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Oracle Buys Front Porch Digital to Boost Media Storage Business

Front Porch's technology is used by hundreds of businesses and government agencies.

Oracle said on Sunday that it has acquired Front Porch Digital, which makes content storage management solutions for TV and other large-scale media.

Hundreds of media businesses use Front Porch’s technology, including A&E Television, BBC, Discovery Communications and Nascar, as well as government agencies including the Library of Congress and Voice of America. Front Porch is also used for medical imaging and real-time video security monitoring.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

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