Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
Whether it’s a homegrown, in-house content delivery solution of a service provided by a large content delivery network (CDN) provider, the state of content delivery has never been more robust—or more fraught with peril—than today.
The last year saw several major trends, three of which feature in this article, and the continued success of online video streaming platforms in 2015—be it to over-the-top (OTT) set-top boxes or smart TV, or to gaming consoles and mobile devices—hinges on the industry’s ability to accelerate the growth while avoiding a few key pitfalls.
In fact, based on a survey performed by Akamai, StreamingMedia.com, Transitions, Inc., and Unisphere Research, the laptop and desktop consumption of online media in 2014 still held an aggregate upper hand against other form factors.
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