By: Karen Hogan, Assistant Editor
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 8:24 pm
Telestream has released three new enterprise-class system management products in the Vantage video workflow family: Vantage Enterprise Control, Vantage Master Control, and Vantage Team Management.
Telestream also announced the release of Vantage 3.0. Vantage 3.0 adds support for a number of new video and audio formats, wrappers and systems, and new video workflow design and automation features. Vantage server-based software products automate content ingest, transcoding, video file interoperability, video production workflows, and multi-channel distribution for content owners, creators, broadcast, cable, and new media companies.
“The new Vantage products expand our capabilities in video transcoding and workflow automation with the proven large-scale media production and system management expertise gained from our Agility group,” said Barbara DeHart, vice president of marketing at Telestream. “Vantage products now provide solutions from single-server transcoding to very large and highly-complex systems.”
New Vantage Enterprise System Management products – Vantage Enterprise Control and Vantage Master Control – provide scalability, predictability, and resiliency for large-scale and mission-critical file-based video workflow environments.
Vantage Enterprise Control maximizes workflow capacity, resiliency, throughput, and reliability. The system has an automated response to fluctuations in processing or media loads, customizable task scheduling, and tools for analyzing workflow, system bottlenecks, and throughput.
Vantage Master Control adds full dashboard views and historical reporting to provide complete visibility of the workflow and underlying systems involved. This removes the complexity of managing large-scale systems with a single, unified view. Vantage Master Control also integrates Telestream Agility 2G directly into Vantage. This enables Agility 2G transcoding services to be embedded within Vantage workflows, providing Agility 2G users with access to the full power of Vantage, including dashboards, automated QC, input and output analysis, and automated decision making.
In addition, Vantage Team Management allows the creation of user accounts and custom web-based job status views for any Vantage installation. With multiple operators, administrators, and departments performing transcoding and video workflow automation tasks, Vantage Team Management supports the management of user permissions and visibility.
Vantage 3.0 also includes support for a number of new formats, wrappers, and systems; third-party connectivity features; video workflow automation features; and general improvements to the user interface and SDK.