All posts by Jeff Berman

ME-ISAC’s Taylor: Threat Intelligence Can Help M&E Companies

Threat intelligence is extremely important to media and entertainment companies and all of them should fit it into their security programs to help each organization and its employe... More

CBS Expands All Access OTT Streaming Service to Include Kids’ Content

CBS All Access continues to grow on the subscriber and content fronts, according to Joseph Ianniello, CBS president and acting CEO, who disclosed his company’s plan to add kids... More

Fox CEO: Company’s Entering Fiscal 2020 with ‘Great Momentum’

The new Fox Corp. that was recently created in the wake of Disney buying the 20th Century Fox film and television studios is firing on all cylinders as it starts its new fiscal yea... More

Microsoft Azure: Evolving Your Editorial Pipeline Means Shifting to the Cloud

You used to be able to air-gap your edit bay, but the scale and volume of content today means you need geometrically more capacity, so shifting to the cloud is the logical next ste... More

Disney Plus, ESPN Plus and Ad-Supported Hulu to Be Bundled for $12.99 a Month

Disney will be bundling its Disney Plus and ESPN Plus direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming services with ad-supported Hulu for $12.99 a month in the U.S. when its Disney Plus service... More

MarkLogic: Operationalize Your Data to Get the Most Out of Your Smart Content

Data is quickly becoming a critical asset for entertainment and media companies, but some obstacles stand in the way of smart content leveraging all the data around your content, a... More

EIDR: Technology is Helping, Hindering Workflow in Production

As the media and entertainment industry continues its digital transformation, technology is, in some ways, both helping and hindering workflow in production. What can only help ... More

Continued Dolby Atmos, Vision Momentum Gave Company a Boost in Q3

Dolby continued to see strong momentum for its Dolby Atmos immersive sound technology and Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR) format, while momentum is growing for its AC-4 next-... More

PCH: Media Companies Should Align Analytics Strategies with Their Business Strategies

Data has the power to be a major catalyst for a company, offering it the ability to better understand customer insights, but if the analytics are not in alignment with what the org... More

How to Combat the ‘Accidental Insider’ in Your Organization

Contending with outside security threats to your organization is challenging, but dealing with the “accidental insider” — an attacker not necessarily motivated to attack the ... More

Technology Growth Gave Cognizant a Lift in Q2

Growth in technology provided a boost for Cognizant Technology Solutions in the company’s second quarter (ended June 30), the company said July 31. Revenue in its Communicatio... More

MicroStrategy CFO: Company Saw Strong Demand for its HyperIntelligence in Q2

MicroStrategy saw promising signs for its HyperIntelligence advanced “zero-click” analytics in the second quarter (ended June 30), according to Phong Le, the company’s CFO an... More

Akamai: Credential Stuffing’s Growing, Becoming More Lucrative

Credential stuffing is becoming increasingly popular and increasingly lucrative for attackers as well, according to Ritika Tandon, solutions engineering manager at Akamai. This ... More

AI Integration into Data, Analytics is Transforming the Industry, MESA Members Say

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into data and analytics platforms is transforming the way media content is being created and distributed, according to Microsoft, RS... More

AWS Growth Provided Amazon with a Q2 Boost Again

Amazon Web Services (AWS) growth was again strong in Amazon’s second quarter (ended June 30) and the company continued to see positive trends in enterprise migration and adoption... More

Strong Azure Results Provided Microsoft with Another Q4 Lift

Microsoft reported stronger results for its fourth quarter (ended June 30) that it said were once again helped by continued growth in its Azure cloud computing business. Revenue... More

Analyst: Reasons for Optimism About Netflix Despite Q2 Subscriber Miss

There’s plenty of reasons to be upbeat about Netflix despite the company reporting weaker-than-expected subscriber additions in its second quarter (ended June 30), according to J... More

AWS, Qumulo, Teradici: Studios Should Jump Start Their Journeys to the Cloud

Most studios now know that the cloud offers significant value for the media and entertainment industry and those that haven’t already done so really ought to start their journeys... More

Salesforce Execs: Tech Companies Need to Adapt to Survive and Thrive

The journey that technology companies must make today is quite different than what they faced just a few years ago, and they must adapt to the changes and challenges around them to... More