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Streaming Media Industry Directory (Sourcebook)
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Cambridge MA 02142

Phone: 1 617 444 3000
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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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In this guest post, Bitmovin's CTO and co-founder explains how HTTP/2.0 will solve the problems of previous generations and seamlessly integrate with DASH.
Is 4K Doomed to Be the Next 3D? Akamai Says No
Not long ago, 3D was the next big thing in home video. The problem was that no one wanted it. Why will 4K video be any different?
Akamai: 11% of Internet Connections Are Ready for 4K Video
It takes a connection of between 10- and 20Mbps to view ultra-high definition video. UHD content is coming, but can anyone see it?
eBay Embraces Enterprise YouTube
The online marketplace uses an enterprise YouTube solution from Qumu for all manner of internal communications, fostering engagement and encouraging innovation across all its divisions
Streaming Media East Keynote: NBC Sets Olympic Video Records
Over 850,000 viewers watched the USA-Canada men's semifinal hockey match, a huge increase over anything NBC had delivered before.

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