Cardiff and Barcelona, UK, 10th November 2015:

Object Matrix, the leading developer of object storage and archive systems to the media industry and VSN, the global technology company specialized in providing advanced solutions for the broadcast and media sector, today announce a the formation of a technology partnership.

Object Matrix and VSN have collaborated to qualify the trusted MatrixStore nearline storage platform with VSNEXPLORER, VSN’s media management solution. The qualification and testing process, requested by the market, provides a powerful solution that enables organisations to automate many workflows and processes. It also ensures the content that flows throughout the organisation is protected in a highly audited and secure platform. Using either the Object Matrix MatrixStore API , MXFS (MatrixStore file system interface) or the SMB gateway, VSNEXPLORER users are able to capture, ingest, process and share content in line with business requirements.

VSNEXPLORER is VSN’s Media Management solution, specially designed to address the needs of audiovisual companies, TV channels and corporations alike thanks to its family of modules, comprising Media Asset Management (MAM), Production Asset Management (PAM), Business Process Management (BPM) and Business Intelligence (BI). Thanks to its open architecture, scalability, multi platform & multi site configuration and integration with the cloud, VSNEXPLORER turns technology into an ally and makes intuitive media management possible, allowing the creative industry to concentrate on what it does better: create.

“Object Matrix storage platforms are a central part of many organisations daily processes and workflows. Combined with VSNEXPLORER those organisations can meet the challenges set down by the market for more high-quality, original content, in less time and available on more platforms.“ stated Nick Pearce, co-founder, Object Matrix.

MatrixStore is deployed globally as a trusted nearline hub handling multiple workflows and satisfying numerous business requirements from providing secure ingest storage to delivering proven disaster recovery and business continuity workflows.

“VSN is a leading company in the field of media management for the Broadcast and Media & Entertainment industries, and we put a lot of effort on enhancing the capabilities of our solutions in order to make them open and easy-to-integrate with any third party system”, declares Mr. Roberto Duif, VSN’s Sales Director for LATAM. “That’s why our list of integrations and compatibility with other technology vendors doesn’t stop growing and expanding. Our solutions are ready to meet the needs of any client, no matter its size, type or requirements” he added.

Please contact your local VSN or Object Matrix representative for more information on the partnership, VSNEXPLORER or MatrixStore nearline storage.


About Object Matrix

Object Matrix is the trusted storage partner to the media & entertainment industry providing proven object storage and integrated nearline archive solutions. Based in Cardiff (UK), it has an impressive track record for providing tightly integrated digital preservation platforms and is trusted by global broadcasters, telcos, banks and utilities companies to ensure their video content is always available. Customers include Globo, Fox Sports, France Télévisions, BT, the BBC, Sony Pictures, NBC Universal, Deutsche Bank & the Miami Heat to name a few.

Object Matrix is comprised of a team of storage industry experts with a shared vision for high levels of data security combined with intuitive user interfaces. In addition to providing solutions and product integrations for the storage, search and retrieval of media assets, Object Matrix also provides consultancy, training, systems integration, and ongoing support services.

About VSN

VSN is a global technology company specialized in providing advanced solutions for the broadcast and media sector. It offers solutions based on standard IT infrastructure solving the needs of creation, distribution and management of audiovisual contents in TV channels, public institutions, IPTV, universities, contents distributors and news agencies. With more than 20 years of experience and installations all around the world, more than 1000 clients trust daily in VSN´s solutions to manage the most important parts of their operations.

Thanks to VSN´s software tools, audiovisual companies can manage their activity, increase the productivity, avoid bottle-necks, automate processes and improve the integration between systems and departments. In a nutshell, optimize the business processes to reduce costs and increase productivity. VSN offers a real value, because it helps its clients to globally maximize their assets´ performance.

With offices in Barcelona (HQ), Dubai, Montevideo, Miami, Hong Kong, a center of technological excellence in Alicante, and a widespread network of partners, VSN offers worldwide coverage, always keeping close to its clients. VSN´s solutions solve the complete workflow of an audiovisual company, improving its efficiency and walking hand in hand with them in their journey towards the Media & Entertainment new business models.

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