Analysis Of Disney / Abc Television Group

1214 WordsSep 26, 20155 Pages
The paper’s content identifies and discusses Disney/ABC Television Group 's consideration to outsourcing the network 's distribution center to an external cloud infrastructure. The information explored when considering the move includes the effects on critical network operations, critical backup processes, ability to manage the system from multiple locations, and content and advertising management. Information supporting the decision includes the high-level business case, cultural effects, represented labor issues, information technology support, and managerial focus. The components of the system include migrating global programming play out, network delivery, and network operations to an IP cloud architecture (Imagine Communications, 2015). The migration to cloud technology uses components by Imagine Communications’ software-defined workflow management platform (Imagine Communications, 2015). Business Background Disney/ABC Television Group is an integral part of the Walt Disney Company 's Media Networks line of business segment. The Media Networks segment comprises an array of broadcast, cable, radio, publishing and digital businesses across two divisions – the Disney/ABC Television Group and ESPN Inc. (The Walt Disney Company, 2015). The television properties include the ABC Television Network, ABC Owned Television Stations Group, ABC Entertainment Group, Disney Channels Worldwide, ABC Family as well as Disney/ABC Domestic Television and Disney Media Distribution
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