Winnov Newsletter – January 2013 Edition

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Remembering the Basics: Networking

By Steve Vonder Haar, Senior Analyst Enterprise Webcasting & Streaming, Wainhouse Research, LLC

Hope springs eternal, particularly at the beginning of a new year.

As the calendar turns, we look ahead and begin thinking about the changes that await us. For those of us in the streaming video business, that maybe means we start mulling about ways that video can play a bigger role on mobile devices or possibly consider new ways to bake streaming ...

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They Just Don’t Make Format Wars Like They Used To…

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By: Steve Vonder Haar

At the dawn of the online multimedia age in the late 1990s, analysts and reporters alike spilled plenty of ink discussing the relative merits of Real Networks’ Real Player in comparison with Microsoft’s NetShow software that ultimately paved the way to Microsoft’s Windows Media player.

In that narrowband era that would run through the year 2000, endless debates ensued on which player provided better quality and which software should be used most ...

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