Earlier this week, we announced that NEP, a leading worldwide provider of outsourced solutions to the broadcast and live event industries, has designed and deployed a scalable, reliable, high-performance Content Distribution Network (CDN) in the Netherlands using the Caringo Swarm Cloud and Object Storage platform.
From the Oscars to the Olympics, NEP provides the technology, the people and the know-how that enables clients to produce the world’s biggest live and broadcast events around the globe. NEP’s team of more than 2,000 employees is driven by passion and a focus on technical innovation, and together they have supported productions in over 65 countries on all seven continents. It goes without saying that we are proud to have one of the world’s largest and most innovative solutions providers in the live and broadcast event space as a customer.
With a major shift in the Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry towards digital content production and consumption, NEP The Netherlands developed its CDN using Caringo Swarm. This network now serves more than 650,000 user accounts accessed with different consumption methods, ranging from monthly subscriptions to pay-per-view.
At Caringo, we are committed to providing cost-effective solutions for long-term preservation and delivery of content in an easy-to-manage solution designed to meet the needs of today’s digital and distributed workflows in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) space. If you would like more info on the value of object storage for M&E use cases, we have two great webinars for you to watch:
- Object Storage for M&E and Content Delivery — watch now
- Preserver, Distribute and Deliver Data — M&E’s Three Big Data Challenges— watch now
… and as always, if you have any questions or would like a copy of our free Swarm Developer Edition 10TB cloud, contact us.
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