HITS is a community of IT executives representing the Hollywood studios and supporting information technology partners which includes (1) MPAA member studios (and other significant non-MPAA member studios), (2) supporting key media services providers, (3) software vendors, and (4) services firms.

Organized under the aegis of the Media and Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA), which represents the service and technology solution providers, the Society embraces the entire entertainment industry consisting of film studios, TV networks, home entertainment divisions of Hollywood studios, video game publishers and music labels.

Oracle Enhances Cloud Platform, Expands to Three New Regions

Oracle used its CloudWorld conference in New York Jan. 17 to announce new enhancements to the Oracle Cloud Platform and the expansion of its cloud services to three new regions ove... More

MESA’s Winter ‘M&E Journal’ Goes Live

The winter edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA), and geared toward senior media and entertainment executives who overse... More

Qumulo Prasied for ‘La La Land’ Work

Data-aware scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) company Qumulo is marking a behind-the-scenes win for the hit film “La La Land,” with boutique visual effects studio Crafty ... More

Teradata Offers Database on Microsoft Azure

Analytics solutions company Teradata has launched Teradata Database for Microsoft Azure, with the goal of offering clients more cloud-based options for Teradata’s software. The c... More

MESA at CES: TiVo Touts Metadata, Technicolor’s Big Win

LAS VEGAS — Where to start with TiVo at the Consumer Electronics Show? A long-term, intellectual property (IP) license agreement with HBO, with the Time Warner-owned programme... More

CES: Dolby Vision Gets a Boost; Dell Does eSports

LAS VEGAS — Dolby Vision, the company’s high-dynamic range (HDR) video technology, has already been included on more than 80 major studio titles for streaming services. Beginni... More

CTA’s DuBravac: VR Off to Promising Start

LAS VEGAS – The virtual reality (VR) market if off to a promising start, despite what some naysayers have claimed in recent weeks, Shawn DuBravac, chief economist at the Consumer... More

LG Partners with Amazon, Dolby, Technicolor

LAS VEGAS -- LG Electronics partnered with Amazon, Dolby and Technicolor on some of the new appliances and 4K Ultra High-Def (UHD) TVs that it introduced at a Consumer Electronics ... More

AI to Have Strong Presence at CES

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expected to have a far more significant presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas Jan. 5-8 than it did only a year ago as a large... More

MESA Members at CES 2017: VR, OTT, AI and More

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be well-represented at the 2017 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show, taking over Las Vegas Jan. 5-8. Here’s a look at... More

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