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As video providers and content owners look to slash costs, improve efficiency, and stay flexible, they’re turning to the cloud for some or all of the video workflow, from encoding and transcoding to packaging, storage, DRM, and more.  Here you’ll find news, reviews, and analysis of the latest in cloud video services and workflows.

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JW Player Launches Broadcast Live and Studio DRM Solutions for Broadcasters

The launch culminates JW Player's acquisition of VUALTO, integrating their teams and services to create the industry's most powerful platform for video orchestration and encryption.

Signiant Acquires Levels Beyond

Acquisition brings the SaaS workflow suite Reach Engine to Signiant's media workflow optimization offerings

Molten Raises $7M to Help Solve Rights and Content Management Challenges

Investors including Ashton Kutcher, Michael Ovitz, and Jack Dorsey are bullish on Molten's cloud-based approach to manage the increasingly complex back-office challenges in the online video ecosystem

Google Announces Distributed Cloud

At Google Cloud Next '21, the company introduced a portfolio of hardware and software solutions that extend Google Cloud's infrastructure to the edge and into data centers

Telestream Announces Cloud Qualify, a Cloud-Native QC Service

At an online "NAB press event," company says the new service combines the best of Telestream Aurora and Vidchecker technology.

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Investors Bet Big on Amagi with $100 Million in Funding

Accel, Avataar, and Norwest join existing investor Premji Invest to buy out stake in company previously held by Emerald Media and Mayfield Media

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Kaltura Valued at $1.24 Billion After IPO

After the pandemic scuttled an IPO in 2020, the 15-year-old enterprise and education video platform company floated on NASDAQ and raised $150 million to grow marketing, sales, and tech efforts.

JW Player Raises $100 Million in Series E Funding

Coming hot on the heels of its acquisition of Vualto, the funding will allow the company to expand globally, increase staffing, and invest in product development

Ross Video Acquires Primestream

Primestream's workflow solutions enable capture, production, management, and distribution of live and on-demand video for organizations including Verizon Media and the NFL Network

New Report Reveals Radical Changes to Streaming Industry Over the Past Year

Streaming Media's State of Streaming Spring 2021 report, sponsored by Harmonic, shows the massive increases in streaming in previously underserved markets, as well as how the industry is addressing on-going bandwidth challenges.

IBC Show Moves to December

Citing vendor and attendee reluctance to attend a September event, and the need to guarantee health and safety, IBC announced that this year's event will take place December 3-6 in Amsterdam

Vimeo's New Corporate Video Library Keeps Teams Connected

The centralized video hub unlocks the power of video for every enterprise, including the 70% of Fortune 500s using Vimeo today

Zenlayer Raises $50 Million in Series C Funding

Edge cloud services provider announces its third round of funding

JW Player Acquires VUALTO

Acquisition of DRM provider strengthens JW Player's position in the market

Mux Raises $105 Million in Series D Funding

Company says it will use the funding to accelerate hiring and feature development

Disney+ Chooses AWS to Support Global Expansion

With AWS as its preferred public cloud infrastructure provider, The Walt Disney Company leverages AWS's proven global infrastructure to improve performance and reliability for Disney+ as the streaming service continues to scale globally

Bitmovin Raises $25 Million in Series C Financing

Investment led by Swisscom Ventures with Climb Ventures, Atomico, Highland Europe, and Constantia New Business, and brings Bitmovin's total funding to $68 million

Telestream Launches Cloud Transform Service

Telestream has become the latest company to take core media processing and transcoding into the cloud