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August/September 2013

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Behind the Scenes With Windows Azure Media Services: Case Study

The 2012 Olympics, NBC Universal, and the European Tour have all learned the benefits of migrating to the cloud with Windows Azure.

Attention Colleges and Universities: Kill the Lecture!

Lectures are outdated, ineffective, and just plain dull. Online video is ready to take over, delivering information in a far better way.

Into the Cloud: Exploring the Next Generation of Video Services

Cloud services change the value proposition for online video creators and distributors. Dive deep into the cloud to learn about the savings and features it offers.

Online Video Jumps on the Big Data Bandwagon

It's the era of big data, and online video publishers are embracing this trend in a big way. Learn what deep analytics have to offer the streaming video industry.

No Second Chances, Part 2: Best Practices for Live Events

Businesses are increasingly depending on live event streaming. For expert tips on how to pull them off like a pro, read the second part of our series.

Creating NASDAQ’s Cloud-Based Virtual Workflow

How one late-night brainstorming session turned into a more efficient workflow with tremendous cost savings.

Encoding.com: Streaming Media's Comprehensive Hands-On Review

While it delivered impressive results in our tests, Encoding.com isn't perfect: Read our review before paying extra for Turbo mode.

In Online Video, Brands Get More than Ads for Their Money

Corporate branding has been a part of original online video creation since the beginning. Is the purity of online video in jeopardy?

Cloud Encoding: One Name, but Many Variables to Consider

Digging into the competing cloud encoding solutions shows that they're far from similar, making comparisons difficult.

Editor's Note

Why Curation Devalues the Product, Creator, and Viewer

One of the hot buzzwords of the last few years, "curation" is showing itself to be an empty vessel that does more harm than good.

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