As modern media workflows accelerate, media organizations are finding that their large tape-based archives can’t keep up with the increased pace. In response, many enterprises are deploying on-prem object storage to keep up with demand, but establishing the right balance between object storage performance and data tape cost is key. To meet these challenges, customers are leveraging the rich metadata and operational analytics of EcoDigital DIVA and Cloudian HyperStore to provide a best-of-breed content management solution.
Larbi Belbecir, MEA Sales, discusses IBM's partnership with Aspera , customer support, the sourcing and distribution of media assets, and the company's new streaming technology, FASPStream
The broadcast media enterprise is facing extraordinary change from several disruptive forces: Over-the-Top (OTT) methods and providers; anyplace/anytime viewing; transitioning the media infrastructure to commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment; moving to all-IP media transport; operating in new geographic markets; and possibly Ultra-HD (UHD) video and/or high dynamic range (HDR) support. Top off this list with the ever-increasing pressure to do more with less, and it is no wonder that today’s enterprises must rethink how workflows are implemented. This whitepaper is your playbook to adapting to meet these challenges with new strategies and examples for managing, acquiring, processing, and delivering media assets.