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Leading in Archive Innovation

Celebrate 15 years of innovation with Disk Archive Corporation! We specialize in cutting-edge, high-availability, high-security enterprise-class archives and content libraries designed for the film, television, and legal evidence market. Trusted by Broadcast, Media, and surveillance companies, Producers, Distributors, and Archives worldwide, ALTO systems thrive in the most challenging environments, with over 400 systems in daily use.

Delivering scalable, flexible, and reliable cold storage, ALTO systems meet the high-performance requirements of today's media-related organizations. Safeguard your valuable assets for the long term and unlock their potential in today's demanding world. Our replication-based architecture supports on-premise installations, data center systems, and geographically distributed setups with vault storage for air-gap security and disaster recovery.

ALTO combines outstanding performance with the lowest lifetime cost of ownership and the tiniest carbon footprint, making it the best choice for your assets, your business, and our planet. 

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In the fast-paced world of media assets, ALTO emerges as the secure and convenient alternative for Petabyte-sized volumes of valuable content, transcending traditional data tape, optical disk, and cloud solutions. Catering specifically to the film, television, and legal evidence markets, ALTO employs cutting-edge data file replication technology, creating multiple non-segmented replicas on removable media, bolstering the safety of your files.


Flexibility is paramount with ALTO, allowing seamless distribution of systems between your premises and geographically separated locations. Barcoded disks externalized to vault storage provide unrivaled air-gap security, offering the last resort for disaster recovery measures.


ALTO strikes the perfect balance, offering an outstanding combination of ultra-high security at an ultra-low lifetime cost, future-proofing your investment while minimizing your carbon footprint. Embrace ALTO's innovative prowess and safeguard your media assets with confidence.

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Your Media Platform of Choice


ALTO Archive

ALTO  integrates with all leading MAM, PAM & Archive Management  platforms on the market  Our ALTO Connect software is based around an open source database and offers a wide range of  Industry Standard and Vendor specific integration protocols and  utilities. A Rest-based API provides a low-level integration option for developers and a CIFS/SMB emulation is provided for high level integration with production systems.  ALTO Connect also offers a range of utilities for file integrity checking, automatic write protection and disk externalisation for vault storage shelf management


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  • No data tapes, no optical cartridges, no robotics. Very high density with up to 1320 TB per 4 RU Enclosure

  • No egress costs. No long restore delays. No proprietary technology, no licenses 

  • Integrates with your MAM, PAM or Archive Management and Automation, based on open systems and standards

  • Superior performance to data tape and optical storage systems. No Migration, Deleted space recovered with no Compaction

  • Fully spun-down disks. Cold storage reduces power consumption to 0.25 W/TB  and greatly extends disk life 10 Years ++

  • Scalable from 50TB for small teams & work groups to multi-Petabyte enterprise archives

  • More robust and secure, with user selectable file replication, distributed systems, removable media and vault storage option.

  • Lower lifetime cost of ownership than any other archive technology.

  • Proven in over 400 deployments worldwide, including areas of high humidity, and the most challenging environments you can imagine.

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