Aperi and D&MS sign distribution agreement
Aperi CEO Joop Janssen said: “D&MS is a recognized and trusted partner for many of the media broadcast and production companies and facility houses in the territory. D&MS’ proven track record in delivering innovative, future-proof but robust solutions is second to none. As the industry transitions to native IP and fully software-based solutions, customers need a partner with the expertise, the market background and a platform technology that works Together, D&MS and Aperi are just that.”
For D&MS, the partnership represents the ideal time to meet what they see as growing customer demand for true IP solutions. “Over the past years, we have received frequent customer requests for native IP and fully software-based audio and video processing solutions, said Jan Derksen, managing director at D&MS. “Aperi’s unique platform architecture, with an integrated IP switch and compute core, is the perfect solution.”
Aperi’s Media Function Virtualization (MFV) technology allows for evolutionary migration from current SDI-centric installations to a future-proof, fully standards- and open source software-based system solution, where new media formats and additional features can be realized with instant spinning up and down of software applications. The agile, software-driven IP ecosystem also enables easy pay-per-use business models.
Derksen added: “We are looking forward to working with the talented team at Aperi to finally make this anticipated change to IP and software in our industry a reality.”
About Aperi Corporation
Aperi is the leading provider of live IP Media Function Virtualization (MFV) solutions for the broadcast industry. The company was founded in 2013, with the vision of bringing software defined, real-time media processing closely integrated with non-blocking native-IP switch fabric to live media content production. Aperi’s open and standards-based solutions bring data center robustness, agility and economics to the most mission-critical live sports, entertainment and news program productions in the world.
The team comprises of an ideal combination of innovative cloud computing and networking technical experts and broadcast video industry veterans. Their track record spans decades of groundbreaking innovations and worldwide quality product development in the live broadcast media, transport and IT sectors. The leadership team has a solid track record of managing high tech companies serving thousands of customers across the globe.