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Ooyala Flex Media Platform Updates Offer Better Control Over Cloud Costs and Global Program Delivery

New auto-scaling capabilities allow customers to manage peak demand and provide cloud compute elasticity; IMF support facilitates global program delivery

Paris, France – September 28, 2020 – Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for media-rich organizations, today announced Ooyala Flex Media Platform new features designed to meet the needs of global program delivery with focus on better control over budgets. New, under-the-hood Kubernetes capabilities automatically scale cloud computing use for proxy creation and file movement, ensuring customers optimize cloud costs while having the firepower to manage larger-than-normal content volumes when needed. Fine-grain multi-tenant security features and support for a wide range of mastering formats, including IMF in the cloud, make the Ooyala Media Flex Platform the best-in-industry media logistics for creative production workflows and global content delivery.

“Today, more than ever, the cloud plays a critical role for our customers and the viability of their business. But they need more than the ability to leverage its computing power, they need better control over how and when to use it,” states Lee McMullan, Market Director – Multiplatform Distribution, Dalet. “Ooyala Flex’s new capabilities provide the functions, security and elasticity customers need with simple, yet powerful administration tools that allow them to expand their creative productions while getting better control over unpredictable cloud costs.”

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The new Ooyala Flex Media Platform capabilities are available today. Customers can contact their Dalet representative for upgrade details.

Manage Costs of Working in the Cloud

Ooyala Flex leverages Kubernetes to dynamically scale computing power across cloud environments, ensuring customers pay only for what is needed. In addition to the significant cost savings through dynamic autoscaling, customers can set job concurrency quotas and scaling thresholds, keeping a much tighter control over cloud costs.

Lee adds, “Many Ooyala customers today keep the cloud compute valve wide open to manage spikes in projects. Our new capabilities turn on the elasticity of the cloud when you need it. This work is part of Dalet’s plans to provide the platform as a SaaS offering.”

Added support for cloud archive lifecycle gives customers further control over management and costs of large archives.

More Efficient Global Content and Program Delivery

Ooyala Flex can now manage and distribute IMF packages, eliminating the need to create multiple versions of a content package. Customers can significantly reduce storage space and optimize management of common projects such as programs distributed globally in various languages and non-standard viewing formats required by licensees and OTT services. With less physical resources required, customers can deliver multi-version programs faster and for a bigger return on investment.

OoyalaMAM user interface supports new IMF management capabilities

Join us online to discuss how the Ooyala Flex Media Platform can streamline your production workflows.

Register for the September 29th Dalet Connect webinar “Media Logistics for Production with Ooyala Flex” @ https://connect.dalet.com/#join

For more information on the Ooyala Flex Media Platform, please visit https://www.dalet.com/platforms/ooyala-flex.

About Dalet Digital Media Systems

Dalet solutions and services enable media organizations to create, manage and distribute content faster and more efficiently, fully maximizing the value of assets. Based on an agile foundation, Dalet offers rich collaborative tools empowering end-to-end workflows for news, sports, program preparation, post-production, archives and enterprise content management, radio, education, governments and institutions.

Dalet platforms are scalable and modular. They offer targeted applications with key capabilities to address critical functions of small to large media operations – such as planning, workflow orchestration, ingest, cataloging, editing, chat & notifications, transcoding, play out automation, multi-platform distribution and analytics.

The integration of the Ooyala Flex Media Platform business has opened vast opportunities for Dalet customers to deploy successful strategies that better address their audiences with agile multi-platform content distribution in a wider range of markets, such as sports for teams and leagues, brands and corporate organizations, as well as Media and Entertainment companies looking to scale up their digital offerings.

Dalet solutions and services are used around the world at hundreds of content producers and distributors, including public broadcasters (BBC, CBC, France TV, RAI, TV2 Denmark, RFI, Russia Today, RT Malaysia, SBS Australia, VOA), commercial networks and operators (Canal+, FOX, MBC Dubai, Mediacorp, Fox Sports Australia, Turner Asia, Mediaset, Orange, Charter Spectrum, Warner Bros, Sirius XM Radio), sporting organizations (National Rugby League, FIVB, Bundesliga) and government organizations (UK Parliament, NATO, United Nations, Veterans Affairs, NASA).

Dalet is traded on the NYSE-EURONEXT stock exchange (Eurolist C): ISIN: FR0011026749, Bloomberg DLT:FP, Reuters: DALE.PA.

Dalet® is a registered trademark of Dalet Digital Media Systems. All other products and trademarks mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

For more information on Dalet, visit www.dalet.com.

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