The Economics of Cloud and Object Storage

Many infrastructure designers in the media and entertainment sector are coming from a long-standing reliance on physical media for long-term data storage and archival preservation. The widespread transition to object storage, be it via storage-as-a-service from a public cloud vendor or investment in a private cloud solution on-premises, presents a new set of questions and considerations not just for workflows for also for cost modeling and financial projections.

This webinar/discussion covers the economics of cloud storage in both OPEX and CAPEX examples and looks at the true cost-of-ownership for legacy data storage options like LTO tape libraries.

View this webinar on-demand to learn:

  • Pros and cons of consumption-based storage-as-a-service offerings
  • How SaaS approaches compare to investing in private cloud storage
  • The real cost of ownership for tape libraries
  • Tools and strategies for long-range data storage financial planning

Erik Weaver, Special Projects Director, Entertainment Technology Center at USC,
David Phillips, M&E Solutions Architect, Cloudian