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Mark Fisher May 27th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

The Open Architecture Choice for Online Video Caching

We’re at a critical point in the development of infrastructure to support the future of online video. The choices we make today, between open and closed systems, will profoundly impact the consumer experience of tomorrow.

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Mark Fisher April 23rd, 2014

By Mark Fisher

The Next Chapter in Live Streaming – In which certain online fans begin to devour the Internet

For eGaming, Twitch is like Yankee Stadium, Lambeau Field, Madison Square Garden and Wembley all rolled into one. They pull in the best gamers, biggest audiences, best tournaments and coolest shows.

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Gleb Brichko April 14th, 2014

By Gleb Brichko

Security Update: The Heartbleed Bug

All released QwOS versions are using an OpenSSL version that does not include this bug. Our upcoming release includes the latest fix published by OpenSSL, which means it is also immune to this bug.

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Yuval Shukroon April 7th, 2014

By Yuval Shukroon

Wrestlemania XXX Undertakes* OTT Video Charts by Storm

Yesterday (April 6th) was a milestone in the network’s brief history with the first ever Wrestlemania event live online streaming.

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Mark Fisher April 4th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Amazon Rising – Amazon’s Streaming Video Surpasses Hulu and Apple

Fair warning to Network Operators – if Amazon is saying it is serious about streaming, get ready for the rivers to run fast and deep.

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Mark Fisher March 6th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Comcast Netflix Agreement – What This Means for the Online Video Ecosystem

There has been considerable media attention given to the recent announcement of a commercial agreement between Comcast and Netflix to address Netflix OTT video traffic on Comcast’s network. We think a succinct assessment of the deal and implications are in order in light of the considerable coverage this announcement received.

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Mark Fisher January 30th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Live – The World is Watching

It’s part of the human experience. We all want to see events happen in real-time. We want to be a witness so we can say to each other “Did you see Messi’s goal last night?” If we can’t be there in person, on a seat in the stadium watching our team or listening to our band then we reflexively grab the remote and tune in.

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Gleb Brichko October 14th, 2013

By Gleb Brichko

Anatomy of a Viral Video

In today’s hyper-connected world, popular digital content transcends the cultural and language differences of the world’s netizens, sweeping across the globe in a matter of days – sometimes hours.

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Mark Fisher September 25th, 2013

By Mark Fisher

The iOS 7 Update – Just One More Apocalypse to Capture Our Imagination

At Qwilt, and with every operator where we are deployed, iOS 7 was just another chance to do what we do every day – cache and deliver content locally, saving operators a lot of money while improving the quality of experience for users.

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Mark Fisher August 6th, 2013

By Mark Fisher

Qwilt’s Video Fabric

The new normal greeted me last Saturday evening in a friend’s home. Four teenagers sitting on a couch watching two TV shows with 5 screens (3 IPhones, 1 Android and 1 iPad). The massive flat screen TV was dark.

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