May 2014

This month, we’ll share some important insights on High Availability and present a recent case study on how Loxoll helped RTL Nord, a subsidiary of Europe’s largest entertainment network.

 

How Storage System Availability Affects You Business

 

Did you know that nearly two out of every three system failures is caused by downtime of the data storage system and not servers or software?

Continuity Software, a New York-based provider of service availability and risk management software, has published statistics on system component failures causing system downtime and data loss at major companies, showing that system uptime depends heavily on its storage system operation:

Downtime Cause

Frequency

Data storage                           

58%

Servers                           

17%

Clusters                          

11%

Virtualization/cloud         

9%

Databases                        

5%

 

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Case Study: Guaranteeing the Evening News at RTL Nord

 

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nachtblau, a Hamburg-based media, IT, and broadcast services provider and Loxoll customer, develops and produces television content for broadcasters and publishers through an integrated mix of production, graphics and IT services.  RTL Nord, a nachtblau customer and affiliate of the $22 billion RTL Group, provides local TV news coverage and daily broadcasts to northern Germany.  To produce and broadcast RTL Nord Magazine, a half-hour, evening news program, RTL Nord relies on nachtblau for production and IT services as well as selection of its IT infrastructure.

 

The Challenge

 

Meeting the demands of news production and broadcast is no small task. Digital video content must be uploaded from cameras, digitally edited, and then sent to play-to-air systems

 

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New Loxoll Business Partner

 

Please join us in welcoming Hi-Pro Technology Corporation, our member of the Loxoll reseller family. Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Taipei, Hi-Pro is a leading systems integrator and VAR for television broadcasting solutions in Taiwan. Since its founding, Hi-Pro has emerged as one of Taiwan’s leading broadcast integrators, setting up or upgrading nearly all of the TV stations in the country. In addition to commercial TV, Hi-Pro also provides broadcasting solutions for government, military, and educational organizations

 

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Questions?

If you have questions about  system availability and how Loxoll can help you reduce planned as well as unplanned downtime, please contact us at:

info@loxoll.com