Enterprise Content Delivery

  1. Comcast launched its own commercial CDN offering in 2015 and added a new live linear streaming service that it announced at IBC 2015. The new platform provides customers the ability to easily turn-up, manage, and enable ad or subscription-supported live, over-the-top, full-time channel experiences. While a lot of vendors in the market offer platfor...

  2. 02 Mar 2016  |  North America

    Image Delivery Challenges for Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

    CDNs Struggle to Deliver Sharper Images over the Last Mile for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ and Other New Devices, or Risk Losing Out

    Since their launch, content owners have raised concerns over how the iPhone 6 and 6+ have made it harder for some CDNs to deliver their content to these devices with good quality. Apple’s new phones challenge CDNs by creating a perfect storm of significantly larger images and a non-negotiable requirement to deliver images generated on the fly eve...

  3. 08 Feb 2016  |  Latin America

    Sports and Technology Convergence in Brazil

    Technology Revolutionizing Business and Event Dynamics, 2016 Rio Olympics to Highlight Role of IT Investments in Promoting Sports Excellence

    In this hot topic, Frost & Sullivan covers key trends occurring around the world in sports organizations that can be implemented in Brazil to improve its sports industry. Sports and technology create a winning combination for improving business, and the country has great potential to benefit from integrating technology into its sports industry. The...

  4. 05 Feb 2016  |  North America

    CDN Services - Methodologies for Content Owners to Quantify Value

    One-size-fits-all Legacy Approach to CDNs is Outdated, Companies Seek Novel Solutions to Stay Ahead

    Following the growth in the sophistication of mobile applications, many congestion points have been identified. This in turn has given rise to several specialized solutions to resolve these congestion points. The primary solution for working around Internet congestion and slowdowns has long been the edge delivery and caching provided by content del...

  5. 05 Feb 2016  |  North America

    Mobile Content Acceleration Services, 2016

    Tremendous Potential for Mobile Delivery Networks, Reflected in Kwicr's Success Story

    The demand for protocol manipulation technologies that impact the quality of delivery for streaming content is increasing. However, mobile broadband performance is a problem, as poor quality delivery is the key reason consumers give up on apps and streaming content. To address this issue, Kwicr launched its mobile delivery network to manage mobile ...

  6. 05 Feb 2016  |  North America

    Customer Web Experiences Overview

    Sharp, Mobile-Friendly Design, Content, Data Analysis and Testing will be Critical to Successful Web Experiences

    Most customer relationships now begin on the web. Many of these engagements are for increasingly complex sales, service, and support opportunities and issues. Many of these interactions occur over customers’ mobile devices. Web experience personalization, bolstered by web site testing, increases sales, raises order values, and generates greater c...

  7. 05 Feb 2016  |  North America

    Disruption of Live Broadcasting Markets - Ustream’s SD-CDN

    Set to be a Game Changer, Ustream's SD-CDN could Emerge as Bandwidth Exchange for Live Broadcasters

    Ustream has developed a reputation for its ability to host some of the world’s largest streaming events via its HD broadcast video platform. In 2015, Ustream created a unique solution that is the result of seven years of development—a technology called Software-defined CDN or SD-CDN. If Ustream takes what it has built and offers it as a stand-...

  8. 05 Feb 2016  |  North America

    Content Delivery Efficiency - Analysis of Limelight and SmartPurge 

    SmartPurge Represents Major Leap Forward, Meets Virtually Every Customer Need in Terms of CDN Cache Management

    In recent years, content owners have not only become smarter about delivering digital content but they have also learned to develop workflow processes and integrated systems designed to publish, manage, and deliver digital content. From Websites, to software downloads and games, these workflows have become the backbone of how organizations deliver...

  9. 05 Feb 2016  |  North America

    Enterprise Cloud Networking Vendor Strategies

    Future to be Shaped by Tussle between Internet-based Content Delivery Network (CDN) Vendors and Incumbent Cloud Networking Providers

    Due to the substantial growth prospects within the content delivery industry, CDN providers are continuously looking at opportunities to broaden market boundaries and offer new and unique value propositions to their customers. One of the interesting ways in which some providers have diversified recently is by looking to get behind the firewall for ...

  10. 22 Jan 2016  |  Africa

    Opportunities for ICT Providers in Sub-Saharan Africa's Mega Cities

    Smart City Development Introduces Significant Opportunities for ICT Providers

    By 2025, more than 70% of Africa’s population is expected to be living in cities. A Mega City is defined as an urban area with a population of more than 8 million and a gross domestic product (GDP) of at least $250 billion. There are several emerging Mega Cities in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), including Lagos, Kinshasa, Luanda, and Johannesburg. The...