Akamai: Video Apps Offer Advantages Over Traditional Streaming
[Editor's Note: This article and video first appeared on Beet.TV.]
Distributing video content via apps has "real advantages," says David Kenny president of Akamai in this interview with Beet.TV
He says the new technology represents a "convergence with television."
He explains the efficiency of the delivery Apps interms of bandwidth and security and says Apps are more closely aligned with the delivery model of television.
He said that while Apps are on the rise, they doesn't represent "the death of streaming."
Beet.TV interviewed Kenny at the Monaco Media Forum, where he was a speaker.
Octoshape's global delivery and video optimization technologies will help Akamai deal with large network traffic increases in the future.