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By: Conax  09-12-2011
Keywords: Security, Business Models, Protection System

Conax Contego™ is the next generation content protection system from Conax, succeeding the previous systems Conax CAS3, Conax CAS5 and Conax CAS7, featuring a revolutionary high level of security that enables maximum protection for your valuable content.

One system - any operation – choice of deployments
Conax Contego™ is a generic content security platform designed to support any distribution technology and a multitude of consumer devices. To deliver the best suited configuration of Conax Contego, Conax has bundled product features to build various deployments of Conax Contego:

  • Conax Contego. A deployment of Conax Contego suited both for classical DVB-S/C/T broadcasters as well as for IPTV operators
  • Conax Contego Lite . A lightweight deployment of Conax Contego suited for smaller operations
  • Conax Contego Unite. A complete deployment of Conax Contego targeting TV operators with a hybrid operation delivering content to a multitude of consumer devices over different distribution networks.

Taking content security to the next level
Conax Contego™ is based on a completely new design and architecture – a fresh look and feel for a next generation platform to meet tomorrow’s demands today, yet including the key functionality proven in previous Conax content protection products.

Conax Contego™ supports existing external interfaces in Conax CAS7 as well as a set of new Web Services-based interfaces. Conax Contego™ is also backward compatible with Conax CAS5 and Conax CAS7 smart cards.

One size fits all

Conax Contego™ scales horizontally, meaning capacity and performance can easily be increased by adding additional hardware, enabling operators to begin with a basic installation and expand as needed to fit changing requirements and business models.The unique architecture also enables any degree of redundancy required. Conax Contego™ can be set up with redundancy solutions off-the-shelf, or can be tailored according to your own requirements and preferences.

Easy access to new functionality

For one-stop-shopping, Conax Contego™ supports all business models available to the market, such as Subscription, Pay Per View, Video On Demand and DRM Control. An all-in-one installation includes all Conax Contego™ product options, allowing operators to pay only for the functionalities of their choice for a tailored solution. A licensing system enables functionality, which in turn simplifies installation, support and upgrades.

Security made easy to use

Conax Contego™ has a user-friendly Management System that is easy to understand, navigate and work with for configuration and management. The Management system includes many important features like step-by-step wizards, diagnostics, reporting and extensive audit logging.

Conax Contego™ also includes a comprehensive Monitoring System that monitors the state of the installation and the hardware platform, and provides detailed statistics that allow the operator to handle any issue before it becomes a problem.

Keywords: Business Models, Protection System, Security

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