NEW YORK, Streaming Media East (PRWEB) May 13, 2014
VBrick Systems, Inc. today announced the market debut of VBrick Rev™, a high availability, fault tolerant and massively scalable enterprise video platform that leverages distributed databases and elastic computing resources to bring the benefits of the cloud to enterprise video communications.
For business users, VBrick Rev™ delivers a new level of reliability and performance for enterprise live webcasting. Its elasticity ensures that system resources can burst as needed so all viewers can access a webcast – even when tens of thousands of users access the system simultaneously. Viewers will also enjoy VBrick Rev’s sleek, modern user interface, which performs more like popular consumer video sites, offers collaboration and social media features, and has a responsive design that re-sizes for smartphone and tablet access.
IT and network teams using VBrick Rev™ can deliver video securely and scalably across their organizations while enjoying the same economy, management ease and flexibility of their other enterprise applications, like CRM. VBrick Rev™ enables enterprise video to become a predictable, monthly operating expense and frees operational staff from having to deploy, manage, upgrade and maintain fixed-expense dedicated on-premises hardware systems.
The platform’s powerful architecture dramatically improves system performance; in measurements of webcast onboarding, VBrick Rev™ is six times faster than a server-based system with the same load. Customers also benefit from high availability and reliability because VBrick Rev™, unlike server-based platforms that rely on relational databases, can be deployed as multiple, distributed federated nodes that can be geographically dispersed in on premise data centers, in public clouds, or in private clouds.
VBrick Rev™ also provides exceptional economy by allowing enterprise customers to use flexible cloud computing resources, and to dynamically allocate those resources to different functions, rather than having to buy, manage and maintain dedicated on premise systems. VBrick Rev™ also enables organizations to leverage their existing investments in wide area network and unified communications systems using a cloud-based, hybrid model where the video management system is in the cloud and video content is delivered using systems behind-the-firewall.
VBrick Rev™, which will be available summer 2014, will support the most widely used enterprise video applications including:
Highly scalable live webcasts capable of reaching the laptop or mobile device of thousands or tens of thousands of employees located anywhere;
Centralized video access, or “Enterprise YouTube,” providing a destination that enables authorized employees to access live webcasts and video-on-demand via a web browser from any device;
Mass audience streaming from unified communications sources, such as a videoconferencing or Microsoft Lync—to create highly scalable live webcasts via the Enterprise YouTube “channel”;
eCDN distribution, the backbone that enables video to be scalably delivered across the corporate WAN, whether using a system of dedicated media servers to transrate, transmux and relay live video, or a software agent partitioned off an enterprise WAN optimization solution;
Integrated multi-screen publishing, leveraging the same, cloud-architected management system in a hybrid model using on-premise publish points to stream live video to screens from corporate lobbies to lunchrooms.
“VBrick two years ago made a major commitment to architect a platform that would be capable of supporting the massive influx of user-generated content from smartphones and other mobile technologies,” said Shelly Heiden, CEO of VBrick. “This same, cloud-based platform will also provide the backbone for our live and on-demand online video platform services next year, enabling VBrick Rev™ customers to use the same platform for internal and external video,” she said.
About VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick is a leading provider of enterprise video platforms with thousands of customers worldwide. Its solutions enable organizations to create, manage and distribute rich media information from virtually any source – from tablets, unified communications clients or cameras, to virtually any screen – from desktop to digital signage. Customers use VBrick for automated, integrated live and on-demand video in executive webcasts, online training, distance learning, communications and marketing. Learn more at http://www.vbrick.com.
VBrick is a trademark of VBrick Systems, Inc., USA.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014
Cilutions has added Exterity world-class video IP streaming to its range of ultra-reliable but affordable digital signage solutions.
Exterity AvediaPlayer Receivers are now fully integrated with Cilutions Digital Media Bridge (DMB) software suite; letting organizations that already use Exterity for IP streaming seamlessly add powerful new digital signage capabilities. Unlike most digital signage offerings, the combined Cilutions and Exterity products offer end-to-end fully encrypted video playback.
Using Cilutions DMB, HD video content can be played on any digital signage screen connected to an Exterity Receiver. By adding Cilutions DMB Screen Builder software to their desktops, digital signage network administrators can use advanced content creation, scheduling and targeting features to manage groups of screens based on audience profiles or locations, or control content scheduling down to individual displays.
In addition to integrating seamlessly within an Exterity IPTV system, Exterity provisioned end-points can be combined with Cilutions software to offer a stand-alone digital signage set-top box that can also be used across networks where video streaming is not required.
SINGLE, FLEXIBLE SOLUTION
This blended solution means high quality video can be decoded, transcoded and distributed over local area networks, enabling everything from scheduled digital signage programming to rich Video on Demand (VoD) interactive screens.
“This creates a very flexible platform that can be implemented easily by organizations, without adding any new hardware,” explained William Stanton, Director of Business Development for Cilutions.
“Offering a single solution for video and signage is much more efficient and cost-effective, and means that our customers only have to learn one system,” added Colin Farquhar, Exterity CEO. “Talking to our end users, systems integrators and partners, we know that video is an integral part of digital signage in addition to data and graphics, so it made sense to have a single integrated solution.”
Based in the Washington, DC area, Cilutions builds its digital signage solution around ultra-reliable, solid-state media playback devices that have been designed to operate flawlessly for years.
“No moving parts, great engineering inside and tough enclosures mean our customers can put these units out in harsh environments, like fast food outlets and busy retail spaces, without worrying about their ability to handle all the dust and grime that will quickly choke regular PCs,” explained Stanton.
In addition to their management and content distribution software platforms, Cilutions has two core elements to its Digital Media Bridge software suite:
DMB Media Player – digital signage, video-on-demand and digital menu board software player
DMB Screen Builder – digital signage, video-on-demand and digital menu board screen authoring application
“Digital signage is a very competitive business, and we strongly believe blending a world-class IP streaming solution with DMB sets Cilutions apart from the pack,” concluded Stanton.
Cilutions is a software products and services provider for digital signage networks. We strive to provide low cost, easy to use software solutions for the successful implementation and management of digital signage networks. Whether you plan to install your digital signage network on top of a private satellite data network with dedicated set-top boxes or simply over the internet, we have the software to make your digital signage network a success.
To learn more, visit http://www.cilutions.com.
Since 2001 Exterity has been designing, developing and manufacturing technically innovative products that deliver networked video over IP to some of the leading organizations across the globe. These organizations choose Exterity products because they want the best, because they demand excellence.
Enabling distribution of HD quality TV and video over enterprise IP networks to an unlimited number of end points, Exterity solutions support large volumes of content and receiving devices without compromising system performance or availability.
Deployed in over 40 countries
Achieved growth in excess of 240% over the last five years
Scalable solutions for organizations of any size and across any sector
Unique industry leading features and market specific application
Headquartered in Scotland UK, we extend our global reach through our offices in Atlanta, London, Paris, Munich, Dubai, Hong Kong and Johannesburg. Localized knowledge and expertise is enhanced through the Exterity StreamForce program of credible, technically innovative partners, plus an extensive network of in-country resellers and distributors.