Aspera for Envoi's Media Content Distribution Platform

Providing unmatched media processing, workflow automation and distribution capabilities

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Envoi is a media supply chain and content distribution platform that provides multi-cloud data protection, enterprise file sharing and collaboration, media transformation and visual recognition services, automated content localization, and content monetization services. Content owners need a highly secure and reliable method of distributing content to over the top (OTT) networks to enable them to monetize content via advertising video on demand (AVOD), subscription video on demand (SVOD) and electronic sell through (EST) platforms.

Envoi has tightly integrated Aspera’s patented FASP transfer technology into its cloud video platform to provide content owners, producers, and distributors with unmatched media processing, workflow automation and distribution capabilities that can handle any size content over any distance. This includes seamless operation between the Envoi platform and Aspera's leading SaaS and software solutions, its Direct-to-Cloud transfers into all leading cloud platforms, and its built-in security and access controls.

Envoi PLATFORM

Joint Feature Highlights:

  • Provides an end-to-end, multi-cloud, multi-CDN distribution network solution for small or large enterprises 
  • Deeply integrates Aspera with the Envoi platform using APIs to seamlessly ingest and deliver high-res content at maximum speed over global wide area networks to speed up your video distribution 
  • Allows customers to securely and reliably manage, distribute and monetize their content across a variety of over-the-top and electronic sell through platforms 
  • Distributes content at high speed to the major pay-per-view or pay-per-download platforms, leading streaming video on demand services, and traditional cable and satellite providers
  • Enables the Envoi platform to work with Aspera SaaS solutions (Files and Aspera Transfer Service), Aspera Drive client, and Aspera Orchestrator

Description

Envoi’s video distribution platform offers a deep API-based integration that ensures the full, rich set of high-speed file transfer features in Aspera Files and Aspera’s transfer server software are available to Envoi customers to easily upload and distribute content securely and reliably via Envoi’s web application. This integration of Aspera with Envoi’s cloud-based platform provides a solution for several use cases that include the following.

Multi-Cloud Data Replication

Envoi enables companies to quickly store, access and replicate all their data using Aspera Files, Aspera Shares, or Aspera Transfer Service (ATS) to cloud platforms like IBM Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.

Collaboration & Workflow Automation

Envoi allows content owners, production companies, editorial, visual effects studios, sound design and finishing houses to work with clients, partners, or vendors located anywhere in the world and share files securely between multiple branch facilities at high speed. Powered by Aspera, Envoi can also deliver files to asset management platforms like MediaSilo, Cantemo Portal, Vidispine, 5th Kind, and Reach Engine.

Automated Media Transform & Content Localization

Envoi provides high-speed content transcoding using AWS Elemental, MediaConvert and Telestream Cloud. Content localization using REV, 3Play Media, and AI and visual recognition services like Amazon Recognition, Google Video Intelligence, Microsoft Video Indexer, and Clarifai.

 

Key Features

Seamlessly integrated with the Envoi platform

  • Speeds up your video distribution with Aspera's deeper API-based integration with the Envoi platform that enables customers to seamlessly ingest and deliver high res content at maximum speed over global wide area networks
  • Distributes content to: 
    • Pay-per-view or pay-per-downloads platforms (Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Google Play, VUDU)
    • Leading streaming video on demand networks (Hulu, Netflix, Verizon go90, Sony PlayStation Network, Microsoft Video Store, adRise)
    • Traditional cable and satellite providers and IPTV platforms (DirecTV, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum TV, Dish Network, AT&T U-verse, Verizon FIOS)

MAXIMUM SPEED

  • Ingests and delivers high resolution digital content at maximum speed over WANs regardless of file size, distance, or network conditions
  • Transfers large media content by fully utilizing available network bandwidth without impacting other traffic on the network
  • Offers end-to-end transfer performance monitoring and reporting 

LOCATION AND STORAGE INDEPENDENT

  • Store and readily access files and folders anywhere, including your data center, on any major cloud provider, or using hybrid infrastructure combining any combination of on premises and cloud
  • Supports geographically dispersed nodes across regions, countries, or continents
  • Provides a single web interface consolidating all content from any combination of nodes in public or private clouds or private data centers
  • Direct-to-Cloud technology supports direct cloud storage I/O to all major cloud platforms including IBM Cloud, AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google

RELIABLE AND SECURE

  • Provides reliable Aspera FASP transfers with auto-resume from the point of interruption 
  • Supports complete security with built-in endpoint authentication, encryption, and data integrity verification

 

 

Software Requirements

  • Envoi platform
  • Aspera Enterprise Server 3.7.2 or higher
  • Aspera Files 2.0 or higher
 

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ENVOI

Envoi is a media supply chain and content distribution platform that provides multi-cloud data protection, enterprise file sharing and collaboration, media transformation and visual recognition services, automated content localization, and content monetization services to content owners seeking a secure and reliable method of distributing content to over the top (OTT) and electronic sell through (EST) platforms.