HITS Connections

Box Exec: Leveraging the ‘Big 3’ of Information Governance Reduces Business Risk

Now that employees are accessing content from all kinds of devices and across many different locations, information governance (IG) has become more important than ever. Therefore, ... More

Bebop Technology Launches in Australia, New Zealand

Cloud solutions provider Bebop Technology has brought its cloud-based post-production platform to both Australia and New Zealand, the company announced, thanks to a sales alliance ... More

Ooyala to Share AI, Metadata Insights at MESA’s Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day

Execs from online video tech company Ooyala will be on hand July 25 at the inaugural Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day, at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) on Eighth Avenue ... More

M&E Journal: Disrupting the Media Services Industry

By Robert Gekchyan, CEO and Founder, ANG Digital - It seems business journals can’t stop writing about the on-demand economy—the business-to-consumer industries that have b... More

Aspera Exec: Package Editing Among Latest Features Added to Aspera Files

Package editing is one of several new features recently added to the Aspera Files Software as a Service (SaaS) platform, with more new features coming soon, James Wilson, Aspera di... More

Globecast: Tackling Content Distribution on a Worldwide Basis

If there’s a media and entertainment company out there that truly lives up to its name, Globecast must be considered. A fiber-optic network stretching beyond 57,000 miles, nea... More

Oracle, MIT Study: Cloud Frees Up Companies to Focus on What’s Important

The cloud is freeing business leaders up to focus on what’s most important in running their companies, Oracle said July 6 while announcing the findings of a new study it conducte... More

Pixelogic First Out With Dolby Vision Compression, Authoring Capabilities

Pixelogic, a global provider of localization and distribution services, has announced its full integration of Dolby Vision compression and authoring capabilities. This industry fi... More

IBM Exec: Watson Use Cases are ‘Endless’

One main takeaway from the second annual O’Reilly Artificial Intelligence (AI) conference in New York City June 26-29 was that we’re still in the early days of AI, but the tech... More

GrayMeta Introduces New Feature Enhancements in Iris 4.1 Release

GrayMeta has announced several feature enhancements of GrayMeta Iris. Iris enables media professionals to quickly and accurately collaborate and deliver all forms of professional f... 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

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

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

Pixelogic: Sony DADC NMS Creative Services a ‘Perfect’ Acquisition

Localization and distribution services firm Pixelogic announced June 1 it has acquired the Creative Services business unit of Sony DADC New Media Solutions, a perfect fit for the B... More

Robert Half: Staffing and Adapting for Decades

First founded in 1948, Robert Half is named after its founder and CEO. And in the nearly 70 years since, the company has had only one other CEO, current head Max Messmer. It’s... More

Composite Apps: A Different Take on Digital Consulting

According to Long Nguyen, CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based Composite Apps, what makes the digital consulting firm stand out is its design-first approach for the technology solutions it ... More

Former U.S. Fed CIO: ‘Don’t Waste a (Cybersecurity) Crisis’

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — When Tony Scott, former CIO for both Microsoft and The Walt Disney Co., was asked to take on the same role for the federal government — toward the tail... More

M&E Innovation, Technology Stressed at HITS: Spring 2017

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Aaron Levie, CEO, co-founder and chairman of Box, foresaw a major shift in how people collaborate and share information, when he got his company off the ... More