White Papers

As part of our ongoing commitment to inform, educate and enlighten our current and prospective customers, Quantum regularly covers the topics that are most relevant to the industries we serve. Browse our library of published white papers and check often for the latest updates.

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4K, HDR, HFR: Calculating the Storage Impact in Media Workflows

4K, HDR, HFR: Calculating the Storage Impact in Media Workflows

Media and Entertainment

Technology trends are driving an evolution of modern media workflows, including higher resolution imagery, higher frame rates, higher dynamic range, wider color gamut, and simply more cameras per shoot. Their impact on the digital storage required to capture, process, distribute, and archive this richer digital video content is significant.

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Video Industry Making Significant Progress on Path to 4K/UHD

Free Report: Video Industry Making Significant Progress on Path to 4K/UHD

Media and Entertainment

How does the transition to 4K/UHD really affect your business? It’s no surprise that a sizable majority of video production professionals believe that 4K/Ultra High Definition technologies will have a big impact on the video entertainment industry.

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New Insights Into the Growing Visual Effects Industry eBook

New Insights Into the Growing Visual Effects Industry eBook

Media and Entertainment

2017 Survey Results from postPerspective and Quantum

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Meet the Rising Demand for Captivating Visual Experiences

Meet the Rising Demand for Captivating Visual Experiences

Media and Entertainment

Address the rigorous storage requirements for visual effects, animation, and virtual reality workflows

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The Changing Landscape of Corporate Video Production eBook

The Changing Landscape of Corporate Video Production eBook

Media and Entertainment

Results from a 2017 CMMA Survey

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Defining Storage Requirements for Color Correction

Defining Storage Requirements for Color Correction

Media and Entertainment

Whether your post-production studio is helping to create feature-length films or 30-second commercials, color correction is a vital part of your workflow. We understand the demands to deliver amazing content under tight deadlines.

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Optimize Your Storage Environment with Intelligent Multi-Tier Content Movement

Optimize Your Storage Environment with Intelligent Multi-Tier Content Movement

Media and Entertainment

M&E E-book focused around content movement highlighting the importance of data management, benefits of intelligent content movement, how Quantum StorNext can give you content awareness, and example case studies of media companies that have improved their workflows.

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Five Best Practices for Preparing In-House IT for Corporate Video Workflows

Five Best Practices for Preparing In-House IT for Corporate Video Workflows

Media and Entertainment

Corporate video use case that provides the 5 best practices for preparing in-house IT for corporate video workflows.

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Diversity Is Key to Understanding Corporate Video

Diversity Is Key to Understanding Corporate Video

Media and Entertainment

Corporate video whitepaper, based on TV Technology's Corporate Video Research, that discusses how the surveyed corporations are utilizing their in-house video to create content, what tools and formats they are using, current storage and archive practices, and the importance of preparing your video production workflow for the future video content demands.

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The Fourth Dimension of Virtual Reality: Storage

The Fourth Dimension of Virtual Reality: Storage

Media and Entertainment

Virtual reality (VR) ebook that discusses: the demand for VR experiences in the market, identifying the storage challenges in VR, storage configurations recommended for VR, the importance of scalability and archiving, and more!

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure Data Protection Isn’t a Snap White Paper

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Data Protection Isn’t a Snap

Data Protection

Hyperconvergence brings non-disruptive scaling, reduced complexity and other benefits, but it requires a stronger data protection strategy as it brings new security vulnerabilities. Data protection is not an option, it’s an insurance policy. There are numerous data protection technologies available such as snapshots, but don’t be fooled that this approach can protect against Ransomware Locky or Cryptoblocker attacks.

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Is your infrastructure ready for 4k video production

Your Video Production Team is Ready for 4K. But What About Your Infrastructure?

Media and Entertainment

This eBook discusses the shift in the industry to 4K, the advantages of working in 4K for organizations, the storage challenges of 4K, how to prepare your storage infrastructure for 4K, and more.

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Lost In The Clouds eBook

Lost In The Clouds?

Media and Entertainment

E-book that dives into where and when cloud storage can benefit media workflows.

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Why Invest In LTO?

Why Invest In LTO?

Data Protection

Technical details of LTO tape drives, design, performance metrics and reliability statistics.

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StorNext 4K Reference Architectures

StorNext 4K Reference Architectures

Media and Entertainment

Optimized storage solutions based on comprehensive performance testing

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Five Tips to Prepare Your Storage Environment for Higher-Quality Video

4K|UHD and Beyond: Five Tips to Prepare Your Storage Environment for Higher-Quality Video

Media and Entertainment

This 4K UHD tip sheet give advice on how to prepare your storage environment for higher-quality video content.

