OTT Video on AWS

Enhance security, simplicity and integration by building OTT workflows on AWS in the cloud – focus valuable resources on video innovation instead of infrastructure.

With Amazon Web Services there are many options to cost-effectively deliver live and on-demand video content at a global scale – video providers can run end-to-end OTT workflows entirely in the cloud without ever having to leave the AWS platform. The platform offers the reliability of a traditional broadcast-grade media operation but with enhanced security, simplicity and integration. This means video providers can spend more time learning and innovating and less time worrying about infrastructure.

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E-book: Building a Platform for Success in the OTT Video Market

The technology infrastructure you choose influences the degree of success you achieve in the increasingly competitive OTT video market. This e-book discusses the accelerating growth in OTT markets, compares hardware- and cloud-based approaches to creating live and on-demand OTT video workflows, and gives specific examples of companies that use cloud-based OTT video services.

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White Paper: How to Build Live & VOD OTT Video Workflows with AWS

For organizations considering cloud options for over-the-top (OTT) video services, the path to building and deploying is significantly faster than traditional architectures. This white paper outlines steps for building live and video-on-demand (VOD) workflows in the cloud, discusses cloud video deployment examples, and explains the technologies for ingest, storage, processing, and delivery in production today.

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Webcast: How to Build OTT Workflows for Live Video Streaming on AWS

Broadcast needs to protect revenue as it evolves to meet customer needs. New media needs to focus on marketplace differentiators and remain agile. This webcast shows specific ways OTT providers can use AWS Cloud services to take control of and get the most from video workflows.

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Entirely in the Cloud

AWS cloud services are designed to grow, shrink, adapt, and evolve with your needs and are more easily kept up to date with current technologies than traditional video infrastructure – saving video providers money and time.

More Innovation

Less time required to create and run new video workflows with AWS means more time available for video innovation with features like advanced analytics and machine learning.

Scale Easily

AWS cloud video services can be configured to scale processing resources up or down automatically in line with viewer demand, meaning you can serve tens of millions of viewers without a massive investment in anticipation of unpredictable peaks.

OTT Video Challenges & Solutions

Today’s media consumer is sophisticated – the consumer electronics market is saturated with connected devices that offer complex functionality and exceptional image quality and the market for live and on-demand OTT services is bigger than ever.

Today’s OTT video providers are facing a more complex, multi-faceted video landscape. Challenges for today’s OTT video providers include:

  • Slow to precure hardware-based video infrastructure that requires a high capital expense.
  • Difficulty predicting and scaling to meet viewership capacity.
  • Technologically falling behind competitors.

With AWS and cloud OTT video workflows, video providers can stop worrying about infrastructure, speed and capacity. Whether for VOD or live streaming, video providers can run end-to-end OTT video workflows entirely on the AWS cloud with improved security, simplicity, latency, and integration with other services – with AWS your content never has to leave the platform. With AWS you can:

  • Invest in Content – Trade capital expense for variable expense, and pay only for what you use.
  • Move Faster – Reduce time to market while AWS manages storage, compute, and other infrastructure requirements.
  • Scale Easily – Scale as capacity is needed and shrink back after peaks.
  • Go Global in Minutes – Easily ingest video near the content owner and serve video close to the audience.
  • Start Innovating – Spend more time experimenting and utilizing new technology like machine learning.

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