For Immediate Release

CONTACT: Tom Coughlin CONTACT Andy Marken

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Collaboration in the Clouds Session at the June 23 Creative Storage Conference (SM)


Registration closes June 19, 2016


San Jose, CA, June 15, 2016A session on Collaboration in the Clouds looks at the use of non-local shared storage in modern professional media and entertainment workflows on June 23, 2016 during the Creative Storage Conference (SM) (CS 2016) held at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA.


Following is information on this session:

10:30 AM Session B: Collaboration in the Clouds: Storing and Delivering Content Where it is needed

Sponsored by; RDC

What are the tools being used today that let content distributors quickly feed the unquenchable entertainment demand of people around the globe and content developers to create content anywhere? What is the role of cloud storage in various aspects of media and entertainment and how will high resolution content be moved between data centers? Hear from leading companies as well as end users on M&E cloud storage and content transport.


Moderator: Jean Bozman, Hurwitz & Associates


* Joe Arnold, SwiftStack

* Michelle Munson, Aspera

* Molly Rector, DDN

* Henry Zhang, Amazon Web Services


* Tim Stutt, Atimba

* Ludovic Francois, MSolution.IO


The tenth annual Creative Storage Conference and exhibits bring together the vendors, end users, researchers and visionaries who are focused on the growing storage demands of HD, UltraHD, 4K and HDR film production and how it is affecting every stage of the production process from content capture, editing and archiving to content distribution. The preliminary conference agenda is posted on the conference web site at


Early conference registration is open to June 19, 2016. Registration at the door will be more expensive. To register, visit this link:


Corporate sponsors and exhibitors include Active Storage, Advantage Video Systems, Cloudian, Google, HGST, Harmonic, Micron, NooBaa, PSSC Labs, Quantum, SGL, Sony, Spectra Logic, SwiftStack, Symply, Visuality Systems and Xendata. Media and Organization Sponsors include the AMIA, Bright Blue Innovations Intl., Broadcast Beat, Colonial Purchasing, Coughlin Associates, DCIA, Digital Cinema Society, Digital Production Buzz, Drive Trust Alliance, Entertainment Technology Center (USC), Drive Trust Alliance, Entertainment Storage Alliance, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, Home Toys/AVSystems, Los Angeles Post Production Group, M&E Tech, MESS, Parks Associates, Popnetmedia, Post Magazine, PostPerspective,,, RDC, reviewster, SATA-io, STA, SMPTE, SNIA, Tech Target, The Broadcast Bridge, Trusted Computing Group and The Shindler Perspective.



A very few Sponsorships and exhibit opportunities are still available for the 2016 Creative Storage Conference. Information on the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available at


For additional information on the conference, call 408-202-5098 or email


The Creative Storage Conference is put on by the Entertainment Storage Alliance ( and Coughlin Associates (

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