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Harness the Power of the Cloud for Video Delivery

In recent years, advances in cloud technology and computation has made way for the cloud to play an increasingly important role in the media and broadcast industry.

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The Video DRaaS Guide for Video Service Continuity

No television operator or video streaming service provider wants to be responsible for a news headline like: “Blackout during Super Bowl Upsets Millions of Fans.” But the truth is, no matter how much you prepare, outages can happen. Take for example the recent outage  that AWS experienced. The customers that run all their services with the same cloud provider were down with no other option than wait for AWS to get things up and running again. With every successful streaming and video delivery service, having a clear video service continuity and disaster recovery strategy can help prevent and resolve service failure, faster. Let's look at your options for video service continuity and how modern and flexible strategies such as cloud disaster recovery services can help you be proactive about the goal of zero downtime.

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6 Reasons to Bring Your Video Production Workflow to the Cloud

Upgrading to a cloud workflow for video processing, editing, encoding, storage, and delivery can help streaming service providers reduce management and maintenance costs, boost operational  efficiency, enable scalability, and reinforce security. That's a long list of benefits, and it's just the beginning of the discussion.

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Best Practices for Monitoring Video Streams in Real-Time

The internet has permeated every aspect of our lives, contributing to the rapid proliferation of smart devices and online services. In particular, video-on-demand and live streaming has penetrated households across the globe at an unprecedented rate, offering consumers the convenience to watch what they want, when they want.  

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IBC 2020: Three Reasons to Attend the Virtual Showcase

The signature digital event hosted by Harmonic.

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How Context Adaptive Delivery Improves Video Quality and Reduces Costs

Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis, we saw Internet traffic surging by 20-40%. More people at home means increases in online video content consumption. Networks are buckling under the pressure of sudden increases in video streaming consumption. Yet, it seems that the consumption surge we experienced in the last few months was mostly caused by subscribers viewing VOD assets. 

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