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Rainer Kellerhals

Keynote Presentation: Cloud and CDN: Driving Innovation in Content Delivery

Microsoft

Rainer Kellerhals

Fireside Chat Keynote: How RTL Nederlands are using Cloud and CDN services for their online platforms

Microsoft

Nov 27
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09:30 - 09:40 10 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Chairman's opening - Market analysis and conference overview
  • Dom Robinson - Co-Founder & Director, Id3as
  • What has the market been up to in the past 12 months?
  • What are the key issues of the day and what are we doing to address those over the next two days?
09:40 - 10:05 25 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Keynote Presentation: Cloud and CDN: Driving Innovation in Content Delivery
  • Speaker Rainer Kellerhals - Industry Lead Media and Cable, Microsoft
  • Speaker Giovanni Piccirilli - CTO, RTL Nederlands
  • An overview of cloud technology developments to date
  • How is cloud impacting CDN strategies as a CDN capable platform and as a partner to the CDN ecosystem?
  • Discussing how CDNs were the first ‘clouds’ while now public clouds are offering CDN capabilities
  • How is this changing the CDN landscape?
10:05 - 10:30 25 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Fireside Chat Keynote: How RTL Nederlands are using Cloud and CDN services for their online platforms
  • Speaker Rainer Kellerhals - Industry Lead Media and Cable, Microsoft
  • Speaker Giovanni Piccirilli - CTO, RTL Nederlands

This session offers a 1-2-1 in depth analysis of the key points raised within the keynote presentation. Our audience is encouraged to engage with the keynote speaker and ask their burning questions.

10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Fireside Chat: Cloud-based services – How to effectively leverage the cloud for delivery
  • Panelist Marina Kalkanis - CEO, M2A Media
  • What do we already know about the cloud – cost effective and improved delivery speed
  • At what point is it worth putting things into the cloud?
  • Examples of Cloud-based services in action
  • In 3-5 years: How will you have to pay for cloud-service i.e. storage and/or by quantity?
11:00 - 12:00 60 mins
Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Morning coffee break and opportunity to visit the sponsors
11:45 - 12:05 20 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Presentation: Delivering OTT TV beyond broadcast quality
  • Speaker Richard Brandon - CMO, Edgeware
  • How does a traditional broadcaster deliver OTT to millions of viewers at better-than-broadcast quality?
  • How do they operate glitch-free personalised ad insertion?
  • How do they control their delivery costs?
12:05 - 12:45 40 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Panel: The multi-CDN model
  • Panelist Rory McVicar - Head of Internet and Content Delivery Services, EMEA, CenturyLink
  • Panelist Mark Hewis - Technical Architect, DAZN
  • Panelist Erik Junesjö - CTO, Varnish Software
  • Why multi-CDNs are now an imperative and ubiquitous part of any publishers CDN strategy
  • How can Multi-CDNs be implemented?
  • Defining objectives – local, regional or global distribution
  • How does this model outweigh investment in your own CDN?
12:45 - 13:05 20 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Transitioning from broadcast to OTT - The inside of another successful switch
  • Speaker Damien Lucas - CTO, Anevia
  • Illustrated through the example of a major EU operator having switched its video services from DVB-T to LTE

    The drivers for change: Why would anyone want to switch from DVB-T to LTE ?

  • Dream or reality: Can OTT replace broadcast in real life ? A look into what is required to make it come true.

  • Scalability and flexibility: Mixing OTT with broadcast ?

13:05 - 14:05 60 mins
Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Lunch break and opportunity to visit the sponsors
14:05 - 14:25 20 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Presentation: The virtualised CDN – updates and the lessons learnt
  • Speaker Antonio Elizondo - Head of Network Virtualisation Strategy & Technology, Telefonica
  • Reviewing the foundations and proposed virtualised CDN plan
  • Discussing the results of tests carried out in the summer
  • How do you automate the whole process/life cycle?
  • What are the next steps? Have deployment timelines changed?
14:25 - 14:45 20 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Presentation: Virtualizing your Live-TV HeadEnd: Multicast and zero packet loss on OpenStack and Openshift
  • Speaker Werner Gold - Principal Business Development Manager, Red Hat

Red Hat migrated the first cirst customers on Live-TV channel processing to an IP-based virtualized infrastructure based on OpenStack. Linear TV processing is one of the most challenging workloads to be run on a cloud due to carrier-grade network and service availability
requirements combined with multicast traffic and complex brown field environments.

In this session I will explain why and how we migrated linear TV and VoD customers and talk about the outcome: Increase of business agility and drastical cost reduction. I will be going into details of what technical challenges were faced during the project
phases and how they were solved. I will also compare the most recent status on virtualization of channel processing vs. containerization.


14:45 - 15:30 45 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Panel Discussion: How the landscape is changing for telcos, satellite and mobile service providers
  • Moderator Atif Ünaldi - President, IPTV Association
  • Panellist Jonathan Broughton - Lead Analyst, Media Business Insight
  • Panellist Ireneusz Piecuch - CEE TMT Practice Head, CMS
  • Panellist Ian Medland - Associate Director, DTG
  • Panellist Claudio Dolce - CEO, Smartplay
  • Panellist Rob Malcolm - EVP Sales – Global Ad Tech,, Imagine Communications
  • Analysing the changing role of telco players and traditional broadcast network platforms in the OTT and online content delivery ecosystem
  • How can telcos better service the CDN operators?
  • What infrastructure strategies are available?
  • How can they be implemented?
15:30 - 15:50 20 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Presentation: FTTH & MEC: running TV services at the edge
  • Speaker Jorge Hernández Pablo - Head of CDN Development and Technology, Telefonica
  • How close are we and how close do we need to get?
  • Evaluating specific models that this operator has implemented
  • How telco options can offer new models for CDNs and publishers
  • Discussing the transformation of the customer experience
  • Highlighting the key benefits for broadcasters, telcos and customers
15:50 - 16:20 30 mins
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Networking Break
16:20 - 16:50 30 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Fireside Chat: Virtualisation and the edge – Where do they meet?
  • Panellist Wilfried Dudink - Director Content Solutions, EMEA Specialist Services, CenturyLink
  • Moderator Jason Thibeault - Executive Director, Streaming Video Alliance
  • How does edge computing tie in with the modernization and virtualization of the network?
  • Where does this fit in terms of strategy?
  • Discussing the investment needed and the timelines for this optimisation?
16:50 - 17:30 40 mins
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Main agenda - Content Delivery World
Presentation: Breaking new ground with policy updates
  • Moderator Nicholas Lansman - Founder & Chairman, Political Intelligence
  • Panelist John Enser - Partner, CMS UK
  • Panelist James Blessing - Deputy Director, Jisc
  • Panelist Dom Robinson - Co-Founder & Director, Id3as
  • How policy and lobbying forces are starting to shape the content delivery landscape
  • The first 20 years of Internet Policy
  • What is coming that may affect CDN and publisher strategies
17:30 - 18:30 60 mins
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CDW & OTTtv World Summit Networking Drinks @ Craft Beer Co.

Come and join us for some informal networking and well deserved drinks. 

The Craft Beer Co. is a 2 minute walk away. Meet us in the expo at the end of the day.