Cloud Transformation

Our jointly developed Media2Cloud solution is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) deployable template which accelerates your next-generation archive transformation. With end-to-end integration with Rapid Migrate you can deploy and run advanced AI/ML workflows against your assets in a matter of minutes.

This innovative One-Click-to-the-Cloud legacy archive migration solution delivers a preconfigured suite of advanced AWS powered cloud-ecosystem components for cloud-storage, asset discovery, AI/ML and more.

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The Cloud [R]evolutionTM

Developed in partnership with our innovative clients, Cloudfirst has helped develop a clear and pragmatic methodology to help with your legacy archive cloud-transformation whether you are ready to go all-in on the cloud today or not. By leveraging our advanced consulting and professional services combined with our Rapid Migrate and Software Defined Archive (SDA) platform, we can help you plan, develop, design, build-out and migrate to your next-generation archive platform. We help you mitigate risk during your legacy archive migration and provide a best-of-breed toolkit empowering the future of your digital archive.

Whether you are looking for a cloud-enabled on-premise, hybrid or fully cloud-based archive, our team of experts and innovative tools can help. Simplicity is key to our proven and repeatable approach. Whether you are interested in maintaining an on-premise archive footprint enabled by our SDA platform while you pragmatically test the cloud waters, or are focused on a fundamental lift-and-shift to the cloud, we are uniquely positioned to provide and end-to-end combination of technology and services to ensure your transformational successes.


Next-generation archive planning involves deep-analysis of existing infrastructures, workflows, TCO modelling and alignment with organizational objectives.


Assembling best-of-breed partner solutions abstracted and orchestrated by our next-generation Software Defined Archive (SDA) is the foundation for your future.


Massive-scale legacy-archive migrations can be complex. Rapid Migrate combined with our unparalleled team of professional services veterans will transform your digital archive.


Cloud Transformation

Massive-scale digital repositories present challenges few can truly comprehend. As many organizations struggle to find the right balance of software, hardware and cloud-services to meet their go-forward objectives, many of the complex details are lost in the noise. Cloudfirst can help you navigate this complex path.

AWS Media2Cloud Solution

Developed in partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Levels Beyond, Media2Cloud is an advanced and easily deployable cloud-migration solution template specifically targeted to help clients with their massive-scale legacy archive migration. This cloud transformation solution allows you to automatically migrate off your legacy archive embracing modern on-premise, private, hybrid and public cloud storage solutions. All this while enabling the advanced eco-system benefits of AWS Marketplace partners including best-of-breed AI/ML services, transcoding, media analysis, distribution and more.

Media2Cloud is delivered as a free and fully deployable AWS template solution which you can add to your AWS account in a matter of minutes. With direct integration to our Rapid Migrate solution, Cloudfirst can have you up and running in no time, ready to reap the broad and deep benefits of the AWS cloud. We not only ensure the end-to-end integrity and authenticity of your file-based assets during migration but also ensure core asset metadata is seamlessly extracted, transported and preserved as it migrates to your next-generation targets (MAM, media supply chain). Rapid Migrate includes transformational workflow component integration to allow for WAN acceleration and encryption, asset rewrapping, transcoding and content quality checks in-flight to your next-generation platform all under a single pane of glass.

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Media2Cloud is fully integrated with Cloudfirst Rapid Migrate and includes preconfigured templates for legacy archive metadata extraction and preservation, AWS Elemental proxy transcoding, AWS Rekognition AI/ML for metadata mining and AWS Transcribe for text-to-speech. All components are automatically deployed in a transactional, serverless environment greatly simplifying solution deployment and management while minimizing costs. Media2Cloud is a unique way for you to trial end-to-end cloud-based workflows while avoiding all of the typical integration complexities, unpredictable expenses and set the stage for infinite scale when you are ready.

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Please contact our team to learn more about your cloud transformation and arrange a pilot of this innovative Media2Cloud solution.



Our team of seasoned experts can help you develop, plan and execute on your next-generation digital archive strategies. Our innovative services and best-of-breed solutions can revolutionize your asset storage, management, protection and preservation objectives.

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