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ANGA COM 2024 - An Exciting Journey

ANGA COM 2024 - An Exciting Journey

by G&L Marketing, 17.May 2024

Photo gallery You know that feeling when an experience exceeds your expectations?

G&L launches Playout Manager

G&L launches Playout Manager

by Norsk, 13.May 2024

Press release, Einpresswire 13 May 2024, Cologne, Germany and Garden City, ID

G&L Systemhaus at ANGA COM 2024

G&L Systemhaus at ANGA COM 2024

by Natalie Philippi, 6.May 2024

Book your meeting, secure your free ticket and get all the information you need! We're excited to invite you to meet us at ANGA COM, Cologne in hall 7, stand B40. We'll be showcasing our ...

G&L Newsletter: April 2024 Issue

G&L Newsletter: April 2024 Issue

by Natalie Philippi, 25.April 2024

Get your steady dose of G&L's expert insights and fun - too good to miss! >> Sign up here! In the meantime: enjoy our April issue ⬇️

G&L joins C2PA

G&L joins C2PA

by Natalie Philippi, 25.April 2024

The Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA) addresses the prevalence of misleading information online through the development of technical standards for certifying the ...

G&L partners with Hydrolix

G&L partners with Hydrolix

by Hydrolix, 17.April 2024

Press release, provided by Hydrolix Portland, Oregon, 17 April 2024

Great honor for G&L at NAB Show

Great honor for G&L at NAB Show

by Natalie Philippi, 15.April 2024

Starting NAB with a Bang! We're thrilled to announce that we've been named "EMEA Regional Channel Partner of the Year" by Bitmovin, our esteemed partner for the past decade. Bitmovin's ...

ARD.ZDF medienakademie: Workshop with Martin Schmalohr (G&L)

ARD.ZDF medienakademie: Workshop with Martin Schmalohr (G&L)

by Natalie Philippi, 27.March 2024

Workshop "Aspects of online program distribution - platforms, signal paths, end devices"

G&L at NAB Show 2024

G&L at NAB Show 2024

by Natalie Philippi, 22.March 2024

Book your meeting and get all the information you need! This year's NAB Show in Las Vegas is taking place according to the theme "Capture your vision". You'll find our booth in the "Futures ...

From SDI to AV1 Online Workshop

From SDI to AV1 Online Workshop

by Natalie Philippi, 18.March 2024

Transforming Video Delivery A Deep Dive with Alexander Leschinsky and Martin Schmalohr/G&L, hosted by Jan Ozer/NETINT

Meet G&L at DVB World 2024

Meet G&L at DVB World 2024

by Natalie Philippi, 15.March 2024

Book your meeting and get all the information you need! Heading to DVB World in Munich? Don't miss out on Alexander Leschinsky's session! 🗓 19 March, 2:45 p.m. "Make it personal: using CDN ...

International Women's Day 2024

International Women's Day 2024

by Natalie Philippi, 8.March 2024

🌟 Happy International Women's Day! 🌟 Today, at G&L, we're celebrating the incredible women who contribute to our success and inspire us every day! But let's remember, celebrating ...

G&L at Radiodays Europe in Munich

G&L at Radiodays Europe in Munich

by Natalie Philippi, 29.February 2024

Book your meeting and get all the information you need! This year's Radiodays Europe is set to be a landmark gathering for the audio industry, and G&L will not miss it. Join us from ...

Live streaming Telekom @ MWC 2024

Live streaming Telekom @ MWC 2024

by Natalie Philippi, 26.February 2024

G&L Event Streaming ist getting ready for three days at MWC Barcelona 2024, the world's largest mobile event! Once again, we're honored to take on the fantastic task of live streaming ...

G&L Newsletter: Feb 2024 Issue

G&L Newsletter: Feb 2024 Issue

by Natalie Philippi, 23.February 2024

Get your steady dose of G&L's expert insights and fun - too good to miss! >> Sign up here! In the meantime: enjoy our February issue ⬇️

Thoughts from a Streamologist: Data Aggregation

Thoughts from a Streamologist: Data Aggregation

by Tobias Drees, 23.February 2024

Tobias Drees Senior Executive Streamologist at G&L

Safeguarding your video content

Safeguarding your video content

by Alexander Leschinsky, 20.February 2024

Essential protection measures for your video content In today's digital landscape, ensuring the security and integrity of your video content is paramount. Without adequate protection ...

