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SIRIUS Satellite Radio Selects ScheduALLScheduALL Solution to enhance SIRIUS organizational efficiency (October 26, 2004)
ScheduALL Software announced today that the company will supply SIRIUS SATELLITE Radio with an integrated ScheduALL software solution to manage operational resources and distribution of SIRIUS content. ScheduALL will be used to assist SIRIUS with scheduling & workflow management of their production and distribution at their Rockefeller Center headquarters.
ScheduALL is a powerful, enterprise software system that manages the process of a media content development and distribution. The software manages personnel scheduling, equipment scheduling, billing, video and audio libraries, and production costs. ScheduALL will enable the SIRIUS to centralize information and maintain control of its significant resource allocation requirements.
?We decided to go with ScheduALL because they had the right combination of specialized broadcast industry experience and the complete suite of products that fit our needs perfectly, said Jay Clark, Executive Vice President of Programming, SIRIUS. ?With our vast number of sports offerings, including the NFL and the nations top 26 college programs, we needed an application to help us handle the increasingly complex logistics. The sheer volume of resource management and preemption rules involving our sports broadcasts have fueled our need for a management tool that would help us run as efficiently as possible?and ScheduALL was that the right tool
With the addition of SIRIUS, ScheduALL continues its expansion of its installed base of customers who have complex distribution logistics requirements. ScheduALLs software modules such as ScheduLINK, Operations Manager and Bandplan, are designed to expand ScheduALLs existing business operations management capability into the broadcast distribution marketplace, commented Roger Kleckner, vice president of strategic business development at ScheduALL. ?This is a natural progression for our products and it makes perfect sense for people like Sirius who needed to improve resource management, simplify operations, and control costs, and we are very excited that SIRIUS has selected ScheduALL.
ScheduALL delivers solutions for satellite and terrestrial management, radio distribution, cable television, and distance learning solutions and has gained a firm foothold as the software of choice for the management of complex networks. Clients include such as, NBC, NPR, Intelsat, Globecast Asia, New Skies Satellite, and Rai way.
ScheduALL is the broadcast industries most widely used production and operations management solutions. ScheduALL is used in more than 1,100 broadcast and production facilities worldwide and offers workflow management solutions that enable clients to optimize their resources and increase productivity. ScheduALLs scalable enterprise products provide a collaborative platform for users in the broadcast, production, postproduction, satellite transmission, and newsroom environments. Clients include: Intelsat, NBC Olympics, Globecast - Asia, FoxNews, Harpo Studios, and the Discovery Channel. For more information, contact Rick Richardson at ScheduALL 2719 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood Florida, 33020 - Tel (800) 334-5083 or visit www.scheduall.com.
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