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Big Bang! Public Cloud Explodes to $200bn in 2016

If we needed any further evidence of the impact ‘The Cloud’ is having, then look no further than the latest report on the subject from analyst firm Gartner. Gartner’s 2015 Cloud Adoption Survey identifies the take up is being driven by cloud system infrastructure services currently growing at 43 percent a year, with estimates that […]

Super Mobility 2016: Everything Wireless Under One Roof

As one of the leading wireless shows in the world Super Mobility 2016 is a ‘must go show’ and now is a great time to plan your visit. With more than 1,000 exhibitors on the show floor demoing new product and solutions and a full three-day conference schedule, our team listed some of the key highlights […]

IBC 2016 – Get Ready for the Biggest Media Show of the Year

IBC 2016 takes next week in the RAI, Amsterdam. Some 55,000 visitors are expected to attend the show and have the opportunity to meet more than 1600 exhibitors. So what can you expect at this year’s show? Amongst the hot topics this year are advances in digital cinema, Ultra HD and the transition to IP. […]

SET Expo 2016 to Discuss VR and Connected TVs in LATAM

SET Expo, one of LATAM’s biggest media shows, kicks off next week welcoming more than 16,000 visitors expected to view products and applications from over 400 exhibitors. In its 28th year, the show has an extensive Conference Program aiming to discuss key innovation and trends in the region. Among key topics at the Conference, expect to see: […]

Myth Dispelled! The Internet Can be Used for Live TV Broadcasts

Live transport of broadcast quality video over the Internet has long been considered impossible. However, to handle the demands of broadcast services, new solutions have emerged that bridges the gap between the best-effort nature of the Internet and the high reliability and quality requirements for broadcasting. Recently Sky News Arabia announced it is building a new […]

A Download on On-Demand Viewing in the UK

UK industry regulator Ofcom recently released its latest Communications Market Report. The report showcases some unique stats around the continued rise of on-demand viewing and audiences age gaps in the UK. Here are a few tidbits recently reported on by BroadbandTV News: It’s not just movies and TV on-demand – those ages 16-24 feel playing […]

The 411 on Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2016 will be launched at the company’s Ignite conference, which runs from September 26 to 30 in Atlanta, Georgia. Several things are new. One is that Windows Server 2016 will be priced and licensed per core, rather than per physical processor. Another is that the Datacenter and Standard editions have a new installation […]

Get Ready to Be Inspired at VMworld 2016

  The key message for visitors to the VMworld show in Las Vegas at the end of this month is ‘Get ready to be inspired’ as the whole North American VMware ecosphere comes together for five days of seminars, hands-on labs, training and networking. The hot topics for 2016 are: Compute Virtualization DevOps Networking Storage […]

4k Live Sport Demand Gains Momentum

Originally viewed as a vehicle for the streaming of VOD content, 4k is rapidly becoming the medium of choice for discerning viewers of live sports action. Recent examples involve a number of NHL (hockey) and basketball games in 4K live streaming, as well as English Premier League (EPL) also starting to stream live matches in […]