Alcatel-Lucent and Online Video Analytics
Orcon, an Internet service provider in New Zealand, has selected the AppGlide Online Video Analytics solution from Alcatel-Lucent. With this new solution, the service provider will examine the quality of streamed video offered by its content-delivery network (CDN) customers, using the detailed insights provided to accommodate a better service experience and increase consumer satisfaction.
Alcatel-Lucent’s AppGlide is the commercially available service that looks at the relationship between a range of video data sources, combining data from video player plug-ins, QoE agents and CDN assets to deliver a holistic view of the end-user online video experience. Alcatel-Lucent’s service will provide Orcon and its CDN customers with visibility on aggregated video usage, creating in-depth insight on how consumers watch online video and how much they watch. These insights will help Orcon fundamentally differentiate from its CDN competitors, by enabling its CDN customers to deliver online video and create a more viewing experience. As such, Orcon’s CDN customers can more attract and retain consumers. Alcatel-Lucent’s AppGlide Online Video Analytics service is offered in a hosted, software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. AppGlide examines the relationship between a broad range of video data sources, combining data from video player plug-ins, quality-of-experience (QoE) agents and content-delivery network (CDN) assets to deliver a holistic view of the end-user online video experience.
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governmentsaround the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator n the field ofnetworking and communications technology, products and services. The company ishome to Bell Labs, one of the world’s foremost research centers, responsiblefor breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry.Alcatel-Lucent was named one of MIT Technology Review’s 2012 Top 50 list of the”World’s Most Innovative Companies” for breakthroughs such as lightRadio(TM),which cuts power consumption and operating costs on wireless networks whiledelivering lightning fast Internet access. Through such innovations,Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable andmore accessible as we pursue our mission – Realizing the Potential of aConnected World. With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experiencedglobal services organizations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a localpartner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 15.3 billionin 2011 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.