Tag: edge computing

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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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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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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May 23rd, 2019

By Mark Fisher

Edge Computing – Building a Partner Ecosystem for the Service Provider Edge Cloud

The mania attached to edge computing as a general industry trend continues unabated. The story arc is simple – increasingly, compute workloads need to be pushed out to the edge, away from the centralized cloud and closer to the point where data is created or consumed. The drivers for edge computing are threefold. First, more…

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