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Verizon Media Platform Update:
Security news, network expansion, new capabilities, and a DRM
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.
Protect your service from DDoS attacks
The next record-breaking DDoS attack could happen tomorrow. Protect your online presence now. Learn about Stonefish, our anti-DDoS detection and mitigation platform that prevents layer 3/4 attacks.
How well do you know your cyber enemies?
Download our Managed Web Security: Q2 2020 report to learn more about cyberattack trends and best practices for protecting your business.
Our network continues to grow around the world
We are proud to announce that we have added new PoPs in Munich, Germany; Bucharest, Romania;
and Bangkok, Thailand. We now have 160 Super PoP locations, and continue to increase our global
Enhancements to our Slicer software
We’ve added new features and functionality to the Verizon Media Slicer, the ingest point for our streaming service, to further improve your streaming workflow. We now offer:
- Captions support for fragmented TTML and WebVTT output. You can replace up to 63 additional WebVTT caption tracks after encode. For those outside North America, we now offer support for DVB Teletext and DVB TTML subtitles on Slicer ingest
Read the documentation
- Better sound quality with support for 8-channel Dolby Digital Plus and AAC audio routing
- Improved latency for live streaming
- Slicer ingest support for SMPTE 2110 HD content, 4K SDR and HDR ingest over SDI, Dolby Atmos pass-through, and audio-only ingest
DRM success story
Learn how BYUtv discovered they could deploy DRM with zero development costs while removing workflow inefficiencies, which sped up their production process by 50%.