Limelight Networks

The way we consume video is rapidly changing. Fueled even more by stay-at-home orders and social distancing, online audiences for VOD and Live Streaming are growing at an astounding pace. Scaling to support a huge cord-cutting audience can be challenging. Online viewership can scale to millions of viewers quickly. How do you prepare for delivering high quality video over the Internet to millions of viewers across the globe or concentrated in one region? Follow these best practices.

Quality, performance, and scale are key metrics for these events. The event could be an occasional live streaming event like political elections or an ongoing streaming platform delivering live streaming services to millions of viewers on their Internet connected devices.

This playbook will cover 5 essential tasks when delivering high-profile streaming events:

#1 Managing a large streaming project
#2 Encoding live video for the first mile
#3 Transcoding live video – preparing video for the last mile
#4 Scaling to support large audiences
#5 Supporting delivery of high profile streaming events