Earlier this month, Oracle (Front Porch Digital) and Digital Preservation Laboratories became the first vendors to successfully and independently exchange SMPTE standard Archive eXchange Format (AXF) Objects created by their respective storage management applications. Both organizations were able to fully read and recover the file-based payload and encapsulated metadata in each others AXF Object on their first attempt.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Sept. 11, 2014 — The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, today published a standard that codifies the Archive eXchange Format (AXF). An IT-centric file container that can encapsulate any number and type of files in a fully self-contained and self-describing package, AXF supports interoperability among disparate content storage systems and ensures content's long-term availability, no matter how storage or file system technology evolves.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. — April 6, 2013 — Front Porch Digital, the global leader in cloud-based content storage management (CSM) solutions, today announced that the Archive eXchange Format (AXF) open-archiving technology has reached a major milestone on its path to standardization. The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the worldwide leader in motion-imaging standards and education for the communications, media, entertainment, and technology industries, 2034 AXF Working Group has submitted its final draft of the AXF specification for two-week review, which is the final step before balloting to become an official SMPTE standard.
LOUISVILLE, Colo. — April 10, 2011 — Front Porch Digital today announced that its DIVArchive® V7.0 will mark the debut of the new Archive eXchange Format (AXF), an open digital storage format set to revolutionize interoperability among systems, making future media workflows more secure, seamless, and efficient than ever before. Being content and storage technology agnostic, the new AXF format provides the world’s most open, flexible, dynamic, and protected mechanism for file-based archive, preservation, and exchange.