Leveraging CMCD in Media Workflows

Leveraging CMCD in Media Workflows

by Natalie Philippi, 5.February 2024

>> Now available as video on-demand Discover the practical and cost-reducing advantages of enabling CMCD in your media player. G&L, together with our partners Akamai, Bitmovin, ...

Amazing Hamburg Open 2024

Amazing Hamburg Open 2024

by Natalie Philippi, 19.January 2024

Photo gallery We're wrapping up an amazing time at Hamburg Open! It has been a remarkable journey filled with insightful conversations and an overwhelming interest in our Audio & Video ...

G&L joins Green Streaming

G&L joins Green Streaming

by Natalie Philippi, 16.January 2024

At G&L, we are committed to pushing the boundaries of audio and video content delivery. Today, we're pleased to share our collaboration with Green Streaming, where we will serve as an ...

G&L at Hamburg Open 2024

G&L at Hamburg Open 2024

by Natalie Philippi, 15.January 2024

Book your meeting, secure your free ticket and get all the information you need! Join us at Hamburg Open 2024: Navigating Cloud Costs & Unveiling New Tech 🔸 17 January, 1pm, Open Stage ...

G&L Newsletter: Dec 2023 Issue

G&L Newsletter: Dec 2023 Issue

by Natalie Philippi, 21.December 2023

Get your steady dose of G&L's expert insights and fun - too good to miss! >> Sign up here! In the meantime: enjoy our December issue ⬇️

Live streaming Beethoven

Live streaming Beethoven

by Natalie Philippi, 28.November 2023

G&L Event Streaming will once again be responsible for broadcasting the international Telekom Beethoven Competition for talented pianists via livestream.

Time-based Video Markers

Time-based Video Markers

by Alexander Leschinsky, 24.November 2023

Time-based markers in videos guide your audience through the large amount of content, even if it's sometimes just to find a good moment for 'Peetime'. 😊 As Alexander Leschinsky says on ...

G&L Newsletter: Nov 2023 Issue

G&L Newsletter: Nov 2023 Issue

by Natalie Philippi, 23.November 2023

Get your steady dose of G&L's expert insights and fun - too good to miss! >> Sign up here! In the meantime: enjoy our November issue ⬇️

Thoughts from a Streamologist: CMCD

Thoughts from a Streamologist: CMCD

by Tobias Drees, 21.November 2023

Tobias Drees Senior Executive Streamologist at G&L

Planting trees with G&L

Planting trees with G&L

by Natalie Philippi, 14.November 2023

At G&L, we're not just about cutting-edge tech; we're also committed to cutting carbon emissions. Today, we proudly announce our latest step towards a greener future, celebrating our ...

G&L is sponsoring Nextv Series Europe

G&L is sponsoring Nextv Series Europe

by Natalie Philippi, 6.November 2023

Meet our Head of Sales and Marketing, Susanne Wiebe and our CEO, Alexander Leschinsky at the Nextv Series in London from November 6th to 7th! 🔗 To arrange a meeting, please use our contact ...

Meet us at Medientage München

Meet us at Medientage München

by Natalie Philippi, 24.October 2023

We're looking forward to three amazing days at Medientage München, which this year is themed "Intelligence". Exciting speakers, presentations, and discussions are on the agenda, along with ...

Akamai World Tour 2023

Akamai World Tour 2023

by Natalie Philippi, 28.September 2023

>> Meet Alexander Leschinsky on 3 October in London

Feedback on EBU Recommendation R159 "Procurement of Interoperable Content Delivery Networks"

Feedback on EBU Recommendation R159 "Procurement of Interoperable Content Delivery Networks"

by Alexander Leschinsky, 28.September 2023

Feedback on EBU Recommendation R 159: "Procurement of Interoperable Content Delivery Networks" Launched on June 8, 2023, Recommendation R 159 is an invaluable initiative by the EBU. We ...

Amazing IBC 2023

Amazing IBC 2023

by Natalie Philippi, 18.September 2023

IBC2023, 15 to 18 September, Booth 5.D72 as co-exhibitors with Bitmovin It's been an amazing IBC2023! Our photo gallery speaks volumes about the incredible encounters, top-notch networking, ...

