SGL Announces Integration to Sony’s Optical Disc Archive

Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, has announced integration to Sony’s Optical Disc Archive technology via its FlashNet archive manager.

SGLLogoThe integration gives SGL users access to a greater choice of storage devices in DR, production, news and sports workflows.  Sony’s Optical Disc Archive stores data in a compact cartridge with twelve optical discs for file-based archiving.

SGL FlashNet allows Sony’s scalable Optical Disc Archive users to store valuable media safely with ease.  This powerful combination opens up a world of workflow possibilities from disaster recovery solutions to management of archive material over disparate geographic areas.  With SGL’s experience of managing multiple storage devices within production, news and sport, Sony’s Optical Disc Archive can sit anywhere within a workflow, not simply as an ‘end of process’ archive.

“We’re very pleased to make this announcement further highlighting our commitment for providing additional storage methods for FlashNet customers,” says Raj Patel, Product Manager, SGL. “Our products and services are designed and produced in conjunction with all of the leading broadcast vendors in all arenas, providing seamless operation in any broadcast environment. This ensures that the archive appears as a transparent storage area available to every user in all departments from within their day-to-day applications.”