Can cloud solve multiple DRM complexity? February 26th 2015 - 05:00 PM

Operators are increasingly challenged by the multiple DRM systems required to serve the wide variety of devices popular with consumers, including proprietary devices like Microsoft’s Xbox that only support one DRM type. This leads to integrating, maintaining and operating several DRM systems. Cloud DRM allows an operator to outsource t

Ziggo cloud TV roll out over January 30th 2015 - 05:46 PM

Dutch cable operator Ziggo has concluded its two year roll out of its cloud based TV GUI across its footprint with an update for two legacy interactive tuners from Cisco. The operator, now part of the Liberty Global group, claimed to be first cable company in the world to start

Envivio Offers “Pay-As-You-Grow” Cloud Services January 27th 2015 - 03:23 PM

At the NCTC Winter Education Conference and Technology Showcase, Envivio unveiled Envivio Nuage, a fully virtualized cloud-based software-as-a-service (SAAS) video platform to help smaller cable operators distribute video easily and cost-effectively. Envivio Nuage is designed to manage content for any size cable operator end-to-end, from ingest to any consumer device.

Media Security? What Security? January 16th 2015 - 12:48 PM

Media security is top of the list for broadcast executives. And the recent Sony Pictures hack illustrates that everyone is a potential target. John Watkinson looks at why cyber-attacks have become common, and what broadcasters, Hollywood and TV show makers can do to try and protect their investments.