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HyperCast transcoding at a glance

Transcoding performance diagram

HyperCast technical specifications

Input 32 x 4K. Output 600+ streams on demand

Live-feed or file-based video, HyperCast pumps through a bandwidth that previously required a rack full of equipment from our competitors. HyperCast is the new standard for video transcoding.

Balancing power and performance

Easily configurable; compute and transcode acceleration lets you dial-up the optimal balance of storage requirements, power, and performance for your needs. Full Adaptive Bit Rate (ABR) capabilities makes HyperCast ideal for Internet, Telco, Cable and Satellite video service providers.

Wire speed from external storage

When coupled with HyperDrive®, SoftIron’s dedicated Ceph SDS appliances, you can unleash the full potential of Ceph and reach true wire-speed performance for your media center. You need it, your audience expects it.

Why SoftIron?

Task-specific engineering that delivers power efficient performance

HyperDrive has been designed from the ground up for full interoperability with Ceph. This, combined with a form factor designed to maximise cooling efficiency, means that single racks can be densely provisioned while remaining within power limits. Filling racks in this manner, and distributing data evenly with powerful replication methods, can offer dramatic cost savings compared to traditional enterprise solutions.

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Fully auditable secure provenance

Where other manufacturers opt to cut costs by outsourcing manufacture to third parties (and therefore passing on the supply chain risks to their customers) SoftIron takes the opposite approach.

SoftIron has in-house, full control over the design and manufacture of our products. Because of this, we can readily enable appliance integrity audits and system verification at a granular level by third parties.

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Simplify infrastructure management tasks at any scale

Skilled network and data engineers are difficult to find, and not all organisations can afford to hire one even when they’re available.

HyperDrive addresses critical skills shortages around data infrastructure management, by simplifying common data centre administration and maintenance tasks. By using SoftIron’s products, customers can conduct many previously complex data management tasks via the dashboard provided by the HyperDrive Storage Manager, and our patented “Ceph button”.

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Comprehensive, cost effective support options

SoftIron’s superior, end-to-end support and professional services are designed to help your team get the maximum value from your storage environment. Improve your time-to-value by making use of our factory configuration services, or take advantage of our hardware support tiers for L2 engineer access and periodic service reviews.

And if you need access to industry leading expertise, our HyperSafe Ceph Support program is available to anyone running Ceph – not just those using HyperDrive.

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