Based in Dietzenbach in the central German state of Hesse, Dimetis is a specialist in IP broadcast. It supplies standard-based Operational Support Systems (OSS) systems for the broadcast and telecom industries. Dimetis software is used by most public broadcasters in the German-speaking European regions of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
On the IPTV side of its business, its streaming products reach over two million subscribers. Dimetis systems are used for controlling and monitoring broadcast facilities, IPTV head ends, programme carriers, cable TV operations and as part of cloud-based services.
Products include: BOSS LINK Manager, an OSS platform for managing broadcast and telco networks that is equipment and vendor agnostic, can deal with real-time inventories and has a flexible database and processes for future operations; BOSS FILE TRANSFER Manager, which interfaces and combines separate functions such as transcoding, file-checking, workflow and process systems, WAN accelerators, wrappers, NMS storage and planning tools, while also offering automated ingest, LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) interfacing, user management with access control list, reporting and SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol) for third party systems; BOSS BROADCAST Manager for control, configuration and event management, archiving, activation and bandwidth management, monitoring, error correlation, detection and analysis and back-up connection; and BOSS Schedule for transmission planning and co-ordination of video, audio and command connections.