SVG New Sponsor Spotlight: LucidLink’s Peter Thompson and George Dochev on Rethinking How Sports Producers Use the Cloud

Reimagining the use of object storage for modern cloud-computing environments by transforming the cloud into a local storage tier

Founded in 2016, LucidLink offers an innovative cloud-native file service designed specifically for extensive data access over distance. LucidLink Filespaces provides both security and high-performance scalability to run file-based workloads on object storage for maximum efficiency and productivity. The service is compatible with Microsoft Azure and any Amazon S3 compatible object storage provider that utilizes the cloud, on-prem, or hybrid storage. It supports all major operating systems, including Linux, Windows, and macOS.

Within the sports-production sector, LucidLink customers include the Big Ten Networks, DAZN, Las Vegas Raiders, MLS, Sportradar, UEFA, Vanderbilt University Athletics, as well as Olympics rightsholders. Company investors include Baseline Ventures, Headline, Adobe, Bright Cap Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, S28 Capital, and Fathom Capital.

In this New Sponsor Spotlight, SVG’s Jason Dachman speaks with LucidLink co-founders CEO Peter Thompson and CTO George Dochev about the company’s offerings, recent partner integrations with Telestream and Aviwest (among others), how the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of of object storage and cloud-based workflows, and what’s ahead for LucidLink and the industry as whole.

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