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Data Storage

Submission + - Enterprise Media Storage and Management

dalutong writes: "Our company, like many companies, is dealing with more and more media content: videos, audio clips, and photos. We are now facing two problems. First, users make lots of duplicates, both so there is a copy is in all the directories they might associate with the file and to preserve an original, unedited, version. Second, because the files are not stored in any structured fashion, they are only available to whoever remembers where they were saved. What enterprise/business solutions have /.ers found to minimize duplication (and hence space) and to increase use of the available media (making it easy to find through tags, etc)? Sites like flickr.com have made this less of a problem for individuals, but how can IT shops benefit similarly?"

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