Grupo Televisa Implements Oracle’s Sun Storage to Optimize and Deliver News, Sports and Special Programs
Oracle’s Sun Storage Enables Televisa to Accelerate Video Access Times and Helps Save More Than 20 Percent in IT Costs
LAS VEGAS – NAB Show 2011 –
In preparation for the 2010 World Cup games in South Africa, Televisa, the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world, implemented Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance to maximize its high-definition, live television broadcasts of game action.
Using the Oracle storage system, Televisa was able to store and distribute video of the World Cup’s 64 matches, provide online content to six daily television programs, and optimize broadcasts with high online availability and faultless operation. The media company also used the system to connect several final-cut editing stations.
Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance enabled Televisa to accelerate video access times by up to 30 percent, transmitting images quickly and on time, as needed by various World Cup-related programs.
Additionally, by storing all World Cup images on a single server, Televisa improved online security and lowered IT costs by 20 percent.
Due to the high reliability and performance, Televisa is expanding its Oracle system in order to produce Noticieros Televisa.
“All eyes were on us as we prepared for a flawless production of the 2010 World Cup so choosing the right technology was of paramount importance,” said Elias Rodriguez Perales, Director General of Operations for Televisa. “Oracle’s Sun ZFS Storage Appliance exceeded our expectations. That’s why we’ve decided to continue to leverage it after the World Cup in South Africa as we turned our focus to producing Noticieros Televisa. The next steps are ambitious, because our production staff wants to have the same levels of quality, reliability, and performance.”
“Oracle’s Sun Storage offers high performance, is affordable and is easy to administer, which is why companies with specific needs can optimize performance, maximize data protection, and reduce their costs,” said Javier Cordero, President and CEO of Oracle Mexico.
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