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Linux Knows the Way to Sesame Street

Jul 10, 2009, 10:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"LF: Can you elaborate on what your IT environment is doing? Is it handling business data, video file management, rendering tasks?

"Broadwater: Our IT environment is responsible for all IT/IS operations from Line of Business Applications, Databases, File/Print Systems, Directory Management, Intranet, Extranet, Public Websites, Production editing environments, Video fulfillment, Digital Distribution, Asset Management, etc.

"LF: What unique challenges and advantages, besides Muppets, does the Workshop have?

"Broadwater: Sesame Workshop has 40 years worth of digital media over 20 programs (Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Pinky Dinky Doo, Sagwa, Dragon Tales, 321 Contact, etc.) distributed to over 120 countries with 32 countries having unique versions of Sesame Street tailored to their culture and educational needs. Sesame deals with over 1,000 international partners. All of this while being a non-profit organization."

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