Author: Mark Fisher

September 22nd, 2021

By Mark Fisher

New Edge. New Qwilt.

Today Qwilt announced a new round of funding led by Cisco Investments. This new funding, the largest round ever raised by Qwilt, will be used to accelerate our ambition to build one of the world’s largest and highest-performing content delivery networks with 100s of Tbps of capacity. Today’s announcement is an important milestone for Qwilt…

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December 18th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

TIM Launching Open Caching Solution to Further Improve Video Streaming Experience Across Its Network in Brazil

News Summary TIM is the first service provider in Brazil to adopt new open caching solution available from Cisco, Qwilt and Digital Alpha to deliver high-quality streaming experiences across its network on behalf of global content providers First-of-its-kind solution combines Qwilt’s CDN platform based on Open Caching, with Cisco’s edge compute and networking infrastructure and…

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November 24th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

Executive Roundtable: Open Caching Goes Mainstream – Disney, BT, Verizon, Cisco, Qwilt

The Streaming Video Alliance recently hosted an executive roundtable featuring experts from Disney, BT, Verizon, Cisco and Qwilt. This one-hour discussion was filled with valuable information and insights into the latest developments in content delivery. I encourage you to listen to the full recording, but until you have the time, I’ve provided a distilled summary…

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October 8th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

Cisco, Qwilt and Digital Alpha Define the Future of Content Delivery with New Open Caching Solution for Service Providers

News Summary Companies introduce new model for streaming media delivery leveraging Open Caching architecture deployed at the edge of the service provider networks; it offers unprecedented levels of quality with open, global APIs endorsed by the Streaming Video Alliance Innovative business model enables zero-capex and limited-risk deployment, helping service providers generate new revenue as active…

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October 8th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

Welcome to the Future of Content Delivery

Today, Cisco, Digital Alpha and Qwilt announced a partnership to jointly offer a new content delivery solution for network service providers. This announcement is part of a broad, global agreement in which Cisco will bundle Qwilt’s software and cloud service solutions with Cisco’s computing and networking products for cable, telco and mobile network services providers.…

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April 9th, 2020

By Mark Fisher

Now That the Capacity Gap is Here – How Much Did Streaming Increase? A Look at the Numbers

On March 19th, we wrote about the news of an EU commissioner who asked Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to dial down streaming quality and “secure Internet access for all” in Europe. Netflix did downgrade their streams, at least for a while. It did not take long for other streaming giants – Amazon, YouTube – to…

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October 30th, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Intel® Winners’ Circle: Recognition for a Year of Edge Computing Innovation

I’ve written before about the outstanding partnership we have with Intel® as a proud member of the Intel Builders Network and a Network Edge Ecosystem Partner, and it just got better. We’ve recently been appointed to the Intel Network Builders Winners’ Circle. As an acknowledgement for the outstanding work that we’ve done together in 2019…

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October 4th, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Content Delivery Sharing Garners Broad Industry Recognition

Innovating in cloud, edge computing, OTT tech – it’s been a busy and exciting year here at Qwilt as we’ve been sharing our vision of the Edge Cloud with service providers and content publishers around the world, and rolling out the latest innovation built on Qwilt’s Edge Cloud architecture – Content Delivery Sharing (CDS). This…

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September 11th, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Changing Content Delivery Forever

Today, we officially announced our innovative new media delivery solution, Content Delivery Sharing, which is a new architectural, business and operational model for content delivery. With Qwilt Content Delivery Sharing, the OTT content providers’ content is delivered by local ISP edge computing assets instead of a more distant CDN. Content Delivery Sharing is the solution…

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May 28th, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Streaming Game of Thrones – When VoD Looks Like A Huge Live Event

The audience for Game of Thrones was enormous. It is HBO’s most watched show ever. At a time of “Peak TV” when viewing audiences have been fragmented across an impossibly broad and diverse range of networks and shows, Game of Thrones brought viewers together in numbers that are truly remarkable. Now that the final season…

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