Red Bee Media has opened a brand-new state-of-the-art Media Management facility at Broadcast Centre, White City, London. Powered by Nucleus, the next generation hybrid unified cloud platform – the facilities are fully integrated with a new AV ingest area, extensive post production facilities and connected to all Red Bee Media supported Playout and OTT platforms. All services can be seamlessly accessed, monitored, operated and supported from any location around the globe. Nucleus handles up to 3.5m tasks and around 400,000 assets annually – with major broadcasters benefiting from the services. Nucleus will be showcased at the NAB Show 2019 on the Red Bee Media stand.

Red Bee Media is taking another step in streamlining their global Media Management operations. The Nucleus hybrid-cloud approach enables Red Bee Media to host services and workflows either from their own datacentres or in the public cloud – anywhere in the world.

“We have made a major investment to create a state-of-the-art offering, catering to all Media Management needs on a global scale. Our services offer high flexibility, fast on-boarding and a range of competitive commercial models. With our new London facilities, we are taking the next step in enriching, managing and connecting media assets”, says Steve Russell, Head of Media Management and OTT, Red Bee Media

Nucleus brings the ability to enrich content within a secure, accessible, managed environment with interoperability across all service areas. It is a fully managed service, delivering against business goals – without the need to invest in bespoke platforms or dedicated technology.

With speed, consistency and reliability, Nucleus serves many leading content brands, covering all media management needs from ingest to distribution, with automated and manual workflows. Content can be bulk ingested with any preferred metadata schema, allowing customers to locate and browse content proxies from any location. The platform allows for both cloud-based editing tools and full integration with leading editing platforms. Distribution can be made to any service including Playout, OTT and social media seamlessly.


Nucleus Media Management Facility London2

Customers like BBC Creative have full visibility of their assets, tasks and workflows around the clock. Nucleus is used to access, browse, retrieve and manage promotional content, distributing finished files automatically to BBC endpoints. Following the announcement of Nucleus in 2018, Mandy Combes, Head of Operations, BBC Creative, said:

“Nucleus provides a number of key services for BBC Creative – it enables us to browse media from any BBC location, and provides the management tools for delivery of assets to multiple destinations”.

Nucleus include a range of OPEX based commercial models, from fully rate carded services on a pay-as-you-go basis. The customer will always benefit from fast access at any time – without major upfront investments. Red Bee Media will be showcasing their full Media Management offering at NAB Show 2019, at stand SU1620, South Upper Hall, Las Vegas Convention Centre.

Red Bee Media Management in numbers

  • 200 Media Management Experts
  • 350,000 VOD orders processed in 2018
  • 5m content tasks executed in 2018
  • 400,000 media assets transcoded in 2018
  • 700,000 work orders received & completed in 2018

For more information please contact

Jesper Wendel, Head of Communications, Red Bee Media
+33(0)786 63 19 21

About Red Bee Media

Red Bee Media is a leading global media services company with a staff of more than 2500 media service and broadcast experts. With the head office in London, UK, Red Bee Media provides services from 11 main hubs around the world. Every day, millions of people on all continents watch television programs prepared, managed and broadcast by Red Bee Media staff. Every year, the business delivers 4 million hours of programming in more than 60+ languages for over 500 TV channels. Red Bee Media’s OTT services include live transcoding of 233 channels for broadcasters and 119 standalone channels provided to 1.7 million subscribers. The company’s content discovery portfolio spans more than 10 million movies and program titles, covering over 25 languages, and includes an image database with over 90 percent of all programming available across traditional TV, VOD and SVOD. Red Bee Media also provides over 200,000 hours of captioning each year – more than 70,000 hours of which is live. Red Bee Media is an equal opportunity employer, with a clear focus on embracing diversity and creating an inclusive workplace throughout the entire organization.