Essential Guide: When to Virtualize IP

Moving to IP opens a whole plethora of options for broadcasters. Engineers often speak of the advantages of scalability and flexibility in IP systems. But IP systems take on many flavors, from on-prem to off-prem, private and public cloud. And then there is virtualization.

This Essential Guide, written by Tony Orme, Editor at The Broadcast Bridge, investigates the advances in broadcast centric IT infrastructures.

The cyclical and repetitive nature of video and audio signals makes it unique. This has many implications for infrastructure design and knowing how synchronous media signals can co-operate and co-exist with asynchronous IT networks is essential.

Continuing this technical analysis, industry leaders Rohde and Schwarz explain their approach to virtualizing IT infrastructures in IP networks in real-world applications.

Download this Essential Guide today if you want to learn about the IT infrastructures available to broadcasters. Learn why we would use bare-metal and how. And learn when why virtualization is providing major benefits for broadcast facilities.

This Essential Guide has been written for anybody needing to understand the recent major advances in IT infrastructures and how the work best for broadcasters.

Let us know what you think…

Log-in or Register for free to post comments…

You might also like...

Data Recording & Transmission - Part 12: The Optical Drive - Playback

Optical disks rely totally on the ability of the pickup to follow and focus on the data track. It is taken for granted that these mechanisms are phenomenally accurate, work at high speed despite being made at low cost and…

ZombieLoad And Other Things That Go Bump In The Night

May 14, 2019 may not have seemed a particularly important date for those who edit and color grade on Mac’s and PC’s. But it was. By chance, that day I went looking for the May Windows 10 Feature Update (1903). I was sur…

Building On IP COTS

Transitioning to IP improves flexibility and scalability, both of which are achievable using COTS IT equipment. But can COTS solve every challenge? Or does broadcasting still have some unique and more demanding requirements that need further attention? In this article,…

Data Recording: The Optical Drive - Part 11

The optical disk has some useful characteristics that have allowed it to survive alongside magnetic media. John Watkinson takes a look.

The Move Towards Next Generation Platforms

Whenever I’m asked about my opinion on the transition to IP, I always state that the impact can’t be appreciated until its history is understood. This brings into context the need for broadcasters to educate and surround themselves wit…