London – Pilat Media announced that Encompass Digital Media Asia has launched a value-added service for its clients using Pilat Media’s IBMS Express Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform. IBMS Express is a modular and scalable entry-level business management system for broadcasters, based on Pilat Media’s broadcast management solutions. IBMS Express can be quickly deployed to address the full range of business management functions including scheduling, media, airtime sales, traffic, and reporting for linear and on-demand multiscreen services. Deployed as an SaaS to minimize IT investment and maintenance, IBMS Express is offered with a “pay-as-you-grow” pricing model. IBMS Express is designed to be easily configured and ready for use in a matter of weeks, with Pilat Media’s professional services team providing configuration, training, and ongoing maintenance of the live system. 

“The new IBMS Express-based service will enable Encompass and its clients to operate more efficiently and profitably, with staff focused on value-added activities across the broadcast operation chain,” said Fabrice Beer-Gabel, senior vice president of sales and marketing, Pilat Media. “With a growing channel footprint across the region, Encompass Digital Media Asia is a powerhouse for a wide range of critical media services. IBMS Express will be key to the success of such an operation, giving it the ability to remain efficient and generate revenues while dealing with increased workloads, more services, and a growing number of clients and channels.”