Encompass Taps Cisco for Cloud-Based Video

Aug. 31, 2016
Encompass Digital Media is adding CloudStream, a cloud-based platform powered by Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), to its suite of digital services. The ...

Encompass Digital Media is adding CloudStream, a cloud-based platform powered by Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), to its suite of digital services. The CloudStream solution is intended to enable TV networks, OTT operators and live event providers to generate new revenue opportunities by creating broadcast-quality multiscreen streams.

Chris Walters, Encompass CEO, said: "Combining CloudStream with our signal acquisition and managed services capabilities layered onto Cisco's Media Data Center technology, we have created an industry-leading solution for OTT clients. We chose Cisco as a core component for CloudStream because of its expertise in building out the highly reliable infrastructure that is needed to support Encompass' full suite of OTT services."

Components include:

  • End-to-end managed service for linear channels and live events, including monitoring and management tools, global dedicated digital NOCs and broadcast-quality SLA
  • A scalable private cloud solution built on Cisco Media Data Center using the network functions virtualization (NFV) infrastructure for Media, which includes the Unified Computing System (UCS) virtualization server architecture and the Nexus Series Switches for the data center
  • Rapid channel deployment and extended services flexibility such as cDVR, and multi-DRM with the Cisco Virtualized Video Processing platform (V2P) for workflow orchestration
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