NAB Show: Bitmovin Live Encoding And Akamai Team Up To Optimize Live Streaming Experiences

Bitmovin, a  video streaming software solutions provider, announces the launch and immediate general availability of Bitmovin’s Live Encoder running on Akamai Cloud Computing, the world’s most distributed cloud platform. “By reducing data […]

GlobalLogic And Akamai Partner To Deliver Enterprise Technology Solutions & Services

GlobalLogic Inc., a Hitachi Group company and provider of digital engineering services, and Akamai, a cloud company that powers and protects life online, announced a strategic partnership intended to make a […]

NAB Show: Akamai Announces New Cloud Computing Capabilities For Streaming Video

Digital security provider Akamai Technologies has introduced new cloud computing capabilities for streaming video at the NAB Show (April 16-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center). The capabilities are designed […]

Akamai Unveils Akamai Connected Cloud And New Cloud Computing Services

Cloud company Akamai Technologies today launched Akamai Connected Cloud, which it calls “a massively distributed edge and cloud platform for cloud computing, security, and content delivery that keeps applications and […]

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier And Akamai To Stream FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be one of the largest sporting events ever seen and is sure to deliver many of the game’s most exciting moments. To bring the […]

Synamedia Partners With Akamai To Speed Pirate Take Downs

Independent video software provider Synamedia has now integrated its security and watermarking solutions with Akamai, an intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to protect customers’ streaming OTT […]


Akamai: Preparing The Edge For A Big Year In Live Streaming

Akamai Gears Up For Live Streaming Surge In 2021


TVN Tech | Broadcast Hackers Drawn To Email Targeting

Email remains one of the main ways through which attackers gain entry into broadcasters’ networks, and they change their methods of attack quickly. Good training not to click on suspect links is an essential defense. Above: Akamai multi-factor authentication access control on a smartwatch. Multi-factor authentication requires multiple pieces of identification before granting access.


TVN Tech | Remote Work Raises New Cybersecurity Threats

In an environment where so many broadcasters have shifted to remote production and workflows, experts advise them to adopt layered defenses to protect their networks against a range of cybersecurity threats.

Media Industry Full Of Credential Stuffing Attacks: Akamai

The media industry suffered 17 billion credential stuffing attacks between January 2018 and December 2019 according to a new report from Akamai, a global content delivery network, cybersecurity and cloud […]


Live Webinars This Week: Grass Valley, Triveni

Virtual NAB Show 2020 events this week include live webinars on remote operations best practices and using the cloud to ensure video services continuity. There’s also an on-demand webinar from Akamai about security in highly unusual business operations and a Triveni Digital webinar on Interactive Applications of ATSC 3.0.

Akamai Reaches New Web Traffic Milestone

Akamai said today that traffic on its global content delivery network (CDN) reached a new peak last week of 106 Tbps (terabits per second). It was the first time in […]


TVN Tech | IP, Cloud, AI Were Everywhere At Buzz-Free IBC

Exclamations about the IP transition, the cloud and AI were notably muted at this year’s IBC. Vendors say that’s because this year wasn’t about shiny new things, but rather getting to work on implementation.

Bitmovin Partners With Akamai On Advanced Video Encoding

Bitmovin, a provider of online video technology, has been qualified as a video transcoding partner by Akamai, the platform for securing and delivering digital experiences. Akamai has worked closely with […]


Stations Have Growing Options For Local OTT

Broadcasters thinking of plunging into OTT have big decisions to make, the biggest of which is settling on an OTT platform. They can turn to a turnkey provider or build their own. In either case, here are some vendors that can help.



Akamai’s 3Q Led By Media, Security Rev Growth

Penthera Named Akamai Media Technology Partner

Penthera, a provider of mobile video streaming software, has been qualified by Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, as a Media Technology Partner. Penthera’s Download2Go and other solutions that […]

Live Streaming Grows Closer To Linear TV

Although live-streamed video has made monumental strides over the past decade, it is still not quite on par with the linear-television experience. For sports, in most cases, TV still offers better, more consistent quality with lower latency than live streaming on a mobile device, tablet, computer, or connected TV. However, as hundreds of thousands of cord-cutters transition from cable subscriptions to OTT platforms each fiscal quarter, streaming services are under pressure to achieve true parity with linear television.


Akamai Media Division Declines In 2Q

Wirecast Encodes Directly To Akamai CDN