Stay Ahead of Media, Telecom, and Entertainment Tech Trends with IBM Cloud Platform ISV Sessions
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By: Preetam Kumar
Media, telecom, and entertainment sessions at Think 2019
The IBM Think 2019 conference in San Francisco (February 12–15, 2019) is designed with you in mind. Leaders in your industry will discuss use cases where they faced pain points you have likely encountered. They’ll reveal how IBM Cloud helped them solve their challenges and how it might do the same for your media, telecommunications, or entertainment enterprise. Read the following overviews for sessions of interest and register to attend via the links provided at the end.
Amdocs is a leading software and services provider to some of the world’s most successful communications and media companies. Many of its developers live throughout the world. Amdocs found that file transfers with standard tools took hours, and transfers sometimes dropped because of timeouts. These delays and errors resulted in a long time to get projects to market. To synchronize and accelerate transfers of build results among developers on different continents, Amdocs chose IBM Aspera® as its main file transfer operating system. Discover how IBM Aspera can help your business in a session that will occur on February 13, 2019.
Movius provides cloud-based mobility solutions designed to solve compliance and security challenges for global enterprises while improving productivity and cost management. Serving more than 75 million subscribers, Movius assists some of the world’s largest mobile carriers. In this session on February 13, 2019, Movius Chief Product and Technology Officer Amit Modi will outline the reasons his company chose IBM Cloud. He’ll discuss the benefits this decision has created for the company, including how IBM has allowed Movius to boost agility, strengthen focus, and drive growth.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup was the largest production in the history of Fox Sports, in terms of personnel, hours and scale. The 64 broadcasted matches totaled more than the four previous World Cups combined. To create a dramatic new user experience and maintain production efficiencies at this large scale, Fox deployed a joint solution from IBM Aspera and Telestream. This offering let Fox Sports deliver live, broadcast-quality video streaming from the venues in Russia to its facilities in Los Angeles for remote production. Check out the session on February 13, 2019, to see how IBM Aspera helped Fox Sports edit footage during ongoing matches and support live coverage on two channels, with 320 hours of original broadcast content.
RSG Media is rethinking data science with reimagined media technology. The company believes that embracing both the arts and sciences will deliver radical insights and deeper connections that will drive evolution in the media ecosystem. To this end, RSG Media invested in a data analytics operating system to provide real-time, actionable insights to report, predict, and grow audiences organically. Media Mantra, built on the IBM Watson Data Platform, is a cloud-based artificial intelligence decision-making solution that RSG Media uses. The solution has many analytical applications that allow media companies to optimally manage and decode data to gain radical insights across their content, advertising, and marketing inventories. Learn more at a session that will occur on February 13, 2019.