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Akamai

January 9, 2012 6:00 AM

Connected Consumers, Premium Content and the Cloud C ...

Today's hyperconnected world is radically changing the business of media and entertainment. Cloud computing, ubiquitous connectivity, and the increasing consumption of IP video are driving content providers to move more content to the cloud and users to expect easy access across multiple devices. Technology advancements and rapid consumer adoption have created an environment where delivering a secure, high-performing consumer experience on any device is critical. This new environment brings enormous

Akamai

Akamai

December 16, 2011 1:13 PM

The Hyperconnectivity and Hyper-Growth Spiral for St ...

The promise of startups, especially venture backed ones, is predicated on fast growth.  Even with that touchstone, relative to prior decades or even prior years, the growth trajectory of today's startups is in the warp speed territory.  According to an analysis by the Wall Street Journal earlier this year, the fastest growing startups are achieving revenue growth and even profitability much faster than leading startups of yester years.  While the

Jeff Young

Jeff Young

December 7, 2011 5:40 PM

Champions League Makes News Index Soar!

Since launching the Akamai Net Usage Index for News in 2005, sporting events have always proven to be among the stories driving the highest peaks in page views per minute to news Web sites.Witness today's news coverage of the European Champion League that created a peak of 6,583,294 page views per minute at 9:30 p.m. GMT... making this the 2nd largest news event that Akamai has recorded.What match is capturing

Noreen Hafez

Noreen Hafez

December 1, 2011 4:09 PM

Video Therapy: How Can I Get More People to Like Me?

When offering video online, there's a lot to think about. So much goes on before a viewer even has the opportunity to play back your content. You need to produce the content, edit it, test it with an audience and encode it. Then there's the player design, player functionality, multi-device support and apps strategy... Apple, Android, streaming, storage, HTML5...Meltdown.There are many aspects of successful video delivery. Drawing the audience to

Akamai

Akamai

November 21, 2011 1:46 PM

How to Tackle the Bitrate Debate

More is better, when it comes to video quality, right? More, more, more! Well...yes, and no. Higher quality bitrates can be more engaging...up to a certain point. There is a point at which the law of diminishing returns kicks in, and it doesn't make sense to offer a higher quality stream because it doesn't serve your audience to do so. At what point you ask? That's where analytics come in