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Industry Execs: Media Will Bounce Back from Coronavirus Impacts

COVID-19 has significantly harmed the media industry, but the sector is learning a lot of lessons from the current crisis and will bounce back, according to Peter White, CEO of the... More

Caringo, Wasabi Execs Tout ‘Friendly Coopetition’ Between Cloud, On-Prem Storage

Depending on your organization’s storage needs, it sometimes still makes sense to keep your data on-prem and it sometimes makes sense to shift your storage entirely to the cloud.... More

M&E Journal: Leveraging 5G to Drive Innovation and Creativity in Hollywood

By Jeffrey Thompson, Senior Director, M&E, Luxoft - The M&E industry is experiencing an unprecedented wave of technological advancements that will continue to disrupt and advanc... More

6 Essential Features to Empower Your Team to Work Remotely

By Jon Finegold, CMO, Signiant — For many, the last few weeks — with the increasing rise in COVID-19 and the resultant impact of the M&E industry — has illuminated t... More

M&E Journal: Modern Solutions for Modern Content Deals

By Michael McGuire, Chief Revenue Officer, FilmTrack - Hollywood and its distribution model have changed drastically, and the change is not showing any signs of slowing down. En... More

SAP, Futurum Report Examines ‘What’s Next for Content Streaming Services’

A new white paper from SAP and analyst firm Futurum asks the all-important question “‘What’s Next For Content Streaming Services?” At a time when millions of people have ca... More

BeBop, Sony Ci to Hold Post-Production in the Cloud Webinar March 18

Sports brands everywhere are looking to make the most out of all their assets, and keep fans more engaged with all the content available. The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)... More

BeBanjo: OTT Services Must Be Nimble, Adapt Quickly to Compete

As content planning, scheduling, distribution and delivery all become more complex, the need to manage larger quantities of metadata, schedules and rights is crucial to running a s... More

M&E Journal: How to Solve Subscription Frustration (And Save Movie Night, Too)

By Raman Abrol, General Manager, Amdocs Media - Does this sound familiar? It’s 6:30 p.m. on a Friday, movie night with the family. You agree on where to order food, wait fo... More

M&E Journal: The Rights and Metadata Agility Imperative

By Ross French, Senior Director, and Alex Akers, Manager, Consulting, KlarisIP - Sam leads the sales team for a media content company — a well-oiled machine that has been maki... More

Croogloo: Connecting Film, TV Production Operations

Combining the best practices of supply chain science, tech, and production operations, Montreal-based Croogloo has a bold goal: help Studios and Crew cut production days, using dat... More

M&E Journal: Looking Beyond the Paperless Mission: How Automation Minimizes Risk

By Mark Goldstein, President, CEO, Entertainment Partners - Many have speculated that we are in the midst of a golden age in entertainment production. Content creation continues... More

Cognizant CFO: Expect More Investments Like Code Zero

Cognizant plans to continue making partnership investments along the lines of its recently announced acquisitions of Atlanta-based Code Zero Consulting and the French operations of... More

M&E Journal: Reimagining Production and Post, While Staying Ahead of the Trends

By Chuck Parker, CEO, Sohonet - While it could be a full-time job to watch the industry forces that are driving the film, TV and ad production industries, we are monitoring eigh... More

Dolby, Technicolor, Deluxe Celebrate Oscar Wins

Dolby Labs, Technicolor and Deluxe Entertainment Services are all celebrating their contributions to those films that took home Oscars following the 92nd Academy Awards Feb. 9. ... More

M&E Journal: Why a Platform Approach to Direct-to-Consumer is the Right One

By Mark Cokes, VP Marketing, Applicaster - “We apologize for the delay in responding to your call, but we are currently experiencing higher than usual call volumes.” How man... More

Cognizant Acquires Code Zero Consulting

Professional services firm Cognizant has acquired Atlanta-based Code Zero Consulting, a provider of consulting and implementation services for cloud-based configure-price-quote (CP... More

AWS Innovations and Results Strong Again in Q4, Amazon Says

Strong Amazon Web Services (AWS) results helped Amazon report stronger results than a year ago in the fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31), during which the company unveiled multiple new... More

Microsoft Q2 Results Helped by Continued Azure Momentum

Continued Azure innovation and business momentum played a key role in the strong results that Microsoft reported Jan. 29 for its second quarter (ended Dec. 31). Revenue in Micro... More

Verizon Media to Power Super Bowl

Verizon has invested more than $80 million dollars to enhance its network to support the Super Bowl this year, all permanent network enhancements that will benefit Miami residents ... More