Cloud DVR technology has been around for some time, and many video service operators have already deployed it. Why is there a recent surge of attention on Cloud DVR technologies? To discover what is driving this renewed interest in Cloud DVR, we asked Velocix product specialists Sérgio Delgado and André Bento some questions to get their insights on the topic.
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Cloud digital video recording (Cloud DVR) has long been marketed to pay TV operators as a solution to supplant aging set-top box DVR architectures, with the main value proposition centred on cost savings and efficiency. While spending less money on set-top hardware and reducing maintenance truck rolls remain relevant considerations, many operators have begun to see network-based recording solutions in a different light. Increasingly, Cloud DVR is seen as a key tool in the fight to attract and retain subscribers, as well as grow video revenues. In this article, we will explore why Cloud DVR solutions are drawing renewed attention from Pay TV operators and how the latest solutions can deliver improved business results.
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Craig Sinasac provides insight about Velocix’s product direction and some of the critical issues operators face as they scale-out their video delivery.
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When it comes to video technology, “cloud computing” remains a popular industry buzzword even though the term began trending well over a decade ago. Over the years, having a cloud-enabled or cloud-native platform meant your software could support the future. It was flexible enough to run on different hardware platforms and in different environments. It was elastic, so it could scale based on demand and it could be more easily managed using standardized tool sets. These days, almost every video solution provider offers cloud capable technology and yet, cloud remains a top marketing term despite that fact. Why is that?