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How AI Can Help a Company Become Durable 

How AI Can Help a Company Become Durable 

by Frédéric Montaigu-Lancelin, Data Solution Architect In my role as a Solution Architect at Dot Group, I've witnessed firsthand the numerous challenges companies face in today's fast-paced business environment. To become truly durable, companies must adapt, innovate,...

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Unleashing the Power of Data with Dot Group 

Unleashing the Power of Data with Dot Group 

In today's fast-paced, data-driven world, businesses across industries face a common challenge: how to efficiently and securely manage the massive volumes of data that power their operations. From transferring large files across global teams to leveraging big data for...

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Transforming Media File Transfers 

Transforming Media File Transfers 

The media industry is bustling with freelancers and large enterprises who need a reliable, fast, and secure method to transfer files. Traditional services often fall short in meeting these needs, especially when it comes to the transfer speed when handling larger...

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Propel your DataSprint!

Propel your DataSprint!

Recently, we hosted an insightful 30-minute webinar exploring our game-changing file transfer solution powered by IBM Aspera technology - DataSprint. Providing guaranteed speed, security, and affordability, DataSprint seamlessly transfers files of any magnitude to any...

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IBM Aspera and FASP Protocol 

IBM Aspera and FASP Protocol 

In an increasingly interconnected digital world, the need for rapid and secure data transfer over vast distances has never been more paramount. Among the various solutions available, IBM Aspera stands out, particularly for its innovative Fast and Secure Protocol...

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Unlock 7 Hidden Features of IBM Aspera!

Unlock 7 Hidden Features of IBM Aspera!

Recently, we hosted an insightful 30-minute webinar exploring the powerful and lesser-known features of IBM Aspera. If you missed the live event on Thursday, 8th February, don't worry – we have you covered. You can now access the recording of this informative session,...

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February News Update

February News Update

Hello and welcome to our February news round-up! This month, we're thrilled to share a series of exciting developments and upcoming events. Our main event is our live webinars when we'll be showing how to unlock 7 hidden features of IBM Aspera - register today to...

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Data Storage & Management

Data Storage & Management

Managing Director of Dot Group Simon Parkinson joined a roundtable discussion with Definition magazine and other leading experts from various corners of the industry to reveal what’s making the wide world of data tick – and what’s in store for the future. "Film...

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Tackling sustainability in data management

Tackling sustainability in data management

In the rapidly evolving media landscape, sustainability has transitioned from a moral choice to a regulatory necessity. Spearheading this change is Barbara Lange, former executive director of SMPTE, with her sustainability consultancy, Kibo121, who is working with the...

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Putting Content in its Place

Putting Content in its Place

Simon Parkinson of Dot Group talks about the critical need to efficiently manage the ever-growing volume of media files in the professional media industry in an article for TVB Europe. Highlighting the daily challenge of millions of files being misplaced or needing...

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Merry Christmas from Dot Group!

Merry Christmas from Dot Group!

As 2023 rapidly comes to a close, there's just time for us to share with you some of our latest news and to take a look at our highlights of the year. We thank you all for your support throughout the year and look forward to future collaborations in 2024! Read more...

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DataSprint by Dot Group

DataSprint by Dot Group

https://youtu.be/kOeLNJNyOOQ?si=TCBSTLG705T-BTJD Do you need a cost-effective accelerated file-transfer solution to tackle your data transport needs? Do you need unlimited data volumes, unlimited users, and flexible deployment options for a fixed low cost. Look no...

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IBM watsonx Data by Dot Group (in French)

IBM watsonx Data by Dot Group (in French)

https://youtu.be/ZMmE4Xws3DQ?si=xngCMuGo4qj9mAc4 Is your data warehouse too expensive? Is your Data Lake too slow? Why not equip yourself with a Lakehouse! After business intelligence and data science, the arrival of Artificial Intelligence in companies makes it more...

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IBM Databand by Dot Group (in French)

IBM Databand by Dot Group (in French)

https://youtu.be/rSj-jC_J03U?si=Eu5kqJvRbO-cYVVD Fed up with having to put on your firefighter costume in the morning or being woken up in the middle of the night because of a data accident? Would your users like to have reliable data on time? This is IBM Databand....

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Informatica World Tour – London 2023

Informatica World Tour – London 2023

Fresh from our insightful experiences at IBC 2023, (read about our takeaways from IBC 2023 here), Dot Group hit the ground running at the Informatica World Tour in London on 19th September. As a Gold Sponsor, the event was more than a showcase of technologies for us;...

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Dot Group at IBC2023

Dot Group at IBC2023

Thanks to everyone who came to visit us at IBC2023! We had a busy show with lots of great conversations with existing and new customers. Highlights for us include sharing the latest developments with our IBM Aspera and DataSprint solutions, especially with...

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Aspera on Cloud by Dot Group (in French)

Aspera on Cloud by Dot Group (in French)

https://youtu.be/8UjZB8fCDek?si=TnEbhe_UamzdvAoZ A short demo of IBM Aspera on Cloud (SaaS) in French. IBM Aspera on Cloud overcomes the data transfer challenges of the hybrid cloud by allowing companies to securely and reliably move big data across on-premises and...

