2017 - The Year of The Bloodbath A recent research done by Bizety clearly states that the year of 2017 will be a bloodbath for the CDN industry. The reason is that many valued players in the field will be forced to exit the industry by acquisition or merger. Akamai is no longer an obvious industry[...]
New security threat - httpoxy Everyone is talking about the new security threat httpoxy, a set of vulnerabilities that affect application code running in CGI, or CGI-like environments. If you're running PHP or CGI (and there's a big chance you are) you should block the proxy header on your website[...]
New sports streaming record The 7.3 Tbps traffic peak was hit during Portugal - France championship match which eclipsed the former 7.0 Tbps record generated by the Argentina - Netherlands semifinal match in the 2014 World Cup, as Akamai reports. This peak traffic was generated by more than 3.3[...]
This coming Sunday evening, millions will be watching all over the globe when Portugal's football team will meet the French hosting team in the finals of UEFA 2016 tournament. many of these millions, for lack of other choice or simply by preference, will be watching the game through the internet.
IoT devices are a security threat Dyn delivers an informative article about IoT devices and how these can actually represent a big threat in terms of security. By some estimates, there will be 6.4 billion connected devices this year and roughly 21 billion by 2020, and this is something we can all[...]
Verizon fixed an email flaw which left users open to attacks Verizon has patched a security email flaw which permitted attackers to intercept messages and use these to hijack accounts. This vulnerability was discovered by Randy Westergren, a software developer for XDA Developers as written in the[...]
Verizon is all set to Commence 5G Trials Verizon, the provider of communications and telecom services is the closest provider to reach the commercial 5G milestone, going as far as to say that Verizon will launch in a few key markets by the end of the year. In particular, Verizon partnered with[...]
Broadpeak and STMicroelectronics Collaborate for Improving Live Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) Television Delivery Broadpeak, the provider of s of video-on-demand servers for cable, OTT and IPTV operators and CDN, announced that a new project is in the works with STMicroelectronics - with the goal of[...]
Media streaming is one of the most powerful mega trends around, whose potential were only beginning to fully master and exploit. The arrival of streaming technology brought upon a new generation of the internet, based on delivering rich video and audio content to the end user, on the spot. The[...]
Welcome back to our 7th and second last appointment with our Streaming Introduction Mini-Series, and the Streaming Technologies. You may say: ”Hey! What is the deal with WMS Streaming, RTSP Streaming, ShoutCast, IceCast and so on?” You're right indeed , my Reader, we are going to leave all other[...]
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