Distributed Creative Teams Work Faster with Qumulo on Amazon Nimble Studio

Video wave--editing with Amazon Nimble Studio and Qumulo

Now animation and VFX studios can use Qumulo natively on Amazon Nimble Studio to enable distributed creative teams to capture, collaborate, and distribute file data globally.

Qumulo Provides Native Support for Amazon Nimble Studio

Amazon Nimble Studio is a new service that enables creative studios to be set up in hours instead of weeks, with elasticity that gives them near limitless scale and access to rendering on demand. With Nimble Studio, customers can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists from anywhere in the world and produce content faster and more cost effectively. 

Working in Nimble Studio, artists have access to accelerated virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and scalable rendering across the AWS global infrastructure, so they can create content faster as part of virtual teams. Amazon Nimble Studio customers who choose Qumulo File Data Platform receive an agnostic file storage solution that is simple to manage in the cloud.

“The shift to a distributed workforce has forced production teams to collaborate in remote, cloud environments resulting in more data being generated by M&E companies than ever before,” said Keith Nargi, Field CTO at Qumulo. “At Qumulo, we provide creative teams with a modern infrastructure that is simple to use and highly scalable to meet the needs of changing project demands. We’re honored to be a launch partner of Amazon Nimble Studio.” 

Powered by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) G4 instances, Amazon Nimble Studio virtual workstations provide on-demand compute power to handle the demands of even the most challenging content creation needs. Amazon Nimble Studio supports both Windows and Linux, as well as industry-standard digital content creation applications. 

Capture, collaborate and distribute globally using Qumulo and Nimble Studio

Studios can unlock remote content creation workflows at massive scale across nearly every aspect of the media and entertainment data lifecycle on AWS global infrastructure with Qumulo’s high-performance file data management platform and data services that provide real-time visibility, predictive caching, and a comprehensive API. 

7 of the Top 10 M&E Companies Rely On Qumulo’s File Data Platform

Media and entertainment (M&E) companies experienced a massive digital transformation over the past year as many studios shifted to virtual collaboration within the cloud. Because of this, Qumulo experienced unprecedented growth of file data created by M&E customers in 2020. The company currently supports 7 of the top 10 media and entertainment companies, and is designed to handle the most demanding media and video production workloads. 

Cutting edge studios including Industrial Brothers, Cinesite, Raynault VFX and FuseFX use Qumulo to produce television shows, animated feature films and world-renowned VFX projects, such as The Greatest Showman, American Horror Story, Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys, and The Avengers, to name a few.

Qumulo helps media and entertainment organizations all over the world capture, collaborate, and distribute file data globally in a cloud environment.  

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