2020 Predictions: Media & Entertainment Will Thrive with Cloud Solutions

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2020 Predictions: Media & Entertainment Will Thrive With Cloud Solutions

Our third installment in the 2020 Predictions Series, focuses on the Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry.  Ray Panahon, Head of Technology – Media & Entertainment, tells Jeff Ton, SVP of Product Development and Strategic Alliances, the M&E industry has really been embracing cloud solutions and we should prepare to see more of it.  Jeff and Ray dissect some of the driving forces behind the shift, the different approaches to utilizing the cloud and what is holding back some of the late adopters.  As always, this episode rounds out with specific action items if cloud utilization is part of your strategy for 2020.

Time Stamped Table of Contents

1:36 M&E will embrace the benefits of cloud

3:27 Driving factors of cloud use

5:14 Impact of 5G

7:35 A shift in content consumption

9:13 The approach to cloud

12:39 Benefits

15:42 Factors holding companies back

17:28 Driving a culture of innovation

19:56 Fostering creativity in tech

23:41 Consequences for late adopters

26:17 2020 action items

Ray Panahon is currently the Head of Technology for M&E solutions at InterVision. Most recently he has lead Technical operations for Esports and led the expansion of operations into Latin America for Riot Games. He’s also held various roles at companies such as Al Jazeera, Current TV, WB and Yahoo with 20 years of industry experience in technology.

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