October 5, 2022

Grupo Globo deploys BeBop OS to migrate post-production workflows to Google Cloud

LOS ANGELES and RIO DE JANEIRO, September 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BeBop Technologycreator of BeBop OS, a powerful, reliable and fast platform for remote live virtual production and post-production workflows, today announced a rollout with Globo Grouplargest mass media conglomerate Latin Americaat Google Cloud.

“Globo’s transformation from a traditional media conglomerate into a unified, consumer-centric ‘mediatech’ company is underway,” said Marcelo Fontanatechnology manager at Globo.

Globo delivers local news, sports and entertainment to over 50 million people every day from everywhere Brazilfrom its main offices in Rio de JaneiroSao Paulo, Brasilia, Recife and Belo Horizonte. Together with other associated deployment partners, Globo will migrate approximately 60% of its visual effects workload to the BeBop OS virtual environment on Google Cloud.

“We are proud to partner with BeBop and support Globo in its digital transformation of its business and the migration of a significant portion of its editorial, visual effects and post-production workflows to the cloud,” said declared Kip SchauerGlobal Head of Media and Entertainment Partnerships, Google Cloud.

BeBop OS provides seamless access to secure GPU desktops and convenient collaboration features including high-speed file transfer, real-time and on-demand review and approval, secure shareable links to send or receive content or streams, powerful enterprise features such as single sign-on. (SSO) and the ability to access high-performance shared storage or BeBop Flex storage, powered by LucidLink. All these features available on a single platform and for a single price differentiate BeBop OS in the market.

“We are thrilled to be able to provide Globo with precisely the innovative, consistent and scalable solution they need to not only meet their business goals, but exceed them in almost every metric,” said David Benson, president and product manager of BeBop Technology. “The BeBop OS, as an operating system on top of the Google Cloud infrastructure, offers very specific and very significant value to the media and entertainment market.”

Deploying BeBop OS on Google Cloud will enable hundreds of Globo editors and designers to be able to do their creative work virtually and remotely every day, no matter when or where they are. Plus, they’ll be able to use the same software tools they use on-premises, including Adobe Creative Cloud, Nuke from Foundry, Maya and 3ds Max from Autodesk, Cinema 4D from Maxon, and Houdini from SideFX.

The rollout is already underway with “É de Casa,” a popular Saturday morning variety show that mixes entertainment, news and cooking tips and airs on Globo TV Network. During the implementation, more than 40 Globo media channels, including free and pay TV, VOD, SVOD, PPV, OTT and streaming, will complete their post-production virtually and remotely on the BeBop operating system.

About BeBop Technology

Los AngelesBeBop Technology, based in BeBop, has stood at the intersection of art and technology since its inception in 2015. It is the creator of the world’s most powerful, agile and reliable platform for post-production virtual remote, the BeBop operating system. For more information, visit www.beboptechnology.com or log on to Facebook, Youtube, LinkedInand Twitter.

About Globo

Latin America the largest media company, Globo, brings together free and pay-TV channels, as well as digital products and services. Its linear channels speak to more than 100 million people in Brazil every day. And, thanks to its vast network of partner affiliates which covers the whole country, it can be at the same time local, regional and national. In 2018, it began its digital transformation journey, becoming a media technology company, heavily backed by technology and focused on direct consumer relationships. It offers audiences a complete viewing experience, which combines the ability to produce high-quality content with technological expertise, with distribution on different platforms, such as TV Globo, a free-to-air television channel; its 26 pay TV channels; its SVOD and Globoplay streaming platform; and digital products: G1 news; sports GE.globo; and Gshow entertainment, among others.

SOURCE BeBop Technology