TrafficManager is part of the Vantage platform and is a fully integrated product within Vantage. To install TrafficManager, simply install Vantage 6.0 or later and ensure that you select “TrafficManager” as part of the installation.
TrafficManager includes a variety of unique features including integrations with national digital delivery services, a web upload page, dub list analysis and monitoring capability, and automation system notifications.
TrafficManager also includes Vantage Analysis Pro and five seats of the Vantage Workflow Portal.
Finally, TrafficManager includes either Transcode Pro Connect (for the Broadcast version of TrafficManager) or Transcode IPTV VOD and Transcode Connect (for the Cable/IPTV version of TrafficManager).
As part of the Vantage platform, TrafficManager benefits from complete integration with any other Vantage product, and can be extended with any of the other Vantage products and options. Some options are:
Yes. The Vantage SDK is used for this and you can download the SDK and supporting documentation here.
The SDK supports WCF, SOAP, and REST API.
If you are a vendor interested in working with Telestream to develop a Vantage plug-in, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For most currently supported third-party systems, yes. Keep in mind that Vantage offers significantly more capability than FlipFactory, but support for a few outdated platforms are only available in FlipFactory TrafficManager, such as:
FlipFactory sales have ended. FlipFactory support ends December 31, 2016.
No. FlipFactory and Vantage are separate products and cannot be mixed into a single cluster or Array.
Vantage offers some limited SDK emulation for FlipFactory; for simple integrations you may be able to simply replace FlipFactory with Vantage. Please contact sales for more information about this SDK emulation capability.
No. Please use virtual machines or a different server if you are running Vantage.