Cloud is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in the broadcast and media industry at present, and if you were to judge the state of cloud adoption by the huge volume of noise around the subject, you could be forgiven for feeling like a dinosaur if you haven’t already fully embraced it.
Part one of this article, first published in the Journal of the IABM asks what’s the real state of play? We spoke to eight IABM members to find out what their end-user customers are actually doing now in the cloud, what they’re not, whether it’s public, private or hybrid, and where the future will take us. Are we truly heading towards a dematerialized industry, and if so, what’s holding us back today?
The Media and Entertainment industry if facing an unrelenting data tsunami. Here, the digital transformation has been in full swing for quite some time, with the transition from tape-based workflows to file-based (and IP-based) workflows well under way.
The Switch, a provider of turnkey technology and services for the production and transmission of video and data, recently supplied its live HD signal transmission services for coverage of The Governors Ball Music Festival. The company used its extensive video transport network and new The Switch Access service, to deliver the event’s live content to customers across North America.
Much is made of cloud as a universal panacea for flexible, fast and cost-effective workflows across the industry - but to what extent has post production shifted? Jim McKenna, VP, sales and marketing at Facilis runs through the pros and cons of on-prem versus cloud storage.
SeaChange International has unveiled a new cloud-based video management and delivery platform called PanoramiC that helps video providers optimize and personalize their subscribers’ video experience. It’s a part of a new companywide initiative called cFlow that leverages the company’s existing software products into a tightly integrated platform that provides video providers with a comprehensive set of tools for video management and personalization.
Much is made of cloud as a universal panacea for flexible, fast and cost-effective workflows across the industry - but to what extent has post production shifted? Ben Foakes Managing Director, BASE Media Cloud runs through the pros and cons of on-premise versus cloud storage.
AWS Elemental An Amazon Web Services company that combines deep video expertise with the power and scale of t