DELUXE ADOPTS DATA-DRIVEN STRATEGY AND OUTLINES HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY MIGRATE TO THE CLOUD AND LEVERAGE DATA

Deluxe publishes whitepaper that explores how migrating to the cloud has become mission-critical for studios, broadcasters and OTTs, and why data is the key to success
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Burbank, CA – March 15, 2019 Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. (Deluxe), the leading video creation to distribution company, today published a new whitepaper that explores the integral role data plays in powering the cloud and automating the flow of content throughout the digital media supply chain. In order to provide a high-quality, consistent and personalized end-user experience that meets the increasing demands of global consumers, Deluxe has integrated the cloud throughout its operations and discusses how full integration is more important than ever in its newly published whitepaper, “Lights, Camera, Data!

Cloud capabilities ensure that media and entertainment companies can leverage data to make strategic decisions and deliver content more efficiently. Data is at the center of the Deluxe One platform and serves as a critical reference for automation capabilities. Additionally, Deluxe's operations team uses the data produced in the cloud to increase visibility at a granular level of orders flowing across all of Deluxe’s lines of business, providing greater value to customers.

“Content is king, but data is the key to the future of the media and entertainment industry,” said John Wallace, CEO of Deluxe. “By sharing our insights with clients and the industry, we are guiding companies as they transition to the cloud and teaching them how to take advantage of the many benefits that data provides when a cloud platform is successfully integrated.”

“For Deluxe One and other cloud platforms, data functions as the central infrastructure for the system and plays a vital role in automating the process of transforming and delivering content,” said Andy Shenkler, Chief Product Officer of Deluxe. “Data that’s generated through this technology will inform the way media and entertainment companies make decisions in the future.”

Through the cloud, media and entertainment companies have the flexibility to scale operations on-demand with nearly unlimited capacity, reduce costs when managed properly, and achieve seamless collaboration with global teams. Cloud-based data infrastructures open endless applications from leveraging metadata to create and target geographically or culturally relevant materials, to using artificial intelligence to accelerate a compliance edit.

In the whitepaper, Deluxe breaks down the 10 most tangible benefits of having clean, standardized and readily available data:

1. Tell content owners the number of distributable service-ready versions for licensing in various territories

2. Help address sourcing and quality issues with suppliers

3. Provide additional insights into the content onscreen

4. Compliance management

5. Create more personalized user recommendations

6. Derive insights into language pairings for more viewership opportunities

7. SLA monitoring

8. Capacity planning

9. Improve cost effectiveness

10. Prepopulate orders

To read more, download a complimentary copy of the whitepaper, “Lights, Camera, Data!” by clicking here.

About Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group (Deluxe) is the world's leading video creation to distribution company offering global, end-to-end services and technology. Through unmatched scale, technology and capabilities, Deluxe enables the worldwide market for premium content. The world's leading content creators, broadcasters, OTTs and distributors rely on Deluxe's experience and expertise. With headquarters in Los Angeles and New York and operations in 38 key media markets worldwide, the company relies on the talents of more than 7,500 of the industry's premier artists, experts, engineers and innovators.

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