Hosted Applications for Media and Entertainment: How the Cloud is Changing the Application Story for TV and Film

November 30, 2018

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When the team at Leostream first spoke to a potential client in the TV and Film industry, we were surprised to learn the story of how TV and films, historically, have been edited and produced. Films, too large to share over email, were physically shipped back and forth between editors and producers. This practice seemed fairly outdated for such a high-tech industry. We presented the idea of hosting mission-critical applications on vGPUenabled cloud instances, managed by a vendor-neutral connection broker such as Leostream. Moreover, we thought, why not leverage a multi-cloud strategy to maximize cost-efficiency by spreading the required compute across multiple cloud offerings or existing onprem infrastructure. Hosting applications, and more importantly, managing these applications across multitudes of users, is changing the application story for TV and film.

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