Who is CHESA?

Our passion for the bleeding edge allows our clients to stay on the cutting edge, and our commitment to customer support ensures a smooth user experience, no matter how novel the technology.

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Determine. Design. Deploy.

Chesapeake Systems is a leading expert in determining data storage requirements, designing systems to meet those requirements and deploying those systems.

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Technology Masters

We can now automate many of the tasks and workflows associated with modern content creation, manipulation, production, approval and even distribution of your rich media content.

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Changing the Way You Work

Our customers come to us with challenges. At Chesapeake Systems, we help you define and clarify the workflows that drive your processes.

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Workflow Show Podcast: #60 Post Production in Broadcast News Media and Advances in Editing Workflows with Robert Lawson, Director of Technology, News Editing, CBS News

Robert Lawson, Director of Technology, News Editing at CBS News has over 20 years of experience, and brings a refreshing perspective to The Workflow Show, including about the common struggles of new tech in 2021, including media workflow in The Cloud. …

Case Study: CHESA Streamlines CatDV Media Asset Management to Help New Psalmist Baptist Church Spread Hope in Uncertain Times

As NPBC planned to further expand its VOD and streaming services, the church recognized it was under-utilizing its CatDV media asset management system, along with facing a workflow challenge from its integrator at the time, who provided the church with an incomplete archive system.…

Press Room: Spotify Scales Out its Post Production with CHESA, iconik, and Open Drives

One of the first challenges Ben took on was to remove the limitations presented by an external hard drive workflow. Systems Integrator CHESA worked with Ben to design a system so now on-premise content is stored on Open Drives shared storage in multiple geographic locations, and indexed in iconik. The iconik Storage Gateway (ISG) manages these storages and sends proxy versions into the iconik cloud and indexed in iconik offering a complete view over all assets in the different locations from anywhere. Users can search, preview, download, and request originals as needed.…

Blog Post: Sports Broadcast Learnings from 2020 Inform the Future. And it’s Grand.

By K. Douglas Price, CHESA Sr. Account Mgr – Central Monday Morning Quarterback Sports Video…

Workflow Show Podcast: #58 Video Production and Post Production in the Cloud During Covid with Michael Kammes of Bebop Technology, Part 1

It’s been a year (Pre-Covid) since Michael’s last guest appearance. Much has changed since our last chat when we discussed editing in the cloud. Quickly this has become the norm. Catch up with Jason, Ben, and Michael to hear what has changed in the last year and what video editors and studios are looking for as they adapt workflows to an at home and remote creative workforce.…

Case Study: Cortina Productions – CHESA Enriches Innovative Museum Exhibitions Work with Customized Storage Solution

The Client Cortina Productions is a full-service creative media design and production company based in…

Case Study: NASA’s Kennedy Space Center – CHESA Designs Digital Solution for Launch Video Capture and Delivery

The Client NASA’s vision is to discover and expand knowledge for the benefit of humanity.…

Workflow Show Podcast: #57 Scaling Out Workflows; Audio Production vs. Video Production with Ben Meadors, Post Production Engineer, Spotify Studios

Post Production Engineer at Spotify Studios talks about the differences between a video production workflow and an audio production workflow.…

Press Room: CHESA Hires Industry Veteran K. Douglas Price to Head Up Sales for the Central Region of the U.S.

CHESA is delighted to announce that they have hired K. Douglas Price to head up sales for the Central region of the United States. CHESA’s expansion into the Central US region further solidifies their focus on expanding their physical footprint across the United States, now with teams in the Rocky Mountain, Los Angeles, New York, DC, Virginia, and Baltimore region and, the addition of a Federal Division. …

Workflow Show Podcast: #56 Engineering Empathy: Building Innovative Access Systems and Preserving Video Testimony with Sam Gustman, CTO and Associate Dean at USC Shoah Foundation and USC Libraries

On this episode of The Workflow Show, hosts Ben and Jason interview Sam Gustman, CTO…

Case Study: Complex Networks – CHESA Simplifies Media Asset Management and Data Storage Solutions

The Client Complex Networks is a New York-based global media and youth entertainment network with…

Case Study: U.S. Figure Skating

Effective integration frees up an overstretched department to maximize returns on an enormous library of assets.…

Press Room: Brian Pollack Joins Chesapeake Systems Western Region

BALTIMORE, MD (June 25, 2020) – Chesapeake Systems announces the addition of industry veteran Brian Pollack as…

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Workflow Solutions

The landscape of digital media is in perpetual flux. New solutions appear constantly in the marketplace to address demands such as more flexible cataloging, improved user-friendly editing platforms, better access and increased storage. We tackle these areas through 6 primary workflow solutions:

Our Work In The Field

We Get the Job Done

Chesapeake Systems is a team of visionaries – experts in the industry who are passionate about technology and video – who are masters at designing, integrating and deploying high-performance workflow systems and distribution processes for everyone from large-scale media enterprises to small businesses.

Your Trusted Partner

The technologies used by today’s media industries are constantly evolving. Chesapeake Systems provides an unparalleled level of support to keep our customers up and running.

We Are a Systems Integrator

For customers generating, managing and distributing rich media content, we build the technology backbone and infrastructure your organization needs for a smooth workflow.

Who is Chesa?

Chesapeake Systems is a team of visionaries – experts in the industry who are passionate about technology and video – who are masters at producing shared storage, media management and workflow automation systems for everyone from large-scale media enterprises to small businesses.

How We Work

  • Consulting

    Consultation is at the heart of what we do at Chesapeake Systems. We provide customers with detailed, nuanced, and real world-driven advice as we identify the best overall and most cost effective approach for their organization.

  • Projects

    Our scope of work ranges from designing and deploying high-performance workflow solutions to Media Asset Management systems for your media. We place your media-rich content in a highly organized, searchable workspace where we can automate manipulation, production, approval and even distribution.

  • Service Level Agreements

    The Service Level Agreement is a fundamental aspect of the service and expertise we bring to customers. Our SLA fits nicely into customers’ budgets, offering ongoing support and assistance with navigating the technology landscape.

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At Chesapeake Systems, we excel in determining your needs and designing and deploying the robust infrastructure and technology solutions you need to perform your job faster and more efficiently.
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