From data archiving solutions to virtual tape and disaster recovery, Crossroads Solutions power high-performing IT environments across industries such as media and entertainment, finance, government, logistics, non-profit and education. Click a product below to read or watch a Crossroads success story and learn why customers across the world trust their data with Crossroads solutions.
Storytelling is a central facet of society that may have changed formats over the years but will never become obsolete. In today’s digital world, broadcasters and television networks focus on creating relatable stories to connect with their audiences, and they can’t do that without a wealth of readily available content. StrongBox helps MLB Network deliver America’s favorite pastime, all the time.
NOAA, a CSC client, tracks and analyzes data from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor in order to best inform citizens of impending changes in their environments. NOAA employs tape libraries to maintain this data, but with thousands of unique, critical files, the agency needs a way to ensure the integrity and recoverability of its archived files stored on tape. That’s where CSC comes in, offering a comprehensive tape monitoring solution powered by Crossroads ReadVerify® Appliance (RVA®) for NOAA.
As the 10th largest school district in Florida, Brevard Public School District’s IT department serves more than 100 sites, consisting of 86 schools with 73,000 students and 9,000 employees. To protect student records, financial documents and other critical information, the IT team had been backing up 700 gigabytes (GB) or more of data every night. The lengthy process involved using an IBM TS3100 tape library along with paying to send at least one tape cartridge a day to an offsite provider for protection. Nightly backups stretched past their allotted windows, and the cost of physical media and the third party service provider eclipsed available budget.
CyArk uses high-tech time-of-flight, high definition (HD) cameras and 3-D laser technology to capture and digitally preserve the world’s cultural heritage sites. When the elements are out of our control, how can we ensure that future generations experience the man-made wonders of our past?
Organizationally part of the Science & Technology Facilities Council, RAL supports national and international basic and applied research. More than 1,200 employees work at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire, in the United Kingdom. Each year, RAL offers more than 10,000 scientists, researchers and engineers access to its excellent infrastructure and state-of-the-art technologies. Furthermore, the Laboratory participates in global research programs of the greatest scientific importance. The most notable among these is the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator at the European Nuclear Research Centre CERN, which is primarily used to simulate the effects of the Big Bang.
“Time is money.” Only a genius like Benjamin Franklin could come up with such a pithy statement, summing up in a mere three words how valuable every tick of a clock is. This is especially true in today’s business climate, where the difference between only a couple of hours and 12 hours can potentially throw off an entire quarter’s earnings.
Headquartered in Austin, TX, ProductionFor is a boutique production and post-production company that handles every aspect of video production: from media acquisition to editing to custom animation graphics. According to The company’s IT needs, which involve the management of moving and copying large format digital files, are critical for success.
When it comes to finance, the rules that govern banking practices and ensure the integrity of bank data must be followed precisely. IT is no exception. That’s why Foresight Financial centralizes IT for community banks that otherwise wouldn’t be able to house the robust infrastructure needed to maintain sensitive data and comply with FFIEC regulations. Foresight consolidates IT operations for five banks across twelve locations in its IBMi environment, giving these individual banks the opportunity to benefit from enterpriselevel performance without the enterprise cost. With a 99 percent virtualized environment and the need for 24/7 availability, Foresight required a real-time method to access backup data in the case of an emergency.
The IT Challenge - GreenBank’s IT department supports about 75 sites with their IBM i system. “It’s the bread and butter of the company,” said Jason O’Dell, AVP, IT Manager at GreenBank, “Without it, it’s difficult to do business.” GreenBank is a Tennessee-based commercial bank with its principal executive of offices in Greeneville, Tennessee with total assets of approximately $2.6 billion.