Executive Insight: Surgical video optimisation
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Network video optimisation usually involves specialist appliances at the edge of the network squeezing and preening each video stream as it passes. Skyfire’s European VP, John Rintoul, claims that approach is fast proving expensive, inflexible and often unnecessary. Better to site commodity hardware in the cloud and divert and optimise only those streams struggling to get across the access network.