Customer Story

Industrial Light & Magic equips creative professionals with full- fidelity remote computing

Ironman

Industrial Light & Magic, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, has created visual effects for nearly 300 feature films including 10 of the top 15 box office hits of all time and half of the top 50. ILM has earned 15 Academy Awards® for Best Visual Effects and 23 Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards.

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Challenges

  • Real-time review of dailies – anytime, anywhere
  • Optimal performance and visual quality
  • Rapid set-up of temporary satellite offices

Solution

  • Teradici PCoIP® Remote Workstation cards
  • PCoIP Zero Clients
  • PCoIP Management Console

Results

  • Flexibility and mobility: Remote viewing of dailies speeds reviews and lets distributed teams collaborate from anywhere.
  • Security: Consolidating file servers, render farms, and storage arrays in the datacenter gives IT the ability to maintain control of creative assets, without restricting artists’ work.
  • Performance: PCoIP remote display protocol compresses, encodes, and delivers the entire workstation experience from the datacenter to the end user in full fidelity (full frame rate and access to 3D/HD media).
  • Simplicity: Reduce heat and noise with easy-to-deploy PCoIP Zero Clients.

Teradici CAS is available for
Windows and Linux environments