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Cobalt Iron Extends Compass Platform With Advanced Support for Service Providers Delivering BaaS Posted: 12/11/2019
Cobalt Iron Extends Compass Platform With Advanced Support for Service Providers Delivering BaaS

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced that it has extended its mature Compass™ enterprise software-as-a-service backup platform with advanced features that bring tremendous value to service providers who sell Compass as their backup-as-a-service (BaaS) offering. Those advanced features, which are unique to Compass, allow service providers to manage complex environments with multiple tenants in a secure manner and provide those different users with appropriate access while reducing the service provider's operational costs and improving the quality of service.

Compass was built from the ground up with multitenancy and extensive automation in mind. That means BaaS service providers can easily:
• Set up multiple users with different access privileges.
• Assign different pricing methodologies to different systems.
• Customize reporting and management with company logos.
• Integrate with existing accounting and service ticketing systems for automated billing.

Compass' comprehensive multitenancy capabilities support complex organizational dynamics across an ecosystem of service providers, partners, customers and their internal organizations, and distributors. Support includes management, monitoring, visibility, chargeback, reporting, and resource utilization by organization.

Tags: Cobalt Iron | Compass enterprise backup | BaaS | Multitenancy | SaaS data protection
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Shop LC and The Jewelry Channel Elevate Online Shopping Experience with Harmonic Posted: 16/10/2019
Shop LC and The Jewelry Channel Elevate Online Shopping Experience with Harmonic

Harmonic have announced that Austin, Texas-based online auction shopping network Shop LC and its U.K.-based sister company, The Jewelry Channel (TJC), leaders in internet retailing of jewelry and lifestyle products, will use Harmonic solutions to power their OTT services. Using Harmonic's VOS®360 SaaS, Shop LC and TJC will be able to distribute live OTT content to any screen with exceptional quality of experience and low latency, as well as deliver on-demand content for web shoppers.

"Low latency is critical for live OTT. Having Harmonic as a video delivery partner gives us the confidence to provide an outstanding online shopping experience to our customers," said Vineet Vashisht, chief technology officer at VGL Group, Shop LC's and TJC's parent company. "Harmonic's VOS360 SaaS sets the benchmark for delivering high-quality, low-latency live video streams, and that is why we're also looking at replacing our on-prem playout system and creating pop-up channels with Harmonic in the near future."

Harmonic's VOS360 SaaS will give Shop LC and TJC the unique capability to stream CMAF DASH and low-latency HLS video. Using its time-shift feature, Shop LC and TJC can easily create high-quality VOD assets for use on their website, including videos and images related to retail products, thereby offering an enhanced shopping experience to customers.

Tags: Shop LC | The Jewelry Channel | Harmonic | VOS360 SaaS | 2019 NAB Show New York | OTT
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Cobalt Iron Renames Flagship SaaS Data Protection Platform and Previews Coming Upgrades Posted: 01/10/2019
Cobalt Iron Renames Flagship SaaS Data Protection Platform and Previews Coming Upgrades

Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced Cobalt Iron Compass™, the new name for its flagship SaaS-based enterprise data protection platform. The new name signifies the immediate insights and guidance the company delivers to its customers. With the renaming, Cobalt Iron kicks off a new phase of growth for the company and a new level of innovation for the platform.

Tags: Cobalt Iron | SaaS | enterprise Data Protection | Compass
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iSize Technologies to launch AI-powered Video Encoding Platform at IBC 2019 Posted: 27/08/2019
iSize Technologies to launch AI-powered and lsquo;BitSave and rsquo; SaaS Video Encoding Platform at IBC 2019

iSize Technologies, the London-based provider of intelligent video coding and delivery technology, will launch BitSave, a first-of-a-kind, fully AI-powered encoding platform that enables up to 70 percent bitrate saving versus non-AI competing codec solutions, at IBC 2019. iSize has also been selected to present a paper at IBC as part of the “Tech Talk: AI - more ways it will revolutionise our industry” – entitled Deep-learning Based Precoding Techniques for Next-Generation Video Compression – on Tuesday 17 September at 09.00 in the Forum. This is the first time iSize is presenting and exhibiting at IBC.

