Cape Town- and Johannesburg-based company LaserNet will exhibit several of
its cloud, storage, asset management and delivery solutions at Mediatech Africa.

LaserNet founder Ivan Bridgens notes that the company has negotiated
selective partnerships with industry leading vendors to develop flexible solutions
underpinned by a service orientated architecture approach (SOA) and a world
class video network that transforms the digital production environment.
Says Bridgens: “Our customers can reduce manual processes and redundant
data entry, as well as improve organisational productivity by connecting key
production systems with operational applications. This includes resource
management and planning or scheduling systems. In addition, our solutions can
help shorten production timelines by enabling dynamic workflows that support
nonlinear creative and production processes.’

LaserNet supplies connectivity directly to the client at uncontended speeds from
10mbps to 10Gbps. This enables clients to receive services across the link to
other users, companies, broadcasters and facilities in the LaserNet cloud, as
well as to the Internet.

Services available from LaserNet’s Data Cloud include: internet; digital delivery;
FTP aervers; signiant delivery management; archiving; streaming; content
management; live broadcast distribution; managed video conferencing services;
content hosting; and dissemination and billing.

At Mediatech Africa LaserNet will showcase the following technologies: LaserNet
Distributed Cloud and Network Solutions and VOIP Solutions; CLEAR Hybrid
Cloud Media Management Solutions; CLEAR Archive Media Asset Management
and Archive Solutions; CLEARvault Business Data Backup and Archive Solutions;
CLEARlive Cloud Based Live Broadcast Production Solution using VidyoCast and
LaserNet Media Network; LaserStream Content Distribution Network using
Digital Rapids Streaming and Encoders; Signiant Media Management and
Workflow Tools; Aspera Point to Point media transfer tools; LaserNet FileLocker
Media Collaboration and Sharing Tools; and DDN (Data Direct Networks) Storage
and Cloud Solutions.

The LaserNet stand will host a number of overseas guests, including three
executives from Prime Focus Technologies – Ramki Sankaranarayanan (founder,
president and CEO); Ganesh Sankaran (co-founder and COO – Prime Focus
Technologies); and T Shobhana (head of Marketing & Communications).
DDN executives include EMEA sales manager Ryan Taylor and product specialist
Sherrine Green-Thompson.

Also on the LaserNet stand will be Tal Shalom, one of the first team members at
Vidyo Inc. Shalom was responsible for leading the product strategy, design and
execution of the Cloud TV production, VidyoCast.

LaserNet – Stand Number G29


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