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Firstlight Media wins Google Cloud Industry Solution Partner of the Year Award

Firstlight Media has received the 2021 Google Cloud Industry Solution Partner of the Year Award for Media & Entertainment. Firstlight Media was recognized for its achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, including: driving joint customer success in new markets and business models; spurring the adoption of cloud-based workflows and platforms; and laying the groundwork for […]

June 15, 2022

Google Cloud unveils Media CDN

At the 2022 NAB Show Streaming Summit, Google has announced the general availability of Media CDN, which it describes as “a modern, extensible platform for delivering immersive experiences with unparalleled scale and intelligence”. Media CDN will enable media and entertainment customers to intelligently deliver streaming experiences to viewers around the globe. The same infrastructure that […]

April 26, 2022

Firstlight Media expands relationship with Google Cloud

Firstlight Media has announced that it is collaboratively working across a suite of Google Cloud products to innovate new, cloud-native monetization, personalization and content delivery capabilities – most notably Free Ad-Supported Television (FAST) – for the next generation of OTT platforms. As part of its expanding relationship with Google Cloud, Firstlight Media’s research and development […]

April 25, 2022

Viaccess-Orca, Google Cloud collaboration

Viaccess-Orca (VO), a global player providing OTT and TV platforms, content protection, and advanced data solutions, has announced a new collaboration with Google Cloud to streamline TV and video service deployments and operations. VO solutions are now integrated with Google Cloud Anthos, a fully managed Kubernetes-based platform, that allows users to manage their data and […]

April 20, 2022

Conviva launches on Google Cloud Marketplace

Conviva, a continuous measurement analytics platform, has announced its availability on Google Cloud Marketplace, expanding its partnership with Google Cloud and enabling seamless procurement and consolidated billing through a single channel. “We are thrilled to bring Conviva to Google Cloud Marketplace,” said Keith Zubchevich, President & CEO, Conviva. “The entire media industry is undergoing digital […]

April 19, 2022

BT, Google Cloud digital partnership

Google Cloud and BT have announced a strategic, five-year partnership to accelerate BT’s digital transformation. The collaboration will involve BT using a suite of Google Cloud products and services – sincluding cloud infrastructure, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, security, and API management – to deliver superior customer experiences, reduce costs and […]

March 11, 2022

Google buys Mandiant cloud security for $5.4bn

Google is buying Mandiant for $5.4 billion (€4.9bn) to strengthen its Google Cloud cybersecurity offering. The price is a 57 per cent premium on Mandiant’s share price before media reports of a potential bid emerged. Mandiant is expected to provide enhanced services to support customers on premises and in the cloud. It’s known for detecting […]

March 8, 2022

Google Cloud, Elisa partner

Google Cloud and Finnish telecommunications and digital services provider, Elisa, have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate Elisa’s cloud transformation journey and work together on joint innovations in several areas. This new alliance will see Elisa leverage Google Cloud’s infrastructure, storage, advanced data analytics, and hybrid cloud management services to accelerate its go-to-market activities, explore […]

February 28, 2022

Firstlight Media joins Google Cloud Marketplace

Firstlight Media has continued its drive to widen the OTT industry’s accessibility to cloud-native streaming and entertainment platforms with the announcement that Firstlight Media is now available on the Google Cloud Marketplace. “Delivering the fastest possible time to market and the greatest flexibility to the OTT industry is a fundamental business and technology need for […]

January 5, 2022

Google Cloud, Telenor partnership

Telenor has signed a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to further explore areas of cooperation and define key strategic initiatives, advancing Telenor’s digital capabilities. Telenor says it continues to advance the modernisation of the telecommunications industry by digitalising and expanding its offerings – going beyond connectivity. As the network is increasingly software-based, Telenor says it […]

November 15, 2021