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Zee News set for an online storage boost

India's Zee News is to upgrade its news production and playout facility in New Delhi following a contract award to US company Harris Corporation.

Under the deal, the 24 hour channel will benefit from Nexio high performance online storage systems to improve bandwidth and capacity, allowing journalists to easily create and edit content as their material is ingested. In addition, content will be more quickly repurposed with a variety of Indian languages added to serve regional viewers.

"We chose the Harris Farad storage solution as it will greatly improve the programme turnaround time," said Y P Singh, senior vice president of technology, Zee News Limited.

"By having our assets stored in a single location and using the Harris global proxy workflow, our journalists will have instant and simultaneous access to low-resolution proxy material. This provides the browse and editing speed necessary to meet the demands of our fast-paced news programming, while simultaneously adding the highest levels of digital asset protection."

Harris Morris, president, Harris Broadcast Communications added: "Zee News has been at the forefront of the news landscape transformation in India, and this project will enhance the company's file-based workflow capabilities and improve the viewer experience in India and around the world."

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