BASE Media Cloud and IBM® Aspera® Enable Rapid Cloud Migration

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How Taylor Made Media enabled its remote work strategy.

Case study: “Taylor Made Media’s remote work strategy

When the UK went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ian McGinty, Head of Production at Taylor Made Media, approached innovative managed cloud services company BASE Media Cloud with the urgent need to deploy a solution for the company’s new remote working strategy.

As staff were forced to work remotely, Taylor Made Media needed to quickly shift from its on-premises storage and manual media workflow. To maintain the efficiency of media exchange with clients and colleagues, it had to immediately migrate all media assets to a cloud storage solution, almost overnight. Restricted access to data centers during the first weekend of lockdown posed significant data migration challenges.

“When we needed to implement a remote post-production workflow at short notice, we reached out to BASE who got us set up immediately,” says McGinty. “As soon as everything was online, we were given a tutorial on how to navigate and operate the system which gave us a clear insight into how we would use the service.”

BASE Media Cloud provides integrated cloud storage and multicloud software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to high-profile media brands like BBC, COPA90, Formula E, ITV and Objective Media Group. As an IBM® Aspera® partner, BASE Media Cloud uses IBM Aspera on Cloud and IBM Cloud Object Storage solutions to increase efficiencies in media distribution solutions.

Read the case study to find out more about how the company moved 10 TB of data in a single weekend.

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