Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
31/03/2016

SGL Unveils Sony Ci Integration At NAB 2016

News Image
SGL has announced its support for Ci, Sony's professional media cloud platform.

The integration between SGL FlashNet and Sony Ci enables broadcasters and content owners to quickly and securely transfer material directly to the cloud from their MAM system via SGL FlashNet, providing redundant cloud storage, disaster recovery options and the ability to access content from anywhere.

Sony's Ci platform provides enterprise-grade workflow collaboration and media management built on top of AWS.  In addition to securely and cost effectively storing content in the cloud, Ci extends an archive's value by creating adaptive bitrate proxies, indexing the content and making it securely and globally available via web browser or API integration.

Every asset archived in Ci via FlashNet is registered with a Sony global unique identifier (SGUID) that is consistently referred to by all systems associated with it, enabling major broadcasters and media providers to manage and share assets globally.

When an archive request is executed, SGL FlashNet submits it to Ci and, in return, receives confirmation together with the SGUID. When a request is made to restore the asset, the initiator refers to the standard FlashNet UID.  FlashNet handles the translation behind the scenes and manages the restoration directly with Ci using REST APIs.

"This collaboration opens new opportunities for our customers to achieve a truly seamless hybrid workflow combining on premise and cloud archiving," David Rosen, Vice President of Business Development with Sony Professional Solutions Americas said.
"SGL's FlashNet and Sony's Ci is a great combination that allows media enterprises to safeguard their assets in a way that makes sense for their individual requirements."

Lee Sheppard, SGL's Director of Product Management added: "Sony Ci offers a whole additional level of cloud-based asset management to standard cloud-storage solutions. The enterprise-level project coordination and sharing, editing tools and the global reach of the solution adds a whole dimension to global asset management workflows."

SGL will also be highlighting Sony's Optical Disc Archive on its booth throughout the show. According to Sheppard, SGL's support for Sony Optical Disc Archive opens up a world of workflow possibilities, from disaster recovery solutions to management of archive material over disparate geographic areas. "With SGL's experience of managing multiple storage devices within production, news and sport, Sony's Optical Disc Archive can sit anywhere within a workflow, not simply as an ‘end of process' archive," he said. 

SGL FlashNet will be featured on Sony's Media Enterprise booth C11001 at NAB 2016. FlashNet is fully integrated with Sony's new Media Backbone content management solution.

sglbroadcast.com

(MH)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

18/05/2017
Awards Win For Disk Archive
Disk Archive has been named the winner of 2017 Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award. The Red Herring Top 100 Europe enlists entrepreneurs and promising co
09/09/2016
SGL's FlashNet Fully Integrated With Sony's Media Backbone NavigatorX MAM Solution
SGL has announced its FlashNet archive system is now fully integrated with Sony's new Media Backbone NavigatorX MAM solution at IBC 2016. Media Backbo
20/09/2017
ES Broadcast Hire Invests In Sony Equipment
ES Broadcast Hire has announced a significant investment in Sony equipment. The news was revealed at IBC2017, and the investment involves Sony 4K HDR
01/09/2014
SGL Expands Archive Functionality With Third-Party Integration
SGL, a leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, is unveiling its new FlashNet features that wi
20/06/2017
Sony PSE Announces New Leadership Appointment
Damien Weissenburger has been appointed by Sony Professional Solutions Europe (PSE) to lead the company's Theatre Solutions business, it has been anno
06/12/2016
2016... It's A Wrap!
As the sun sets on 2016, SGL reflects on what's been a highly successful year, says Lee Sheppard, SGL's Director of Product Management. The company ha
17/05/2016
The Art Of Integration
At this year's NAB, SGL highlighted its close relationship with key partners throughout the show with daily demos on its booth. This included presenta
25/05/2016
SGL Unveils State-Of-The-Art Archive Workflow Tools At BroadcastAsia 2016
Leading provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, SGL has announced a showcase of its new dashboard Fla
14/04/2016
SGL And Marquis Bring Parking For FlashNet To NAB
SGL and Marquis have partnered for a number of years and the highly successful integration between SGL FlashNet and Marquis' Avid storage management s
02/10/2017
NFTS Opens 4K Digital Content Training Studio & Hub
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) officially opens the Sony Gallery, which is located in its ground-breaking 4K Digital Content Training
18/09/2017
Sony's New Camera: The VENICE
Sony has finally unveiled full details of the VENICE, their first full frame digital cinema camera system hailed as the next generation in CineAlta. B
07/09/2007
HBO Asia Installs SGL Flashnet As Core Component Of Multi Application Archive

Software Generation Ltd (SGL) has announced that HBO Asia has selected SGL FlashNet as a key part of a cutting-edge Multi Application archive system.
17/05/2006
SGL appoints new staff members
Software Generation Ltd (SGL), a leading provider of digital video storage/archive management software, has announced two new key personnel to its Eur
09/04/2013
SGL And Grass Valley Extend Partnership
Software Generation Ltd (SGL) is intending to further extend its technology partnership with Grass Valley, with the integration of the SGL FlashNet an
03/09/2010
SGL Improves Workflow Efficiency
A provider of content archive and storage management software for media and entertainment, is unveiling advanced updates to its Final Cut Server (FCS)