LucasFilm: A Fast Network Key to Visual Effects
June 24th, 2009 By: Rich Miller
LucasFilm has produced some of the most memorable visual effects in the history of films. Rendering the special effects for Star Wars (Episodes 1, 2 and 3) and the Terminator and Indiana Jones series requires serious high-performance computing infrastructure in the company’s data center in San Francisco and animation studio in Singapore. In this customer profile from Brocade Communications, LucasFilm senior network manager Peter Hricak talks about the importance of network performance in visual effects and the company’s use of Brocade equipment. This video runs about 4 minutes.
Posted June 25th, 2009