Can your webcasting platform handle your audience?

After several CEO webcasts had failed under the strain of a global audience, a major medical technology company knew they needed a solution with the power to handle thousands of viewers in a variety of locations on any connection and device. When Qumu...


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How NFL’s video streaming trends are impacting your business

Last year, during the FIFA World Cup, we talked about how WatchESPN’s CDN servers crashed during the USA vs Germany game after maxing out at over 1.7 million users. While they were able to rectify the situation fairly quickly, they learned a valuable...


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The future of online video delivery

  Note: This information has been updated. For the latest, check out this new page on enterprise video delivery or this data sheet on Qumu’s Pathfinder intelligent video delivery platform. Thanks! If you’re reading this you most likely...


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Video and Virtual Desktop Infrastructures

Recently, we had a representative from a major financial services company speak at our Enterprise Video Summit. During his presentation, he discussed video and Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDIs) within their organization and the conundrum they’re...


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It’s officially a party: Gartner, Forrester and Frost & Sullivan all chime in on enterprise video

  A clear proof point of the dramatic growth of enterprise video as a strategic collaboration and communication tool in organizations around the world is what the analyst community is saying about this space. Gartner, Forrester and Frost &...


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A major video milestone: airlines are going BYOD

Buried in a recent Southwest Airlines TV commercial is a milestone for mobile video: Southwest is now offering entertainment on their flights by streaming it to users' devices. This is big.  Goodbye seat-back screens. Goodbye roller cart full of video...


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Extend video through the cloud to drive communication and change

In this article, economist, journalist and technologist JP Rangaswami outlines one of the key benefits of using the cloud for business. He writes, “The cloud is not just about flexibility of access to compute power and storage and bandwidth, or about...


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Six ways to improve your video content ingestion workflow

Video ingestion is the backbone of video content management. Without it, you’d be lost in a sea of files and unintelligible names. At its core, video ingestion is the process of capturing, transferring, and storing video files in an organized manner...


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The downside of HTTP adaptive bit rate streaming

Adaptive bit rate streaming is a practice used to automatically adjust the quality of a video delivered to a web page based on the viewer’s internet connection. The intent is simple and clear - to deliver the best possible viewer experience. However,...


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Using SMIL to serve video

At Qumu, we dive into every aspect of video so we can keep up with the best ways to create, deliver and experience it. Here's an industry-standard video production tip that's worth checking out: SMIL (Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language) is an...


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