Fastly announced that the company is enhancing live streaming and video-on-demand portfolio as organizations power remote digital experiences. Fastly announced advancements to its comprehensive portfolio of live event and video-on-demand services. Enhanced Live Event Services and video-on-demand features will allow users to respond to a rise in live streaming events. Fastly also stated that new innovations strengthen its portfolio.
Fastly’s Live Events now includes:
- Media Shield with Origin Insights: Technologists can optimize multi-CDN deployments and reduce streaming costs, while gaining real-time analytics and visibility into the egress data collected from the origin infrastructure to Fastly’s Edge Cloud.
- Live Event Monitoring: Organizations can rely on a team of Fastly experts to monitor, alert, and troubleshoot complex issues throughout high-profile, mission-critical events, enabling a faster, more consistent viewer experience.
- Capacity Reservations: Organizations can easily reserve additional bandwidth to prepare for high-traffic events.
- Real-time Observability: Technologists can gain real-time insights into how their users are consuming streaming content, empowering them to proactively identify and fix potential issues.
Lee Chen, Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategic Partnerships, Fastly, said,
“COVID has drastically accelerated the quantity and frequency of live streaming viewership that we were already seeing pre-pandemic. The gap between those investing in streaming technologies and those who are not, is widening and becoming more prominent than ever before. Having the correct set of tools and technologies is essential for businesses to accelerate their digital transformation and stay ahead of their competitors.”