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Omneon Delivers to HBO Asia

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Omneon Inc., a leading provider of scalable media server and active storage systems, and Pharos, a developer of software architecture for desktop content management, today announced they have been selected by HBO Asia to provide an infrastructure upgrade that will enable a fully file-based workflow for HBOs Singapore facility. The combination of Omneon MediaGrid™ active storage and ProXchange™ transcoding with Pharos Mediator content management and Playtime automation will allow HBO Asia to achieve greater efficiency as it delivers programming to a base of 31 million subscribers across 22 countries in Asia.

“We have a good working relationship with Omneon and have confidence in the reliability of the company’s Spectrum™ media server system,” said Vincent Teo, senior vice president, technology and operations of HBO Asia. “By adding MediaGrid active storage and deploying advanced media management and automation from Pharos, we have a solution that delivers an efficient workflow and meets our requirements for cost-effective easy expansion to support the growth of our Asian operations.”

Omneon Video Networks