Cloud and Virtualization Workshop

Monday, December 10, 2018
Location: Gramercy Suite East/B, Second Floor
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

For the fourth consecutive year, the SVG Summit will feature a Cloud and Virtualization Workshop, which will focus on cloud-based production and media-asset–management workflows currently being deployed by sports-media organizations. This seminar aims to provide Summit attendees with insight into how the cloud, virtualization, and SaaS are dramatically transforming the entire video-production ecosystem and will include a case study from MLB Advanced Media.

Time Session
9:55 - 10:00 a.m.
Sponsored by:

Opening Remarks by Qumulo

Presented by: Molly Presley, Qumulo, Director of Product Marketing

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Opening Presentation: Where’s the Line? The Intersection of Cloud-Based and Internal MAM Systems

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Like many other industries, the cloud has driven a tremendous amount of change in the media space including shifts in consumption habits, business models, and workflows. This session will explore the increasingly blurred line between internally-maintained and cloud-hosted media management systems being used within typical broadcast video supply chains.
Presented by: Dave Klee
, A+E Networks, VP, Media Infrastructure

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

MLB Case Study: How the Cloud Will Power the MiLB Media Revolution

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With the 2019 Minor League Baseball season approaching, MLB has been tasked with capturing and managing video and data from more than 100 A, AA, and AAA ballparks across the country to store for archive, feed the app, and generate daily highlights for its MiLB Websites. Learn how MLB is utilizing the cloud and virtualized infrastructure for storage, compute and transcoding as well as leveraging its cloud-based DIAMOND asset management ecosystem to manage assets, log, and deliver content for various workflows.
Padraic Boyle, MLB Advanced Media, Senior Director, Enterprise Media
Dan Clark, MLB Advanced Media, Senior Engineer, Enterprise Media
Nick Nolan, MLB Advanced Media, Senior Engineer/Media Solutions Supervisor

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Flexible Future: Virtualization, SaaS, and the Move to the Cloud

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In an effort to minimize costly hardware onsite and streamline content-management operations, many sports-media organizations are transitioning from an on-premises, single-purpose infrastructure to a virtualized, flexible ecosystem that relies largely on software orchestration. As a result, the entire video-production ecosystem is undergoing a makeover: from storage and editing to encoding and transcoding and beyond. Technology leaders and content owners address the potential risks and opportunities in making this dramatic technological shift.
Moderator: Jason Dachman, SVG, Chief Editor
Bryan Bedford
, Cisco Systems, Director of Global Business Development and Sales, Media and Entertainment
Scott Bounds
, Microsoft, Media Industry Lead
Rick Gilpin
, Google Cloud Media Team NYC, Head of Sales
Dave Klee, A+E Networks, VP, Media Infrastructure
Ray Panahon, Riot Games, Technical Lead
Chris Witmayer, NASCAR Productions, Director of Broadcast, Production and New Media Technology