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FASP protocol by Dot Group (in French)

FASP protocol by Dot Group (in French)

https://youtu.be/f_y-DkNYlA0?si=qI9zvn81amyNscYM Highlighting the power and effectiveness of the patented FASP protocol, which serves as the foundation for all IBM Aspera applications. Contact us today to find out more >

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IBM Aspera et FASP protocol by Dot Group (in French)

IBM Aspera et FASP protocol by Dot Group (in French)

https://youtu.be/fg0McbsX1zY?si=vDuq4izGPH2xaiFk IBM Aspera adopts a unique strategy for addressing the complexities of large-scale data transfers across global WANs. Instead of merely optimizing or accelerating data transfer, Aspera eliminates inherent bottlenecks...

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Thinking sustainably

Thinking sustainably

by Ian Currie, Dot Group ESG – environment, social and governance – is the collective term for a business’s impact on the environment and society. It is about responsibility, treating people, wherever they are, positively and fairly, and it is about minimising the...

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Time is running out for Faspex 4 – Embrace Faspex 5!

Time is running out for Faspex 4 – Embrace Faspex 5!

You are invited to our technical webinar taking place on Wednesday 6 September 2023, where we will cover the end of support for Faspex 4 and introduce the powerful and innovative Faspex 5. It's an opportunity to discover its next-generation capabilities, explore new...

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Time is running out for Faspex 4 – Embrace Faspex 5!

Time is running out for Faspex 4 – Embrace Faspex 5!

Dot Group is the leading European reseller of IBM Aspera. As part of this role, it provides continuing support and education to help clients and users get the best from the system.  In July Dot Group held a very successful online webinar, talking about Faspex, one of...

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Ian Currie joins Dot Group as Director, Data Business Unit

Ian Currie joins Dot Group as Director, Data Business Unit

  Dot Group, leader in data strategy, engineering and transport, has brought in Ian Currie as Director for its Data Business Unit. As well as consulting and providing sophisticated multi-vendor solutions for Dot Group’s clients, Currie will also be taking the lead in...

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Accelerate your ESG journey

Accelerate your ESG journey

Thursday, 29 June 2023 - 4:30pm-6:00pm According to scientists, global carbon dioxide emissions must be cut by as much as 85% by 2050 to limit the average global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius. Temperature rise above this rate will cause dramatic and...

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IBC 2023

IBC 2023

Every year, the IBC event convenes the global media, entertainment and technology industry to share insight and expertise. Created ‘by the industry, for the industry’, IBC has continued to evolve with each new trend and technology over its 55-year history, and...

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DataSprint boosts business for FooEngine

DataSprint boosts business for FooEngine

Dot Group, leaders in data strategy, engineering and transport, has implemented its DataSprint transport service for FooEngine, the specialist business bringing a new approach to content processing and delivery. FooEngine offers a cloud-based, scalable service for...

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Affordable and predictable high-speed content transfers 

Affordable and predictable high-speed content transfers 

While the media industry is enthusiastically embracing the move to IP and file architectures, it’s all too aware of the big challenge this brings. Media files are by their nature very large and moving them from place to place – between collaborators, location to post,...

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Molinare connects with DataSprint and Dot Group

Molinare connects with DataSprint and Dot Group

Leading London post house seizes connectivity benefits with Dot  The Dot Group, leaders in data strategy, engineering and transport, is providing data transport services to Molinare, London’s foremost post-production company. Molinare – celebrating 50 years in...

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Media Production & Technology Show

Media Production & Technology Show

The Media Production & Technology Show is UK's largest event for the media and broadcast industries. Originally launched in 2016, the shows key focus was on the creative side of content production, however the event has evolved to explore the technological...

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What Is Workflow Automation and Why Do Businesses Need It?

What Is Workflow Automation and Why Do Businesses Need It?

Workflow automation replaces manually executed tasks performed by humans with software on machines that automatically executes all or some part of a process. More specifically, workflow automation entails streamlining a sequence of tasks, either within specific...

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Greencore Case Study

Greencore Case Study

THE CLIENT Greencore is a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and their purpose is to make every day taste better. Greencore supplies all of the major supermarkets in the UK with “Food to Go” and “Food for Later” products which includes ready meals,...

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DashCam Case Study

DashCam Case Study

Production of DASHCAM horror movie resulted in a 2nd runner up placement in the audience awards category at the Toronto International Film Festival 2021. With the expert support of Dot Group, Aspera accelerated and supported multiple stages of DASHCAM’s production...

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Molinare connects with DataSprint and Dot Group

Molinare

The requirements for secure and high-speed data transfers increased as collaborative teams became increasingly global. As a result, obtaining visibility into accelerated transfer tasks quickly became a critical business priority for Molinare, one of the well-known...

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Optimise Aspera for maximum benefits

Optimise Aspera for maximum benefits

In the fast-moving and technology-focused era, many companies face the task of finding the best technology combination to serve their unique use case. Most often, finding the right tool comes with a pressing need that requires fast resolution. Furthermore, legacy...

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Data file transfer made easy with IBM Aspera and Dot Group

Data file transfer made easy with IBM Aspera and Dot Group

Rapid data growth combined with the increasing numbers of global teams are driving new data transfer requirements. Nowadays, the company’s data distribution model must move almost infinite file sizes with great speed, advanced security, and maximum reliability while...

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