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6 reasons you should not build your own online video analytics & reporting solution

6 reasons you should not build your own online video analytics & reporting solution

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    6 reasons not to build your own analytics & reporting solution 6 reasons not to build your own analytics & reporting solution Presentation Transcript

    • Reasons whynot to build your own onlinevideo analytics & reporting
    • 1 It will take a long time to build
    • Consider all the steps that it will involve High level system design User interface design Recruiting Testing and team members debugging Coding Business process analysis Beta testing Selection of tools & components Mockups and user reviews Documentation Requirements System revisions definition
    • Then consider...[ 65% of build it yourself BI projects fail to meet their business objectives in the projected timeframe and budgeted cost Source: The Standish Group ]
    • Skytide takes just weeks to deploy;fastest time to value
    • 2 It will be very costly
    • • Cost of a 5-10 person development team... forever• Cost of ongoing maintenance, support, documentation, training, QA testing....• Management time• Opportunity cost
    • Skytide’s out-of-the-box solutionsoffer the lowest TCO• Costs are clearly quantified• No scope creep or unforeseen expenses
    • 3 It will not scale Build it yourself projects typically rely on business intelligence tools that cannot scale to meet CDN and IPTV needs
    • Skytide’s apps are powered by our patented analytical platform• Process terabytes of log file data per day• Continuously load data and analyze it on the fly so that it’s immediately accessible
    • This underlying platform enables richmulti-dimensional analysis Dig beneath the surface to: • Isolate QoS issues • Accurately forecast traffic • Identify content consumption patterns
    • 4 Reporting will not be actionable
    • The extract-transform-load (ETL) process used with most business intelligence solutions introduces significant delays Data Source 1 Data Source 2 ETL Data Warehouse = Reformat and clean data Load it into database or data warehouse Data Source 3 Extract data fromthe multiple sources
    • With Skytide, you can accessreports just minutes afterevents are logged
    • 5 It will be incredibly complex
    • • Must accommodate myriad business models• Must work with highly complex emerging technologies like Adaptive Bitrate Streaming• Must process lots of different streaming log formats
    • Skytide has invested tens of millions inR&D to meet the needs of the CDN andIPTV ecosystem
    • 6 It will not include best practices
    • Skytide has extensive experiencewith many of the world’s largest CDNs,Telcos and Media Companies
    • Visit www.skytide.com to learn more Read The 4 Keys to Telco CDN Success Read How Telcos and ISPs Can Learn to Love OTT Read Federated CDNs: What You Need to Know