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Scalar i6000 compared to Spectra Logic TFinity Competitive Brief

Scalar i6000 compared to Spectra Logic TFinity Tape Libraries

Data Protection

Competitive Brief: How Scalar i6000 Compares to Spectra Logic TFinity

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Scalar i6000 compared to Oracle SL8500 Competitive Brief

Scalar i6000 compared to Oracle SL8500

Data Protection

Competitive Brief: How Scalar i6000 compares to Oracle SL8500

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Scalar i6 Compared to Dell ML6000 Tape Libraries Competitive Brief

Scalar i6 Compared to Dell ML6000 Tape Libraries

Data Protection

We’ve made investments in the design of our Scalar tape library to offer additional capabilities not found with Dell ML6000 tape libraries

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Scalar i6000 compared to IBM TS4500 tape libraries Competitive Brief

Scalar i6000 compared to IBM TS4500 tape libraries

Data Protection

We’ve made investments in the design of our Scalar tape library to offer additional capabilities not found with the IBM TS4500 tape libraries

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Scalar i3 & i6 compared to HPE MSL6480 Competitive Brief

Scalar i3 & i6 compared to HPE MSL6480

Data Protection

We’ve made investments in the design of our Scalar tape library to offer additional capabilities not found in HPE MSL6480 tape libraries.

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Scalar i6 Compared to Spectra Logic T200 – T680 Tape Libraries Competitive Brief

Scalar i6 Compared to Spectra Logic T200 – T680 Tape Libraries

Data Protection

We’ve made investments in the design of our Scalar tape libraries to offer additional capabilities not found with Spectra Logic T200 – T680 tape libraries

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Quantum DXi versus Exagrid competitive sales tool

Quantum DXi® – Instant Recovery™ Performance and Scalability Without the “Landing Zone” Storage Waste

Data Protection

Quantum DXi versus Exagrid competitive sales tool. Quantum DXi® – Instant Recovery™ Performance and Scalability Without the “Landing Zone” Storage Waste.

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Prepare for the 4K Content Workflow Transition

Prepare for the 4K Content Workflow Transition

Media and Entertainment

The HD to 4K transition is the most disruptive change to our industry in recent memory. Meeting these new content demands requires new thinking about how to not only meet the immediate 4K content demand, but ensure that the entire production workflow can adapt to the demands of this always-on, everchanging adaptive content paradigm.

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Reinventing Large-Scale Digital Libraries with Object Storage Technology

Reinventing Large-Scale Digital Libraries with Object Storage Technology

Media and Entertainment

Lattus for Broadcast White Paper

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Your Backups Won’t Be Affected by Ransomware with This Last Line of Defense

Your Backups Won’t Be Affected by Ransomware with This Last Line of Defense

Data Protection

Ransomware is just one of many threats that can impact your business data. With a 5X increase in attacks and 6X in new variants, prepare yourself with a solid backup strategy to protect your environment to limit any incident or vulnerabilities.

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Deliver Compelling Video for University Athletics and More

Deliver Compelling Video for University Athletics and More

Media and Entertainment

A Guide to Preparing for Today’s and Tomorrow’s Storage Needs

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VM Data Protection for Dummies

VM Data Protection for Dummies

Data Protection

The Dummies series from Wiley has been helping millions of people learn the basics of a wide variety of subjects. Veeam, Quantum and Wiley Brand have teamed up to create VM Data Protection For Dummies, which covers the basics of how to protect virtual and hyperconverged environments for the always-on business.

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Video Archiving for Corporations

Video Archiving for Corporations

Surveillance and Security

If your video archive looks like the above, you aren’t alone. Corporations are often faced with the challenges of archiving the new video content they are creating in-house. There is a storage solution that will fit your needs and your budget.

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How Law Enforcement Can Combat the Unseen Costs of Video Storage

How Law Enforcement Can Combat the Unseen Costs of Video Storage

Surveillance and Security

Body-worn cameras on law enforcement give greater accountability and transparency in policy operation. But how can agencies manage the high volume of all these video files?

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Explore IHS’ Top Video Surveillance Trends

Explore IHS’ Top Video Surveillance Trends

Surveillance and Security

As the use of video surveillance cameras grows, so does the demand for higher image quality and longer retention times. This means there are increasing requirements on video surveillance cameras and storage and management solutions for businesses.

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Surveillance Beyond Security

Surveillance Beyond Security

Surveillance and Security

Intelligent storage for next-generation surveillance & security infrastructure

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Emerging high-value workflows require a new kind of NAS

Emerging high-value workflows require a new kind of NAS

Media and Entertainment

The rapid growth of unstructured data is being fed by new types of information from new places, leading to the emergence of new workflows.

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Quantum’s Xcellis Scale-out NAS

Quantum’s Xcellis Scale-out NAS

Media and Entertainment

Industry-leading IP Performance for 4K, 8K and Beyond

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Federal Agency Considerations for Moving to the Cloud

Federal Agency Considerations for Moving to the Cloud

HPC and Scientific Research

Learn the three types of cloud models available and the benefits of each.

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The State of Flash Adoptions in Media & Entertainment

The State of Flash Adoptions in Media & Entertainment

Media and Entertainment

Find out the current and potential future of flash in media workflows.

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What is GDPR and Does it Affect Your Backup & Archive?

What is GDPR and Does it Affect Your Backup & Archive?

Active Archive

Download this White Paper to learn more about the GDPR impact on disater & recovery.

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Flash Storage: Global Trends

Flash Storage: Global Trends

Media and Entertainment

Survey results from video professionals in EMEA, Asia Pacific and North America.

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