Customer Case Study: Providing Secure End User Access, Object Storage File Services, Governance and Compliance for a Top Tier Financial Services Firm

A global financial services firm was facing two critical challenges. First, a portfolio risk management application was working off a local server, which was a single point of failure. Secondly, the permission structure implemented was inadequate given the sensitivity of the data. In our latest case study we show how the adoption of the Enterprise …

Customer Case Study | Transition to Cloud using Amazon S3 Object Storage.

The start of the pandemic early in 2020 forced most of people working at offices to swap to a working from home situation. Some companies were not fully prepared for this transition, as was the case of Adams Wealth Advisors, New staff working from home created problems for an infrastructure built to support employees working …

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 …

Customer Case Study – Accelerating File Transfers from Tier 1 Storage to Tier 2 Object Storage for a top tier media company

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 …