In the latest TVNewsCheck article Zixi CEO Gordon Brooks discusses Zixi as a Service and OPEX solutions

Posted August 29, 2022

Check out the latest TVNewsCheck article for insights on emerging trends and operating strategies from industry experts, including Zixi’s CEO Gordon Brooks.

Broadcasters are more receptive than ever to buying their tech on an opex basis, but that doesn’t mean the capex model is anywhere near extinction, nor has a standard definition of software as a service settled in across the industry.

At the IBC show in Amsterdam next month it won’t be hard to find vendors selling products on a Software-as-a-Service, or SaaS, basis. As the media technology industry has steadily shifted from hardware to software products over the past two decades, broadcasters have grown far more open to buying technology on an operating expense or “opex” basis, as a subscription or rental, instead of purchasing them in the traditional capital investment model (“capex”).