Eric Hausken

February 26, 2018

WebSphere provides a lot to be excited about in 4Q 2017, including Open Liberty and integration with IBM Cloud Private

As organizations increase their pace of digital transformation and the transition to a hybrid cloud world, WebSphere offerings can help facilitate this pace of change with our quarterly cadence of continuous delivery enhancements. This recurring blog will summarize these deliverables each quarter, the new and updated functionality that they provide as well as offer references […]

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November 20, 2017

Use HLS video streaming through M3U8s

Companies are branching out with how they use video content, both internally and externally. This includes utilizing both diverse and unique use cases for their video strategy. To help facilitate this, IBM Cloud Video has introduced the ability to use direct HLS video streaming through M3U8 manifest files. Through this direct HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) […]

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October 24, 2017

Multi-tiered distribution of video with ECDN

Organizations can have a variety of Internet structures for their own employees. This can be at an office level or even at a company level with a hub-and-spoke network environment, a site-to-site WAN (Wide Area Network) network topology. IBM Cloud Video’s ECDN (Enterprise Content Delivery Network) has been a solution for alleviating local network congestion […]

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October 20, 2017

Video platform management with organization feature

IBM Cloud Video has introduced a new organization feature for video platform management that allows companies to link multiple accounts together. This simplifies being able to manage formerly complex video setups, such as using video for external and internal use cases. At its core, the organization feature is a layer that sits above normal Streaming […]

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September 1, 2017

Manage remote configuration of ECDN server settings

Improving flexibility for its solutions, IBM Cloud Video has added the ability to manage the remote configuration of ECDN server settings. This benefits its ECDN (Enterprise Content Delivery Network) solution, which allows organizations to scale internal video delivering through caching assets. This addition to the service is the ability to manage changes to the configuration […]

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August 18, 2017

Fast video upload speed with Aspera Connect

IBM Cloud Video has recently added an integration with Aspera Connect to its services. This allows content owners a variety of perks, including fast video upload speed. Ultimately, though, it makes uploading videos a smoother process with not just faster uploading, but doing so in an encrypted fashion and with support for bulk uploading. Faster […]

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August 4, 2017

Creating video playlists for external and internal video

Content navigation is become increasingly difficult as video archives grow. IBM Cloud Video recently added enhanced enterprise video search for internal video, but efforts need to be done to make external videos, from product demos to video case studies, more discoverable. To aid in this, IBM Cloud Video has introduced video playlists, allowing content owners […]

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August 2, 2017

Enhanced enterprise video search for internal video

As the size of corporate video archives are increasing, the need for enhancements to content discoverability become more pronounced. To address this, IBM Cloud Video has introduced an enhanced enterprise video search feature, allowing individuals to find relevant video content easier thanks in part to speech to text recognition capabilities from IBM Watson. To address […]

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July 26, 2017

Support for WebVTT captioning and subtitles

Those looking to add captions to their on-demand video content are in luck, as IBM Cloud Video has introduced support for WebVTT captioning on uploaded video assets. This empowers content owners to provide both captions and subtitles, in a multitude of languages, in conjuncture with their video content. If WebVTT (Web Video Text Tracks) is […]

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