Acembly and Wasabi Team Up To Make Media Management & Storage Simple

Wasabi Technologies, Inc.
02/20/2018
Press Releases

PALM DESERT, CA and BOSTON — February 20, 2018 — HPA Tech Retreat (Booth A14). Acembly, an innovator in media and cloud infrastructure management, and Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company that delivers the lowest prices and fastest performance in the industry, have partnered to enable media & entertainment (M&E) enterprises to streamline media management by reducing cost and complexity.

The sheer volume of video content generated today by broadcasters, studios, and production houses is driving the need for more efficient and agile content workflows with improved economics. With the Acembly media management application integrated with Wasabi’s economical storage, content owners and media groups can efficiently move assets in and out of Wasabi’s low cost, high performance storage platform with full cost analysis and control. Acembly was built to be storage agnostic, exposing costs and usage transparencies, while applying controls with notifications and automations for media workflows. Built with powerful transcoding and file transfer features, Acembly can be used as a web or desktop application that manages local and multi-cloud environments from a single, simple interface.

“We’re excited about the partnership with Wasabi as we believe this integration will bring a next level value proposition to M&E companies of any size.” notes Patrick Kennedy, Founder of Acembly. “Users of Acembly can connect and apply automations with any on premise or cloud storage – and this solution with Wasabi hot cloud storage will be a game changer.”

With Wasabi, media organizations have access to high performance cloud object storage at a dramatically reduced price point. Wasabi is an immediate access, one-size-fits-all, universal cloud storage utility that removes complex storage tiers and variable pricing to allow organizations to avoid costly and restrictive object lifecycle management (OLM) practices. Hot cloud storage empowers media companies to consolidate their storage on a single-tier service that can be used for production work, VOD origin, backup, and archiving with immediate access to all content.

“Wasabi is disrupting numerous industries and the interest from the media and entertainment sector has been astonishing,” notes David Friend, CEO of Wasabi, “It is clear that there is a strong demand for better tools to store and manage data, and that this new partnership has met a real need. We have found a great innovative partner in Acembly to easily manage media content and give these enterprises safety, reliability while removing the cost and complexity from the storage equation.”

Pricing and Availability

Acembly is offering media management bundles with Wasabi hot storage as a monthly subscription. Entry level pricing starts at $699/month for 5 terabytes of storage which includes 2 terabytes of data download (egress), 2 terabytes of transcoding and 2 terabytes of high-speed file transfer for 10 users. For more product and service information visit http://www.acembly.com/pricing/.

The Acembly – Wasabi joint solution will be demonstrated in the Innovation Zone of the HPA Tech Retreat, February 20 – 22, Palm Desert CA (Wasabi booth A14).

About Acembly

Acembly (www.acembly.com) is a new cloud, storage and video management application built in a micro services architecture — Delivering a much more effective way of managing data storage, archiving, workflows and cloud services with elasticity while applying monitoring and controls over usage and costs. Acembly has partnered with a range of leading cloud technologies to deliver an easier way of migrating to the cloud, managing hybrid architectures and customizing automated workflows in an elegant interface. Built with administration controls that allow an account owner to granularly manage admins and users for larger organizations.

About Wasabi

Wasabi is the hot cloud storage company that delivers fast, low-cost, and reliable cloud storage. Wasabi hot storage is 1/5th the price and 6x the speed of Amazon S3. We hate vendor lock-in, so we made Wasabi 100% compatible with Amazon S3. Created by Carbonite co-founders and cloud storage pioneers David Friend and Jeff Flowers, Wasabi is on a mission to commoditize the storage industry, making cloud storage a common utility like electricity. Wasabi is a privately held company based in Boston, MA. Follow and connect with Wasabi on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and our blog.

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PR Contacts:

Acembly
Amanda Bui
amanda@acembly.com

Wasabi
Lindsay Levitts
Kel & Partners
lindsayl@kelandpartners.com
+1 617-519-6551

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