Digital Archive Transformation Experts

If you are contemplating your next-generation digital archive transformation and are overwhelmed by the challenges you face, Cloudfirst can help! We have decades of experience in massive-scale, Legacy Archive planning and migration whether you are looking toward an on-premise, cloud or hybrid future.

If you are not ready to start your aging data-tape migration projects (LTO/T10K) today, we can immediately help you save 30% or more on your Legacy Archive system hardware and software support services.

Its never too early (or too late!) to engage our experts to help with some free advice, strategic guidance, Legacy Archive analysis and modelling, TCO analysis, reduced-rate 24x7 archive hardware/software support or archive migration services.

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Who Are We?

Your Next-Generation Digital Archive Transformation Experts

Whether we are contemplating technology or strategy, key decisions are often make-it-or-break-it. Technology providers and end-users are often scrambling to embrace the next “new thing” but playing this cat-and-mouse game can fly in the face of your ultimate strategic objectives. Our innovative solutions are helping define a clear strategic paradigm for the future of your digital archives.

To ease your digital transformation, our Rapid Migrate solution enables efficient massive-scale asset migration off your legacy archive platforms to your next-generation archive while sustaining existing production operations and mitigating technical risk. Designed to run around the clock leveraging whatever free resources you have in your environment to speed your next-generation archive transition whether you are planning an on-premise, cloud or hybrid future.

Our advanced Software Defined Archive (SDA) platform is leading the Digital Archive [r]evolution and already managing and protecting some of the largest digital asset collections in the world! Our next-generation SDA solution enables cognitive management of your assets across any on-premise, private cloud, public cloud or hybrid storage technology.

Navigating the Complex Path to the Future of Your Archive

Cloudfirst is a unique end-to-end services and innovative solutions provider. We can help guide you down the complex path to your next-generation archive regardless of where your objectives take us.


Deep Insights

Client engagements often start with a deep-dive into your current workflows and infrastructure. With our unique capability for extracting deep-analytics on existing legacy archive and storage infrastructures, we solidify our analysis and empower data-driven decisions based on your real-world data rather than any costly assumptions.

Strategy Development

Our experts can construct a comprehensive and deep real-world Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models from your legacy archive system. Marrying this with your medium to long-term business objectives empowers us to build a pragmatic plan for migration to your next-generation archive while mitigating risks along the way.

Next-Generation Archive

Our next-generation, best-of-breed
Software-Defined-Archive (SDA)
platform is truly disruptive to the norms of the industry - both technically and economically. Our SDA platform broadly embraces all modern on-premise, private, public and hybrid deployments, while remaining truly storage agnostic - all with with no capacity fees!

Our Client Challenges

Increasing Annual Costs

We can help you take control of ever-increasing support, maintenance and upgrade costs for your legacy archive infrastructure. By analyzing your real-world utilization we can build a long-term financial model that makes sense for you.

Migration Challenges

Large-scale digital archives are often in a constant state of storage migration as they continue to grow and age. Keeping pace with this and ensuring longevity of your archive is paramount. We can help your organization manage migration and control costs.

Limited Innovation

Many legacy archive solutions have not kept pace with the demands of the industry, locking their users into static workflows, aging architectures and archaic licensing models. Let us help you take a fresh look at the art-of-the-possible.

Uncertain Future

Corporate consolidation, profit drivers and the normal ebb-and-flow of the industry have caused many end-users concern with the long-term viability of their legacy archive solutions - and sustaining access to their digital crown jewels! We can help.


Experience Counts

Our team of experts possess more than a century of combined experience in architecting, developing and deploying some of the most innovative and demanding digital archive systems in the world. You can trust us to help you on your complex journey.

How We Help

Deep-analysis and Audit

Our Professional Services experts capture, audit and analyze your current digital archive infrastructure, usage patterns and trends to construct a real-world, data-driven baseline.

Understanding Your Business

Our Business Analysts will work with your Corporate Strategy team to truly understand your organizational objectives, pain-points, KPIs and business drivers.

Next-Generation Archive Planning

By marrying decades of real-world experience with your data and business objectives allow us to construct a forward-thinking vision and plan for your organization.

Legacy Archive Migration

We help execute on your strategy while our advanced software tools manage the migration to your next-generation archive platform regardless of the topology or targets you select.


Archive Transformation Experts

We are helping revolutionize massive-scale storage, archive and management strategies for some of the largest content owners in the world. Our experienced team and innovative solutions provide a proven end-to-end path as you contemplate and execute a transition to your next-generation archive.

Our Services

Storage and Preservation

Living and breathing unstructured data storage, management, protection and preservation both on-prem and in the cloud empowers us to fast-track your company strategy for the long-term.

AI and Machine Learning

By strategically applying innovative AI/ML to large-scale content collections during migration, we can gain revolutionary technical and business insight and help transform your organization.

Archive [R]evolution™

Whether migrating from a legacy archive to our next-gen SDA platform or lifting-and-shifting your massive-scale workflows to the cloud, let our team help reinvent your business.

Executive Strategy

With decades of experience in software architecture and operations, our team can help your company executives define a strategic vision and lay out a long-term plan for today and into the future.


In the realm of massive-scale, unstructured digital asset repositories, our depth of experience is unparalleled. We can help accelerate your success regardless of your objectives.

Cloud Transformation

Our unmatched experience and innovative solutions are helping the worlds largest organizations analyze, plan and develop pragmatic cloud transformation strategies.


Change is never easy...

Planning a massive-scale migration off your legacy archive system can be daunting. Let our team of experts walk you through our success stories and demonstrate our advanced tools to help ease your transition and empower the future of your digital archive.

Next-Generation Archive Planning

Let our team of experts help with your high-level planning to help you better understand your next-generation digital archive options.

Provide brief details of your current environment (software vendor, scale of data, number of objects, existing infrastructure, etc.) and we will get back to you within 48 hours with a plan highlighting your next-generation archive options, estimates on migration timeframes and budgetary pricing to empower you to make data-driven decisions for the future of your digital archive.



Our team of seasoned experts can help you develop, plan and execute on your next-generation digital archive strategies. Our innovative services and best-of-breed solutions can revolutionize your asset storage, management, protection and preservation objectives.

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