All posts by Jeff Berman

Netflix: Q3 Sub Growth, Business Performance Strong But New Rivals to Have Impact

Netflix saw strong subscriber growth, revenue and profit in the third quarter (ended Sept. 30), but the impending arrival of new streaming services from rivals including Apple and ... More

HITS Fall: AI-Based Analytics Can Give Content Owners Productivity Boost, Cinelytic Says

Content owners today are looking for every edge they can find to improve productivity, and real-time analytics driven by artificial intelligence (AI) made available in a cloud-base... More

HITS Fall: Effective Data Governance is Crucial for Entertainment Companies, MarkLogic Says

Getting value from data is a top priority for entertainment companies and having an effective data governance strategy plays a key role in accomplishing that mission, according to ... More

HITS Fall: Edgescan COO Examines 2019 Vulnerability Landscape

Managing vulnerabilities across an organization continues to be challenging amid the increasing frequency of data breaches, according to Rahim Jina, COO and co-founder at vulnerabi... More

HITS Fall: Companies Can Boost Their Digital Workplaces with Office 365, LiveTiles Says

Many organizations have Office 365, but few of them — including in the media and entertainment (M&E) sector — are taking full advantage of it, according to David Salter, direct... More

Box CEO: Company’s ‘Well-Positioned to Capture’ $45B Content, Collaboration Market

Box executives expect the company to see significant profit and revenue growth over the next few years, driven in part behind the strength of its products, including the one-two pu... More

Microsoft Exec: Initial Response to Azure Sentinel Has Been ‘Overwhelming’

There has been an “overwhelming response” to Azure Sentinel, Microsoft’s new cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) solution with built-in artificial i... More

NAGRA: Continued Growth of OTT, Piracy Present Challenges for Pay TV Industry

Pay-TV industry executives are increasingly seeing the continued growth of over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services as both a challenge and an opportunity, while the growth of p... More

Box: Content Fragmentation’s Become a Major Challenge

The explosion we’ve seen in the number of apps, services and tools in recent years has caused a major issue with content fragmentation, where siloed app data and multi-clouds are... More

IDC: AI Can Significantly Help Organizations with Analytics, Business Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used by organizations and the technology can play an especially strong role in helping them with analytics and business intellige... More

Verizon CEO: Company’s Encouraged by 5G Performance So Far

Verizon continues to be bullish on the opportunities presented by 5G next-generation wireless service and is encouraged by its performance so far in the limited number of markets t... More

Salesforce Exec: Acquisitions of ClickSoftware, Tableau Provide Opportunities

Salesforce sees opportunities from its recent acquisitions of ClickSoftware and Tableau Software, according to Bill Patterson, EVP and GM of Service Cloud at the company. “Our... More

Adobe Reports Strong Q3 Cloud, Lightroom Mobile Growth

Adobe reported stronger revenue for its third quarter (ended Aug. 30) that included continued growth across its Creative Cloud, Document Cloud and Experience Cloud businesses, alon... More

IBC 2019: Adobe Adds Sensei-Powered Auto Reframe Feature to Premiere Pro

Adobe used the IBC 2019 show in Amsterdam to unveil Auto Reframe, a new feature for its Premiere Pro video editing software that is powered by the company’s Adobe Sensei artifici... More

Merged CBS, Viacom Will Be ‘Well-Equipped to Take Advantage’ of Evolving Marketplace: CBS Exec

The recombined CBS and Viacom will have a massive content library that will be able to take advantage of an entertainment marketplace that continues to evolve, according to David N... More

CBS-Viacom ‘Recombination’ Comes at the ‘Perfect Time,’ Paramount CEO Says

The reunion of CBS and Viacom makes complete sense and couldn’t come at a better time, according to Jim Gianopulos, CEO and chairman of Viacom’s Paramount Pictures. “It’... More

New Products to Help Drive Strong Second Half for Box, CFO Says

Box’s new products should help deliver a strong second half of the current fiscal year for the company, according to Dylan Smith, its CFO and co-founder. Between the company... More

Avid CFO: Company’s in a ‘Very Good Position’ with its Cloud Products

Avid Technology continues to see opportunities from the growing shift of media and entertainment (M&E) companies to the cloud, according to company CFO Ken Gayron. “As the ind... More

Cognizant CEO: Company Wants to ‘Double Down on’ Communications, Media and Tech Business

Cognizant is looking to boost its focus on those segments of its business, including Communications, Media and Technology, that are growing in double digits, according to company C... More

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