An initiative developed through the partnership of the New York Six library directors and chief information officers and supported by a grant from the
The consortium will utilize the Ensemble Video platform to streamline video management and publishing across its six member campuses, thereby reducing costs, enhancing services through cooperation and coordination, and providing a scalable framework for the schools to meet the growing demand for video in higher education.
The consortium will support Ensemble Video for the six member campuses, providing access in a private cloud. Wowza Media Cache servers will be deployed to campuses, maximizing streaming efficiency.
"We're thrilled the New York Six has chosen Ensemble Video to back their MediaShare project," said Ensemble Video Founder and CEO
Ensemble Video enables secure access to content; rich publishing options for course lectures, campus events, and guest speakers; and facilitates sharing of media collections and technologies among New York Six campuses. Users will be able to embed single videos and video playlists in a wide variety of learning management systems, HTML pages, blogs, portals, and other content management systems.
"The Ensemble Video infrastructure is an important step for the consortium in advancing our library and IT collaborations," said
"This is a growing trend we're seeing in higher ed," said Covell. "Institutions are coming together to share media resources and technology infrastructure. Ensemble Video's powerful sharing features allow content to flow freely between campuses, while our flexible, decentralized administration structure lets each school or department remain autonomous."
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