Blackmagic’s MultiDock Helps Better Wrangle Data in a Busy Environment

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The popularity of using DIGISTOR Professional Video SSD’s for filmmaking shows no signs of slowing down, offering a perfect storage solution for media in television production. Thanks to their superior speed and extremely large storage capacity, even a single SSD is beats out multiple hard disks, due to instantly accessible storage without any mechanical lag. Despite fast, reliable video recording capabilities and effortless playback of compressed or uncompressed video, using a single SSD device can be too limiting in a busy broadcast or post-production environment without the peripheral attachments necessary to streamline your workflow.

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Which data storage platform is right for you?

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There are more storage options than ever for both consumers and business users, allowing them to customize their solutions as they see fit. The downside to this situation is that an individual can easily become overwhelmed by the sheer breadth of available platforms. Each form of data storage was designed for a particular purpose, so blindly choosing one could result in an unsuccessful implementation. That’s why it’s so important that people do their homework and look at the various strengths and applications of each format before investing in a particular option. By identifying the right tool that matches their needs, individuals and organizations alike can get an optimal solution.

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Long Lost Star Wars Short Is Finally Found

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Fans of the Star Wars series are no doubt excited by the recently released teaser trailer for next year’s blockbuster ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’ Yet, white-knuckling through a year wait is nothing compared to the nearly three decades that die-hard fans have anticipated ‘Black Angel,’ Lucas’s famed long-lost short that briefly saw silver screen action in 1980.

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Blu-ray continues to wow data center users

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Blu-ray has experienced a resurgence in popularity over the past year, thanks largely to its value as a cold storage platform. Organizations with intensive data center demands are turning to optical media as a platform for data archiving. Blu-ray sits head-and-shoulders above other optical formats, providing a combination of capacity, scalability and durability that will meet the needs of many businesses. Facebook has been at the forefront of this movement, taking major strides in the development of data archiving solutions built upon Blu-ray.

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What makes your Industrial SSD most vulnerable?

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Unlike volatile RAM, a well-made SSD is meant to look after itself and your data. That means the ideal state for your industrial SSD is actually powered up! In fact, apart from any abnormal environmental stresses, such as exposure to static, extreme cooling or heat, your industrial SSD is designed to self-maintain for many years. But if a powered up state is optimum, and powered down doesn’t create any wear and tear, when is your SSD most at risk?

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Under the Hood: Industrial SSD Advancements

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The market for rugged industrial SSDs has been around for decades. Solid state memory drives remain a dependable component in environments where equipment must be reliable despite disruptive shocks and vibrations.

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Beginning with Blu-ray: Easiest Blu-ray Drive to Install, and Backwards Compatibility

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Blu-ray Drives Don’t Render Your DVDs Obsolete
It’s important to remember that just because you’re upgrading your equipment, doesn’t mean you have to give up your entire library of DVDs. Blu-ray manufacturers have included the ability for their units to play back standard DVDs. You can view discs at standard resolution or have the player upscale the DVD playback signal to match 720p/1080i, or in some cases even 1080p mode, which will be a better match on your high resolution computer monitor or output to a compatible HDTV – so you don’t lose those either.

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Beginning with Blu-ray: Let’s start with the Basics

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Beginning with Blu-ray: Let’s start with the Basics
You’ve considered Blu-ray enough to know that it’s your best bet for secure record keeping and archiving, but we’d like to remind you what it can do for your media. You know a Blu-ray drive can play Blu-ray discs, but don’t forget that an optical drive can also play CDs, DVDs too. Your older library is not left behind.

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Want Uncompromising Quality? The Right SSD Keeps Your Recording Raw

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Recognizing Professional Quality SSD Drives
Protect your video shoot from data loss by choosing a certified SSD manufacturer. You’ve researched, read reviews, and finally found the perfect cinema camera that sets the standard in images and innovative experience. The right camera opens possibilities, so why choose accessories that could compromise the quality of your work?

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DIGISTOR Partners with San Jose International Short Film Festival

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DIGISTOR has some exciting news! We are partnering with the the San Jose International Short Film Festival and helping sponsor this monumental event. Our Professional Video Series of SSD drives are used by many independent cinematographers as they film using Blackmagic Cinema and Production cameras, HyperDeck Shuttles, or using Atamos Monitor Recorders. We’re looking forward to see these world class films October 9th – 12th. If you’re in the area, tickets are on sale at the sjsff website. See our Press Release for more information.

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