XenData Joins Active Archive Alliance

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Boulder, Colo. – December 15, 2020 – The Active Archive Alliance today announced that XenData has joined the organization, promoting modern strategies to solve data growth challenges. XenData joins a growing number of industry-leading storage and IT vendors that together support the use of active archive solutions for data lifecycle management.

“We’re pleased to welcome XenData to the Active Archive Alliance,” said Peter Faulhaber, Chairman of the Active Archive Alliance and President and CEO of FUJIFILM Recording Media U.S.A., Inc. “Over the last 10 years, the Active Archive Alliance has brought together the best of breed technologies to help organizations manage the complexities of massive data volumes and realize the value of their data. Companies worldwide are adopting active archives as an integral component of their digital transformation strategies.”

Active archiving enables organizations to gain value from retained data quickly. As archival data volumes proliferate, organizations across the globe are deploying active archives to unlock the value of their previously untapped data. Active archives leverage an intelligent data management layer to allow fast access to archival data across a virtual file system and manage data between storage systems and media types.

XenData is a global provider of professional data storage solutions optimized for creative video, medical imaging, video surveillance and other applications that require very high capacity file storage. Its cloud solutions provide a globally shared file system making organizations’ digital assets available for cloud computing and to on-premises machines worldwide. XenData has customers in more than 90 countries, including government organizations, large corporations, TV stations and media production companies.

“As the amount of digital content increases, media and other data-intensive organizations are turning to active archiving solutions to provide fast data access, rock-solid data protection and simplified workflows,” said Philip Storey, CEO, XenData. “Our digital archive systems scale to 100+ petabytes and provide cost-effective, secure, long-term retention of file-based assets on RAID, LTO, optical cartridges and the cloud. We are excited to join the Active Archive Alliance and help promote active archive strategies to manage data for rapid search, retrieval, and analytics.”  

Active Archive Alliance members and sponsors include:

Fujifilm                                          Spectra Logic                            Atempo

Harmony Healthcare IT              IBM                                            IMT Software

Iron Mountain                              MediQuant                              Object Matrix

PoINT Software & Systems        QStar Technologies                 Quantum

Qumulo                                         StrongBox Data Solutions      SullivanStrickler

Western Digital                            XenData