For Immediate Release

Session on Collaboration in the Clouds at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference (SM)


—Discussing tools for next generation content creation—


San Jose, CA, May 22 2018— The Entertainment Storage Alliance announces a session on collaboration using cloud technologies at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference.    The Twelfth Annual Creative Storage Conference (CS 2018) will be held Thursday June 7, 2018 at the DoubleTree Hotel West Los Angeles in Culver City, CA (   Following is information on this session:


Collaboration in the Clouds:  Storing and Delivering Content Where it is Needed


What are the tools being used today that let content distributors quickly feed the unquenchable entertainment demand of people around the globe and content developers to create content anywhere?  What is the role of cloud storage in various aspects of media and entertainment and how will high resolution content be moved between data centers? What is the balance between local and remote storage?  Hear from leading participants on M&E cloud storage and content transport.




Š         Andy Liebman, Editshare

Š         Rod Christenson, Aparavi


This event brings together digital storage providers, equipment and software manufacturers and professional media and entertainment end users to explore the conference theme of "Enabling Immersive Content:  Storage Takes Off."  At CS 2018 you can find out the latest developments in digital storage for media and entertainment, find out how other media professionals meet their digital storage needs and network with other industry professionals.


There will be 4 keynote talks and 6 sessions during the conference as well as a sponsored reception in the evening. Please go to for the complete agenda.  Note that early on-line conference registration ends on June 4, 2018.


Coughlin Associate, Inc. is conducting a survey of digital storage requirements and practices for media and entertainment professionals with results presented at the 2018 Creative Storage Conference.  M&E professionals can participate in the survey through this link:  M&E professionals who complete the survey and indicate their contact information at the end of the survey will receive a free full pass to the 2018 Creative Storage Conference. 

A limited number of sponsorships and exhibits are still available for the 2018 Creative Storage Conference (SM).  Several levels of event sponsorship are available as well as table-top exhibits.  Information on the sponsorship and exhibit opportunities are available at


Quantum and Wasabi are Platinum Sponsors, Advantage Video, Aparavi, Broadcast Beat, Coughlin Associates, Overland-Tanberg, HTC VIBE, RackTop Systems, RDC, SMPTE and SNIA are exhibitors.  Media and Organization sponsors include:  AMIA, Broadcast Beat (also official video sponsors), Digital Cinema Society, DCIA, IEEE Orange County Section, Entertainment Storage Alliance, ETC, Flash Memory Summit, HDDFA, Home Toys, iShindler, LUCPUG, LAPPG, M&E Tech, Post, postPerspective, ProductionHub, Provideo Coalition, SMPTE Hollywood section, SNIA, Sound and Picture and the Trusted Computing Group.

For additional information on the conference call 
408-202-5098 or email

The Creative Storage Conference is a service mark of the Entertainment Storage Alliance ( and Coughlin Associates (


CONTACT:          Tom Coughlin                                      CONTACT            Andy Marken

Coughlin Associates                                                            Marken Communications

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