Pay-TV service providers know firsthand the rapid changes in video viewing behavior. Subscribers want more content, on more devices. And new service providers are joining the race every day to satisfy consumer demands, increasing the pace of innovation required to be successful.
Over the past decade, virtualization of data center facilities enabling more efficient use of resources in private and public cloud environments has transformed the way enterprises across the industrial landscape operate, leading to increasing reliance on SaaS (software-as-a-service), PaaS (platform-as-a service), IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service), and other means of exploiting the dynamic use of commodity data center hardware to support multiple applications. This has enabled service providers to lower costs and accelerate innovation.
Consequently, when it comes to managing increasingly connected backend operations and systems, pay-TV service providers have grown increasingly comfortable utilizing commodity data center hardware, ie, the private cloud, to accomplish multiscreen service expansion while retaining complete control over execution of all the functions that support those services. Bringing content security into the highly efficient private cloud environment is now an essential
This white paper describes the drivers for adoption of cloud-based content security platforms by pay-TV service providers in more detail and describes the way companies can evolve their services toward the cloud with the help of companies like NAGRA.