Interconnection boosts managed cloud services driving production, post-production and content distribution
AMSTERDAM, Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the global interconnection and data center company, will be speaking at IBC 2018 at RAI, Amsterdam and exhibiting in Hall 3, booth C62.
Equinix's Senior Manager, Solution Marketing, EMEA, Matt George will conduct a joint presentation with Equinix customer BASE Media Cloud at 4:00pm CET on Friday, September 14, 2018, at the Equinix booth. The keynote will address how content and digital companies are benefitting from multi-cloud strategies, showcasing the innovative approach taken by the world's largest independent football media business, COPA90, in partnership with BASE Media Cloud and Equinix, to manage the secure storage and exchange of media content between global locations throughout the 2018 World Cup. This collaboration has enabled COPA90 to migrate their media archive of over half a Petabyte of content to centralised cloud storage, as well as improve workflow efficiencies for file sharing, encoding, media asset management and global video content distribution.
Damon Neale, CTO, BASE Media Cloud: "BASE Media Cloud has continued to grow rapidly on Equinix's interconnection platform. By choosing to do business on Platform Equinix, we have been able to flexibly add both direct connects and carrier-grade Internet Bandwidth, on demand, to deal with the explosive video data growth of our global clients."
Equinix has 800+ content and digital media companies deployed across its global footprint, all using a variety of interconnection capabilities to support their business in the digital world. By securely interconnecting with digital supply chain partners in dynamic business ecosystems, companies like BASE Media Cloud can accelerate business performance and reach new markets – meeting the increasing challenges brought about by the rising volumes of media files being acquired, processed and delivered throughout the media production process.
Matt George, Senior Manager, Solution Marketing EMEA, Equinix: "We are seeing an increasing number of media and entertainment customers leverage our interconnection platform to expand their businesses globally. The increasing adoption of cloud is driving activity in this sector and we have now reached a tipping point — especially to enable on-demand multicloud access. With Platform Equinix, we are confident BASE Media Cloud will continue to accelerate its growth and expand its own customer base in new markets."
For more information on how Equinix supports businesses in the Content & Media industry, visit: https://www.equinix.com/industries/media-entertainment/
Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) connects the world's leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the most-interconnected data centres. In 52 markets worldwide, Equinix is where companies come together to realize new opportunities and accelerate their business, IT and cloud strategies. www.equinix.com.
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