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Uses NetApp High-Performance E-Series Solution to Bring Extraordinary Ideas to Life

World-renowned visual effects (VFX) company Framestore is changing the way we see and explore our world, through movies, advertising, and immersive digital experiences. From offices around the world, Framestore’s VFX artists work night and day to transport us to new places and bring our favorite characters to life. Framestore partnered with Pixit Media and NetApp to empower its global integrated advertising team with higher performance and nonstop access to data.

In VR, we are seeing more requirements for complicated and resource-hungry projects. With the PixStor and NetApp solution in place, Framestore is positioned to bid on and deliver large projects with confidence

Beren Lewis Global Head of Technology, Integrated Advertising, Framestore

To meet demand for fast, reliable data access throughout the creative process, Framestore’s integrated advertising division chose Pixit Media’s PixStor software-defined scale-out storage solution running on NetApp E-Series systems. With this solution in place, Framestore can ensure performance and consistency across all five sites; can take a cost-effective, simplified approach to disaster recovery; and has a modular infrastructure to support multiple workflows and future expansion.