EGT Intorduces Orchestra - A New Suite of System Solutions

EGT, Inc., delivering the world's best digital video experience, today announced the addition of the ORCHESTRA System Solutions to their digital video processing product line. Building on EGT's industry-leading picture quality, the ORCHESTRA System Solutions are available now and offer unprecedented levels of management, monitoring and up-time reliability. Designed to interoperate with all EGT products, ORCHESTRA System Solutions provide easy to use interfaces for managing the video network while also providing flexible redundancy solutions for both large and small service providers.

Full Network Visibility and Control

The ORCHESTRA Element Manager is a standards-based software product designed to reduce operational complexity, cost and overhead by providing a simple yet powerful integrated management interface. Services are easily provisioned in a simple menu-driven drag-and-drop graphical user interface. An auto-discovery feature automatically detects and maps all EGT products on the network, regardless of geographical location. Full event logging and database reporting assists operators in detecting, diagnosing and resolving any issue that may arise while an automatic back-up feature provides a solution for a full recovery.

Fast, Flexible and Scaleable Redundancy

The ORCHESTRA Redundancy Control System module is a scaleable rapid-redundancy platform designed for seamless integration into the EGT chassis. A single EGT Redundancy Control System is able to back up as many as 32 primary video channels with rapid-switching of hot stand-by spares. By providing total configuration flexibility as well as full control over the number and priority of the primary video services, EGT's Redundancy Control System provides operators with a fast, dynamic and cost effective solution for system reliability.

EGT Inc. Director of Product Management, Chris Gordon notes "EGT is continuing to develop products and solutions that enable Cable (CATV), Satellite and IPTV operators to deliver the best digital video experience to the home. Critical to their success is the operations and management of those video networks and EGT is responding to our customer base with the highest quality system management and redundancy solutions in the market."