Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, has today announced the Danish Public Broadcaster, has selected Workspace Backup, Marquis’ ‘set & forget’ disaster recovery solution for Avid workspaces. The Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR), based in Copenhagen, Denmark, is now using Workspace Backup as a back-up and restore solution for half a petabyte, every day, from its three ISIS/Interplay systems.
“Previously, we exploited an in-house built solution, however, it had reached capacity and restoring projects was cumbersome,” confirms Gert Hansen, team leader R&D Media Systems. “Now Workspace Backup backs-up and restores our three ISIS/Interplay systems with 350 Media Composers connected and a total capacity around 600 TB.”
Marquis Broadcast has today announced its archive and retrieve solution, Project Parking, now developed to be a complete Avid storage management solution, has been selected by Warner Bros. Television Production UK Ltd (WBTVP UK) to park projects.
“Based at Grays Inn Road, London, WBTVP UK is an internal post house for large group of production companies,” confirms Simon Brett, technical manager, Warner Bros. “WBTVP UK is using Project Parking to manage the Avid projects on its 250 TB EditShare and 96 TB Isis storage.
Marquis Broadcast, experts in content workflows and media integration software, has today announced the LA & Beverly Hills post production and Avid rental facility, Mad Old Nut Productions, has purchased Medway. Marquis’ interoperability engine is now being used to streamline the delivery of project files for two zombiepocalypse series: Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead.
TV3, Ireland’s leading free-to-air commercial television network, is using Marquis’ complete Avid storage management solution, Project Parking, to assist in the management of media on its Avid Interplay and ISIS storage.
Project Parking identifies how space is used, removes unused and duplicate media, archives projects and moves projects with media to other storage or systems. Projects can also be merged from other systems without media duplication. The solution also monitors how media storage is used, regularly reporting on usage, showing usage over time, plus archiving projects and executing analysis in the background.
Marquis has announced TV One, The Maryland based US Cable Network, which provides programming for the African American community, has purchased Marquis’ complete Avid storage management solution: Project Parking.
Launched on Martin Luther King’s birthday in January 2004, TV One now serves 57 million households and is the exclusive home to the NAACP Image Awards and News One Now, the only live daily news programming targeting the African American audience. Combining hit sitcoms, award-winning docu-series, original movies, popular reality series and newsworthy specials, the network delivers real life and entertainment programming from the African American point of view and will now use Marquis’ Project Parking to manage its Avid projects.
In a ‘smart’ move, editor Adam Schoales, working for digital agency, Visual Inclination, in Toronto, has selected X2Pro, Marquis’ conversion application for delivering Final Cut Pro X projects to Avid Pro Tools for audio finishing, for the series two promo of Canada’s Smartest Person, aired on CBC in Canada.