Akamai, the world’s largest vendor of CDN (Content Delivery Network) services, has enhanced its edge platform to help customers migrate to cloud based platforms.
Net Insight has added support for Reliable Internet Stream Transport (RIST) to its Nimbra portfolio, and also taken a leading co-chair role in the collaborative RIST Forum.
At IBC last year, Telestream announced a major R&D project, now called Telestream Orchid, which would bring together all the company’s intellectual property and resources, to transform new channel creation from a process that could take weeks or even months to one that takes minutes. Ahead of the commercialisation of the product around NAB-time, we ask Stuart Newton, VP Strategy & Business Development, to explain why he thinks Orchid is revolutionary and isn’t just ‘smoke & mirrors’.
SeaChange International and Russia-based video distribution operator TotalVideo have entered into an agreement to develop a cloud-based hybrid OTT/DVB/IPTV video management and delivery platform that will enable video and cable providers in Russia to offer a wide variety of services to their subscribers.
Commercial and consumer satellite services provider NigcomSat has expanded its enterprise, government and consumer Ka-band broadband services in Nigeria with the installation of satellite communications equipment from Newtec.
JDS Japan Digital Serve has selected an MD8000 transport solution and ProMD EMS Enhanced Management Software from Media Links for the transport backbone of its 100-Gbps IP-based video distribution platform. JDS provides digital broadcasting services to cable TV stations throughout Japan using a terrestrial fiber optic network.