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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