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Front Porch To Show Archive Management Products at IBC

DIVArchive, DIVAdirector, DIVAcomplete, DIVAworks, and DIVAmonitor displayed (July 06, 2005)

Front Porch Digital will show their range of Digital Archive Management products at IBC2005.

DIVArchive 5.9
The focus of continuous investment and innovation, DIVArchive has become the archive management application preferred by the worlds leading media companies. During IBC2005, Front Porch unveils DIVArchive 5.9, which delivers powerful new functionality to meet the evolving needs of global broadcasters. Key enhancements include broader interoperability with MXF devices, multi-site archive distribution, archive partitioning, enhanced Unicode support, expanded format support for Partial Restore, and stronger integration with leading non-linear editing platforms. Front Porch has also extended its exclusive integration with the full range of TeleStream FlipFactory transcoding products.

This distributed, Web-based content management application addresses the most fundamental asset management requirements for global broadcasters. It enables active tracking of all assets in the DIVArchive 5.9 system, low-bit-rate proxy browse, frame-accurate EDL generation and export, and robust metadata search and management capabilities, among others.

Leveraging deep expertise obtained through the implementation of over 100 global broadcast archives, Front Porch now offers DIVAcomplete, a complete digital archive solution that includes a set of products and services that deliver integration and on-going support for complex storage and archive solutions. DIVAcomplete solutions include archive layer workflow analysis, infrastructure assessments, specification, designs, hardware procurement, installation, and commissioning. DIVAcomplete solutions also may include DIVAmonitor and 24/7 support for all associated storage hardware and software to complete a total end-to-end archive management solution.

Front Porch has assembled this robust, plug-and-play archive management appliance that includes server, near-line storage with a ten-cassette data tape library, all operating under the control of DIVArchive 5.9. This turnkey, single-chasse unit is offered at prices tailored to the needs of broadcasters making first-time investments in basic archive systems. This product was designed specifically to meet the independent broadcaster need for a high-performance system at an economical price point.

The ever-increasing complexity of mission-critical broadcast systems often presents an operational challenge for Front Porch customers, particularly in the support and maintenance of multiple applications and devices. DIVAmonitor enables realtime, remote monitoring of DIVArchive and all connected broadcast/storage devices. Accessed through the DIVAmonitor portal, hardware and software in the archive layer are monitored by a team of support professionals working at the 24/7 Network Operations Center.

About Front Porch Digital
Front Porch Digital has been described by industry analyst Datamonitor as ?the global market leader in digital broadcast archive management. With more than 100 customer installations worldwide of DIVArchive, Front Porch has successfully deployed many of the largest, most complex and dynamically scaling broadcast archives in operation today. Front Porch Digital provides total digital archive management and transcoding solutions and is the market leader in delivering unique software, services, and integrated hardware solutions for digital archive management to broadcasters and media companies worldwide. For additional information, visit Front Porch Digital is the broadcast and media division of Incentra Solutions, Inc. (, a provider of complete IT and storage management solutions to broadcasters, enterprises, and managed service providers worldwide.


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