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Oracle Buys Front Porch Digital

Adds Leading Solution for Managing Massive Amounts of Rich Media Content to Oracle’s Comprehensive Storage Portfolio

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif.(15 Sep 2014)

  • Oracle today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Front Porch Digital, a provider of content storage management solutions that help companies migrate, manage and monetize large-scale media assets.
  • Front Porch Digital’s big data technologies help enterprises easily handle their rapidly expanding and complex volumes of digital media content, such as high definition films and TV shows, medical images and records, and real-time security monitoring feeds.
  • More than 550 organizations worldwide rely on Front Porch Digital across multiple industries to ensure the availability and accessibility of their valuable content, including A&E Television, BBC, Discovery Communications, U.S. Library of Congress and NASCAR. In total, Front Porch Digital helps manage over 750 petabytes of digital contens.
  • Together, Oracle and Front Porch Digital will help organizations more effectively and efficiently manage the growing complexities associated with the migration, integration, storage, and delivery of rich media content.

Supporting Quotes

“Organizations need a modern, integrated content storage management solution to manage and monetize their valuable rich media assets,” said John Fowler, Executive Vice President of Oracle Systems. “We will continue to build on Front Porch Digital’s success and unique capabilities, which complement Oracle’s existing high performance and scalable engineered storage solutions.”
 
“Front Porch Digital has developed industry leading solutions that help companies manage large-scale digital content,” said Mike Knaisch, CEO, Front Porch Digital. “We are thrilled to be joining Oracle to continue our long-standing partnership. This combination will enable us to better serve and support our customers at a global scale.”