Elasticsearch Features for incident detection: are they worth considering?

Elasticsearch Features for incident detection: are they worth considering?

by Ivan Drobyshev, 5.September 2023

Behind the Streams ▪️ Our author Ivan Drobyshev has gone into the depths of Elasticsearch Instruments and gives us detailed insights into his discoveries. >> Elasticsearch is an ...

G&L wins Streaming Media Innovation Award

G&L wins Streaming Media Innovation Award

by Natalie Philippi, 25.August 2023

>> Tree planting event with "Plant my Tree" on 08 November We've won! 🏆 We're thrilled to announce that our OTT Live Setup has won in the "Live-Streaming Platform" category at the ...

Corporate Star Awards 2023: We are finalists!

Corporate Star Awards 2023: We are finalists!

by Natalie Philippi, 24.August 2023

G&L has been selected as a short-listed finalist in the "Best Campaign to Improve Diversity" category at the Corporate Star Awards 2023.

Meet G&L at IBC 2023

Meet G&L at IBC 2023

by Natalie Philippi, 14.August 2023

>>> We're proudly sponsoring our first DASH-IF Networking event at IBC

G&L enrolls as DASH-IF Member

G&L enrolls as DASH-IF Member

by Natalie Philippi, 3.August 2023

>>> We are proudly sponsoring our first DASH-IF Networking event at IBC this year

Vote for G&L and plant a tree

Vote for G&L and plant a tree

by Natalie Philippi, 26.July 2023

Being shortlisted for two Streaming Media Magazine Innovation Awards is a great opportunity to shine a spotlight on the amazing organization Plant my tree, with whom we are joyfully ...

G&L nominated for two Streaming Media Innovation Awards

G&L nominated for two Streaming Media Innovation Awards

by Natalie Philippi, 20.July 2023

We are excited to share that G&L has been nominated for two esteemed Streaming Media Europe Innovation Awards. We are shortlisted in the following categories:

G&L supports 10th FOKUS Media Web Symposium as a Partner

G&L supports 10th FOKUS Media Web Symposium as a Partner

by Natalie Philippi, 12.June 2023

Meet G&L at the highly anticipated 10th FOKUS Media Web Symposium in Berlin on 13-14 June!

Three days of ANGA COM 2023

Three days of ANGA COM 2023

by Natalie Philippi, 25.May 2023

ANGA COM, 23 - 25 May 2023, Messe Cologne, Hall 7, Stand A40 Day 3 at Anga Com is in full swing, and we're thrilled to share that our exhibition has been nothing short of amazing. The first ...

G&L at ANGA COM in Cologne

G&L at ANGA COM in Cologne

by Natalie Philippi, 16.May 2023

-> Appointment request and free ticket Let's talk business @ ANGA COM, Europe’s leading exhibition for broadband and media. The event is being held from May 23 to 25 in Cologne, just a ...

G&L partners with Scalstrm

G&L partners with Scalstrm

by Natalie Philippi, 15.May 2023

G&L and Scalstrm join forces for high-performance and sustainable streaming solutions Press release Cologne, 15 May 2023 G&L Geißendörfer & Leschinsky GmbH, a renowned system ...

NAB Show 2023 in Las Vegas

NAB Show 2023 in Las Vegas

by Natalie Philippi, 21.April 2023

100 years of NAB Show – a truly meaningful milestone and an incredible journey marked by significant advancements in our industry! At G&L, we work every day to ensure that the future ...

Streaming Media Sourcebook 2023: Executive Predictions by Alexander Leschinsky

Streaming Media Sourcebook 2023: Executive Predictions by Alexander Leschinsky

by Natalie Philippi, 3.April 2023

Current edition of '2023 Streaming Media Industry Sourcebook' by Streaming Media Europe: Managing Director Alexander Leschinsky about sustainable, transparent, and flexible streaming media ...

Streaming Media Europe 51 – great recognition for G&L

Streaming Media Europe 51 – great recognition for G&L

by Natalie Philippi, 29.March 2023

We are thrilled and honored to be selected as one of the top 51 companies in the Streaming Media Europe 51 list – a distinguished recognition of the most innovative, influential and dynamic ...

