NAB 2018: Masstech Innovations To Feature New Media Tools
Masstech Innovations is a future-led technology company that provides the media and entertainment industry with content storage management solutions. Masstech combines the experience of many decades of broadcast and video content storage management and development, harnessing edge IT technologies to identify and address the challenges of the industry’s constantly evolving technology and business landscapes. Today, more than 40 percent of all M&E dynamic production assets are managed by Masstech solutions.
At NAB 2018, Masstech will feature its FlashNet media object storage application and MassStore media services framework, two industry-leading solutions that enable flexible, efficient media and storage management on-premise, in the cloud, and in hybrid configurations.. Masstech also will focus on the flexibility of FlashNet and MassStore in delivering disaster recovery (DR) solutions optimized for any price point and DR strategy — from simple content replication to full archive duplication.
“Our flagship solutions, MassStore and FlashNet, boast successful track records with media companies around the globe, and we’ll highlight their unique ability to automate and streamline content storage and management both in the cloud and on-premise. We’re proud to offer competitively priced solutions that integrate seamlessly with existing systems, scale to fit all organization types and budgets, and come with class-leading, broadcast standard 24×7 support,” says Mike Palmer, CTO, Masstech.
Masstech will showcase its FlashNet media object storage application, a highly scalable and secure cross-platform content management system that integrates seamlessly with leading MAM, PAM, NRCS, automation, video server, and library systems to improve media organizations’ workflow efficiency. FlashNet ensures that content is always stored in the most cost-effective and operationally efficient location.
FlashNet can be deployed on-premise, in the cloud, or in a hybrid configuration and supports both disk and tape-based storage independently or in combination. A hardware-agnostic solution built on an open system architecture, FlashNet adapts readily to growing and changing organizational and business requirements. Highly scalable and customizable to individual customers, FlashNet is available in solutions ranging from a single server to an enterprise-scale system. FlashNet features automated failover and built-in redundancy, and its support for LTFS allows tapes to be mounted on a Windows file system for emergency file access.
Also being showcased at NAB 2018 is, Masstech’s MassStore media services framework for advanced applications. Featuring a collection of services that together provide powerful media management functions, MassStore provides a standardized service orchestration layer to facilitate interaction between MAM, PAM, DAM, and NRCS solutions and stored media objects. Built-in integration management simplifies accommodation of disparate systems from multiple vendors.
Boasting unique agility and intelligence, the MassStore media services framework allows for rapid deployment of customizable workflows, integrated transcoding capabilities and support for all major wrappers and codecs which allow for flexible generation and management of proxies, metadata, and thumbnails. MassStore can also easily be scaled to meet any requirement needed.