Imagine Products and StorageDNA Solution Recognized as Finalist for the IABM BaM Awards™ 2018

dnaLTFS with myLTOdna and PrimeTranscoder has been shortlisted in the Store category in the IABM BaM Awards™ 2018

INDIANAPOLIS and IRVINE, Calif. — March 29, 2018 — Imagine Products, creator of software utilities for backing up, viewing, sharing, transcoding, and archiving video assets, and StorageDNA, a leader in intelligent nearline and archiving workflow solutions for media professionals, today announced the joint solution, dnaLTFS with myLTO and PrimeTranscoder is a finalist for the IABM BaM 2018 at this year’s NAB show in Las Vegas. Both thought leaders, the two companies have collaborated on an integrated solution that enables random access to files on an LTO tape, essentially turning it into a hard drive with dnaLTFS – an LTFS adaptation that was never available before. The results are time savings and easier access to assets in production and postproduction workflows.

The new joint solution is called myLTOdna. It is an integration between Imagine Products’ myLTO tape-authoring application and StorageDNA’s HyperTape high performance direct access tape solution powered by dnaLTFS. The result is a simple and intuitive user interface with which to administrate HyperTape operating modes manually, or automatically from creative applications such as Imagine Products’ PrimeTranscoder — a process that is highly preferable to command line operations.

“StorageDNA has been dedicated to M&E markets since 2004, and we strive to provide customers with workflow-enhancing solutions that make LTO tape a more usable storage medium. We chose to work with Imagine Products on our HyperTape user interface because the company is known for highly intuitive interfaces and well respected for LTO/LTFS archiving and workflows,” said Tridib Chakravarty (tC), CEO and president of StorageDNA. “By joining forces with Imagine Products and integrating our capabilities, we are providing media professionals with the simplest and fastest LTO workflows available today.”

“When StorageDNA contacted us last year about a partnership, we jumped at the chance to work with another company as highly regarded for its advances in LTO/LTFS workflows. Together, we’ve created a cutting-edge solution unlike any other — a way to access files from an LTO tape like you would a hard drive,” said Michelle Maddox, marketing director at Imagine Products. “In doing so, we’re passing our many decades of combined knowledge and expertise directly to users. This kind of LTO solution has never been available before, and it will simplify so many workflows.”

More information about Imagine Products is available at www.imagineproducts.com.

More information about StorageDNA is available at www.storagedna.com.

About StorageDNA

StorageDNA helps media professionals move, manage, search, and access digital filed-based assets for faster repurposing and monetization of content. DNAevolution is the company’s groundbreaking nearline and archive workflow solution for LTO LTFS that helps customers build more cost-effective, scalable, and secure archives. StorageDNA’s solutions power some of the most complex and critical workflows for customers worldwide ranging from broadcasters, major film studios, and television production companies, to sports organizations, government agencies, and Fortune 500 corporations. More information is available at www.storagedna.com

About Imagine Products

Imagine Products Inc. develops innovative video workflow solutions that help film and media professionals back up, view, share, transcode, and archive their digital-video assets. Powerful, affordable, and easy to use, these specialized workflow applications have become invaluable tools for broadcasters, postproduction facilities, and others whose businesses rely on digital video. In business for more than 25 years, Imagine Products is based in Indianapolis, USA. More information is available at www.imagineproducts.com

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Imagine Products Contact: Michelle Maddox, Marketing Director
Tel: +1 317 843-0706
Email: michelle@imagineproducts.com
Web: www.imagineproducts.com

StorageDNA Contact: Doug Hynes, Senior Director, Business Development
Tel: +1 978 225-0813
Email: dhynes@storagedna.com
Web: www.storagedna.com

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