Tags: iSize Technologies | AI | BitSave | SaaS | Video Encoding | IBC | Codec independant | AVC/H.264 | HEVC/H.2645 VP9 4K UHD | VOD | Live streaming | CosmoCDN | e-learning | defence | bandwidth | bitrate kadders | data transfer | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Harmonic Brings Real-World OTT and Broadcast Success to IBC2019 Posted: 22/08/2019
Harmonic Brings Real-World OTT and Broadcast Success to IBC2019

At IBC2019, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) will demonstrate real-world deployments of its unified OTT and broadcast delivery solutions. A variety of deployment strategies will be showcased, including cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments, to demonstrate how service providers, broadcasters and content owners originate and distribute video channels smarter, faster and simpler. Harmonic's unique approach to video delivery includes cloud-based SaaS solutions that dramatically speed up the launch of new services, including live OTT channels, increase business agility and enhance video experiences.

Tags: Harmonic | OTT | IBC2019 | video cloud-based SaaS | IBC 2019 | IBC 2019
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Imagen to manage over 17,000 films for one of Germanys leading film distributors Posted: 24/07/2019
Imagen to manage over 17,000 films for one of Germany and rsquo;s leading film distributors

Imagen, the leading SaaS video management platform business, has been selected by PROGRESS, one of the oldest and largest film distributors in Germany, to manage and distribute its vast content library of over 17,000 films to global media companies.

Tags: Imagen | SaaS | Video | PROGRESS
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Harmonic Showcases Video SaaS and UHD for Unified OTT and Broadcast Delivery at BroadcastAsia2019 Posted: 30/05/2019
Harmonic Showcases Video SaaS and UHD for Unified OTT and Broadcast Delivery at BroadcastAsia2019

BroadcastAsia2019 Exhibitor Preview, June 18-20, Singapore, Stand 4S2-01

According to Strategy Analytics, the number of global homes with UHD TV passed 200 million at the end of 2018, with Asia being one of the top markets for growth. As broadcasters and video service providers look to enhance video quality across all screens, the need to launch channels faster and reduce costs is imperative. At BroadcastAsia2019, Harmonic will showcase its unified video delivery solutions for all deployment scenarios, including SaaS, cloud, software and appliance environments. Harmonic's software-based media processing and streaming solutions, with recent advancements in AI, set the benchmark for delivering superior quality video, increasing simplicity and agility for broadcast and multiscreen video distribution.

Tags: BroadcastAsia2019 | Harmonic | Video SaaS | UHD | OTT
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Harmonic Transforms Broadband Service Delivery with Virtualized Cable Access and Video SaaS Solutions at ANGA COM 2019 Posted: 28/05/2019
Harmonic Transforms Broadband Service Delivery with Virtualized Cable Access and Video SaaS Solutions at ANGA COM 2019

ANGA COM 2019 Exhibitor Preview, June 4-6, Cologne, Germany, Hall 7, Stand G20

With the steady global rise in consumption of high-quality video and data services, cable operators and video service providers need to unleash faster broadband speeds while reducing space, power and other cost constraints. At the same time, they need to launch high-quality, low-latency video streaming services quickly, up to UHD HDR. At ANGA COM 2019, Harmonic will demonstrate the power and benefits of its industry-leading virtualized cable access solution CableOS™ and VOS®360 video SaaS solutions, which are deployed by operators and media companies around the globe.

Tags: Harmonic | Virtualized Cable Access | Video SaaS Solutions | ANGA COM 2019 | UHD HDR | CableOS | VOS®360
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Imagen Strengthens Global Presence After Period of Substantial Growth Posted: 02/05/2019
Imagen Strengthens Global Presence After Period of Substantial Growth

Imagen, the leading SaaS video management platform business, is experiencing a period of substantial financial and structural growth off the back of a £6.5 million Series B funding round and the appointment of two senior figures to its executive team.

