ASG Talks Asset Management at Upcoming Portland Technology Trending Happy Hour

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading video, data, audio and film integration firm, will host a free Technology Trending Happy Hour on Thursday, July 23, at Rock Bottom Brewery in Portland, Ore. Sponsored by Empress Media Asset Management and Quantum Corporation, the informal social begins at 5 p.m. with an hour of networking, followed by two short presentations starting at 6 p.m. Free drinks and appetizers will be provided, and one attendee will win a 3 TB portable drive.

“Asset management continues to be a challenge for video professionals. It’s a confusing part of file-based workflows because there are so many different approaches available,” said Dave Van Hoy, president, Advanced Systems Group. “Next week’s Technology Trending Happy Hour will provide plenty of information in a fun and casual environment.”

Quantum and Empress provide a complete integrated solution featuring collaboration, tiered storage management, and archive management of rich content. Key components include the Empress eMAM Workgroup software modules and Quantum StorNext Pro Studio storage and control. The combined solution is powerful, scalable, and cost efficient for a complete end-to-end workflow.
The Technology Trending Happy Hour is free, but pre-registration is requested. For online registration and more information, please visit

About ASG:
Based in Northern California with offices in the Pacific Northwest, Southern California and New York City, Advanced Systems Group LLC of Emeryville, Calif., has provided engineering, systems, integration, support and training to the broadcast, film, creative and corporate video markets since 1997. With unmatched experience in high-speed shared storage, media asset management, archiving, editing, color and VFX systems, ASG has become one of largest installers of post-production and shared storage systems on the West Coast. The ASG team is highly focused on customer success, and has installed and supported more than 350 SANs, production and post-production systems. For more information, visit or call 510-654-8300.

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