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Oct 13, 2014 / 11:20 AM / By Karl Paulsen
Elements of Enterprise COTS Servers
Performance, capacity and reliability— these are not exactly the “three Rs” of past—but they do state three of the prime metrics used in selecting many of the new IT-based media server and storage components.
Aug 15, 2014 / 03:37 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Examining Video Server Configurations
Video servers are becoming commodity- like components for many applications, whether for a traditional television station play-to-air system or as an element in a content delivery platform.
Apr 29, 2014 / 02:51 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Unlocking Software-Defined Storage
Just when you thought you’d had your fill of three-letter- acronyms, on comes yet another TLA; this time it’s “SDS” or software-defined storage.


Sep 08, 2014 / 05:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Using IEEE 1588 PTP in Video Networks
The IEEE 1588 Precision Timing Protocol defines a set of techniques for synchronizing various devices across packet-based networks, including Ethernet switches and IP routers.
Aug 20, 2014 / 05:00 PM / By posted by Bob Kovacs
ATTO Technology to Introduce FibreBridge 7500 Storage Controller
The Atto FibreBridge 7500 storage controller is a high-performance device that adds enterprise-level Fibre Channel SAN connectivity to low-cost SAS JBOD storage.
Oct 31, 2013 / 03:00 AM / By Al KovalicK
A Business Case for the Cloud
We are swimming in the cloud. Consider how universal the cloud is with the Web services of apps, email, search, social, games, video, music, messaging, docs, personal storage and so much more.


Sep 03, 2014 / 02:46AM / By Wes Simpson
What Is Software-Defined Networking?
Software-defined networking is a hot topic in data networking today.
May 05, 2014 / 04:00 AM / By Wes Simpson
Google Seeks to Expand VP9 Support
The latest iteration of Google’s video codec for Internet streaming applications is called VP9, and it is starting to gain traction in the turbulent market for video codecs.
Apr 28, 2014 / 02:25 PM / By Wes Simpson
Can Ethernet SRP Support Production?
Audio Video Bridging technology is being considered for use in high-performance Ethernet networks as a potential replacement for SDI video infrastructure in the studio.


Oct 06, 2014 / 12:00 PM / By Al Kovalick
Summarizing the 2014 State of the Cloud
Each week the big cloud vendors generate enough heat and noise to confuse most onlookers. One relatively impartial observer of the scene is the vendor RightScale.
Jul 15, 2014 / 03:19 PM / By Al Kovalick
New Dimensions in Media Streaming
Audio/video streaming is the heart and soul of the media facility—think Serial Digital Interface, AES3 for audio, HDMI and other transports that move audio and video from point to point in a timed, continuous fashion.
Mar 05, 2014 / 02:41 PM / By Al Kovalick
Progress Towards the All-IT/Cloud Media Facility
Media facilities—some production, post-production, broadcast ops—still have strong components of AV-specific gear. Much of this infrastructure is not IT/cloud-friendly.


Sep 09, 2014 / 04:00 PM / By Karl Paulsen
Scaling Servers to Fit the Workflow
Systems focused on media now have more IT specifications in them than media components.
Mar 06, 2014 / 12:13PM / By Wes Waite, Broadcast Engineering
Applied Technology: The Best of Both Worlds: Digital Video Encoding
Digital video encoders are much more complex than their predecessors, analog modulators, which makes them much more versatile, broadening the number of users and use cases for the same content and where it can be viewed
Oct 24, 2013
VidCheck shows new QC products at IBC 2013
VidChecker Post and VidApps-Audio offer ways to QC file-based media.






 
 
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