Joe Inzerillo, executive vice president and CTO for BAMTech and a special advisor to Major League Baseball, has joined the board of Qwilt, a company that specializes in open caching systems for over-the-top and IP video apps and services.
BAMTech is the recently formed, Disney-backed technology services and video streaming spin-off of MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM).
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Qwilt and MLBAM are founding members of the Streaming Video Alliance, a group that focuses on standards and best practices for online video. The SVA formed in the fall of 2014, and counts Comcast and Liberty Global among its members.
As an SVA member, Qwilt is also involved in a new open caching architecture that’s designed to drive more quality and scale into live and on-demand streaming.
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“Streaming video continues to grow and has become an unstoppable force of nature,” Inzerillo said, in a statement. “ Alon [Maor, Qwilt’s CEO] and I share a common vision to define and enable the new architecture for streaming which relies more on the reach, scale and quality of Internet service provider network infrastructure for content and application delivery. This new architecture, the Edge Cloud in service provider networks, is essential to the long-term scaling of content and application delivery.”
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