In the last article on Cloud Broadcasting we looked at the concept of “Cloud Washed” and “Cloud Born” and the considerations vendors must look at when delivering true cloud systems. In this article, we look more at resilience and cloud system up time.
Implementation of software in public clouds might not be as straightforward as it seems. Outdated software licensing models restrict one of the fundamental advantages of cloud systems, that is their ability to grow and shrink as the dynamics of the business demands, sometimes by the hour.
MAM systems provider TMD has announced full integration of its Mediaflex-UMS media service applications with Quantum’s Xcellis workflow storage. The company has also joined the Quantum Advantage Programme, a platform for partners to test and qualify their technology with Quantum offerings.
Avid has doubled the capacity of NEXIS, its enterprise class storage system. The platform supports up to 48 Media Packs across a single system, enabling customers to mix and match a combination of NEXIS E5, E4 and E2 engines.
Pixit Media and NetApp have built a new production storage and disaster recovery infrastructure to improve CBC’s broadcast service offerings throughout Germany.
Singapore-based Beach House Pictures has upgraded its infrastructure with EditShare media management solutions. An EditShare Flow MAM, 235 TB EditShare EFS XStream shared storage and EditShare Ark tape-based archiving are installed.