TAG Video Systems, a provider of integrated software-based IP probing, monitoring and multiviewer solutions, has hired Peter Wharton as director, corporate strategy for the company’s global operations. Wharton, an industry veteran with deep roots in transformative cloud-based media operations joins TAG on a permanent basis following two years working with the company as a consultant. […]
Broadcasters such as Sinclair and Vice are increasingly shifting playout functions to cloud platforms, seeking more flexibility and agility there and testing the waters with disaster recovery strategies, OTT channels and diginets. “In the cloud, you can build up a whole separate system in parallel, test it, then cut over to it,” says one consultant.