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Net Insight’s Nimbra Edge on Microsoft Azure

February 19, 2020

Net Insight has made its Nimbra Edge media transport solution available on Microsoft Azure and will work with Microsoft to help customers who are looking for a contribution and distribution solution to leverage Azure Networking globally.

To meet the increasing demands for media innovation and agility, industry-wide partnerships are increasing in importance; thus, Net Insight is extending its Nimbra Edge offering to include the service on top of Microsoft Azure. This will enable media companies who want to run on hyperscale cloud infrastructure to leverage the global infrastructure, scalability, and innovation of Microsoft Azure; in addition, they will be able to do so while connecting their media equipment to a low-latency and easy-to-use media contribution and distribution platform.

“We see the cloud as an enabling and transforming technology for media companies,” said Rainer A. Kellerhals, Managing Director, Media & Communications EMEA at Microsoft. “And we partner with companies like Net Insight, who are experts in media transport solutions, to help media companies leverage Microsoft Azure for their specific requirements. Nimbra Edge enables media companies and communications service providers to use the global Azure infrastructure for streamlining contribution and distribution workflows.”

“Connecting current media infrastructure to the cloud will enable new workflows, as well as ensuring the next generation of innovation by leveraging the power of hyperscale cloud,” added Ulrik Rohne, VP Media Networks at Net Insight. “Partnering with Microsoft Azure shows the innovation that Net Insight brings to the industry, simplifying deployment and operations and helping customers to transform their media workflows.”

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