World-class video transport platform provides low latency, high bandwidth connections into Equinix data centers for flexible, cloud-based video content solutions
DUBLIN, IRELAND – September 9, 2016 – Hibernia Networks, a leading provider of global, high speed telecommunications solutions, today announces its collaboration with Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), a leading global interconnection and data center company, to expand the Equinix Media Cloud Ecosystem for Entertainment (EMCEE™) into Equinix data centers in Asia, Europe and North America. The expansion allows customers to seamlessly cross-connect with those facilities on demand, enabling the efficient distribution of content in the EMCEE™, which is a robust ecosystem of media and entertainment (M&E) businesses, network and cloud providers. The cloud-based platform provides cost-effective content storage and distribution for film and television companies, utilizing digital IT infrastructures to meet the demand for growing OTT applications.
“The low latency performance and sheer volume of bandwidth capacity available on Hibernia Networks’ global footprint is exactly what Equinix requires for EMCEE,” states Matt George, Senior Manager, Content & Digital Media at Equinix. “More than ever, media and entertainment businesses need to efficiently manage content creation, storage and distribution utilizing high speed network infrastructure combined with cloud technologies. This ecosystem does so with unprecedented speed and ease of implementation.”
Hibernia Networks’ low latency, fiber optic network provides the backbone for EMCEE™, allowing for fast, unrestricted gathering and distribution of media content to and from Equinix data centers, ensuring resilient, highly secure storage. Through this collaboration, M&E businesses can leverage state-of-the-art data and video transmission services on demand between Equinix data centers and key customer studios and other facilities. This data centerbased solution reduces the cost of content storage, management and transport while providing flexibility to transmit data 24/7, year-round.
“This cloud ecosystem is paramount for all technology driven content production companies,” states Wes Hanemayer, VP of Video Services at Hibernia Networks. “Our focus is to bring nextgeneration video transport technology to the marketplace that benefits our customers. We’re excited about this new milestone in our well-established partnership with Equinix aimed at better serving the evolving needs of M&E customers.”
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Hibernia Networks owns and operates a global network serving more than 100 markets and spanning 25 countries. Hibernia Networks serves customers with unparalleled support, flexibility and service in a variety of industry segments including financial markets, web-centric, media and entertainment, and telecom service providers. Providing enterprise-class and wholesale global connectivity solutions, Hibernia Networks offers secure and diverse optical transport, Ethernet, and carrier-grade IP transit services. Hibernia Networks also offers dedicated cloud connectivity, low latency services, DTM and HiberniaCDN for seamless anytime, anywhere content delivery. Hibernia Express, Hibernia Networks’ transatlantic cable, provides the lowest latency connections available between major commercial and financial centers in North America, Europe and beyond. The state-of-the-art cable system garnered two Global Carriers Awards in 2015 - Subsea Project of the Year and Best Subsea Innovation as well as the 2016 Global Telecom Business Innovation Award for Fixed Infrastructure.
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