Media Contribution Services: Streamlined Cloud Network Solutions

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OVERVIEW

Requirements for Media Contribution Networks in the Cloud

Easy to set up

Easy to set up and share content between different customers

Scalable management

Scalable management to support multi-tenant environment for occasional use contributions

Manage latency of services

Manage latency of services adapted to your customers’ situations

Vendor independence

Vendor independence in networks, media appliances, transport protocols, and cloud deployments.

Unified solutions

Unified solutions to manage users, remote appliances, and services with advanced end-to-end transport monitoring.

CHALLENGES

Solving Transport Problems with Media Contribution Technology

Manage complex routing workflows with precise control of quality and service levels to enhance your Media Contribution services


Provision services efficiently based on short-term, occasional use, adapting to the ever-changing Media Contribution networks landscape


Utilize your customers’ existing infrastructure effectively at any event location, optimizing resource allocation for Media Contribution services


Deliver secure and reliable transport over IP, ensuring low latency over Internet and cloud networks, catering to your end customers’ needs


NETWORK SOLUTION

Reliable Media Contribution as-a-Service

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Fully integrated encoder available for the best quality control – Nimbra 400

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Connect with any third-party equipment that connects with any ARQ protocol

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If ARQ protocols are not available, download free connection software – Edge Connect

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Protect valuable content with 2022-7 or failover protection

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All feeds orchestrated in Nimbra Edge between different rightsholders and production entities

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Handle all customer events in parallel, and each customer manages its stream dashboard. They can easily control all live feeds and share both PGM and unilateral feed

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Deploy on any cloud platform, whether in private, public, or hybrid environments. The multi-region feature reduces latency for dispersed events while effectively reducing bandwidth across remote destinations

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NOC operators can easily monitor each live event with advanced end-to-end monitoring tools that substantially reduce the maintenance and operational time.

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BENEFITS

Enhancing Customer Experience with Media Contribution Networks

Solid cloud-based routing contribution solution

Streamline routing in complex deployments for Media Contribution services, ensuring centralized quality supervision and clear service demarcation.

Manage all your customers in one system

Nimbra edge supports multi-tenant usage in a scalable and easy way. Create virtual private networks for your customers to use for their purposes. You can easily monitor your customers from the source to the destination with Nimbra Edge’s monitoring features.

Ease of use

Nimbra Edge empowers your customers to manage Media Contribution services worldwide, with drag-and-drop simplicity and no on-site crew required. This aids in reducing operational and maintenance costs significantly.

Use existing networks

Nimbra Edge supports all open transport protocols enabling usage of your customer’s existing appliances. You can easily integrate current services for scheduling, booking, and other monitoring tools with your preferred network

Reliable quality management

Low-latency live media cloud routing allows managing complex deployments with a reliable encrypted video transport that offers multiple stream protection alternatives and a resilient infrastructure continuously operational with redundant hitless upgrades.

Cloud flexibility

Nimbra Edge allows flexible planning and optimization of cloud resources in various locations combining different clouds and networks. This will make more extensive implementation more cost-effective and optimized on technical requirements like protection and latency.

Expand your business to new regions

Reach new opportunities and market segments you previously not reached. You can provide services in remote geographical areas competing with local satellite services.

SOLUTION OVERVIEW

Nimbra Edge for contribution over cloud networks

Nimbra Edge is a cloud agnostic live media routing service

  • Deployable on any public, private, or hybrid setup
  • High-performance multi-region support

Support for any ARQ-compatible appliances

  • Seamless integration with all Net Insight products
  • Native hop-to-hop tunnel encryption
  • Currently deployed in live production environments

Scalable business model

  • Independent of egress bandwidth traffic
  • Interoperability with external services

SOFTWARE APPLICATION

Edge Connect

Installed in any Server

  • Edge Connect is a lightweight application to transport live streams from/to Nimbra Edge.
  • Container-based application installed close to the sender/receiver.
  • Control plane: handles all control communication with Nimbra Edge.
  • Data plane: manages the media stream traffic via RIST Main profile.

Benefits:

  • Protocols supported: UDP / RTP / RIST / SRT / RTMPs.
  • End-to-end TR-101 290 statistics.
  • Seamless protection switching.
  • Synchronized playout delivery.
  • Load balancing stream distribution.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Products for contribution over cloud networks

World-class Retransmission technology

Keeping bandwidth cost down

Advanced Protection mechanism

Interoperable

High quality at low bit rate

Open

Reach virtually everywhere

Nimbra 410

1 RU Compact form factor

  • 2x 1 GE RJ-45
  • Single w. optional 2nd PSU
  • Protected Transport and TS monitoring

Nimbra 412

1 RU Compact form factor

  • 2x 1 GE RJ-45
  • Single w. optional 2nd PSU
  • 2x 3G-SDI / ASI Combo ports, flexible in/out
  • 1x Genlock
  • AVC, HEVC Encoding & Decoding

