Challenge
Appalachian State University extends the reach of campus events by streaming video online in real time. Producing high-quality video feeds that are both reliable and cost-effective requires top-notch hardware at every step of the process.
Solution
The university’s Webmasters Office uses Dell Precision™ mobile workstations to encode video feeds and Dell™ PowerEdge™ servers to serve them to viewers. As a result, the Webmasters Office has earned a reputation for producing excellent-quality video.
Benefits
• No failures over 5 years for Dell Precision workstations
• 97 percent less time to get on-demand videos online (20 minutes vs. 14 hours previously)
• Better-quality video at one-third the cost vs. out-of-the-box streaming video solution
• 2 years to payback