Object Matrix and IVORY are celebrating ten years of business partnership together. The combination of expertise and talent of both organisations has helped content owners and producers to evolve their approach in storing, accessing and sharing their media content.
IVORY’s market insight into the media industry and business development expertise coupled with Object Matrix’s integrated media and metadata management object storage platforms enable businesses to generate and maximise new revenue streams, whilst meeting the tactical and strategic needs of many stakeholders.
Together, they have joined forces with other technology partners in the industry to provide the necessary tools and integrations, delivering the best-in-class service to media groups across France, Spain, Belgium, and French-speaking Africa.
MatrixStore, by Object Matrix, is a media-focused object storage platform that benefits organisations, financially and operationally, by modernising video workflows and providing instant access to all media assets. Built on mature, feature-rich, and future-proof object-based storage technology, MatrixStore delivers operational efficiencies, full digital content governance, multiple media-based workflows, and provides secure access to all archive content, from anywhere.
Being completely embedded in the media industry, IVORY has been able to provide global representation for Object Matrix in selected territories, helping it define and execute its sales, product and marketing strategy. From a comprehensive collaboration a real synergy has emerged between the two companies who share the same passion for the media industry.
OPTV (Orange Prestations TV)
Managing a rising deluge of content for OPTV with a secure Digital Content Governance platform; the Object Matrix and IVORY relationship with this customer grew from transactional to strategic over the years.
Modernisation of the global post-production infrastructure to streamline operations, enhance security, enable scale and align methodologies across the various entities of the group.
Atlantis Télévision and Object Matrix bring significant storage capacity to the largest French post-production facility allowing for the development of innovative services to access content remotely.
Mediawan Thematics (former Groupe AB)
Typical project to replace islands of commodity storage arrays to build a solid and accessible global nearline archive.
Typical modern tiering of storage, MatrixStore provides a native and highly secured parking area for Avid MediaCentral (InterConnect).
MatrixStore is in essence the gateway to share content with remote customer sites and a nearline area to offload production storage and host the content securely.
Replacement of tape archive using the built-in disaster recovery capacities to simplify search and instant access.
Mediawan Production (formerly Lagardère Studios)
Standardised nearline archive to secure ingests, provide a secured parking area for ongoing productions integrated with multiple-site Avid and Adobe environments.
Secure ingest with dual copies, repository from remote studios to offer compliance with the SVOD platforms and provide extremely fast copies to the relevant post-production sites.
Object Matrix was selected to improve the video and photography workflows from a single platform, leveraging native synchronisation to guarantee the availability of content in Brussels and Strasbourg.
Secured ingest and instantly searchable archive accessible from all legacy systems and any IT protocols.
Julien Gachot, Founder and CEO, IVORY commented:
“What a great achievement to share with our long-term partner Object Matrix! IVORY is proud of its commitment to promote their robust media-focused Object Storage solution in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. We meet our customers expectations thanks to this innovative and first class quality solution.”
Nick Pearce, Co-Founder and CRO, Object Matrix commented:
“Engaging with organisations in a territory outside the one in which you operate is near impossible unless you have a trusted partner that is 100% aligned with your strategies, ethics and company DNA. We are lucky to have found such a partner in IVORY who repeatedly exceeds expectations.”
IVORY, founded in 2011, is a hub of resources and services to help your sales, performance and business take off in the French and European media industry. We offer three types of services: strategic and operational consulting, business outsourcing, and onboarding support for entrepreneurs.
About Object Matrix
Object Matrix is the award-winning software company that pioneered object storage and the modernisation of media archives. It exists to enable global collaboration, increase operational efficiencies and empower creativity through deployment of MatrixStore, the on-prem, hybrid and cloud storage platform. Their unified deployment approach ensures content spans on-prem and cloud storage whilst their focus on the media industry gives them a deep understanding of the challenges organisations face when protecting, processing and sharing video content. Customers include: NBC Universal, TV Globo, Warner Bros. Discovery, MSG, ATP and the BBC, to name but a few!