Streaming Media


Streaming Media Industry Directory (Sourcebook)
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Akamai powers the hyperconnected world. Today instant access to everything, everywhere, on any device is expected. Business leaders are leveraging this to accelerate innovation - and are monetizing it every step of the way. Akamai helps businesses connect the hyperconnected, empowering them to transform and reinvent their business on the web. Akamai customers are able to embrace trends like mobile, cloud and big data while overcoming the challenges presented by security threats and the need to reach users globally. Akamai removes the complexities of connected the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud.

Product Description

The Akamai Sola Media Solutions portfolio is a comprehensive set of cloud based, integrated services, designed to offer users a powerful, yet easy-to-use way to address the challenges of online media workflow, storage and delivery. Sola Media Solutions are comprised of three key elements designed to provide superior quality viewing experiences:

  • Sola Sphere online storage and HTTP media delivery with global reach, exceptional performance scalability and reliability.
  • Sola Vision cloud-based media platform that optimizes and protects content for consumption on multiple devices.
  • Sola Media Analytics for tracking audience behavior, monitoring quality of service and capturing viewer-level diagnostics.
Online Resources
  • Akamai Sola Sphere
    Unsurpassed global Content Delivery Network to store and deliver media content
  • Sola Vision
    Cloud-based solutions to simplify audience reach, protect content, improve engagement, and enable monetization
  • Sola Media Analytics
    Comprehensive visibility into audience behavior and quality viewer experience
  • The Akamai Intelligent Platform
    The Akamai Intelligent Platform is the leading cloud platform for delivering secure, high-performing user experiences to any device, anywhere.
  • Akamai ROI Calculator
    Calculate Akamai's business value to you using the ROI calculator
This company is listed in the following categories:
Mobile VideoMusic/RadioOnline Video PlatformsOTT Video
Video AdvertisingVideo Content Protection/DRMVideo Encoding/TranscodingVideo Hosting/Delivery
Education VideoEnterprise VideoGovernment VideoMedia/Entertainment Video
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Articles Mentioned
Akamai Appeals to Hollywood Studios at NAB 2014
Studios can now transcode and apply DRM in one step, thanks to partnerships with Irdeto and BuyDRM, and upload quickly with Aspera.
Elemental to Test 4K HEVC MPEG-DASH in NAB Demo with Akamai
The software video processing developer powers half a dozen 4K demos at NAB, is partnering with Ericsson EVE, and claims to be the fastest growing vendor around
Vubiquity Launches AnyVu Cloud for Multiplatform Delivery
Create new streaming media offerings and get them to market faster: That's the promise of the AnyVu Cloud platform.
Akamai and Aspera Partner for High-Speed File Transfers
Aspera's FASP technology is now integrated into Akamai's NetStorage platform, bringing speed improvements to customers' existing workflows.
Apple Starting to Build Out Its Own CDN
Apple's CDN buildout will deliver content to consumers, though it's not clear if Apple will use it for popular or longtail content, or what the effect will be on the company's relationships with Akamai and Level 3.

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