This user case study focuses on a top tier Media company which has grown from a small digital distribution company in Los Angeles to a global media services, distribution, and software solutions company, aggregating and delivering film and television digital assets on behalf of major studios, broadcasters and streaming providers to more than 600 platforms …

Accelerating Media Assets Transfer for OpenStack Swift and S3 compatible Object Storage

During the OpenStack Summit in Berlin, James Norman, Engineering Manager at SME, presented a live demo on: How to transfer assets between storage tiers quickly and efficiently? How to archive data onto Object as part of our existing workflows? How to distribute content stored on Object Storage securely?  The official videos from the event have …

Object Storage Drive vs. Object Storage Explorer: The Case for Using Both

At Storage Made Easy we are best known for our Enterprise File FabricTM, but we also sell desktop only Drives and dedicated Explorers that make using object storage systems such as S3 and compatibles, Azure Blob Storage, Google Cloud Storage and OpenStack Swift from the Windows desktop simple.  These desktop tools don’t need or use …

White Paper: Providing the last mile for Object Storage

Enterprises today today are dominated by traditional block and file based storage systems. Object Storage despite being a new segment within the storage vertical, is rapidly being evaluated and adopted by Enterprises. In this White Paper you’ll find an overview of the benefits of Object Storage to the enterprise and how Storage Made Easy solves the …

Doug on Data: Delivering the Last Mile of Object Storage to End Users

Object Storage is the way forward for all your storage needs, it’s adaptable meaning it grows with your storage needs, it’s economical, being that you only pay for what you need, but it does also have a number of drawbacks. Object Storage is not easily accessible to end users, and often it lacks auditing controls, …