CloudSigma’s Flexible Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Provides Scalability and Geographic Reach for Gorilla’s Dynamic Cloud-Based Services for the Broadcast and Media Industries
NAB – Las Vegas, NV – April 9, 2013 – CloudSigma, an international, customer-centric, pure-cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, today announced that Gorilla Technology Group, a leading provider of workflow solutions for the media and broadcast industry, is launching its new media collaboration services in CloudSigma’s public cloud. Taking advantage of CloudSigma’s rapid scaling capability, flexible deployment model and strategic geographic presence, Gorilla Technology’s collaboration services will provide media and broadcast organizations with a versatile cloud layer which bridges multiple non-linear editing systems such as those from AVID, Apple and Grass Valley so they can easily share digital content with production houses, media dubbing firms and other industry service providers.
Gorilla Technology will be deploying its collaboration platform as part of CloudSigma’s Media Services Ecosystem, launched one year ago to address the specific needs of media industry service providers and production companies. Service providers like Gorilla Technology have to meet rapidly escalating content demands within an increasingly global industry, including the long-distance exchange of high-resolution files that can easily reach terabytes, if not petabytes. CloudSigma’s public cloud, with its high scalability, 40 GigE networking and on-demand resource provisioning, provides the flexibility and dynamic cloud resources that Gorilla Technology’s customers need to allow easy transfer and sharing of broadcast-quality, high-resolution clips and metadata.
“Our customers work on demanding projects, usually across multiple sites, for widely varying periods of time, so we need a way to rapidly scale and accommodate their content demands, wherever and whenever they occur,” said Dr. Spincer Koh, Gorilla Technology Group CEO. “CloudSigma’s cloud infrastructure gives us that flexibility, so we can provide a service that facilitates production collaboration for the scale of the project that is required.”
Since launching in April 2012, CloudSigma’s Media Services Ecosystem has more than doubled in size. CloudSigma’s already extensive and rapidly growing presence in North America and Europe gives Gorilla Technology easy access to its U.S. and European customers. Combined with its high scalability, CloudSigma’s global reach ensures that Gorilla Technologies can deliver both the resource and global reach that is required for effective digital media collaboration.
“Our approach to IaaS is very customer-centric, because we’ve made an effort to listen and understand the needs of different public cloud customers,” said Robert Jenkins, CloudSigma CEO. “For instance, the Media Services Ecosystem is a direct response to the pain points of our media service provider customers. In the past, companies would literally fly tapes from one production house to another, but that’s simply not practical when you’re dealing with petabytes of data in a global industry. For collaboration in today’s media industry to work, the effective use of public cloud infrastructure is absolutely essential.”
Gorilla Technology is exhibiting at NAB 2013 at Booth N3739 and is highlighting its new media collaboration services. CloudSigma is exhibiting at Booth N-CP1 and is showcasing its public cloud IaaS environment for media service providers. If you are a member of the media or analyst community and are interested in setting up a meeting, please contact Meredith L. Eaton via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +1 617-960-9877.
About Gorilla Technology Group
With over 10 years’ experience in developing digital content technology, Gorilla offers a range of robust products and customized workflow solutions for the broadcast and media industries; intelligent video surveillance solutions featuring analytics for enterprise business surveillance; content delivery and communication solutions for mobile business; and network intelligence and forensics for telecommunications and web service industries.
Scalable modules built on an open architecture ensure streamlined workflows for the capture, analysis, archiving, storage, repurposing, production, and distribution of valuable unstructured assets, whether video, audio, or other forms of content.
Official Gorilla Technology website: www.gorilla-technology.com
CloudSigma is a pure-cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider that offers highly-available, flexible, enterprise-class cloud servers and cloud hosting solutions, both in Europe and the U.S. CloudSigma is the most customizable cloud provider on the market, giving customers full control over their cloud and eliminating restrictions on how users deploy their computing resources. With CloudSigma, customers can provision processing, storage, networks and other fundamental computing resources as they please, as well as easily deploy any operating system or application with full root/administrative access. The result is the highest-performing cloud at the most efficient price possible.
With infrastructure in Interxion’s European Cloud Hubs and SwitchNAP’s Las Vegas data center campus, CloudSigma selects the highest-quality facilities to support its innovative infrastructure. CloudSigma is increasingly being recognized for its advancement of the cloud IaaS industry and more information may be found at www.CloudSigma.com or by visiting the company on Twitter @CloudSigma, Facebook and Google+.
Meredith L. Eaton