Managed cloud services for media companies

Securely store, edit and distribute your content from anywhere, at anytime.


BASE Media Cloud and Aspera are WINNERS

IABM Design & Innovation Award for Best Project, Event or Alternative Product/Service


High volume of data traffic with accuracy has been a change that several companies are looking to accomplish. This is a significant real life implementation of cloud based storage and workflow, which has been successfully used in an aggressive production environment - IABM



Our Clients

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Cloud based solutions like BASE Media Cloud give us the opportunity to be flexible with our workflows, respond quickly to production demands and at the same time work cost effectively.

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Martyn Suker, Head of Production Innovation,
ITV Studios


About Us

You make great content. We give you the tools to handle it with ease.


We are on a mission to help digital media companies work smarter and more cost-effectively by offering cutting edge cloud storage and software tools, online and on-demand. Our team has decades of experience in the media industry, working across production, post and delivery. Our media-focused cloud solutions are built around world-class technology to provide clients with the highest security and quality of user experience, from anywhere, at anytime.


Cloud Media Solutions

Flexible. Affordable. On Demand.


Cloud solutions for today’s BIG media content

Benefit from cloud-based media storage and media workflow applications, designed for huge capacities, on demand.

Leading technology, without high cost of ownership

Gain access to the leading technology brands to give you the benefit of the latest, greatest tools with vastly reduced costs.

Support, maintenance and upgrades all included

Reduce technical distractions and focus on delivering great content when you use our fully managed cloud services.

Dedicated services for the digital media industry

Whether your company works in production, post production or distribution, our experienced team understands exactly how you work.

Flexible pricing models for media budgets

Only pay for what you need, with no kit purchases, no fixed contracts and no limit to your storage and workflow capacity.

Cloud Media Storage

Secure. Tailored. Scalable.


Store multiple copies of your media in one safe place

Your media content is your most important asset. We take care of it using highly resilient storage technology inside secure data centres.

Access from anywhere, anytime with no retrieval charges

Make your files instantly available to colleagues and clients anywhere in the world, whilst storing them in a safe and secure place.

No more hardware purchases, maintenance or upgrades

Remove the costs of buying, supporting and updating your own kit. With our fully managed cloud services, everything is included.

Only pay for what you use and scale as you need to

As your need for media storage and media software services peaks and dips, we will scale our solutions to fit your needs.


Secure

Keep your valuable media content safe by replacing unreliable hard drives, old servers and physical tapes with highly-resilient cloud storage, hosted in super secure global data centres, managed in partnership with Vodafone and IBM.

Tailored

Your storage and workflow needs are unique to your business and budgets. Whether for Backup, File Sharing and Archive or full-blown cloud post production, our solutions can be customised to fit your workflows.

Scalable

As your production, post production and distribution activities move and flow and your media files continue to grow, we can rapidly scale and shrink your cloud storage capacity from just 1TB to 100’s of TBs, with no long-term contracts.


Using BASE Media Cloud, we know our clients media assets are backed-up in a safe and secure facility, and can be restored instantly if needed.

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Simon Green, Managing Director,
Green Rock

We have saved money and time on kit purchases, freed up in-house storage space and can keep our team focused purely on creating great quality video content.

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Selma Turajlic, Co-Founder,
Little Dot Studios

The BASE MC team all have a great deal of experience in the post production world and they immediately understood what was required and how to deliver it

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Alex Meade, Operations Director,
Fifty Fifty Post

File Delivery

Moving BIG media at BIG speeds.


Access your media files at maximum speed

Use industry leading file transfer software to upload and download media files of unlimited size at huge speeds.

Share content over Internet and private networks

Share and distribute your content with built-in encryption and acceleration over public Internet and private networks.

Collaborate with teams anywhere, anytime

Benefit from improved efficiencies and creative freedom by speeding up global file collaboration between your teams.

Personalise and brand your own web portals

Personalise your cloud service and show off your company’s brand beautifully with branded Web Portals and Workspaces.

Trusted Products

Choose from powerful accelerated file transfer applications by Aspera, Signiant and Ortana Media and benefit from access to the industry’s most trusted tools, without the need to buy or install any expensive hardware or software at your own premises.

Multi-purpose

Whether you need to upload 4K footage from a shoot, share post production assets between teams, backup in-house storage, or deliver HD masters and Digital Cinema Packages around the world, we have the tools you know and trust, available on demand.

Base Media Cloud File Transfer Interface with Aspera and Signiant

BASE enabled us to receive, store and share 4K rushes and HD footage of international series into one simple platform at super fast speeds.

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Kevin Chapman, Exec Producer,
MAKE TV

A single place for storing and sharing large files during post was a huge benefit. We only have standard broadband at our suites, but the speed of download was fantastic and far faster than other services.

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Theo Cowen, Editor,
Artefact Films

We have benefitted from getting the keys to our content and being able to share our broadcast masters around the world from one simple interface.”

