Morro Data at NAB Show, South Hall (South) SL 13709.
the Cloud, Cached Locally, and Synced Globally with low cost units
developer of file transfer and storage solutions, will introduce Morro Data for
production and post-production at NAB Show in Las Vegas. Morro Data combines
the speed and convenience of networked storage with the scalability, flexibility
and economy of the cloud to make it easy to sync, share, transfer and save data
across sites and between business partners. The service is tailored to small
and medium sized workgroups and businesses, including companies involved in
production, post-production, editorial, visual effects, animation, design and
other data-intensive applications, delivering the features and performance of
an enterprise level solution at a fraction of the cost starting at under $998
companies in the media and entertainment industry generate large workflow files
that must be securely stored and safely distributed both internally to
co-workers and externally to clients,” said founder and CEO Paul Tien. “Morro
Data allows users to conduct file management operations through simple
drag-and-drop procedures, while eliminating time-consuming uploads and
bypassing local PC storage limitations.”
storage in a way that’s fast, simple and affordable. Files are stored in the
cloud, cached locally and synced globally. Client computers connect to a cloud service
via a Morro CacheDrive, a gateway device installed at each company site. The CacheDrive
manages file transfers, freeing client computers for other tasks. Files are
downloaded once and synchronized across all locations. Long waits for large media
files to upload or download are eliminated. Users can access their files anywhere,
anytime from a web-based Team Portal.
used by small and medium sized production and post-production companies, has
tested Morro Data with its axle 2017 software with excellent results. “This
solution offers powerful, new capabilities for video teams that edit
and review media at multiple locations,” said axle Video CEO Sam
complex and sophisticated tools, or a lot of manual effort. Morro makes
it easy, with familiar network-volume shares for each site.”
- · Fast File
Transfers, Sync and Share. No more reliance on complex, error-prone FTP.
No long waits to upload or download large media files to a cloud service.
Transfer, sync and share are as simple as drag-and-drop.
- · Affordable.
With no per-user fees, Morro Data is cost-effective and encourages
- · Bandwidth
Optimization. Files are only uploaded and downloaded once. Users access locally
cached copies. Morro Data’s sync technology ensures files are de-duped,
reducing repeat transmissions.
- · Eliminate
VPNs. The Morro Data Global File System ensures that users see all
permitted files, irrespective of location, with only one authoritative version
per file. A file saved at any location is available to all, with permission
controls providing fine-grain data security. No need for costly, complex VPNs.
- · Optimize
Dropbox and OneDrive. Morro Data is useful to media companies relying
on file-hosting services such as Dropbox and OneDrive through cache-accelerated
uploads and file sync.
- · Impervious
to Internet Outages. Users have access to locally-cached files even
when the internet connection is down. Cloud sync restarts automatically once
the link is restored.
- · Continuous
Backup and Recovery. Unlimited, seamless, cloud storage expansion
and file versioning provides complete data protection and simplified file
- · Secure
Private Cloud: Files are encrypted at rest and in transit.
our offices,” said Jahzeel Omar, Head of Digital Strategy for the Silicon
Valley digital agency EIGHT25MEDIA. “With one of our offices coming online
while the other is going offline, efficient transferring of large files is top
priority to EIGHT25MEDIA. With our previous cloud storage solution, it could
take 30 to 40 minutes to upload large files. With Morro Data, it happens in
Morro Systems empowers small and medium businesses with simple, fast, affordable,
enterprise class cloud storage and accelerated file distribution. The Morro
Data service features CacheDrive, a cloud storage gateway, and Morro Storage, built
on Amazon S3. Files are stored in the cloud, cached in the gateway and synced
globally. Morro Systems was founded by Paul Tien (founder of ReadyNAS, acquired
by NETGEAR) and his core team.