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Akamai, Plume partner for broadband subscriber experience

Digital experience intelligent edge platform Akamai is partnering with smart home services specialist Plume. The partnership gives Akamai’s entire global customer network, sales and go-to-market teams immediate access to Plume’s services platform to accelerate the deployment of new and highly-personalised Smart Home Services for broadband subscribers. The partnership will also combine Akamai Security and Personalization […]

January 27, 2021

Report: Gamers increasingly at risk from cybercriminals

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of online gamers’ enhanced connectivity, according to specialist consultancy Omnisperience, whose new report, Unleashing new revenue streams and boosting digital confidence with CCAPS, suggests that service providers are well positioned to secure and assure the gaming experience, creating new revenue streams. Gaming has long been a honey pot for cybercriminals. Gamers […]

January 26, 2021By Angharad Rhiannon

Synamedia, Akamai partner to speed piracy take downs

Synamedia, the independent video software provider, has announced that its security and watermarking solutions are now integrated with Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, to protect customers’ streaming OTT content. Synamedia’s solutions now detect and disrupt pirate streams in real time over the Akamai Intelligent Edge Platform and redirect viewers to […]

January 12, 2021

Ateme joins Akamai’s MTP programme

Ateme, a specialist in video delivery infrastructure, is joining the Media Technology Partner (MTP) programme of Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences. As a Media Technology Partner, Ateme’s video delivery solutions, including encoding/transcoding and packaging, will demonstrate technical integration, interoperability, and alignment with Akamai’s media products. Ateme will prepare content […]

October 29, 2020

Akamai acquires Asavie

Akamai Technologies, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has acquired Asavie, whose global platform manages the security, performance and access policies for mobile and internet-connected devices. Asavie’s mobile, IoT and security solutions will become part of Akamai’s Security and Personalisation Services (SPS) product line sold to carrier partners that embed the […]

October 28, 2020

Datazoom releases data dictionary for CDN log streaming

Datazoom, the Real-time Video Data Platform, has announced its end-to-end data collection, data standardization, and routing service for streaming Content Delivery Network (CDN) log data. Datazoom’s CDN Data Dictionary has been defined in compliance with the Common Media Client Data (CTA-5004). An important service that CDNs provide is efficient caching of video assets on behalf […]

October 28, 2020

Akamai Q2 up 13% despite Covid

Akamai Technologies reported revenue for its Q2 of $795 million, up 13 per cent year-on-year. Revenue from Akamai’s Media and Carrier Division was $390 million, up 19 per cent year-on-year and 20 per cent in constant currency. “The outstanding performance of our Media and Carrier Division was a result of very strong traffic growth in […]

July 30, 2020

Report: 17bn ‘credential stuffing’ attacks in two years

The media industry suffered 17 billion credential stuffing attacks –  the automated injection of breached username/password pairs in order to fraudulently gain access to user accounts – between January 2018 and December 2019 according to a new report from intelligent edge platform specialist Akamai. The Akamai 2020 State of the Internet / Credential Stuffing in […]

July 15, 2020

Security boost for Oscars screening platform

Video technology platform Brightcove is coordinating with NAGRA, Akamai, and BuyDRM to create the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ new security feature for the Academy Screening Room, a screening platform for Academy members used as part of the screening process for the Oscars. The Brightcove Platform, NAGRA NexGuard Streaming forensic watermarking, Akamai Adaptive […]

June 16, 2020