Entertainment and Media

The pervasiveness of media in business is a reality today, redefining the way organizations interact and engage with customers in a way not imagined in the previous decade. Business are gaining the ability to enable cross-platform repurposing and monetization of digital content, creating an extended economy based on television, video, advertising, publishing, mobile and the Internet. Innovation in technologies and system integrator partnerships is crucial to expand growth potential globally.

Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Transformation research and consulting programs look at the advent of newer technologies and their impact on organizations, disrupting old processes and enabling a new horizon of opportunities for companies to turn around old, fragmented business segments into a transformed consumer-centric service approach. Our digital media coverage spans all products and services in the content value chain-- from content acquisition to processing, management, delivery, protection, monitoring, analytics and customer experience.

We work closely with the world’s largest media networks, publishers, agencies, service operators, as well as technology providers and start-ups to help them find their footing in this sea of change. Tailored, customized solutions provide clients with the best strategies for growth, supported by the right key data points researched to meet the client’s needs and the specific engagement. Our research spans broadly across the sector and provides deep insights into specific markets in the most significant areas of IT and the digital media industry.

  1. 28 Dec 2012  |  North America

    An Insight on 3D Cinema Trends

    This insight includes a discussion on trends in 3D cinema growth, 3D production techniques, and an elaborate analysis of the 3D conversion process. It also highlights some of the key vendors in the 3D post-production market.

  2. 26 Dec 2012  |  North America

    Front-End Optimization (FEO)

    This insight discusses the benefits of FEO services, how it can help in solving some of the Website efficiency challenges and the restraints in adoption. It also highlights who offer FEO services and how it is a logical value-addition to CDNs today.

  3. This insight presents an overview of cloud-based solutions for the media and entertainment vertical and the challenges in adoption. It also discusses the various applications that are relevant in the market today and lists some of the vendors who offer solutions for the same.

  4. Multi-screen delivery of live video  whether linear channels or special events  has crossed the proverbial chasm and is growing by leaps and bounds any way you measure it. Compelling, engaging OTT video offerings are a competitive necessity today. However, delivering online video to unmanaged devices with high QOE in a reliable yet cost effective...

  5. 10 Oct 2012  |  Global

    Dynamic Site Acceleration

    This insight explains the importance of value add services such as Dynamic Site Acceleration (DSA); elaborates the various technologies that make up DSA; and analyzes how and why various CDN companies in the market are considering deploying the same.

  6. The Indian television industry, which remained dormant since the inception of cable, has awakened with a powerful mandate that will scrutinize the operations of thousands of cable operators nationally. This has evoked protest from local cable operators who fear license cancelations for failing to implement the mandate. Indian broadcasters and DTH p...

  7. This insight presents the top growth indicators of the animation market, the top challenges faced by animation software vendors, and a brief overview of the end-user purchasing criteria across verticals. These indicators verify that the growth in the animation software market is based on some true and important indicators in the market and that the...

  8. 26 Mar 2012  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa

    Online Video Platforms: An Analysis of the Market Opportunity in the Middle East

    Frost & Sullivan defines an online video platform (OVP) as a fee-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) video hosting solution that helps content owners ingest, transcode, store, manage, protect, publish, syndicate, track and monetize online video. Frost & Sullivans insight on Online Video Platforms (OVP) in Middle East (ME) offers a holistic view of ...

  9. 16 Mar 2012  |  North America

    Global Enterprise Fax Market

    This insight provides an overview of the global enterprise fax market; a discussion on the industry trends, market definitions, growth drivers and restraints, revenue forecasts from 2010 to 2017, and competitive landscape. The enterprise fax market is defined by advanced faxing services, including the integration of fax servers that can manage mult...

  10. 24 Feb 2012  |  North America

    Mobile Application Acceleration

    Mobile usage is growing by leaps and bounds. This means that the content delivery networks (CDN) market will be required to ante up their mobile acceleration solutions to enable the process. Principal Consultant, Dan Rayburn, discusses the trends that contribute to the growth of mobile content usage, mobile commerce opportunities, and the growing p...