How to Create an Intelligent Cloud Media Archive with Dalet Flex

One of our large customer’s media engineering group provides a vivid illustration of how to migrate a major cable TV network’s legacy asset storage system to a highly scalable, automated, cloud media archive designed for continual growth in content utility. Let’s take a closer look at their approach! Identifying the business challenges… The scope of…

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Is a Media Supply Chain Toolset All I Need?

It’s easy to dismiss legacy MAM applications as over-provisioned for peak operational needs and cumbersome to manage. But slimmer and sleeker does not automatically mean better. New entrants to the market offer media supply chain tools that promise to eliminate the problem of over-provisioning, but at the risk of neglecting essential surrounding components that support...

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