The popular peer-to-peer file sharing platform claims it has more than 8 million users. It’s now pursuing content publishers to reach that installed base with its Pando Publisher streaming service.
Mon., June 25, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 25 Jun 2007
P2P is much more than a means of distributing stolen content. It enables content owners to slash content delivery costs, and those cost savings grow exponentially when delivering long-form video content.
Posted 15 Jun 2007
Akamai's internet monitoring tool shows both the big picture-the ebb and flow of net traffic in general-as well as a close-up on media content usage.
Tues., June 12, by Tim Siglin
Posted 12 Jun 2007
In the opening keynote of its second annual developer and designer conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft revealed more details about Silverlight, including Silverlight Streaming and some very cool features in Expression Media Encoder.
Mon., April 30, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 30 Apr 2007
A look at real pricing numbers from both large, globally focused content delivery networks and smaller regional service providers
Posted 15 Feb 2007
Since no two providers seem to name and sell their services in the same way, here is a list of the five most important questions you’ll want to ask when evaluating any provider.
Mon., Feb. 12, by Dan Rayburn
Posted 12 Feb 2007
The company claims its new product, CDN Amplifier, will offer significant increases in the quality of video content publishers can deliver to end users.
Wed., Jan. 3, by Geoff Daily
Posted 04 Jan 2007
Let’s examine the two biggest factors that affect the price of service—bandwidth commit and storage—and discuss strategies for getting the best price. I’ll also pin down some real numbers for going pricing rates today.
Posted 15 Nov 2006
The network services provider agreed to purchase the CDN in a stock-only deal valued at $217 million.
Thurs., Oct. 12, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 12 Oct 2006
Goldman Sachs invests $130 million in Limelight Networks, while Greylock funds Panther Express with $6 million.
Wed., July 26, by Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen
Posted 26 Jul 2006
Video quality shouldn't be the only--or even the most important--factor when it comes to selecting a format. Scalability, rights management, user experience, and other considerations are just as crucial to your decision.
Tues., July 18, by Dan Rayburn
Posted 22 Jul 2006
With the advent of lower-cost drives and ubiquity of 1GB Ethernet connectors, the cost and complexity of creating a storage area network (SAN) is falling. Is a SAN right for you?
Mon., July 3, by Tim Siglin
Posted 03 Jul 2006
The technologies behind online and mobile delivery of World Cup games and highlights are only part of the story. Sweden’s Infront Sports & Media was responsible for all video licensing, ensuring standardization of coverage across the globe.
Tues., June 6, by Christine Perey
Posted 06 Jun 2006
While every organization is different, these guiding principles can help prepare for potential growth and scaling of a content business.
Tues. May 2, by Tejpaul Bhatia
Posted 02 May 2006
While the "big three"—subscription/pay-per-view, advertising, and promotional–still dominate, industry leaders at NAB suggest it's time to consider additional approaches.
Tues. April 25, by Tim Siglin
Posted 25 Apr 2006