Case Study: Data and Storage Solutions

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Best known as creators of the Muppets and Sesame Street characters, The Jim Henson Company has been an established leader in family entertainment for more than 50 years. Less well known is the fact that in the company’s headquarters, behind the walls of the historic Charlie Chaplin Studios in Los Angeles, lies some of the most innovative puppetry, animatronics, and digital animation anywhere.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Challenge
Remove the limits to creativity and timely content development while accelerating large data transfers and improving editing productivity

Solution
Brocade VDX 6740 Switches as core of IP storage network used for editing
Brocade VCS Fabric technology to simplify scalability

Results
Reduced data download time from eight hours to less than 30 minutes
Increased production efficiency by enabling multiple editors to work simultaneously
Increased lead times and achieved higher visual and editorial quality
Dramatically improved products’ time to market
Enabled spontaneous creativity with a real-time collaborative environment
Built a foundation featuring simple deployment and high scalability for future expansion

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SOURCE:  Brocade