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Sky Italia teams up with Akamai, Aspera on content delivery

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Pay-TV operator Sky Italia has signed an agreement with cloud services provider Akamai Technologies to speed up content availability with Akamai's media delivery technology. With the combination of the high-speed file transfer products from Aspera, an IBM company, and Akamai's NetStorage cloud-based storage platform, Sky has managed to increase file upload speed by up to 650 percent. The success of Sky Go and Sky on Demand since their launch in 2012 meant that the Italian pay-TV operator needed to improve the upload speed of titles onto its storage systems. Integrated directly into Akamai's

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Companies: Akamai Technologies / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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