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Media & Entertainment IT Solutions

Nowhere has the explosion of information and data had a greater impact on operations than the Media & Entertainment industry. As the streaming of movies, music, books and games reaches even our handheld mobile devices, media and entertainment companies face enormous challenges. Businesses not only need tremendous computing power to create new media, they need to store and manage unimaginable amounts of data, move enormous files at lightspeed across global networks, analyze usage and preferences among millions of customers, and secure everything against digital pirates and hackers. Red8 IT solutions for media and entertainment helps companies leverage next generation data center, cloud and virtualization technologies to provision high-capacity networks that can handle the massive data storage, computing and networking demands from content creation to delivery.

We help businesses secure customer data, develop and integrate applications for business intelligence, deploy AI and automation to streamline operations and analytics, and manage networked workstations, mobile systems and thin clients for their work force.

High-Performance Cloud Infrastructure

Nearly every aspect of media and entertainment IT demands high performance solutions. Content creators require workstations with the power to capture and edit high-resolution media, and the bandwidth to access and store massive files on secure cloud-based storage networks. Content fulfillment requires high availability streaming and file management. Customer experience requires next generation AI and analytics to understand preferences and trends and optimize customer satisfaction.

Red8 has been a long time partner for many media and entertainment companies, helping technology and infrastructure teams push the performance limits of hybrid cloud solutions, virtual infrastructure, converged and hyperconverged infrastructure, software defined data centers, and of course, data backup and recovery.

Secure Interoperability & Cybersecurity

High-profile breaches among some of the leading media and entertainment companies over the years have demonstrated the enormous appeal of customer and media data, from digital piracy to cyber-espionage among international players.

Red8’s engineering and consulting teams provide industry-specific security assessments, next-generation firewall protections, digital asset management, identity management and access control, along with endpoint security management to minimize threats. Red8 also provides professional services for data interoperability and interchange across secure high-performance networks, to provide reliable media and business application ecosystems across the globe.

Digital Transformation & Media Application Development

For media and entertainment companies forging their own network storage and streaming strategies to get ahead of the competition, Red8 provides leading edge engineering and DevOps services, including API engineering, advanced analytics, orchestration and automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve business and operations intelligence.

Red8 partners with many leading manufacturers and suppliers to assemble the best data infrastructure solutions for your high-performance challenges.

Featured Solution: HP Endpoint Devices

With the demands of high-performance solutions in media and entertainment IT, devices must be reliable and have extreme processing power to handle heavy applications that involve animation, 3D, visual effects, and computer-generated imagery (CGI). HP endpoint devices include desktop and mobile systems that help boost productivity with multi-core processors, large memory capacities, leading-edge graphics, and unique technologies built for the media and entertainment industries. Partner with Red8 and HP and see how we can help empower your creative professionals with HP endpoint devices.

Office and Operations Management

Red8 specializes in cloud-based systems, including those that replace of traditional office and operations networks. Using new thin client architectures and virtual desktop infrastructures, Red8 can dramatically reduce both security threats and maintenance costs, while improving mobility and ease of asset management.

Red8 also offers financing and leasing options, such as Device as a Service, in which ownership, maintenance and life-cycle management across a fleet of devices can be managed as leased equipment, substantially shifting CapEx costs on infrastructure to OpEx costs for managed equipment. These programs make it easier to manage assets, contain costs, and offload maintenance and end-of-life management for IT assets.

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