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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.

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

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 14, 2019 11:00 AM

Get, Set, Election, Go: Preparing For The 2019 Elect ...

Chapter 2: Election Day Challenges and Opportunities for Digital News Publishers It will be all about optimizing for Scale, Performance, and Efficiency while maintaining their security posture ... If 2014 was anything to go by for us at Akamai supporting digital publishers, 2019 is going to be an even bigger moment in India's internet history. The first chapter of the blog, listed a few trends on the role of the

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Prevent Access to Unauthorized Viewers with Enhanced ...

Background: Geo-Blocking Content There are no hard and fast rules to the way content is licensed throughout the world, but typically content owners develop license agreements at the country level which gives them a fair amount of flexibility when monetizing their content. These license agreements then require the content providers to place geographic restrictions on the services they sell in order to maintain compliance with said license agreements. This manifests

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

FUTURE PROOFING YOUR CONTENT SECURITY PERIMETER WITH ...

Background: Media Content Security Security in the media & entertainment industry means securing the entire content consumption path. For any OTT or streaming company that wants to serve or distribute its content to end users, has to protect and safeguard their content against an ever-evolving plethora of online piracy and cyber threats. There multiple different types of threats across the content consumption path, so, while companies would need enterprise security

Alex Balford

Alex Balford

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Securing CDN Delivery with TLS at Massive Scale

The growth of HTTPS on the Internet Amidst ever-growing security concerns, providing protected Internet connections is more important than ever. The movement towards an Internet that places more emphasis on data integrity and confidentiality is taking place swiftly. HTTP connections are giving way to HTTPS as the growth in encrypted communications continues.

Darren Ng

Darren Ng

February 28, 2019 10:45 AM

Packet Pacing Benefits for Midgress Traffic

Akamai's Smooth Delivery Pacing (SDP) made an impression last year by increasing client network performance while simultaneously reducing retransmissions. If you missed the details and want to learn more about SDP, please check out our past discussion. In this article, we'll explore if SDP's benefits can be applied to Akamai's midgress network.

Victor Wong

Victor Wong

February 7, 2019 2:19 PM

Qualifying Encoders with Akamai

Introduction The encoder qualification program was created to improve the process for vendors that wish to align themselves with Akamai network specific requirements. It is also intended to , mitigate the risk of encoder issues before using in production. A formal process is being introduced to fast forward the qualification testing cycle.

Chandan Rao

Chandan Rao

January 31, 2019 11:36 AM

Powering Low Latency Live Streaming

Live streaming has grown immensely over the years. Today, we can watch live events from all around the world via our laptops, mobile phones, set-top-boxes, Smart TVs, and other connected devices.