ALTO - The Business Case
ALTO has a compelling business case for any Broadcast or Media company considering an investment in media archive storage, making it more attractive in commercial, operational and technical terms.
Commercial case - A media archiving solution built around ALTO's modular storage technology will have a significantly lower Total Cost of Ownership compared to alternative solutions. The savings result directly from ALTOs low power consumption and greatly extended disk life. Indirectly there are benefits from lower maintenance costs and greatly reduced downtime
Operational case - ALTO offers Broadcast and Media companies an archiving solution capable of supporting many more concurrent users with faster access to Media Assets. An ALTO disk will take 3 seconds to spin-up and begin to restore data, Once online, an ALTO disk offers random access to media assets out-performing the sequential access to linear Data Tape Archives.
Technical case - An ALTO Archive is easy to install and can be ready for operational use in less than one hour. ALTO can be expanded without downtime from a few Terabytes to multiple Petabytes. Technical performance, security, ease of integration and maintenance-free operation make ALTO the preferred solution for high performance archive solutions that meet and even exceed the demands of a modern media organisation.