Issue OverviewComputer Weekly - 20 May 2014
In this week’s Computer Weekly, we look how IT and networking departments are addressing demand for apps, bandwidth and services. Virtualisation technology is being used to consolidate multiple network equipment types onto industry-standard high-volume servers, switches and storage. Network functions are implemented in software that can run on a range of industry-standard bare-metal server hardware. Access >>>
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Case study: How the BBC uses cloud to process media for iPlayer
by Archana Venkatraman
The BBC has taken its iPlayer video-on-demand service to the cloud and cut media processing time from 9-10 hours to 20-30 minutes
CIO interview: The IT behind the academic cycle
by Cliff Saran
David Swayne, CIO at South Bank University, talks about how the university’s IT copes with the peaks of activity in the academic year
- Case study: How the BBC uses cloud to process media for iPlayer by Archana Venkatraman
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