Spectra Announces that Glookast is Certified with Spectra BlackPearl Converged Storage System

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Newly Certified Solution Provides Media & Entertainment Users with Method to Streamline Complex M & E Workflows

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 18,  2019 Spectra Logic, a leading provider of data storage and data management solutions, today announced that Glookast has been added to the expanding list of certified clients for its Spectra BlackPearl® Converged Storage System. Together, BlackPearl and Glookast enable users in media and entertainment to ingest, transcode, deliver, store and manage data on object storage disk, tape and cloud. The joint solution provides users with a full suite of functionality, including tight integration with Avid Interplay. Users in broadcast, post-production and new production will benefit from the flexible and cost-effective solution that optimizes and protects end-to-end workflows for collaborating content creators.

Spectra’s BlackPearl Converged Storage System solves the problem of costly and complex approaches to data management and preservation by combining interfaces and storage targets into a system designed for multiple workflows with predictable costs.

“Spectra is pleased to add Glookast to its list of BlackPearl certified partners,” said David Feller, vice president of product management at Spectra Logic. “Glookast is well known in the media and entertainment space and maintains a strong partnership with both Spectra and Avid. Our union provides customers with a turnkey solution that is easily deployed and leveraged. Spectra’s data storage and management solutions, coupled with its seamless integration with Glookast, deliver workflows that allow users to access, protect and monetize their digital assets.”

Speaking on the partnership and certification, Glookast’s Co-Founder and CEO Guilherme Silva said, “We are extremely excited to have Glookast certified with Spectra’s BlackPearl object storage platform. The combined power behind the technology sets of our two organizations provides our mutual customers with the ability to efficiently manage their content and dynamic workflows all the way from ingest to archive. BlackPearl is at the forefront of storage technology in the media and entertainment industry and our offering translates into scalable, affordable, streamlined asset management for our customers.”