Security for broadcast and playout facilities and media is a serious subject. The biggest problem with IT security is that few of us think like criminals. If we did, we likely would pursue a lawless, if not more profitable career and wouldn’t bother coming into work each day.
The Cloud changes everything else in broadcast and since most MAMs are not cloud-native, will cloud kill MAM as we know it? The Broadcast Bridge posed the questions to Kevin Savina, director of product strategy, Dalet.
Moving OTT and IPTV operations onto IP-centric solutions and platforms is both complex and fraught with the chance of error. Survival requires that facility managers and engineers at broadcasters learn to swim in the IP pool. Don’t be afraid to seek help.
As content becomes stored in the cloud and access is enabling remote collaborative workflows as well as pay as you go business models, the fundamentals of asset management are being reassessed. What it does it take for MAM to work optimally in the cloud? The Broadcast Bridge spoke to Howard Twine, director of software strategy, EditShare.
The importance of data for the media and entertainment industry was front and center at this year’s NAB conference in Las Vegas. The theme even sparked a news article headline, “Content is King but Data is Heir to the Throne.”
Media asset management is a necessary tool for finding and transferring media materials around or between facilities but it’s not always had the best reputation for delivering value for money. As content becomes stored in the cloud and access is enabling remote collaborative workflows as well as pay as you go business models, the fundamentals of asset management are being reassessed. Is it necessary for example to rewrite MAM software from the ground up in order to work optimally in the cloud? The Broadcast Bridge spoke to Nigel Booth, EVP business development and marketing at IPV.