High Density Equals High Risk

High Density Equals High Risk

Everyone knows putting all your eggs in one basket is not a great idea so why rely on single (or dual) monolithic storage servers to protect your content? In 2018, even though the world has gone object storage, some companies are still recommending that organisations use super high density storage silos.

“Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me”

Many organisations will not allow themselves to be fooled again into investing in such platforms as many of these chunky nearline solutions have eventually become very expensive, very heavy, discontinued door stops. A surprising number of these storage systems use a proprietary file system or proprietary hardware which inevitably ties you into their product support for a long time.  

A simple comparison diagram gives the true cost of implementing such devices:

High Density Equals High Risk

If you wish to benefit from having high speed access to all your archive, without the management and risk of putting all of your eggs into one basket, then get in touch with Object Matrix. We pioneered Digital Content Governance (DCG), object storage and the modernisation of digital video workflows. Our media focused private cloud solutions not only secure content but also bring economic and operational  benefit to all of our customers.

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About Object Matrix

Object Matrix provides digital content governance and object storage platforms. The company was built on the philosophy that archive systems should be scalable and interoperable, as well as ensuring instant access to data and metadata. Its flagship product, MatrixStore, is an integrated object storage software solution providing protection and governance for the lifetime of any digital content. It’s used by global organisations that create, curate, and distribute video content, including NBC Universal, TV Globo, the BBC and BT.

Object Matrix is comprised of a team of storage industry experts with a shared vision for high levels of data security combined with intuitive user interfaces. In addition to providing solutions and product integrations for the storage, search and retrieval of media assets, Object Matrix also provides consultancy, training, systems integration, and ongoing support services.