Broadcast equipment manufacturers have traditionally built applications on COTs or even bespoke hardware in order to get the needed performance.
As their business model has evolved to software or service models, the underlying hardware still needs to be maintained. Virtualization is an excellent way to allow hardware upgrades without downtime, but does it come at too much of a performance cost? Is it truly scalable?
Stan Moote, IABM CTO quizzes Thomas Burns (CTO, Media & Entertainment at Dell Technologies) and Andy Rayner (Chief Technologist at Nevion) about the various approaches to virtualization and containerization, as well as workflow orchestration solutions that are expandable.