MUMBAI: Zee Network, India’s largest media and entertainment conglomerate has won two awards for technology supremacy. The CIO 100 Award for 2006 is in recognition of Zee’s innovative use of technology in its Digital Asset Management system. The ‘EMC Storage Giant of Year 2006’ has been awarded as Zee Network has a massive data archive of digitized video & other media content of well over 1000 terabytes. This award is given to 5 companies in India by EMC for integrating and having large data storage.
Ishwar Jha, Vice President Business Technology, Zee Network said, “Our technology initiatives have been focused on making our Network future ready, employing the best technology across operations. With our digitized content archive, we will be able to easily offer viewers our innovative programmes through multiple channels of distribution. Our innovations have helped us demonstrate technological excellence in deploying solutions to deliver optimum value to our consumers.”
The CIO 100 event is a much-acclaimed Awards and Symposium event that has been running in the US for 17 years now. While the US CIO 100 event is the most acclaimed and sought-after event in its genre, CIO Awards are a global phenomenon, with events in Canada, Sweden, Singapore, Vietnam, Hungary and now India. Over the years a CIO 100 award has come to be considered the equivalent of the Oscars of the IT Industry across the world.