As the company uploads tens-of-thousands-of hours of programming content and more than 100,000 media assets per year, it needed to deploy a cloud-based, digital storage environment that was cost-effective and readily accessible. In addition, it needed to ensure its storage environment could scale to meet clients’ future needs. Because many T3Media clients are in the media and entertainment industry—with digital assets that have more than a 30-year life span—the company also needed to ensure short- and long-term integrity for the content it is trusted to store.
At its core, the NCAA® is comprised of thousands of talented student athletes, teams, coaches, and member colleges and universities nationwide that have made up the association since 1906. So it’s no surprise that one of the NCAA’s most treasured assets is its archival video collection that holds the association’s most memorable moments throughout history. The NCAA Collection dates back to 1921 and captures memorable moments from the best championship games and events across 23 college sports.
EYE Film Institute Netherlands is responsible for managing Dutch cinematographic heritage. The Institute oversees an extensive and internationally prominent audiovisual collection that includes more than 37,000 films, some of which are more than 100 years old. The films in the EYE collection reflect some of the most important aspects of film history and cinema. In addition to managing the collection and organizing special film programs and exhibitions, EYE has the mission of releasing classic and contemporary films in Dutch cinemas.
Anyone who’s ever produced high-quality video, whether it’s entertainment, sports, news, advertisements, corporate training, education, or another genre, will say the same thing: it’s incredibly expensive to do well. By the time the production and editing costs, rights fees and talent expenses are totaled up, each minute of the final cut can run into the thousands, or even tens of thousands of dollars.