BrightSign Takes Network Services to the Cloud at DSE3 min read
Affordable, Secure Server Software Easily Installs onto Private Network Servers, Allowing Users to Serve and Support their Own Digital Signage Network
At its DSE 2012 Booth #1440 in the Las Vegas Convention Center this week, BrightSign, LLC® will be showcasing a compelling solution for retailers and large organizations that want to host their own digital signage network. An extension to BrightSign Network, its cloud-based, hosted digital signage network solution, the new BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition is an installable software application that gives qualified customers the ability to run BrightSign Network on their own corporate network infrastructure. All of the features and functionality that have made BrightSign Network so popular are included with the new BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition while providing, in addition, the capability of hosting the solution on private networks. BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition will be available later this month.
“BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition is ideal for organizations like financial institutions, retailers and other large institutions that must ensure the security of their data by maintaining their own private network,” explained Jeff Hastings, BrightSign CEO. “This new packaged version of BrightSign Network will allow us to effectively serve a new level of digital signage customers with very sophisticated IT requirements.”
BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition is a scalable solution that provides the complete infrastructure to securely manage networks ranging from one to hundreds of players. BrightSign’s total signage solution is unique in providing not only highly reliable solid-state players, but also presentation authoring software and scalable networking options to deliver fully-featured yet affordable digital signage. BrightSign’s powerful BrightAuthor PC software, which is included with all BrightSign players, allows even novice users to create dynamic digital signage presentations with multiple zones, interactivity, live content, scheduling and content management. BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition and BrightAuthor combine to provide BrightSign users with the convenience, management tools, reporting and the security required to support their networked digital signs from any location in the world that has Internet connectivity.
BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition offers industrial strength and reliable security using standard Web technologies, and includes fundamental digital sign network features:
- Administer, monitor and send updates over the network through the BrightAuthor user interface
- Configure network connection frequency and time of day
- Check the device status including last connection and currently playing presentation
- Deliver firmware updates to remote units
- Supervise bandwidth usage by device and by time of day
- Utilize smart media caching to minimize bandwidth usage
- Configure network storage requirements of content to meet the user’s needs
- Review reports for proof of content delivery and playback
- Assign and manage devices using network groups
- Manage content library
Designed to run on Microsoft Windows, BrightSign Network Enterprise Edition will be available later this month. The application is supported by BrightSigns network-enabled high-definition digital signage controllers ranging from the solid-state HD210 with simple looping video playback and the HD210w (wireless) to the HD1010 advanced interactive player and the HD1010w (wireless). BrightSign networked digital media players are also available from the BrightSign Store with prices starting at US$284.99.
BrightSign, LLC, based in Los Gatos, California, develops products, software and networking solutions for digital signage. BrightSign solid-state digital sign controllers set new standards for both stand-alone and networked digital signage applications with their superior video quality, reliability, affordability, ease of use and interactivity. Online information about BrightSign units is available at www.brightsign.biz. For US sales inquiries, please contact sales [at] brightsign.biz or call +1-408-852-9263.
For European sales inquiries, please email Pierre Gillet: pgillet [at] brightsign.biz or call +44-1223-911842.
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