For Immediate Release: Nov. 15, 2010
Web broadcast of Goodyear council
meeting to be delayed
ARIZ. (Nov. 15, 2010)
Granicus, the company that broadcasts and archives Goodyear City Council
meetings on the web, suffered a catastrophic failure of their automated systems
in San Francisco last night. Municipalities and organizations nationwide have
been impacted by the technical difficulties at Granicus.
of the failure of the Granicus automated systems, Goodyear will not be able to offer
live streaming video simulcast of tonight's city council meeting. However,
Granicus representatives assure city officials that the video uplink and
archive video from tonight's council meeting will be available for viewing as
soon as possible. For the moment, however, Granicus is unable to broadcast
video live over the Internet.
previously emailed, we are experiencing a major storage system failure," Sherif Agib,
Granicus Customer Service Manager with Granicus, wrote today in an email to
Goodyear city officials. "Though you are able to conduct live meetings,
citizens and internal viewers will be unable to view the meeting in progress or
view archived items.?
is an issue with Granicus, and is affecting government nationwide. Goodyear's
in-house systems are fully functional and city staff is prepared for the
council meeting and other operations scheduled in the Justice Center
information will be provided as soon as details are available from Granicus.