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Optimizing Your Media Workflows with Alibaba Cloud
Our Media Solutions can provide your organization with a range of powerful multimedia services to develop, implement and deliver your digital media content with ease. They can bring about the following advantages.
Our networks are reliable and secure, providing the elasticity to meet the changing demands of your workflows and end users with ease, and delivering your content across multiple platforms and formats.
We live in on-demand times where consumers want to access your media content whenever and wherever they are. We can help you meet this fluctuating demand, giving you the agility to automatically provision new services, supporting 4K and 8K workflows, while moving your workloads across our network with ease.
You can create software-defined videos and experiment with your personalization options, for example. It’s a safe space where you can find the right way to meet the needs of your consumers.
The Alibaba Cloud Global Network operates over 67 availability zones and in 22 regions around the world – with more global regions set to follow. This means you can distribute your content to a worldwide audience at low latency and with high availability.
A cloud-based infrastructure means you can move from a pay as you use (Opex) business models and away from the one-off investment (Capex) models used for on-premise, fixed infrastructures. This provides your organization with economies of scale, where you only pay for what you use. Plus, without any physical machines to look after, your operation and maintenance costs are also minimized.
You can use artificial intelligence to increase your workflow efficiency and personalize your service. You can embrace new video codecs and algorithms. You can benefit from the most advanced network infrastructure technologies available, without any additional technical development at your media organization. Importantly, you can create the best content available as Alibaba Cloud empowers your production workflow.
Featured Media Solutions
Comprehensive range of multimedia services covering every step of your media journey
Content Creation & Ingestion
Store, Manage, Process
Operational and Audience Insights
When you create and ingest content, you want to guarantee this content is available to the widest user base possible. To achieve this, you need a highly scalable, global network to provide the quality and diversity of content to meet demand and delight your viewers.
Cloud Video Editing
Our intuitive online video editing and production tool includes integrated media resource management and visualized editing functions, improving the efficiency of your video editing tasks.
An easy-to-use solution, where you can build secure, scalable and highly customizable VOD platforms and applications.
Object Storage Service
ApsaraVideo VOD is based on our Object Storage Service (OSS), which allows you to store, process and access your content.
Content Delivery Network (CDN)
Accelerate the distribution of your media content with our high-performance Content Delivery Network (CDN).
ApsaraVideo Media Processing
ApsaraVideo Media Processing features NarrowBand HD and high efficiency video coding (HEVC) technology.
Your content storage, management and processing tasks are resource-intensive activities – from both a data and a human perspective.
Today’s vast multimedia archives need the right storage options to not only secure your content, but also maintain it for future generations. The Cloud is the perfect environment, providing scalable storage options where you don’t need to worry about commissioning or maintaining new resources.
Secure Media Archive
Our Secure Media Archive is an integrated solution to help you securely store your content on the Cloud. You can ingest, store, manage, distribute, and encrypt your content using this service, helping you to meet the media industry's best practices and standards.
Cloud AI-Based Tagging
Our Cloud Tagging Services provides traditional, manual tagging and an AI-based tagging function to improve your video content indexing and management capabilities.
An easy-to-use network service that enables high-bandwidth, reliable, secure, and private connections between different environments.
Smart Access Gateway
SmartAG provides an end-to-end cloud deployment solution for connecting hardware and software to Alibaba Cloud.
VPN Gateway is an Internet-based service that establishes a connection between a VPC and your on-premise data center.
Mass Migration Service
Alibaba Cloud offers comprehensive services and resources to ensure a smooth migration.
Content distribution is a difficult balancing act. You want to get your content out to the widest audience base possible, but also ensure its quality, reliability and security. At Alibaba Cloud, we provide a range of solutions to achieve this, helping you reach global audiences with ease.
The Broadcast Live solution provides you with the tools and best practices to ensure your live streams are ingested, processed and securely made available to a global audience in minutes.
Global Application Acceleration
Fast, secure and readily available content is a must for any media service. Our Global Application Acceleration service can help accelerate your network and applications while improving and securing your network and application access performance.
This solution provides tools and best practices to ensure a live stream is ingested, processed and distributed to a global audience.
Global Application Acceleration
Enables centralized IT management to control network connectivity across enterprises and accelerate applications over any network.
Dynamic Content Delivery Network
Dynamic Content Delivery Network (DCDN) is a high-performance, reliable, and secure whole site acceleration solution.
Once your content is ready to go – where should it go? In today’s media-rich world, it is increasingly difficult for people to find the content they really want to watch, read or listen to. But a seamless and personalized end-user experience is expected and – using Alibaba Cloud’s dedicated media services – you can easily deliver one.
Recommendation & Personalization
Alibaba Cloud can help support massive and diverse datasets, analyze customer behavior to recommend the right content for the individual. What’s more, our models are always learning and improving, so your end users have the best experience based on their real-time actions.
Personalized Content Recommendation
Enables media companies build a discovery service for their customers, to help them find the most appropriate content for their needs.
A powerful and accessible data visualization tool
A scalable and high-performance content delivery service for accelerated distribution of content to users across the globe
Conduct large-scale data warehousing with MaxCompute
Customer Success Stories
"Yippi aims to grow its user base to become one of the largest super apps in Southeast Asia, and hopes to continue to work closely with Alibaba Cloud to explore more solutions in data trends and prediction."
Yippi is the popular socializing app that for messaging, content sharing and livestreaming. Alibaba Cloud was a clear choice for Yippi. ApsaraVideo Live provides the necessary networking and computing support as well as real-time transcoding technology for stable high-speed streaming. And by using Alibaba Cloud Container Service, Yippi is able to deploy applications in the agile environment.
“Alibaba Cloud CDN helps MNC in ensuring all content delivered to users in Indonesia smoothly even for some users who only have low bandwidth."
– MNC Group CTO
MNC is Indonesia's leading integrated media company. Alibaba Cloud's mature, full-featured networking solution helps MNC stay competitive in Indonesia's quickly growing digital media market. By offloading network traffic to Alibaba Cloud's CDN, a stable and reliable experience was ensured for MNC's millions of customers. Moreover, Alibaba Cloud's solution has provided optimizations through changes as improved codecs for platform video players.
Alibaba Cloud’s widely distributed availability zones and highly stable computing, storage, and networking services, enabled TFI, the official worldwide online streaming provider for the 38th Hong Kong Film Awards, to deliver smooth and reliable streams to nearly 100,000 viewers in 27 designated territories.
- Wilson Yuen, Founder & CEO, TFI Digital Media Limited
TFI Digital Media Ltd (TFI) is a pioneer in video technology headquartered in Hong Kong. Alibaba Cloud’s robust infrastructure and dynamic services helped TFI to drastically improve network performance, seamlessly migrate to the cloud and significantly minimize costs. Through Alibaba Cloud's CDN, TFI enables client, King's Glory Education (KGE) to avoid unpredictable network latency and unstable speed issues.
“CDN is reliable and OSS is simple and practical, the seamless connectivity ensures quick and reliable access to Changba's data.”
Changba is a free social karaoke mobile app. Alibaba Cloud's storage reliability is a good choice for Changba's architecture, and soon becomes an alternative to Changba's own storage solution. Alibaba Cloud OSS prevents a machine room SPOF from threatening Changba's service reliability. CDN ensures high access speed, even during the highest Internet bandwidth usage periods, such as Double 11 Global Shopping Festival.