Australia's Seven West Media is a multi-platform media company, with leadership positions in broadcast, newspapers, magazines, and studio content production. With the launch of 7plus, Seven's video on demand, OTT, catch-up and live streaming service, Seven chose Akamai to be 7plus's primary CDN and security provider. With Akamai solutions in place, including Adaptive Media Delivery, Kona Site Defender and Ion, Seven was able to seamlessly deliver large scale sporting events to its viewers.
About Seven West Media
Seven West Media is one of Australia's leading integrated media companies, with a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online. The company is the home to many of Australia's leading media businesses — Seven, 7TWO and 7mate, 7flix, 7food network, Pacific Magazines, The West Australian and The Sunday Times, and the biggest content brands including My Kitchen Rules, House Rules, Home and Away, Sunrise, the Australian Football League, Cricket Australia, the Olympic Games, Better Homes and Gardens, marie claire, Who, PerthNow, racing.com and 7plus. The company is expanding its presence in the further delivery of its video and publishing content beyond its digital broadcast channels and across an array of platforms. Seven is now creating more content than at any time in its history and is expanding its presence in international content production with the formation of new international production companies. These new businesses underline a key part of its strategy for today and in the future: the expansion of its leadership in the production of content across all screens.