Storage Created to Simplify Media Workflows

The Media & Entertainment industry is all about creating and delivering great media, and not about managing your technology. At Dell EMC, we continue to develop powerful yet simple-to-manage storage platforms that help accelerate creation, delivery and active archives for rapidly growing libraries of media content.

NAB 2018 Solution Highlight

Autodesk Solution Overview

Autodesk has fully validated Dell EMC Isilon for their flagship VFX and compositing application Autodesk® Flame®. Combined with Dell EMC’s new super-fast All-Flash F800 Isilon nodes, Flame provides an end-to-end 4K and Ultra HD workflow, from ingest and color management to real-time broadcast monitoring and output. Learn more here

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Blackmagic Design Solution Overview

Dell EMC has validated Isilon with the Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve. DaVinci Resolve and Dell EMC’s new super-fast F800 All-Flash Isilon nodes combine to provide an end-to-end storage and tools for editing, color correction, audio post and visual effects.

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Working with uncompressed high-resolution media?

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Latest News

Studio Daily: How Collaborative Editing Makes Creatives More Creative

When it comes to the evolution of collaborative editing, Simon Haywood, Dell EMC Solutions Architect, Media and Entertainment, takes the long view.

How Animal Logic pieced its storage together for production of 'The Lego Movie'

The animation and visual effects firm turned to Dell EMC to manage the vast amounts of data created during the making of The Lego Movie -- a film that peaked at 345 terabytes.

The ‘logic’ and IT magic behind animated movie making.

CIO Magazine Interview with Alex Timbs, CTO of Animal Logic


Challenges Facing Content Creation

How UHD, Tiered Storage and Search Are Transforming Media and Entertainment


Case Studies

Be sure to read some of our case studies to learn how Dell EMC has helped companies with content creation in the past.



As productions continue to push the creative envelope, IT must respond in kind. The Isilon All-Flash Array platform allows Dell EMC and DZ Solutions’ customers to make changes to existing infrastructure to enhance performance and increase efficiency.

Animal Logic

Animal Logic

Award-winning digital animation and VFX studio builds on the success of The LEGO® Movie with Dell EMC Isilon. 

Toonz Animation

Toonz Animation

The Isilon solution, recommended by other studios across the region, is helping the business to complete multiple projects quickly. It has also reduced energy requirements by 400 percent, decreasing the company’s overhead for power and cooling. Training and guidance from Dell EMC Global Services means that the IT team can now dedicate a two-person team to manage the environment independently.

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Soho VFX

Soho VFX

‟What makes Dell EMC so phenomenal is the whole package, from hardware to software to the team supporting us. We’ve been able to take our business to a whole new level. It’s been an absolute treat working with Dell EMC.”

-M. Todd Smith, Head of Information Technology at Soho VFX

Lightstorm - 2017
Enormous power, simple expandability of Dell EMC All-Flash Isilon storage clears path for Lightstorm to produce latest generation of high-resolution, advanced audio digital movies.
Adobe – IBC 2016
Adobe’s Eric Philpott discusses changes that are happening quickly in the media industry, the confidence that media professionals need in their tools & the next generation production that Adobe & Dell EMC provide
Sheridan College
Sheridan College, the second largest art school in North America, is breaking new ground in how an educational institution uses technology to enhance learning with EMC Isilon and MXFserver.
Group Media TFO
TV Channel transforms to reach mobile and social audiences with Dell MC Isilon


Big Win:

Animal Logic & Dell EMC-Providing Artists an End to End Digital Canvas with Unimaginable Flexibility


Find out how Animal Logic leverages Dell EMC to provide their artists w/ a high performance digital canvas with unimaginable flexibility from Precision Workstations and Dell Displays to Isilon storage, VMware, VxRail and PowerEdge Servers.




Autodesk Flame Solutions Overview

Using Autodesk® Flame® and Dell EMC Scale-out storage for 4K uncompressed workflows

Adobe Team Projects

Adobe® Team Projects with Dell® EMC storage gives artists an efficient, connected post-production workflow

Adobe Premier Configuration GuideThis reference architecture covers the integration of Dell EMC Isilon® OneFS® 7.2 and Adobe Premiere Pro® CC running on both Microsoft® Windows® and Apple macOS® .

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Stay up to date on the latest Media and Entertainmnet industry topics and trends by visiting our Direct 2 Dell EMC Blog.

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