OpenDrives Recognized on the 2024 CRN® Storage 100 List

OpenDrives, Inc., the global provider of software-defined media workflow solutions and data management capabilities, is honored to announce its inclusion in the esteemed 2024 CRN® Storage 100 list, specifically recognized within the Software-Defined Storage category for its next-generation data storage platform, Atlas. This acknowledgment by CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, underscores OpenDrives’ unwavering commitment to technological innovation and strategic channel partnerships that elevate storage solutions in the market.

The annual CRN Storage 100 list is a curated selection of industry leaders who are at the forefront of storage technology innovation, providing transformative products and services that empower channel partners to excel. OpenDrives’ flagship product, Atlas, has been instrumental in achieving this accolade, showcasing unparalleled efficiency, adaptability and performance in data storage and management.

Atlas: The Next Generation of Data Storage 

Atlas represents the next generation of data storage, providing unrivaled efficiency, performance and scalability on a software-defined storage platform that leverages an ecosystem of third-party hardware. The offering enables users to configure according to their creative workflows and work collaboratively at impressive speeds. It enables efficient, agile and high-performance data management configured to unique workflows rather than traditional predetermined hardware/software packages.

The new platform underscores the freedom that customers need to build and alter their on-premise, cloud or hybrid storage solutions based on actual workflow demands. It marks a significant shift from conventional storage investment strategies that do not take into account the ebbs and flows associated with project-based work. 

Key Atlas Value Points:

  • High performance with low latency to power through the most aggressive and resource-intensive workflow or workload, saving time and money. 
  • Reliable high performance to achieve longer-term ROI through features such as proactive prefetching and monitoring the integrity of data, and the ability to run containerized applications. 
  • An emphasis on the user and customer experience means that expert support staff understands complex workflows and workloads making down-time a thing of the past. 
  • Unfettered access to data and content to ensure that it all gets to the right place at the right time when the user needs it most. 


Get to Know Atlas

To learn more about how Atlas can transform your creative workflows and data management strategies, visit

About OpenDrives

OpenDrives, Inc. is a leading provider of software-defined media workflow solutions and storage management services. Founded in 2011 by media and entertainment post-production professionals and technologists, OpenDrives is built for the most demanding and complex workflows. Powered by the open ecosystem, with Atlas software at its core, OpenDrives delivers simple, flexible, and scalable solutions that match highly unique and diverse performance needs, on-premises and into the cloud. OpenDrives is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. To learn more about OpenDrives, visit

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with its dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As a catalyst for technology suppliers, solution providers, and end-users, The Channel Company has over 40 years of channel experience. For more information, please visit


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