AWS Enterprise Summit London | Perform Group's Eplayer - The world’s largest sports VOD broadcaster

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Customer Story: The world's #1 ranked video on demand sports platform - Howard Kitto, CTO, Perform Group

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AWS Enterprise Summit London | Perform Group's Eplayer - The world’s largest sports VOD broadcaster

  1. 1. EPLAYER: THE WORLD’S LARGEST SPORTS VOD BROADCASTER Perform Group PLC Howard Kitto
  2. 2. CREATES AND DISTRIBUTES MORE DIGITAL SPORTS CONTENT THAN ANY OTHER BUSINESS live events streamed events analysed events live scored VOD clips editorial articles different languages rights contracts
  3. 3. 185m Sports Fans per Month
  4. 4. What is ePlayer? SPORTS HIGHLIGHTS AND NEWS CONTENT STREAMED ACROSS OVER 1,800 ONLINE PUBLISHER SITES, REACHING 120 MILLION SPORTS FANS EVERY MONTH •  Perform –  Acquires the rights –  Sells the advertising –  Provides technology •  Publishers get a share
  5. 5. The Volumes are Large United  States   United  Kingdom   Turkey   Brazil   Netherlands   Spain   Malaysia   Argen<na   Canada   Indonesia   Top 10 ePlayer territories
  6. 6. History •  vPlayer – Premier League Rights •  Re-launch 2010 – MLB season •  Complete rebuild: –  Player –  Client Portal –  API – ZIP Code level geoblocking •  Live Q4 2010
  7. 7. The Challenge – Individualised Content Listing Which Publisher? Which Player? Which Language? Which Channel? Which Order? Which Country? Which Zip Code?
  8. 8. Why did we choose Amazon? •  Uncertainty: not sure of volumes •  Separation: not causing stress on other products •  Global reach: consistent experience everywhere •  Speed: develop quicker
  9. 9. How We Did It Content Management Tier Oracle and CMS EC2 Instance App Server Rights decision XML Files Various Sources Video Ingest, edit transcode S3Video Files HTTP JSON
  10. 10. What We Learned? •  Other products –  Origin Proxy Servers –  Content scoreboard •  Today: •  151 EC2 Instances •  80TB S3 •  Distributed Database •  Configuration Management •  Governance
  11. 11. Thank You!
  12. 12. AWS Enterprise Summit 2014 #AWSSummit

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