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Captivate your online viewers. Deliver consistent, high-quality online video securely to growing online audiences.
Online audiences may not know, or care, about the challenges you face when it comes to delivering online video.
They expect fantastic video playback at all times, despite the many online content delivery challenges that stand in your way.
Akamai’s Adaptive Media Delivery is optimized to provide consistent, high-quality video playback experiences across any screen to growing online audiences.
What is Adaptive Media Delivery?
Akamai’s Adaptive Media Delivery is optimized for Adaptive Bitrate (ABR) streaming to provide a high-quality, secure viewing experience across the broad variety of network types — fixed or mobile — at varying connection speeds. Built on the Akamai Intelligent Platform™, Adaptive Media Delivery provides superior scalability, reliability, availability, and reach.
The solution securely delivers prepared, pre-segmented HTTP-based live and on-demand streaming media, including support for the following video and music formats:
- HTTP Live Streaming (HLS)
- HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS)
- Microsoft Smooth Streaming (MSS)
- Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (MPEG-DASH)
While Adaptive Media Delivery is both workflow- and origin storage-agnostic, Akamai’s complementary Media Services Live and NetStorage can be combined with Adaptive Media Delivery for an efficient, high-quality streaming media solution.
What’s New with Adaptive Media Delivery?
Amidst a growing number of security threats on the internet, heightened consumer awareness of security and customer needs in this area, Akamai is addressing these requirements through a series of capabilities that enable media delivery customers to deliver content securely at scale and high performance.Find Out What’s New
Akamai’s Live Linear Solution
24x7 reliability and streaming quality is the core differentiator for Live Linear services and online audiences that have high expectations. Akamai’s purpose-built Live Linear Solution helps deliver the four “must-haves” for providing a high-quality live linear experience to your online audience.Learn How Akamai Can Help You Deliver Your Live Content
Akamai’s Live Streaming Solution
Streaming live events remains a complex endeavor. Aside from content itself, quality issues pose the biggest threat to retaining subscribers and viewers of a live streaming service. Learn how our team has applied nearly two decades of experience to provide broadcasters a way to deliver broadcast-level quality live events.Learn How Akamai Can Help You Deliver Your Live Event
Akamai’s Video on Demand Solution
Delivering VOD online comes with a myriad of challenges, some of which can be difficult to manage over the unprovisioned Internet. Failures, startup delays, and rebuffering all mean a loss in viewership and revenue. There are many decisions to make when building out a VOD service, but Akamai has identified the five “must-haves” when striving for the highest VOD streaming quality.Learn How Akamai Can Help You Deliver Your on Demand Content
100% Availability SLA
Aligning your brand with service predictability amidst increasing consumer expectations, Adaptive Media Delivery will serve your content 100% of the time
Address the fundamental challenges of delivery over the Internet to create a more engaging experience for all end users
Advanced Protocol Support
Leverage HTTP/2 for enhanced performance and security as well as IPv6 for traffic routing across the Internet
Various options for TLS security including the new Standard TLS offering which provides HTTPS delivery over custom certs using SNI
Deliver content from any origin through a cloud provider of your choice and ensure a secure connection
Gain insight into key performance indicators and dimensions to uncover trends and engagement levels that will help your business
Govern access to content and protect revenue with access control, token authentication, content targeting and encryption options
Edge IP Binding
Whitelist IP addresses to monitor traffic usage associated with zero-rated billing agreements
Maintain superior video quality, reliability, and reach
Reach global audiences, and align your brand with quality and service predictability
Scale rapidly for large audiences
Serve massive audiences reaching more than 60 Tbps, whether planned or unexpected.
Optimize online video playback quality and performance
Deliver high quality video streaming experiences that keep audiences engaged, extend viewing times and support monetization
Reach audiences on any device
With support for a wide range of standard video streaming protocols.
Content protection and secure communication
Protect revenues and safeguard communications
Live Event Streaming
Stream broadcast-level quality live events
Live Linear Streaming
Deliver consistent, high quality 24x7 linear OTT channels
On Demand Streaming
Ensure the best video quality for on demand streams
Entertain online audiences with flawless music streaming
Free Trial Adaptive Media Delivery
Sign up for a trial of Akamai’s market-leading delivery solution. No service fees. No integration fees.Learn More
Quality is the core differentiator for Live Linear services. Success rests with providing viewers the content they want to see at broadcast-level quality. Akamai’s purpose-built Live Linear Solution helps deliver the four “must-haves” for providing a high-quality live linear experience.Learn More
Streaming live events remains a complex endeavor. Learn how our team has applied nearly two decades of experience to provide broadcasters with a way to deliver broadcast-level- quality live events.Learn More
Video On Demand
Buffering is bad for business, regardless of how viewers access your content. SVOD subscribers’ quality expectations outstrip those of either ad-supported or transactional models. With Akamai as your partner, keep viewers happy and loyal to your service with exceptional quality.Learn More
The State of Media Security
A key part of delivering that viewer experience will be securing it; not only the content itself, but perhaps more importantly, your applications, sites, and data, as the amount of cyber-attacks continues to grow.Learn More
Feature Sheet: Media Reports
Monitor and identify key trends of your Akamai Media Delivery solutions.Learn More
Your points of presence matter, especially when it comes to providing a consistent, high-quality online experience. We’ve got you covered with servers in over 130 countries and within more than 1,600 networks.Learn More
Live Linear Solution
Deliver pristine experiences to every viewer, 24/7, with the lowest possible latency—over an Internet environment that was never designed to do so.Learn More
Broadcast Operations Control Center
BOCC is a managed solution for customers looking to offload (or supplement) proactive monitoring, alerting, live support and mitigation for their OTT video streams to Akamai media experts.Learn More
CDN Optimization for VR Streaming
Immersing your viewers in 360° VR experiences demands the highest-quality video. But streaming uninterrupted, high-bitrate video, with minimal buffering, requires a lot of network bandwidth. Discover how Akamai can help you overcome the challenge with innovations like tile-based adaptive VR delivery, content prepositioning, and dynamic ad insertion.Read the White Paper
Embrace Failure: Build a High-Availability Streaming Architecture
In this article, you will learn the best practices on how to design a highly resilient delivery architecture, quickly bypass SPOF, and readily applying multiple, tested configurations to allow the event to continuous streaming uninterrupted.Read the White Paper