Software replaces advanced DVB-T2 gateway hardware. Virtualization is entering its slope of enlightenment phase.
Rennes France-based company show dedicated ‘SmartGate’ hardware solution reduced to software at IBC
ENENSYS showcased the world’s first DVB-T2 Gateway running as a pure software at IBC. The new software is the SmartGate-vT2.
ENENSYS SmartGate-vT2 is the fully virtualized software version of the ENENSYS SmartGate-T2, the historic and hardware DVB-T2 Gateway product that has been widely adopted and deployed in more than 70 countries. SmartGate-vT2 implements the latest, state-of-the-art DVB-T2 gateway process, taking advantage of more than 15 years of experience of ENENSYS in this area. SmartGate-vT2 enriches the ENENSYS ‘s pure software based and virtualized “SmartGate” solution portfolio that already includes a LTE Broadcast BMSC gateway for Telecoms applications, a DVB-T MIP Inserter and a comprehensive solution for ATSC 3.0 head-end.
SmartGate-vT2 has been especially designed to meet the increasing demand from DTT network operators to roll-out and operate Software Based and Virtualized head-ends rather than dedicated hardware-based products. This solution brings key advantages such as flexibility, scalability and being future-proof.
“We are very proud to release SmartGate-vT2 on the market, as we believe that it is the perfect time for the DTT industry to move forward to a pure software and virtualized solutions”, says Eric PINSON, Director of Terrestrial Market at ENENSYS.
“We have no doubt that the Hype of Virtualization is entering into its slope of enlightenment phase and with SmartGate-vT2 we continue our core strategy designing and delivering cutting-edge technologies for the DTT market”, adds Eric.
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