Cloud Services Spotlight

Monday, December 16, 2019
Location: Madison Suite, 2nd Floor
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Figuring out which cloud service to choose as your core provider is a complicated decision that often involves understanding the providers entire ecosystem as it relates to not only its own services but also which partners it works closely with. This informative session is designed to give cloud service providers and their partners an opportunity to lay out their current offering as well as vision for the future.

Time Session
10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Sponsored by:

Microsoft Technology Spotlight Presentation: Content Creation in the Cloud: Content Creation, Video Workflows and AI Generated Content Using Azure

Please join Microsoft, Support Partners, and WSC Sports for a workshop session covering the use of the public cloud and AI for content creation and video workflows. They will be discussing sports-related case studies and using the cloud for content creation including remote editing, rendering, hybrid workflows, and the power of AI to auto generate and publish sports highlights.
Shachar Arnon, WSC North America, GM
Scott Bounds, Microsoft, Media Cloud Architect
Joe Newcombe, Support Partners, Head of Sales and Marketing 

10:45 - 10:50 a.m.


10:50 - 11:35 a.m.
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IBM Aspera Technology Spotlight Presentation: Using Blockchain to Build Trust into Cloud-Based Workflows

As content professionals migrate production, ingest, storage, and delivery workflows to the cloud, we’ve seen workloads become increasingly distributed across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. In this new paradigm, assets often traverse multiple solutions, raising new questions about trust and security. Learn about how IBM Aspera is partnering with other industry-leading technology providers to build an open source digital asset trust framework that utilizes blockchain to add another layer of security and transparency to cloud-based workflows.
Moderator: Joseph Maar, NECF, Co-Founder and CEO
Erik Hietbrink
, Irdeto, Technical Product Manager
James Wilson
, IBM Aspera Hybrid Cloud, Director
Janice Pearson, Convergent Risks, Vice President, Global Content Protection

11:35 - 11:45 a.m.


11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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Iron Mountain Technology Spotlight Presentation: Organize. Digitize. Monetize. – Media, Cloud and Digital Content Services: A Winning Triple Play

Simplify the preservation and promotion of sports history across multiple media storage services to extend your IT budget. Join Iron Mountain and discover how to protect and promote your sports content leveraging tape, cloud, and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML). Come learn how their media and entertainment customers are realizing tangible cost-savings on IT and media production budgets, securing and preserving sports history, and dramatically reducing time consuming, tedious tasks like tagging or classifying files with AI. This presentation will cover how Iron Mountain assisted the LA Lakers to bridge the gaps between physical and digital storage environments.
Rodrigo Coelho, Iron Mountain InSight, Product Manager
Greg Maratea, Iron Mountain Entertainment Services (IMES), Program Manager