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The live sports streaming market is rapidly evolving as new players challenge the traditional broadcast model. Recent changes in the distribution of UEFA Champions League rights, shared between Amazon, TNT Sports, and BBC from 2024, exemplify this shift. Sports rights holders are now under increasing pressure to maximize return on investment and implement effective go-to-market strategies as they seek to harness new monetization streams and deliver high-quality content to a global audience.
This year at Black Hat USA 2023, Edgio’s Richard Yew, Sr. Director Product Management – Security, and Andrew Johnson, Head of Product Marketing – Security, discussed Edgio’s experiences with two formidable adversaries over the last year – KillNet and Anonymous Sudan. Learn from Edgio’s experiences and discover how to improve your security posture and resilience against similar, evolving threat groups.
For years, we’ve grown accustomed to accessing applications and storing data in the cloud with remote servers and data centers hosted by companies like Amazon and Google. But this centralized approach is starting to change. More and more, computing is happening at “the edge,” but what exactly does this mean and how is this changing web development?
Welcome to the second episode of Beyond the Edge, a podcast dedicated to exploring the dynamic challenges faced by modern digital businesses. In this episode Ishan Anand, VP of Product for the Edgio Applications Platform, speaks with Ellery Womack, Sr. Dir of Engineering at Edgio, and Mihaela Mazzenga, CTO at Valtech North America, about composable architectures, and how they help organizations increase team velocity and build faster websites. Amazon, Nike, Walmart, Toyota, Target, and countless other brands are using this approach, and for good reason.
The streaming landscape is rapidly evolving. Affordable technology is enabling media companies to launch direct-to-consumer (D2C) services, re-shaping the sports TV market. From the consumer perspective, streaming is surpassing broadcast in terms of viewer experience and becoming a ‘go-to’ option. In a fiercely competitive sports streaming market, it’s all to play for — and the right long-term business strategy is essential.
It can be overwhelming to improve page performance when there is an abundance of advice on the internet. The reality is that not any one person or team has the time and resources to follow all recommendations. In this article, we dive into five ways IT pros can accelerate web pages in a way that will have the largest real-world impact and can be implemented today at no cost.