Recommended Hardware

Scilla recommend the following servers to be used as hardware platforms for its software based servers.


IP Stream Processors and Carousel Servers

Single unit servers suitable for use with IP Stream Processors and Carousel Servers:

  • Hewlett Packard ProLiant DL360 G6-G8
  • IBM System x3550 M3-M4

NEBS certified servers:

  • HP ProLiant DL360 G6 and DL380 G6 with Carrier Grade Supplement

Service Platform

The Service Platform consist of a number of modules for content delivery, service purchase and provisioning as well as service protection. Although the Attitude service platform can be run on same hardware as Exactitude IP Stream Processors and Carousel Servers, it is recommended to use the High Availability platform for any service platform deployments.

Please see below for blade servers suitable for use with the High Availability platform.


High Availability Platform

Servers suitable for use with the Scilla's High Availability platform:

  • Hewlett Packard ProLiant DL360 G6-G8

The High Availability platform uses Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 server as underlying operating system. All databases and repositorys reside on PostgreSQL.


DVB-ASI and DVB-PI Interfacing

All Scilla products use DekTec digital video cards and adapters for interfacing with third party systems and appliances. Supported DekTec adapters are 'DTA-' series PCIe cards and 'DTE-' series network adapters.


Scilla offers DRM solution for connected devices

Scilla has released a DRM solution that enables video-on-demand and video rental services on hybrid and connected devices.


A new TS monitoring and analyser software released

Scilla TS Monitor software supports H.264, AAC and DVB subtitling.


ProMPEG FEC is now available

The Pro-MPEG Code of Practice #3 Release 2 FEC is now available in all Scilla products that offer Transport Stream over RTP as input or output option.





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