Nick Ashwin

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Imagen proud to join this year’s SVG Summit

We were honoured to be joined at this year’s SVG Summit by Louise Lawler from WTA Media who presented Imagen’s solution for WTA Media Portal.

Screenocean adds Reuters Video Archive to their A La Carte Footage Selection

Imagen’s sister company, Screenocean, who manage clip sales for Channel 4, Channel 5, Shed Media and Clips & Footage, today announced that they have added the Reuters Video Archive to their a la carte clips sales selection.

The Cloud of Christmas Future

Firstly, happy new year! I hope that Santa was good to you? He was to me, bringing me tickets to see Jim Broadbent play Ebenezer Scrooge in Dicken’s ‘A Christmas Carol’. You will probably know the story. Scrooge goes through a transformation like no other. Mending his selfish ways in favour of using his wealthRead more

Watch folders, not a substitute for good integration

It seems that every integration project I see at the moment calls for some kind of ‘watch folder’ as the preferred mechanism for moving content from one system to another. However, watch folders may not be the best solution. To find out why – keep reading.

Imagen To Help Businesses Manage Video In The Cloud

Imagen Ltd’s CEO Tom Blake, and Chairman John Pearson, explain why Cambridge Imaging Systems is re-branding and how cloud platform can help businesses of all sizes. Read TechWeekEurope’s full interview here.  

Cloud or on-premise? Five hidden costs to factor in

To cloud or not to cloud? That is the question. And it’s a question many of our clients ask as our Imagen video management solution offers the choice of an on-premise, cloud or hybrid solution. There are many myths surrounding the cloud and the choice between a cloud and on-premise solution should not be made simply onRead more

Cloud archiving – is it for you?

A few years ago, ‘clouds’ were just fluffy things in the sky that rain came out of. And although they’re still that, when we talk about cloud these days we often mean something entirely different – systems and software that no longer lives on our desks, in our server rooms or on our networks butRead more

Designed for your Digital Future

The Devoncroft Big Broadcast Survey 2014 shows that ‘Cloud Technology’ is one of the highest priorities to producers and broadcasters, yet Frost and Sullivan’s own report demonstrate ‘Media and Entertainment Solutions for the Cloud’ as being in a Nascent state. It is so important, yet no one is doing it. Why? The market is clearlyRead more

Why We Chose Microsoft Azure

Head in the cloud These days, pretty much everyone is looking towards the cloud for data storage and services. There are a range SaaS/PaaS/IaaS platforms out there that offer compute and storage in the cloud – but how do you decide which one to go for? Here at Imagen Ltd we use Microsoft’s Azure asRead more