Warsawski Joins Vela to Offer Vela Compliance Monitoring, Smart-Logging, and Volicon-Replacement Solutions
Volicon Veteran to Bring Vela's Feature-Rich Encompass and Customer Support Commitment to Broadcast & Media Companies in the Northeast
CLEARWATER, Fla., May 16, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Vela, the leading US provider of Volicon-replacement systems for broadcast and television organizations, has named Ari Warsawski to lead its Northeastern United States sales activities and to manage strategic top-tier accounts.
Ari joins Team Vela as they continue their expansion following strong results in 1Q 2019 and an exciting NAB 2019 that include deployment or commitments from customers to deploy Encompass and Luna systems in nearly 200 TV stations as Vela continues to extend its lead as the preferred Smart-Logger and Volicon-transition solution in the US.
Warsawski was most recently with Verizon Digital Media Services and was the leading Volicon sales person over the past 6 ½ years before joining Vela.
“We are delighted to have Ari join our team,” said Ken Rubin, VP of Worldwide Sales at Vela. “Ari is an exceptionally talented, caring, and driven sales executive with extensive Volicon-sales experience and contacts. His integrity and deep knowledge, creativity and understanding of leading broadcast, MVPD, programming, sports, news and other media organizations in the Northeast, make him a perfect fit with the personality and character of Vela.”
Vela’s systems provide compliance monitoring, multi-viewing, 24x7 logging, AirChecks, competitive station monitoring & analytics, newsroom, OTT monitoring, social media integration, and significantly more capabilities that provide many unique Vela-only benefits. Vela management feels its responsiveness and commitment to customer support are equally important to its superior products and is part of what distinguishes the company.
"I am excited to join the Vela team and look forward to introducing their logging and monitoring solutions to the networks and broadcasters I have worked with throughout my career," said Warsawski. "I believe that Vela’s Encompass and Luna product lines offer some of the most comprehensive and reliable platforms in the industry. The Vela organization is deeply committed to customer support and customers’ success with their products, one of the reasons that I am proud to be part of this team."
Founded in 1994, 25-year-old, US-based Vela is the fastest-growing provider of compliance monitoring & logging systems in the U.S. and has won technology awards such as a technical Emmy® and product-awards including Best-Of-Show and Product-of-the-Year for Compliance Monitoring and Logging, from the recent 2019 NAB convention.
Vela's flagship product, Vela Encompass provides 24/7 original and proxy content capture with live-multiviewer monitoring/logging/alerting and extensive QoS and Transport Stream analytics features. Its unique GPU-accelerated architecture enables inclusion of all advanced features, including: ratings graphs with corresponding content, as-run logs for internal air-check and ad-verification, competitor ad-identification via audio-fingerprinting, and HLS creation for OTT repurposing… all accessible from browser and iOS/Android, in addition to the unique local multiviewer/video-wall that provides local engineers and station-group engineering management complete visibility and access to their entire station lineup – and their competition. Vela Encompass adds unprecedented support to its impressive number of included features and has become the de facto Volicon replacement solution in the US.
Other Vela products include Luna/Luna+ multi-viewer/logger/compliance monitor, ArgoNavis file-based QA/QC system, MediaAdvantage playout server, Titan disaster recovery platform, and Quantum high-density monitoring and quality assurance system providing MSO’s and MVPD’s with immediate notification of QoS issues throughout their entire channel lineup.
For more information on Vela, its products, and/or its Volicon Trade-In/Trade-Up program, visit www.vela.com.
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