Press Release: Sohonet To Deliver High-Quality Remote Collaboration and Public Cloud Storage Solutions

Sohonet ClearView to provide fully-managed, high-quality collaboration tools and Sohonet CloudStore to offer hassle-free cloud storage to the film and media industry.

London 10 February 2015

ClearViewSohonet, the leading global expert in connectivity and data management services for the media and entertainment industry, today announced the launch of Sohonet ClearView, a fully-managed, high-quality remote collaboration solution, and Sohonet CloudStore, a hassle-free, public cloud storage service with low-latency and high- speed connectivity.

Sohonet’s remote collaboration solution, ClearView, allows users to stream the highest quality video in real-time for editing, color grading, digital intermediate and approvals and includes an integrated network and customized hardware design. Sohonet ClearView is delivered in a fully- supported and production friendly solution that is CAPEX free with flexible pricing models that allow for short-term production projects.

Sohonet’s CloudStore is a managed public cloud storage service that combines Sohonet’s FastLane to provide high-speed and secure connectivity to partner provider SoftLayer, an IBM Company, in every major media city around the world. Sohonet CloudStore is competitively priced and comes without egress charges for further savings and predictable project budgeting. CloudStore is built on Sohonet’s OpenStack APIs to ensure smooth and effective performance at every level. Sohonet CloudStore is part of the innovative Connected Cloud Services offered by Sohonet, and is a complementary solution to Sohonet FileStore, a managed private cloud storage solution.

cloudstore_right“Sohonet is pleased to announce the availability of these two solutions for the media and entertainment industry. The ability to collaborate in real-time, in a high-quality environment negating the need to travel across the globe, gives any production company an advantage. Additionally, Sohonet CloudStore is a cost-effective and hassle-free solution for public cloud storage service for project parking, landing, back-up and short-term archival. At Sohonet, we are dedicated to developing innovative technology that allows our customers to be productive and efficient. Sohonet ClearView and CloudStore are examples of the high-quality, industry-focused services that Sohonet is accustomed to providing,” says Chuck Parker, Executive Chairman, Sohonet.

Sohonet will be launching Sohonet ClearView and CloudStore at the HPA Tech Retreat, February 9-13, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency, Indian Wells, CA, Demo area 214.