Entries by Simon Jones

Mobile Video is Devouring the Internet

In late 2009 – fully two years after the introduction of the extraordinary Apple iPhone – mobile was barely discernible on any measurement of total Internet traffic. By late 2016, it finally exceeded desktop traffic volume. In a terrifyingly short period of time, mobile Internet consumption moved from an also-ran to a behemoth, leaving behind […]

How to Make Cloud Pay Its Own Way

Rightscale came out with a wonderful report on the state of the cloud industry, and we learned some important new things: 77% of organizations are at least exploring private cloud implementations 82% of enterprises are executing a hybrid cloud strategy 26% of respondents are now listing cost as significant challenge – ironically, given the importance […]

Make Mobile Video Stunning with Smart Load Balancing

If there’s one thing about which there is never an argument it’s this: streaming video consumers never want to be reminded that they’re on the Internet. They want their content to start quickly, play smoothly and uninterrupted, and be visually indistinguishable from traditional TV and movies. Meanwhile, the majority of consumers in the USA (and […]

Tracking Video QoS Just Got A Whole Lot Easier

If you follow this blog, you know we’ve mentioned before working with innovative customers to create a creative way to track video Quality of Service (QoS) metrics and make sense of them. It’s exciting therefore to share that now anyone and everyone can track video QoS in Radar. Video is fundamentally different to a lot […]