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April 2019 Archives

Jonathan Morgan

Jonathan Morgan

April 17, 2019 11:00 AM

Traffic Management for Peace of Mind

Ensure Quality of Experience and Readiness with CDN Capacity Overflow Have you ever planned and launched a system with painstaking detail and, at some point in time, something unexpected breaks the system? An unexpected event might be an unanticipated scenario (a bug!) or user adoption beyond expectations (hello Fortnite!). These events can lead to gut-wrenching times when a fix to address the event takes a long time even though the

Del Fowler

Del Fowler

April 10, 2019 11:00 AM

Do High Vanity Bitrates Choke Your Live OTT Service ...

Studies show that video consumption demand is growing faster than capacity. While capacity overhead does exist, current trends suggest that we'll see more bottlenecking on last-hop connectivity, especially with regionally targeted content.

Chris Wraight

Chris Wraight

April 8, 2019 3:00 PM

People Spent More Time with Their Mom this Mother's ...

The first major peak traffic event for online shopping in the United Kingdom is Mother's Day, held this year on Sunday, March 31. As we did during peak holiday traffic events last year, we tabulated and analyzed aggregate statistics from global online retail traffic that touched nearly 100 retail websites and mobile retail apps, providing Akamai with more than 5 billion daily data points. We also extracted data for

Frank Paolino

Frank Paolino

April 5, 2019 2:53 PM

Akamai's Adaptive Media Player Advances for NAB 2019 ...

Introduction Akamai Adaptive Media Player (AMP) helps publishers insert quality media playback experiences into web, mobile, and connected-TV applications. Publishers can leverage Akamai AMP for a single, modular SDK that pre-integrates playback, delivery, monetization, and measurement to ensure a fast, reliable, quality deployment. This can greatly reduce efforts and give a faster time to market. Heading into NAB 2019, the AMP team at Akamai is excited to announce the release