Grass Valley Adds Dell EMC Isilon Storage for Playout

Grass Valley says its used relied Isilon storage solutions from Dell EMC for many of its products including the iTX Integrated Playout Platform.

The Grass Valley iTX Integrated Playout Platform is described as the world’s most advanced content delivery solution for broadcast television and VOD. Many of its customers employ a Dell EMC Isilon storage solution as the primary store. The new Isilon All-Flash storage platform offers “significant bandwidth and IOPS performance”, which complements Grass Valley’s iTX On-Demand solution.

“For broadcasters, speed and reliability are basic requirements in storage,” said Tom Burns, CTO, Media & Entertainment, Dell EMC. “As a technology leader, we have always innovated to meet, and get ahead of, the latest trends and customer needs in every industry we serve, including media and entertainment. The flash technology employed in Isilon All-Flash offers new levels of performance that are particularly well suited to the demands of content creation and broadcast media.”

Grass Valley’s GV STRATUS video production and content management system can also be teamed with the Dell storage - the Dell EMC Isilon X410 system.

Dell EMC Isilon has also proven to work for real-time editing of content with GV’s EDIUS nonlinear editing package.

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