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.

Verizon Digital Media Services Execs: Personalization Plays Key Role in Effectively Monetizing OTT Services

Many content owners have already launched over-the-top (OTT) online video services, but some of them have yet to find effective ways to increase revenue, reduce costs and keep view... More

Deluxe’s Company 3, Encore Handle ‘American Gods’ Work

For the new Starz original series “American Gods,” Deluxe Entertainment Services Group’s collection of companies figured in heavily behind the scenes. The eight, one-hour ... More

Cisco, Verizon Collaborate Again for Enterprise Customers

Cisco and Verizon continue to collaborate on services for enterprise customers, and now Cisco will be making its Virtual Managed Services (VMS) available to Verizon in a move that ... More

Avanade Study: Intelligent Automation a Must for Businesses

More than 30% of companies are already using some type of intelligent automation today, and to help jumpstart productivity and innovate, every business should be adding intelligent... More

Tata Communications, Alibaba Partner on Enterprise Cloud Solution

Tata Communications has been tapped by Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing division of China’s Alibaba Group, to provide more reliable, scalable and secure cloud services, the com... More

Okta CEO: Company’s in ‘Early Innings of a Significant Market Opportunity’

Okta got off to a strong start for its fiscal year in the first quarter (ended April 30), seeing revenue growth and solid demand for its secure identity management services, accord... More

M&E Journal: 2017: The Year of Quality VR

By Ramón Bretón, CTO, 3rd i QC - The current wave of virtual reality began in August of 2012, when Oculus launched a Kickstarter campaign for its first Rift headset, the PC-ba... More

Strong Server, PC Demand Gave Dell Technologies a Boost in Q1

Dell Technologies’ results for the first quarter (ended May 5) were helped by strong demand for the company’s servers and PCs, it reported June 8. “We were pleased with th... More

MESA’s Spring ‘M&E Journal’ Goes Live

The spring 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

MESA Announces First Media & Entertainment Day, July 25 at Microsoft Technology Center in New York City

NEW YORK — The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has announced the inaugural Media & Entertainment Day for Tuesday, July 25th at the Microsoft Technology Center on E... More

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