All posts by Jeff Berman

BeBop, Teradici Tackle the Ins and Outs of Cloud and Remote Editing

Remote editing and cloud editing are what all media companies want to be able to do thanks to all the flexibility they provide and, in the 2020s, everyone will need that flexibilit... More

Netflix CFO: Q4 Was Strong, But Increased Competition’s Having Some Impact

Despite the strong results that Netflix enjoyed in the fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31), the increased competition from streaming services including the new Disney Plus is having som... More

Comcast’s Peacock Streaming Service to Be Offered in Free and Pay Subscription Tiers

Comcast will launch its new Peacock streaming service April 15 for current Comcast subscribers and July 15 for other consumers in multiple free, ad-supported and pay subscription t... More

Veritone CFO: Company’s Seeing Increased Traction for Illuminate, Redact Applications

Veritone is seeing growing interest in its Illuminate and Redact applications, according to Veritone CFO Pete Collins. The company just started selling Illuminate in the second ... More

Discovery CEO’s Prediction: There Will Only Be 2-3 Streaming War Winners

Although there’s many streaming service players today, with newcomers still entering the field, there’s going to eventually be more consolidation and very few major players wil... More

AMC Entertainment CFO: Stubs A-List Continues to Give Company an Edge Over Rivals

The AMC Stubs A-List subscription movie service that AMC Entertainment launched in 2018 continues to give the company an edge over rivals in the film exhibition sector, according t... More

Salesforce Touts Einstein Voice Skills, NYC Initiatives at World Tour Stop

NEW YORK — Salesforce spotlighted its new Einstein Voice Skills capabilities and multiple other components of the Salesforce Customer 360 customer relationship management (CRM) ... More

CPS 2019: LiveTiles on Securing Collaboration from Insider Threats

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Safeguarding sensitive information from insiders can be just as important as securing that info from those outside an organization — especially when us... More

CPS 2019: Convergent Risks on Getting Security Right in the Cloud

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — If correctly configured and when relevant best practice standards are followed, cloud workflows create undisputed speed, cost and security benefits — b... More

CPS 2019: Richie May Tech Exec Details Costs of Being Unprepared

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Media and entertainment organizations are spending millions of dollars to clean up breaches, so it’s become absolutely essential for firms to make inve... More

CPS 2019: Time to Protect Your Networks … and the Government Can Help

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Media and entertainment companies need to step up their cybersecurity initiatives and all too many organizations still don’t even have incident manage... More

Gartner Exec Tackles the Key Competencies for Success in WiTH Keynote

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — There are several key competencies that highly successful technology individuals and teams tend to have, according to Erin Griffin, senior executive part... More

CPS 2019: IBM Offers a Deep Dive on Making Your Journey to the Cloud Secure

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — A complete security program is required to maintain confidentiality, integrity and availability of our critical data and the infrastructure that holds it... More

CPS 2019: IBM Looks at Non-Traditional Approaches to Cloud Security

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — As media and entertainment organizations increasingly embrace the benefits of open, internet-based communications and cloud services, they’re entering ... More

TPN Heads Provide Progress Report

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — The Trusted Partner Network (TPN) continues to make strides as the joint venture of the Motion Picture Association (MPA) and the Content Delivery & S... More

TPN’s Schofield Explores Evolution of Content, Information Security

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Protecting content is an evolving challenge as the entire media ecosystem is quickly migrating to cloud infrastructure, according to Ben Schofield, proje... More

CPS 2019: NAGRA Stresses Importance of Forensic Watermarking

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — It’s important for a media and entertainment company to protect its video content from being restreamed and shared, whether it’s on a B2B or B2C basi... More

Salesforce Execs: Company’s Growth Continued in Q3 and There’s More to Come

Salesforce’s growth initiatives, including its international expansion and acquisitions that are helping to boost its revenue, continued in the third quarter (ended Oct. 31) and ... More

Box CEO: Company’s Seeing Significant ‘Early Sales Traction’ for Shield (HITS)

The third quarter of fiscal 2020 (ended Oct. 31) was a major one for Box as the company “significantly expanded” its cloud management product offering with the launch of its Bo... More

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