All posts by Jeff Berman

Thinklogical Advisor: M&E Companies Should Protect Content Like a National Secret

Media and entertainment (M&E) companies have a lot to learn from military and intelligence security initiatives, and it would be a great idea to start handling M&E content like nat... More

Sony Exec: New Media Solutions Division to Take Advantage of Soaring Cloud Acceptance

NEW YORK — Sony has created a new Media Solutions Division within its Professional Solutions Americas (PSA) group to better meet demands for cloud services and take advantage of ... More

Convergent Risks: Everything You Wanted to Know About GDPR (But Were Afraid to Ask)

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) represents the biggest shakeup to European privacy laws in more than two decades, but it’s not just European media and entert... More

Content Protection Summit: Anti-Piracy Expert Provides ‘Secret Sauce’ on Jailing Pirates

Cracking down on piracy can be challenging for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, but it must be done to protect content and success is possible — even in China, accord... More

Content Protection Summit: Avid, Azure Tout Benefits of Secure Content Workflows in the Cloud

There’s a wide range of benefits to shifting editorial and other creative workloads to the cloud, including enhanced security, according to Avid and Microsoft Azure. Editorial... More

Content Protection Experts: Owners Need to Improve Screener Process

It’s imperative for studios, networks, indie distributors and other organizations to make their content available to critics, and when sending out pre-release content to those re... More

Content Protection Summit: Anti-Piracy Expert Provides ‘Secret Sauce’ on Jailing Pirates

Cracking down on piracy can be challenging for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, but it must be done to protect content and success is possible — even in China, accord... More

Dell Execs: Strong Server, Networking Demand Provided Company with a Q3 Lift

Strong demand for servers and networking in the Dell EMC/Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) helped Dell Technologies report stronger results for its third quarter (ended Nov. 3) ... More

Vistex Manager: Simple Contract Management Tools are More Important Than Ever

As the number of non-traditional video content distribution platforms continue to expand, having a set of easy-to-use content and contracts management tools are more important than... More

Box Exec: AI, Machine Learning Present Significant Opportunity to Boost Value for Customers

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are presenting Box with a significant opportunity to add value to its customers, and we can expect to see the company continu... More

Netflix Exec: Audience is Getting Both ‘Younger and Older’

We’re witnessing a rapidly-changing landscape for TV and other video content, and Netflix is trying to figure it all out, just as traditional media companies including Disney are... More

Cognizant President: Company’s Shift to Digital Services Continues to Yield Dividends

Cognizant’s ongoing shift of its business to more digital services continues to pay off for it, and we can expect an increasing percentage of its total revenue to come from digit... More

TiVo CFO: Company Upbeat About New Opportunities in Evolving TV Market

TiVo likes its position in today’s rapidly evolving TV and video content market and continues to see several opportunities, according to its CFO, Peter Halt. “TiVo isn’t t... More

Box CEO: More Customers Looking to ‘Retire’ Legacy Content Management Systems

Box continued to see momentum in new customer wins during its third quarter (ended Oct. 31) as the company expanded its artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) initi... More

Cisco Exec: Data Center Business Presents ‘Great Opportunity’ (SCN)

Cisco is seeing positive data center trends across that sector of its business, according to Ish Limkakeng, SVP of product management for the company’s Data Center Business Group... More

Premiere Digital: Connecting the Dots for Content Owners

Since its start nearly a decade ago, Premiere Digital’s mission has been to simplify global media distribution for content owners, digital distributors and broadcasters large, sm... More

Amazon Web Services Expands AI, Machine Learning, IoT Initiatives

Amazon Web Services (AWS) expanded its artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives Nov. 29 as company executives revealed a variety... More

Cisco Exec: Data Center Business Presents ‘Great Opportunity’

Cisco is seeing positive data center trends across that sector of its business, according to Ish Limkakeng, SVP of product management for the company’s Data Center Business Group... More

AI-Driven Smart Speakers, 4K TVs Among Standout Black Friday Products

Artificial intelligence (AI)-driven, voice-controlled speakers and 4K Ultra High-Def (UHD) TVs were among the most popular technology products in the U.S. over the Thanksgiving and... More

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