& cplSiteName &

Verivue Goes Transparent

Craig Matsumoto
11/15/2011
50%
50%

Verivue Inc. is adding over-the-top content to its OneVantage carrier content delivery network (CDN), the company announced Tuesday.

Technically, the company is adding transparent caching -- that is, a cache where the content isn't changed, not even for transcoding. Operators have to use a transparent cache for storing content they don't own.

Verivue's transparent cache is a software add-on that gets activated after the customer purchases a license.

Other CDNs tend to do this by putting two caching technologies next to each other; the matchup of EdgeCast Networks Inc. and PeerApp Ltd. , announced in September, would be an example.

Why this matters
Verivue's technology is interesting enough to be a Leading Lights finalist, but the company is up against big competitors such as Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU) and Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO). By keeping up with features, and doing most competitors one better by integrating those features, Verivue can help its own cause.

Transparent caching is also going to be important if Verivue wants to attract cable operators, some of which famously own their own content. They'd like to start using less network bandwidth by doing more caching themselves, says Jim Dolce, Verivue's CEO.

For more
Some recent items on Verivue and operator-owned CDNs.



— Craig Matsumoto, West Coast Editor, Light Reading

(0)  | 
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Newest First  |  Oldest First  |  Threaded View        ADD A COMMENT
Featured Video
From The Founder
The world of virtualization is struggling to wrench itself away from the claws of vendor lock-in, which runs counter to everything that NFV stands for.
Flash Poll
Upcoming Live Events
March 20-22, 2018, Denver Marriott Tech Center
March 22, 2018, Denver, Colorado | Denver Marriott Tech Center
March 28, 2018, Kansas City Convention Center
April 4, 2018, The Westin Dallas Downtown, Dallas
April 9, 2018, Las Vegas Convention Center
May 14-16, 2018, Austin Convention Center
May 14, 2018, Brazos Hall, Austin, Texas
September 24-26, 2018, Westin Westminster, Denver
October 9, 2018, The Westin Times Square, New York
October 23, 2018, Georgia World Congress Centre, Atlanta, GA
November 8, 2018, The Montcalm by Marble Arch, London
November 15, 2018, The Westin Times Square, New York
December 4-6, 2018, Lisbon, Portugal
All Upcoming Live Events
Hot Topics
Has Europe Switched to a Fiber Diet? Not Yet...
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/15/2018
5G: The Density Question
Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/15/2018
Will China React to Latest US Huawei, ZTE Slapdown?
Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/16/2018
IBM, Microsoft Duke It Out Over Chief Diversity Hire
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/15/2018
21st Century Networking? Welcome to the Lock-In
Steve Saunders, Founder, Light Reading, 2/20/2018
Animals with Phones
Live Digital Audio

A CSP's digital transformation involves so much more than technology. Crucial – and often most challenging – is the cultural transformation that goes along with it. As Sigma's Chief Technology Officer, Catherine Michel has extensive experience with technology as she leads the company's entire product portfolio and strategy. But she's also no stranger to merging technology and culture, having taken a company — Tribold — from inception to acquisition (by Sigma in 2013), and she continues to advise service providers on how to drive their own transformations. This impressive female leader and vocal advocate for other women in the industry will join Women in Comms for a live radio show to discuss all things digital transformation, including the cultural transformation that goes along with it.

Like Us on Facebook
Twitter Feed