TAG Video Systems’ Webinar Line-up to Concentrate on Mapping a Simplified Path to the Cloud

Mark your calendars, TAG’s IP Academy 2021 is taking you to the Cloud

Tel Aviv – February 15, 2021 – TAG Video Systems is continuing its popular webinar series with a full lineup that addresses the hottest topics in the industry today. The world leader in 100% SW, 100% IP, 100% COTS/Cloud, Probing, Monitoring and Multiviewing solutions, for all four of the major broadcast applications (Live Production, Playout, Transport & Delivery, and OTT) has announced that its IP Academy’s Winter and Spring webinar lineup will tackle a topic on top of every broadcaster’s ‘want to know’ list. Five sessions have been scheduled, from February 16th to June 15th at 11 AM Eastern, focusing on the Cloud; a technology that is hotly debated as the world hurtles toward remote operation at breakneck speed.

“This webinar series, and other webinars to come, are defined by the needs of our clients and prospects,” says Danna Mann, marketing director at TAG Video Systems, “TAG’s goal is to compile a repository of useful information that answers our most frequently asked questions, addresses common concerns, and allows us to share our experiences with the challenges our industry is facing. There is no better host for this series than Peter Wharton, a true visionary when it comes to cloud. Peter has been a pioneer, leading the charge to develop this revolutionary technology from the outset and personally responsible for the implementation of all types of cloud installations. This series will serve as a valuable vehicle for attendees to benefit from his in-depth knowledge.”

Following is a description of the series and schedule of the sessions. Additional information and registration are available by clicking on the live links.

Building Media Systems in the Cloud: Cloud 101 webinar series

Hosted by Peter Wharton, Director Corporate Strategy and cloud maven

This series is a five-part journey that takes attendees on a tour of everything it takes to make an informed, up to date decision about building a media system in the cloud. Peter Wharton, TAG Director of Corporate Strategy and all-around cloud maven, leads a step-by-step discussion beginning with the basics and ending with examples of the best (and worst) real-life, use cases. Along the way attendees will learn how an evolving landscape led to the emergence of cloud technology, its benefits, costs, challenges, and best migration practices so they can decide if, or when, they are ready to make the move.

February 16th

11 AM Eastern

Why the Cloud?

  • Business vs. technical decisions
    • Efficiency
    • Security
    • OPEX

March 16th

11 AM Eastern

Is Cloud Technology There Yet?

  • Current cloud capabilities vs. current and future industry requirements
    • Live production
    • Reliability
    • Latency
    • Workflows

April 13th

11 AM Eastern

The Cloud Migration Challenge

  • All the pieces in the playground
    • Customer
    • Supplier
    • Orchestration
    • APIs
    • Do they play well with others?

May 13th

11 AM Eastern

The Recipe to a Successful Cloud Migration

  • Don’t bring it with you. Start at the end.
    • Test Drive – POC
    • Economics
    • Vendors
    • Leveraging native cloud capabilities
    • Reimagining the entire process

June 15th

11 AM Eastern

Cloud Systems: A True Story

  • What worked? What ‘not so much’?
    • Playout
    • OTT
    • Live Production
    • Esports