VIII. Remote Administration and Centralized Media
The Remote Administration and Centralized Media Distribution system is the main control center (data center) for the entire HIMIS. It manages monitors and maintains all the hotel servers, the distribution and broadcasting of videos, information and advertising, as well as the updating of system software. It is usually located in the head office's server room. The central control system connects with all the hotel server systems over the Internet as shown below:
Data Center Network Connectivity Diagram
- Can apply for an external fiber or ADSL link with at least of 10Mbps of bandwidth and one Real IP address of the back-end management server's use. This allows each hotel to upload data to the database and download video files.
- The back-end management server supports CDN delivery and the uploading of hotel databases.
- The database server is responsible for preserving all VOD transaction data. These are also mirrored in real-time to another database server to ensure data safety.
- The media server is used to store all video data to be downloaded. It is also used for internal streaming tests.