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Stephanie Taplin, Aurora Media /
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Cloud Post Production

Keep the Art. Lose the hardware.


Edit remotely with your preferred applications, anywhere at anytime

Work entirely in the cloud, using your choice of creative editorial software, streamed over Internet or private networks.

Move your Workstations to your cloud storage for maximum security

The most secure editorial platform available. Store your media in the cloud and stream only pixels to your desktop.

Unlimited capacity and flexibility with minimal infrastructure on site

Benefit from unlimited Workstations and storage on demand, accessed via low cost devices and fast Internet access.

Manage your post production usage with hourly consumption pricing

Remove the costs of buying, supporting and updating your own facilities. Pay by the hour for the latest, greatest tools.


Work Remotely

Edit your cloud-hosted original media online, with no discernable latency, using your preferred editing applications. BeBop Technology enables full resolution native editing in the cloud without the need for transcoding to lower quality.

Collaborate Globally

Experience true online post production. Securely host your content and editorial Workstations in the cloud, and collaborate with teams anywhere in the world, without ever needing to duplicate or move your source media.

Reduce Costs

Benefit from 100% pay as you go pricing structures and remove the need for expensive onsite equipment. Only pay for what you use, when you use it and reduce the costs of real estate, technical support and ongoing kit upgrades.

This is your workflow now.

This is your BeBop workflow.

Connectivity

Work from anywhere, anytime.


You can access our managed cloud services via high speed Internet connections from anywhere in the world, making use of existing network investments and benefiting from the ever-improving speeds and performances available. In addition, we offer a variety of higher bandwidth private network services, working with our trusted technology partners, giving you un-contended, high-bandwidth access to BASE Media Cloud solutions.

Consultancy

Your pathway to the cloud.


Explore how we can streamline your business with our tailor-made cloud solutions, increasing efficiency, adding performance and reducing costs. Our managed cloud services form the foundation for integrating a multitude of media tools. Working with leading technology partners, our team provides consultancy, analysis and design, deployment and management of a wide variety of bespoke cloud-based media solutions, built to order.

Team


Ben Foakes

Ben Foakes

Managing Director

Ben has 15 years media industry experience, having worked as an Editor, Colourist, Producer and Post Supervisor across a range of media projects. Since career highlights editing BAFTA-winning F1 for ITV, his credits span BBC promos, Bond films, Channel 4 documentaries and Jessie J tours, to the post supervision of drama series, SUSPECTS for Fremantle. Ben previously founded and led post facility Sequence, before launching BASE Media Cloud.

Damon Neale

Damon Neale

Chief Technology Officer

Damon is a leading broadcast and cloud technology consultant, with extensive experience providing analysis, design and implementation of cloud-based workflow solutions for large media companies, global broadcasters and film studios including BBC, BSkyB and Sony. Together with our LA-based partners, DSB Consulting, Damon has been heavily involved with the roll out of ground-breaking cloud editing solution, BeBop, now part of our end-to-end solutions portfolio.

Bogdan Cerisan

Bogdan Cerisan

Systems Engineer

Bogdan joins the BASE Media Cloud team following a foundational internship with Orange Networks in France, where he excelled in the areas of Software Defined Networking and Open Stack Cloud technology. Bogdan is responsible for all design and implementation, day-to-day technical support, monitoring and maintenance for the BASE Media Cloud storage and file transfer platform, specialising in Signiant, Aspera and Zadara Storage technology products.

Bob Rainford

Bob Rainford

Chairman / FD

As CFO of British Telecom's Mobile Division at the launch of Cellnet's (now O2) mobile telecom service in 1985, Bob oversaw the rapid expansion of the major capital spend programme. In 1990 Bob founded and launched an innovative telecom managed service business providing voice mail services to businesses, interconnected to both fixed and mobile phone networks. In 1995 Bob was responsible for the formation and launch of US based Netcom's UK ISP and was subsequently COO for AIM listed Global Internet.

Neil Munday

Neil Munday

Director

Neil has over 25 years experience developing and executing business, sales and marketing strategies for start-up companies and new business units within leading storage vendors such as Arcada, Seagate Software, VERITAS, and SEPATON. As a shareholder and CEO of UK start-up, id7, he played a key role in the company's acquisition by US storage vendor Fusion-IO. Neil is also Chairman and Director at demand generation company Think Pipeline and co-founder and Director at Fast Track EMEA.

Richard Pearce

Richard Pearce

Director

Richard has over 25 years storage industry experience in management roles with Xyratex, Seagate and IBM. At Xyratex he oversaw the evolution from a single location IBM manufacturing facility to a global player in the Storage Industry, growing both organically and acquisitively, with facilities in Europe, USA, Mexico and Asia. From 2003 to 2014 Pearce served as CFO and GM of Xyratex, during which time the Company completed an IPO on NASDAQ, saw revenues peak at $1.6Bn and was ultimately acquired by Seagate Technology.

Our Partners


Vodafone
Zadara
Vodafone
Zadara
Ortana
Bebop
IBM