Tags: Imagen | Broadcast | Video | Content | SaaS
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Harmonic Adds Microsoft Azure Support and Expands Partnership with Akamai for Harmonic VOS 360 SaaS Posted: 11/04/2019
Harmonic Adds Microsoft Azure Support and Expands Partnership with Akamai for Harmonic VOS 360 SaaS
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced immediate availability of Harmonic's VOS®360 SaaS solution on Microsoft Azure with video content delivered by Akamai Media Delivery. This combined offering enables video content and service providers to adopt a more modern, agile and scalable media processing and delivery workflow that eliminates egress costs and extends global reach.
Tags: Harmonic | Microsoft | Azure | Support | Partnership | Akamai | VOS 360 SaaS | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Harmonic and Sony Partner to Demonstrate New SaaS Technology for ATSC 3.0 Hybrid Service Delivery at the 2019 NAB Show Posted: 10/04/2019
Harmonic and Sony Partner to Demonstrate New SaaS Technology for ATSC 3.0 Hybrid Service Delivery at the 2019 NAB Show
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) and Sony Electronics today announced an innovative demonstration of advanced, hybrid ATSC 3.0 functionality that expands cloud services and enhances the end-consumer experience for ATSC 3.0 TVs. Harmonic's VOS®360 SaaS delivers both the over-the-air (OTA) and the over-the-top (OTT) components of hybrid services that run on advanced TV software developed by Sony Electronics. At the 2019 NAB Show, Harmonic will demonstrate its unified solution with Sony Electronics, highlighting practical hybrid services use cases that are currently implemented at the Chicago 3.0 ATSC 3.0 trial by Weigel Broadcasting Co. The implementation reflects both companies' commitment to enabling the innovative capabilities of the ATSC 3.0 standard and support for the successful deployment of hybrid ATSC 3.0 services.
Tags: Harmonic | Sony | Partner | SaaS Technology | ATSC 3.0 Hybrid Service Delivery | 2019 NAB Show | UHD | Time-Shift TV | Accelerated Channel Change | Robust OTA Services | VOS 360 | SaaS and Sony ATSC 3.0 TV Software | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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PCCW Media Selects Harmonic SaaS for Unified Next-Gen IPTV and OTT Service Delivery Posted: 10/04/2019
PCCW Media Selects Harmonic SaaS for Unified Next-Gen IPTV and OTT Service Delivery
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that PCCW Media, a leading fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group of PCCW Limited based in Hong Kong, is using Harmonic's VOS® Cluster SaaS for its Now TV, now Player and Now E services. By providing PCCW Media with a unified solution for IPTV and OTT content preparation and delivery, VOS Cluster cloud-native media processing software speeds up the time to market for new services. The Harmonic solution also assures a high-quality viewing experience on every screen for PCCW subscribers.
Tags: PCCW Media | Harmonic | SaaS | Unified Next-Gen | IPTV | OTT Service Delivery | VOS Cluster | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Harmonic Video SaaS for Live Sports Streaming Gets INDYCAR Across the Finish Line Fast Posted: 10/04/2019
Harmonic Video SaaS for Live Sports Streaming Gets INDYCAR Across the Finish Line Fast
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that INDYCAR, the sanctioning body of the NTT IndyCar Series, the preeminent open-wheel series in North America, is using its VOS®360 SaaS for live sports streaming. Featuring a competitive, pay-per-use business model and flexible cloud-native media processing that covers the entire workflow — from ingest to playout, transcoding, packaging and origin server capabilities — Harmonic's VOS360 SaaS enables INDYCAR to speedily deliver live coverage of auto races, cost-effectively and with exceptional video quality.
Tags: Harmonic | Video SaaS | Live Sports Streaming | INDYCAR | Finish Line Fast | VOS 360 | SaaS | Usage-Based Pricing | Offering Flexibility | Elasticity | Live Sports Streaming | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Siminn Moves Transcoding to the Cloud with Harmonic File360 SaaS Posted: 10/04/2019
Siminn Moves Transcoding to the Cloud with Harmonic File360 SaaS
Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Icelandic telecommunications company, Siminn, is using Harmonic's new File360 software-as-a-service (SaaS) for file transcoding. Siminn plans to replace its existing hardware-based transcoding farm with File360 SaaS.
Tags: Siminn | Transcoding | Cloud | Harmonic | File360 SaaS | Telecom Provider | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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Harmonic Showcases Innovations to Monetize, Optimize and Unify OTT Streaming and Broadcast at 2019 NAB Show Posted: 10/04/2019
Harmonic Showcases Innovations to Monetize, Optimize and Unify OTT Streaming and Broadcast at 2019 NAB Show
At the 2019 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) will demonstrate its approach to unified video delivery solutions for all deployment scenarios — including SaaS, cloud and hybrid environments — for smarter, faster and simpler distribution of OTT and broadcast channels. Harmonic's video SaaS and software-based solutions dramatically increase business agility for broadcasters, content owners and service providers, enabling them to launch services quickly and provide better-quality video experiences, including UHD HDR, on every screen.
Tags: Harmonic | OTT Streaming | Broadcast | 2019 NAB Show | SaaS | IP Workflow | ATSC 3.0 Solutions | NAB 2019 | NAB 2019
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