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Verizon Media Platform Update:
New WAF security package, insights on edge computing and updates to our encoding service.
Click on the links below for the latest news, developments, features, and enhancements to the Verizon Media Platform. If you have any additional questions, fill out the form on the right.
WAF Insights launch
Online threats are pervasive. Protect your online presence with WAF Insights, our new security package that enables security for every app. It's a simple to use, simple to deploy web application firewall that offers tremendous value. It has built-in DDoS protection and powerful analytics with a 7-day full resolution history, so you can easily get the data you need to do root-cause analysis, security and bug hunting. WAF Insights is updated automatically with a high-performance managed ruleset—the same rules that protect Fortune 500 companies. Find out more by contacting your account manager today.
New video tutorial: WAF Security Application Manager (SAM)
Get a high-level view of all your web applications and the rules that are activated. SAM enables you to define and enforce granular WAF rules by a specific domain with the power to share configurations across your entire application ecosystem, saving you time and improving your time to protection and accuracy. Get an overview of this powerful security tool now.
New video and white paper: Edge computing for the cloud-native era
Your application profile could benefit from the edge. Learn more about the cloud-native edge by watching this engaging discussion between our General Manager and Chief Product Officer, Ariff Sidi, and Craig Matsumoto from 451 Research. They reviewed multiple edge types and the different benefits they provide to different workloads, the characteristics for striking a balance between latency and bandwidth, and the growing role of serverless functions in edge computing. Click the links below to access the VOD and to download the white paper.
New encoding update that improves video and audio quality
Our encoding service ensures your content is presented at the highest quality available. We’re excited to announce we’ve updated our Slicer to support upscaling of ad and VOD asset resolution from 1080p to 4K. In addition, the Slicer now has updated audio-only support to include UDP, RTMP, and AAC ingest and multi-channel audio support for live and VOD content (up to 30 channels) to make your content sound as good as it looks.
NAB PILOT report: The future of media innovation at the edge
In partnership with PILOT, we commissioned Kearney to explore the attitudes and expertise of TV, radio, digital video and audio executives on the impact of edge technologies on the broadcast industry. The study also examines where edge technologies could fit into a broadcaster’s operations, from content creation to delivery and distribution to users’ consumption and experience.