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August 9, 2016: Keeping Content out of Harm’s Way

Chris Bross, Chief Technology Officer at DriveSavers, will be speaking at Flash Memory Summit this year as part of a panel specifically for film makers: Film Storage When the Film Budget Is Yours.
Event:          Flash Memory Summit
Date:            August 9, 2016
Time:            4:35–5:45pm
Location:   Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

Abstract: Keeping Content out of Harm’s Way

Industry experts discuss the current status of film storage with an emphasis on costs when the producer is providing the budget, rather than depending on a contract. Storage demands are huge nowadays, with amounts often in the multi-terabyte or even exabyte range. So costs can soar, regardless of whether one is using one’s own equipment or obtaining storage over the cloud. Using cloud facilities reduces capital costs, but can also mean high monthly bills and long transfer times. And, of course, with capacities being strained and new vendors, equipment and procedures coming into use, there is an ever-increasing potential for disasters which can render all cost estimates moot.

Speaker Bio: Chris Bross, Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Chris Bross manages the R&D team for emerging storage technologies and guides the development of new tools, technology and techniques to overcome unique challenges and recover critical user data. Since joining the company in 1995, Bross has engineered his way around physical trauma, mechanical damage and encryption issues to recover data on all types of failed storage devices. Prior to joining DriveSavers, Bross held technical engineering positions at Golden Triangle Software and Adobe Systems, Inc. Bross’ expertise is in recovering RAID, NAS and SAN storage systems with a specialization in UNIX, Linux and Macintosh.

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