IDC infobrief: The Rising Need for Media Function Virtualization
Today's pay TV market is as competitive as ever, and providers face a number of challenges in order to stay ahead of the competition. It is clear that over-the-top (OTT) is the digital turning point for the TV industry, affecting business models and success factors in all the steps of the video workflow and value chain, from content creation to distribution. All players in the TV industry need to formulate a strategy to deal with this transformation.
This paper explores the benefits of media function virtualization (MFV) and how Red Hat has successfully enabled carriers to leverage its MFV solutions to reduce costs, scale efficiently, and increase time to market with new channels and personalized services while ensuring high quality of performance and service.