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Protecting expensive media assets demands a multi-layered auditing and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solution.

Identifying the Gaps in Your Facility’s Security Plan February 14th 2018 - 10:00 AM

Protecting the security of media is sometimes an unresolved issue. The first step to securing valuable content is a thorough review to identify any gaps in a facility’s security plan. Then, implement industry best practices and security layers to safeguard those assets.

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ITV Employs Spectra Logic Archive for Preservation of Digital Content January 29th 2018 - 01:00 PM

UK network, ITV, has deployed a dual-redundant Spectra Logic tape archive system to provide a long-term program archive for programs and regional news reports. To provide a robust solution the archive is located at two geographically separate sites, and uses two different formats of data tape. The company chose Spectra Logic partly because they could offer the bespoke interfaces to the companies sytems, rather that off-the-shelf third-party datat movers.

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Elad Harel, Head of Playout Systems at IPBC, standing behind the Marina system interface screen.

Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation Automates New Operations With Pebble Beach Systems Marina January 5th 2018 - 01:00 PM

The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC), the country’s newly revamped public broadcasting organization, selected a Marina automation and MAM system from Pebble Beach Systems to provide station automation, content management and redundancy control.

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Sony’s new Media Solutions business seeks to combine already established resources within the company.

Sony Targets Cloud Collaboration and Virtualized Automation By Creating A New Solutions Business December 18th 2017 - 10:00 AM

Sony has announced a new Media Solutions business unit that aggregates multiple existing software-centric businesses to support customers wanting to deploy next-generation media production and playout facilities to create and deliver content across multiple consumer platforms.

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Articles You May Have Missed – November 22, 2017 November 22nd 2017 - 08:00 AM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground. In less than four years the facility was on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how they made this mammoth installation work, including describing the issues and how they overcame them along the way.

In the second article, Frank Beacham reviews the audio industry’s transition from analog to digital-based recording. Some 38 years later, the audio Golden Ears purists still debate the issue.

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BCE Going Deeper - Part 2, Choosing Routers November 15th 2017 - 03:00 PM

At the start of 2013, BCE at RTL City was a hole in Luxembourg’s ground and in less than four years they were on air broadcasting 35 different channels across Europe and Singapore. Costas Colombus is BCE’s Special Projects Manager and gave The Broadcast Bridge a unique insight into how they made this mammoth installation work, including describing the issues and how they overcame them along the way.

In this second article in the series we look at the IP routers Costas and his team chose, and why.

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