ScheduALL Facilitates Collaborative Consumption Among Satellite Communications Providers and Broadcasters

ScheduALL's ERMa enables a company to search, source and secure available or excess bandwidth from satellite or terrestrial transmission providers, and news groups to locate and book truck companies, teleports and other resource providers.

ScheduALL, a developer of enterprise resource management software for the media and broadcast industries, at SATCON 2012 will demonstrate how its ERM application (ERMa) add-on module can automate the sharing of resources among satellite communications providers, broadcasters and media companies. While this concept of collaborative consumption is commonly associated with helping consumers share everything from cars to power tools, it can also help companies save money and generate new revenue streams.

"The digitization of content forces broadcasters to meet consumers' demands to watch that content when they want and where they want, be it on their televisions, computers, tablets and even smartphones," said Joel Ledlow, CEO, ScheduALL. "That places enormous pressure on broadcasters to quickly book and allocate the necessary satellite bandwidth, equipment and personnel, particularly when trying to cover breaking news events or when the game goes into overtime. ERMa enables the broadcaster to immediately source and book resources both inside or outside its domain. That capability provides a significant advantage over competitors that still rely on emails, phone calls and spreadsheets to make bookings."

Broadcasters often need to book occasional use satellite bandwidth, teleport facilities and trucks to cover live breaking news and sports events, and will turn to providers like SES, Space Connection and Encompass.

ScheduALL's ERMa enables a company to search, source and secure available or excess bandwidth from satellite or terrestrial transmission providers, and news groups to locate and book truck companies, teleports and other resource providers from their core ScheduALL system in real-time.

Additionally, if a facility finds itself at maximum capacity, it can identify other enterprise business units with the resources it needs. This ability to locate and select the best resources for each individual project accelerates workflows, increases resource utilization and maximizes project profitability and ROI.

"Typically, companies do not realize they have passive inventories they can leverage or make available to their partners," said Ledlow. "ERMa provides a simple-to-use interface that enables companies to identify and assign passive inventories to projects, or offer them to partners to create new revenue streams."



Connect with ScheduALL at CCW/SATCON 2012
Come experience our groundbreaking transmission and connectivity management tools at SATCON 2012. ScheduALL will be exhibiting at Booth # 715. To schedule an appointment please call us at +1 954-334-5400 or email- events@scheduall.com. Register for the pre-show webinar here- www.scheduall.com/events.html.

About ScheduALL
ScheduALL is the leading global provider of enterprise resource management (ERM) solutions for the broadcast, satellite/transmission, media, and entertainment industries. As a market leader with a 23-year track record of success, ScheduALL is clearly recognized as the partner of choice for operational management solutions with over 1,200 installations in more than 53 countries. The modular approach and scalable product sets provide a collaborative platform for users across multiple environments. ScheduALL clients include all of the major U.S. broadcast networks BBC, FOX News Network, The Associated Press, Intelsat, SES, Turner Studios, Mediaset, Technicolor, Deluxe, CBC, ABC Australia, and RTL.

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