Bloomberg Media is the largest global business media company in existence today, reaching a premium audience of 62 million across multiple platforms.
- Scality RING Software-Defined Storage
- Scality Zenko: Hybrid and Multi-cloud Data Management
- Private & Hybrid Cloud/Multi-Cloud
- SMB & S3 File & Object storage interfaces
- Geo-distributed, 3 locations
- Multiple use case capability
- Support for global asset repository using S3 across regions
- Availability – good resilience and flexibility to withstand failures
- Multi-cloud capabilities
“We have made very good progress in standing up not only a product, but really a whole infrastructure solution that could add the scale that we need for all of the changes coming in the future.”
Loic Barbou Consultant, Bloomberg
Bloomberg Media solves cloud media workflows across hybrid and multi-cloud environments with Scality RING and Scality Zenko.
Loic Barbou presents at SDS Day NYC 2017 on Multi-Cloud data management for media content. Loic Barbou is a consultant to Bloomberg.
Bloomberg Media challenged themselves to build a global system for file, object, and cloud storage that would serve all of their storage and playback needs worldwide. The asked Scality to be the foundation of the enterprise storage solution, providing private & hybrid cloud, and a multi-cloud environment solution.
Bloomberg set a goal for storage: “anything from anywhere”. Scality helped them achieve it.
Scality solution manages multiple workflows on multiple clouds:
- Media file ingest
- Content distribution
- Scalability and durability standards that enable efficient, indefinite retention of their growing content
- Edit workflows
- Playback directly from Scality RING
- Supporting a global asset repository across multiple regions
Bloomberg’s view of storage started with some basic premises:
- Cloud egress is costly, and must be managed
- Storing content on multiple cloud providers has a lot of benefits if managed properly
- Public cloud storage doesn’t guarantee 100% uptime
- Global content lifecycle policies enable flexible, standardized and scalable data management
Primary Benefits Scality Delivers for Bloomberg
Scalability and Ease of Management
Scality RING is flexible and supports a global asset repository across multiple regions for Bloomberg.
Archive space Availability
Bloomberg can retain data indefinitely in a growing storage solution on Scality RING.
Playback directly from Scality RING
Scality RING provides a single platform for all media workflows and applications.
HYBRID AND MULTI-CLOUD MEDIA WORKFLOWS
Scality Zenko provides data orchestration between on-premises data and multiple public clouds.
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