Media Active Archive with Disk Performance at Near-Tape Costs

Your active archive is a vital part of your workflow. You need scalable and cost-effective capacity to accommodate formats such as 4K, 8K and VR/360. And you need media to be instantly available to keep up with time-pressured schedules. Cloudian® meets this challenge with a cost-effective, disk-based active archive.

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WGBH Boston

A Hybrid Cloud Media Active Archive

Public media powerhouse WGBH Boston produces more than 50% of all PBS programming. Until recently, video assets were archived on tape, and portable drives were on everyone’s desk. With Cloudian, WGBH now has a disk-based active archive on-premises, and a secure remote location for disaster recovery. All on disk and immediately available to producers and editing teams.


Cloudian Enterprise Storage for Media Workflows

Learn how Cloudian is transforming the Media & Entertainment industry by providing customers with limitless capacity, automated data protection, and cloud integration for Artificial Intelligence and machine learning-based media enrichment.

This demo shows its extensive metadata capabilities that provide fast, Google-like search and powerful data analytics.

Limitlessly Scalable

Meet the needs of capacity-intensive formats with seamless scalability — from terabytes to petabytes. Start small and expand on demand. Grow from a few nodes to a few hundred without disruption. Performance scales linearly, too.

100X Faster Than Tape, 99% Less Bother

Instantly access all your content. Cloudian is disk-based, so no more waiting for the tape library. And it’s securely located in your data center, behind your firewall. The security and scalability of tape, with none of the hassle.


70% Less Cost

No more trading off cost vs performance. Cloudian gives you high-performance at cloud-like prices, down to 0.5 cents per GB per month, in your own data center.

Learn more by downloading a TCO report that compares object storage to tape for media active archives.

Safe and Secure

Configurable data protection lets you dial-in the durability you need. Choose from on-site protection, or replicate across sites for disaster recovery purposes, all on one management screen with no additional software to buy.

Works with Your Software

Cloudian works with most popular media asset managers, and it’s proven in broadcast, post-production, and OTT content distribution sites worldwide.


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