TVB selected GTI to design and implement a highly reliable and manageable High Definition Media Network (HD-MediaNet)
(HONG KONG - 8 May 2007) Global Technology Integrator Limited (GTI), a leading solutions integrator in Hong Kong and Mainland China, has been selected by Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), one of the world's most advanced TV production and digital post-production companies to build a reliable and secure network infrastructure with high bandwidth capability to cater for its future development in this ever changing TV production industry. TVB has relocated its state-of-the-art TVB City to Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate. This HD-MediaNet is mainly planned for supporting file transfers of both High Definition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD) media essence, as well as IP multicast services. Also, the network is expected to be the foundation for future development in a distributed media environment, such as Internal IPTV Service.
GTI is recognized as the most professional company specializing in network infrastructure solutions, not only possesses expertise and experiences in providing end-to-end enterprise-class solutions to customers, but also demonstrated commitments and abilities to deliver diverse large-scale projects in IT industries.
Understanding the project requirements, GTI proposed Foundry products as the core components on the Backbone Network, Distribution/ Access Network, and Network Management System. Foundry Bigiron-RX 16 is used as core network components for both HD media Net and SD media Net deployment supporting up to 64 10G wire-speed ports, and is upgradeable to 100G. This provides TVB with the advance Ethernet infrastructure that addresses today's requirements with a scalable and future-ready architecture that will support network growth and evolution for years to come.
GTI is well-known as a professional network infrastructure integrator with reputation and track record. TVB's Engineering Division required GTI to demonstrate their techniques and understanding of TVB's demanding production network requirements during the proof of concept evaluation.
About Television Broadcasts Limited
Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) is the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong that was established on 19th November 1967. The major activities of TVB are television broadcasting, program production and other broadcasting related activities such as program licensing, video distribution and satellite broadcasting etc. It is the largest producer of Chinese language programming in the world and achieved many awards and recognitions in the past. Further, TVB has always been striving for excellence in serving the people of Hong Kong and its efforts are widely recognized.
About Global Technology Integrator Limited
Global Technology Integrator Limited (GTI) is a leading IT solutions integrator which delivers IT solutions and professional services to various industries and government over the years. Founded in 1989, GTI keeps abreast with the evolution of technologies and business practices to respond to market changes by partnering with worldwide technology vendors.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, GTI has stretched its arm to China with operations in Guangzhou, Nanjing, Shanghai and Beijing. With established network in Hong Kong and China, GTI is committed to providing comprehensive IT solutions and services that can fundamentally improve the effectiveness of people and organization. Visit www.gti.com.hk to learn more about GTI.
About Foundry Networks
Foundry Networks, Inc. is a leading provider of high-performance enterprise and service provider switching, routing, security, and application traffic management solutions including edge and backbone Ethernet switches, Web and content-aware application switches, network-wide security solutions, wireless LAN and access points, wide area access routers and internet provider edge and service provider core MPLS routers. Foundry's 8,500 customers includes the world's premier ISPs, Metro service providers, and enterprises including e-commerce sites, universities, entertainment, healthcare, government, financial, manufacturing companies, technology, and high-performance computing (HPC) sites.
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