Appear Media Storage

Appear Media Storage solves the storage challenges facing live OTT streaming, making the best use of commercial hardware.

Providing numerous live OTT services with start-over and deep catch-up can put a strain on any storage system. The task of receiving live multiscreen ingest and on-demand media from other sources, while serving thousands of different video streams, can be demanding. It is extremely important to correctly manage the internal dynamics between packager, storage and players.

The solution:

Appear Media Storage is our software-defined solution for infinite catch-up, nPVR and VOD storage. It runs on the existing or additional ABR nodes on COTS hardware, and works alongside your NFS and S3-compatible storage.

The solution:

Appear Media Storage is our software-defined solution for infinite catch-up, nPVR and VOD storage. It runs on the existing or additional ABR nodes on COTS hardware, and works alongside your NFS and S3-compatible storage.

Adaptive bitrate streaming to multiple screens

Key features include

Dedicated storage solution for catch-up, nPVR and VOD
Task-aware prioritization
Prefetch caching
Tiered archiving support
Replica-based redundancy
Zero-impact maintenance
Excellent performance on mechanical HDDs

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