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The Data Revolution Will Be Televised. Storage Options for M&E

The data revolution will be televised. It’s an exciting time in media & entertainment as the digitalization of film and higher densities enable new opportunities like 3D and 8K film to VR and AR. However, these changing workflows and production requirements are placing a growing demand on existing storage solutions.

Join Erik Weaver, Global Director, M&E Market Development & Strategy at Western Digital as he discusses the 5 latest trends within media & entertainment, the challenges they present on underlying storage, and what next-generation technologies the industry is adopting in order to successfully adapt to these new media workloads - whether on-premises or in the cloud.
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