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Barrett Mononen

Barrett Mononen

August 19, 2014 12:11 PM

Securing Cloud-based Media Workflows

You can call the trend whatever you'd like, but content preparation workflows are all moving in the same direction--toward the cloud. In the follow-up e-book on The Rise of the Software-Empowered Video Operator, we explore this push and how it's impacting our industry. The benefits for moving towards a cloud-based workflow can almost seem unlimited, but a couple of key ones always float to the top.

Barrett Mononen

Barrett Mononen

May 30, 2014 1:33 PM

Cloud-based Media Workflows: A Business Proposition

The following post is part one of a two-part series exploring cloud-based media workflows. Stay tuned for a more technically oriented blog post from Akamai's Professional Services guru Frank Paolino. When you hear people talking about "the cloud," they're typically discussing its various technical benefits. Elastic scalability, flexibility, availability and other features that end in -bility are often hot topics of conversation. In general, this can be very engaging, worthwhile

Barrett Mononen

Barrett Mononen

July 10, 2013 11:00 AM

Simplifying the Transcoding Conundrum

This is the third installment in a series of posts that discuss various challenges of online video and how Akamai's Sola Media Solutions can be used to address those challenges.One of the most common challenges that we hear from customers - of any type - is the uphill battle they face when attempting to prepare content for delivery to multiple devices. Even dividing devices into categories seems daunting: mobile phones,

Barrett Mononen

Barrett Mononen

April 18, 2013 9:37 AM

Keeping it Simple at the 2013 NAB Show

Fresh off an action-packed week at this year's NAB conference, I wanted to take a second to reflect on some of the key takeaways that stood out for us at Akamai over the course of the show. The mantra of simplicity was present in full force, just as it was at IBC. Broadcasters and content providers are looking to dramatically simplify their workflows and truly bring them into the cloud. Those who