Nimbra 414

1 RU Compact form factor

  • 4x 10 GbE RJ-45
  • Single w. optional 2nd PSU
  • 1x 12G-SDI or 4x 3G-SDI / ASI Combo ports, flexible in/out
  • 1x Genlock
  • AVC, HEVC Encoding & Decoding

Nimbra mediaOS

  • RIST, SRT and Zixi capable w. FEC
  • Nimbra Edge Uplink
  • Stream Bonding, SMPTE 2022-7, Adaptive Link & Source Protection
  • UDP Unicast/Multicast in/out
  • Transport & Mgmt Encryption
  • Embedded Firewall
  • Storm detection & protection
  • IP performance monitoring
  • TR 101 290 monitoring
  • 4:2:0 8-bit AVC, HEVC Encoding & Decoding
  • SMPTE 2038 ANC Transparent mapping
  • Local insertion (SCTE 104/35)
  • MPEG-2 Layer II Audio, AAC, Passthrough
  • Onboard signal generator

SOLUTION OVERVIEW

Nimbra Edge for production over cloud networks

Nimbra Edge is a cloud agnostic live media routing service

  • Deployable on any public, private, or hybrid setup
  • High-performance multi-region support

Support for any ARQ-compatible appliances

  • Seamless integration with all Net Insight products
  • Native hop-to-hop tunnel encryption
  • Currently deployed in live production environments

Scalable business model

  • Independent of egress bandwidth traffic
  • Interoperability with external services

SOFTWARE APPLICATION

Edge Connect

Installed in any Server

  • Edge Connect is a lightweight application to transport live streams from/to Nimbra Edge.
  • Container-based application installed close to the sender/receiver.
  • Control plane: handles all control communication with Nimbra Edge.
  • Data plane: manages the media stream traffic via RIST Main profile.

Benefits:

  • Protocols supported: UDP / RTP / RIST / SRT / RTMPs.
  • End-to-end TR-101 290 statistics.
  • Seamless protection switching.
  • Synchronized playout delivery.
  • Load balancing stream distribution.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Products for production over cloud networks

World-class Retransmission technology

Keeping bandwidth cost down

Advanced Protection mechanism

Interoperable

High quality at low bit rate

Open

Reach virtually everywhere

Nimbra 400 series
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1U compact form factor

  • Compact transport stream processing architecture with redundant power
  • Dual 1 GbE RJ-45 interfaces
  • Network monitoring and protection with RIST, SRT or Zixi ARQ options
  • Integrated transport stream monitoring TR 101 290
  • Cloud scalability with integrated Nimbra Edge Connect
  • Nimbra VA/400 media OS with Nimbra Vision NMS support and API control

Nimbra 412

1U compact form factor with dual encode/decode built-in

  • Compact transport stream processing architecture with redundant power
  • 1 GbE RJ-45, ASI, SD/HD/3G-SDI and genlock interfaces
  • Network monitoring and protection with RIST, SRT or Zixi ARQ options
  • Integrated transport stream monitoring TR 101 290
  • Cloud scalability with integrated Nimbra Edge Connect
  • H.265/HEVC and H.264/AVC compression
  • Nimbra VA/400 media OS with Nimbra Vision NMS support and API control

Nimbra 414

1 RU Compact form factor with four encoders/decoders built-in

  • Compact transport stream processing architecture with redundant power
  • 1 GbE RJ-45, ASI, SD/HD/3G-SDI and genlock interfaces
  • Network monitoring and protection with RIST, SRT or Zixi ARQ options
  • Integrated transport stream monitoring TR 101 290
  • Cloud scalability with integrated Nimbra Edge Connect
  • H.265/HEVC and H.264/AVC compression
  • Nimbra VA/400 media OS with Nimbra Vision NMS support and API control

Net Insight wins substantial Nimbra Edge order

The Switch – 100 GE network expansion & Cloud

What does media look like in 2022 and beyond?

Nimbra mediaOS

  • RIST, SRT and Zixi capable w. FEC
  • Nimbra Edge Uplink
  • Stream Bonding, SMPTE 2022-7, Adaptive Link & Source Protection
  • UDP Unicast/Multicast in/out
  • Transport & Mgmt Encryption
  • Embedded Firewall
  • Storm detection & protection
  • IP performance monitoring
  • TR 101 290 monitoring
  • 4:2:0 8-bit AVC, HEVC Encoding & Decoding
  • SMPTE 2038 ANC Transparent mapping
  • Local insertion (SCTE 104/35)
  • MPEG-2 Layer II Audio, AAC, Passthrough
  • Onboard signal generator

BENEFITS

Why Net Insight

Easy to use

Let users control – Click control, Kubernetes cloud implementation with 1+1, etc

Optimize Cloud

Use any cloud. Build your own or use public cloud

Connect to Any

Any hardware and Open ARQ versions as RIST, SRT and Zixi

Cost control

Unique price model that is independent on bandwidth

Nimbra

A recognized brand for best-in-class transport

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