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ALSO CALLED: Digital Media, Streaming Sound, Video Streaming Services, Streaming Audio Services, Streaming Video Services, Audio Streaming Services, Media Streaming
DEFINITION: Streaming video is content sent in compressed form over the Internet and displayed by the viewer in real time. With streaming video or streaming media, a Web user does not have to wait to download a file to play it. Instead, the media is sent in a continuous stream of data and is played as it arrives. The user needs a player, which is a special program that uncompresses and sends video data to the  … 
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Technology Brief: An Introduction to Video in the Enterprise
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: To help you get ready for video, Fluke Networks developed a four-page technology primer “An Introduction to Video in the Enterprise” that covers key market drivers, the four major types of video, and illustrates how streaming applications works. 
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Published: 20 Oct 2010

Fluke Networks

The Top 5 VoIP Problems and How to Solve Them
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines each of these problems and addresses how the ClearSight Analyzer can be used to isolate the cause of the problem.
Posted: 10 Sep 2010 | Published: 10 Sep 2010

Fluke Networks

Next-Generation Managed Services: The Key to Business Transformation
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This paper will address various transformational managed services business model options such as Managed Infrastructure, Managed End to End Services Operations and Full Outsourcing (Virtual Telco), and how they help Communications Service Provider achieve not only cost transformation but also business transformation.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

Alcatel-Lucent

Using the ClearSight Analyzer to Troubleshoot the Top Five VoIP Problems and Troubleshoot Streaming Video
sponsored by Fluke Networks
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines each of these problems and addresses how the ClearSight Analyzer can be used to isolate the cause of the problem. Read on to learn so much more.
Posted: 09 Aug 2010 | Published: 09 Aug 2010

Fluke Networks

Measuring the Total Economic Impact of Content Delivery Using Adobe Flash Media Server
sponsored by Limelight Networks, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This study provides a framework for evaluating the potential financial impact of investing in a media streaming platform. By reviewing the calculations and assumptions used in Forrester's multi-company analysis, readers can better understand and communicate a business case for increasing their investment.
Posted: 01 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2009

Limelight Networks, Inc.

Enabling the Profitable Evolution of Mobile Transport to All-IP
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: As demand for mobile multimedia services increase and average revenue per user declines, mobile service providers must transform their networks to profitably support legacy voice and advanced packet-based services. This paper outlines the challenges associated with transforming the mobile transport network.
Posted: 09 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jun 2009

Alcatel-Lucent

Client Computing with Virtual User Environment
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT developed a new computing approach that combines multiple emerging technologies, including client virtualization and streaming, to potentially transform the way we deliver computing to users.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Intel Corporation

RTSP: One of the Foundations of Convergence
sponsored by F5 Networks
WHITE PAPER: Real-Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) is a foundation for the current convergence of communications. When implementing RTSP, the multiple port and protocol nature of RTSP makes streaming audio/video difficult to manage. This white paper explains it.
Posted: 28 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

F5 Networks

The Importance of Delivering a Great Online Video Experience
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: With the increased popularity of online video content, now is the time for publishers to experiment with online video as a new means of storytelling and offering an enhanced experience on their Web sites.
Posted: 07 Mar 2008 | Published: 11 Jul 2007

Akamai Technologies
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STREAMING MEDIA SERVICES DEFINITION (continued): …  display and audio data to speakers. A player can be either an integral part of a browser or downloaded from the software maker's Web site.Major streaming video and streaming media technologies include RealSystem G2 from RealNetwork, Microsoft Windows Media Technologies (including its NetShow Services and Theater Server), and VDO. Microsoft's approach uses the standard MPEG compression algorithm for video. The other approaches use proprietary algorithms. (The program that does the compression and decompression is sometimes called the codec.) Microsoft's technology offers streaming audio at … 
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