WORKLOADS FOR ESCALATING
MEDIA BROADCAST AND
“The best product is the one you forget about because it simply works—and that’s DDN.”
–Jaroslav Sladek, Video Department Chief for Czech Television
As the public television broadcaster in the Czech Republic, Czech Television delivers six channels of news, sports, family, arts, and educational content. The organization produces more than two-thirds of its programming using state-of-the-art television production technologies and services, including ultra-high-definition (UHD) formats. In addition, Czech TV is a leader in hybrid viewing, with more than 87,000 hours of recordings archived for on-demand distribution to smart phones and hybrid TVs.
Read their success story to learn how Czech TV partnered with DDN to address their challenges with an updated, shared storage system with reliable, robust performance to accelerate collaborative, concurrent workloads.
A system that could manage the explosion of digital video content and data-intensive demands of 4K uncompressed DPX workflows, while guaranteeing flawless real-time workflows of concurrent UHD video streams—across ingest, editing, transcoding, distributing, and archiving.
DDN’s MEDIAScaler® parallel file system serves as an all-in-one, high-performance storage appliance. It provides fast, efficient support for around-the-clock operations and has the ability to scale to capacity. Performance on-demand keeps pace with a wide variety of media workflows.
Czech TV now has the ability to add workflows on demand and keep pace with growing broadcast and production needs.