International Women's Day 2023

International Women's Day 2023

by Natalie Philippi, 8.March 2023

This year's theme, "DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality", highlights the importance of technology as a catalyst for creating equal opportunities for all genders. As a ...

ARD.ZDF medienakademie: Workshops with Martin Schmalohr (G&L)

ARD.ZDF medienakademie: Workshops with Martin Schmalohr (G&L)

by Natalie Philippi, 2.March 2023

Workshop "Production goes online - Adaptive Streaming & MPEG-DASH" The workshop will focus on technical and editorial requirements that web-based distribution channels from social media ...

Kölle Alaaf! Carnival 2023

Kölle Alaaf! Carnival 2023

by Natalie Philippi, 16.February 2023

'Kölle Alaaf'! Today marks the start of the street carnivals in the city of Cologne – where the head office of G&L is based. Due to a project our event team was involved in, even those ...

Akamai is revolutionising the cloud market with 'Akamai Connected Cloud'

Akamai is revolutionising the cloud market with 'Akamai Connected Cloud'

by Natalie Philippi, 15.February 2023

Our partner Akamai is introducing an exciting new era with its cloud computing platform 'Connected Cloud'. The upcoming service integrates core and distributed computing sites with a ...

Video G&L @ Hamburg Open

Video G&L @ Hamburg Open

by Natalie Philippi, 26.January 2023

We had a fantastic time at Hamburg Open. We were overjoyed with the number of attendees this year. Thanks to everyone who stopped at our booth, listened to Alexander Leschinsky's ...

G&L live on Stage at Hamburg Open

G&L live on Stage at Hamburg Open

by Natalie Philippi, 16.January 2023

-> Book a meeting at our stand B6.215 and get a free ticket to the trade fair G&L will be attending Hamburg Open 2023 from 18 to 19 January. For information about all the products ...

G&L at Hamburg Open 2023

G&L at Hamburg Open 2023

by Natalie Philippi, 10.January 2023

-> Book a meeting at our stand B6.215 and get a free ticket to the trade fair A great start to the new year: G&L will be attending Hamburg Open 2023 from 18 to 19 January. In ...

G&L Christmas Greetings

G&L Christmas Greetings

by Natalie Philippi, 22.December 2022

From everyone at G&L, we wish you a peaceful and relaxing holiday season. May you find much success and health in 2023 and beyond.

Press release Akamai Technologies

Press release Akamai Technologies

by Akamai Technologies, 12.December 2022

Alexander Leschinsky at the headquarters of Akamai Technologies

Alexander Leschinsky at the headquarters of Akamai Technologies

by Alexander Leschinsky, 13.October 2022

13 October 2022 via LinkedIn: G&L Managing Director and Co-Founder Alexander Leschinsky about his meeting with Tom Leighton (CEO and Co-Founder Akamai) at Akamai headquarters in ...

Streaming Media magazine: CEO interview with Alexander Leschinsky

Streaming Media magazine: CEO interview with Alexander Leschinsky

by Natalie Philippi, 8.September 2022

Streaming Media Europe, Vol. 14, Autumn 2022: Managing Director Alexander Leschinsky talks about data protection and sustainability in the streaming business (link to online version see ...

G&L joins Greening of Streaming

G&L joins Greening of Streaming

by Natalie Philippi, 7.September 2022

What can we do to reduce the impact of our industry on the environment? Being environmentally conscious and making sustainable choices is more important than ever – in every aspect of our ...

Meet G&L @ IBC2022 in Amsterdam

Meet G&L @ IBC2022 in Amsterdam

by Natalie Philippi, 6.September 2022

After a two year break caused by the pandemic, we are really looking forward to attending the IBC2022 in Amsterdam. In addition to our enthusiasm for technical innovations, personal ...

G&L streams IWWF Europe and Africa Wakeboard Boat Championships

G&L streams IWWF Europe and Africa Wakeboard Boat Championships

by Natalie Philippi, 16.August 2022

Streaming fun in the sun with stunning manoeuvres and daredevil jumps There were some amazing views of the "Eat Play Love"-Festival 2022 shown in the G&L livestream between 12 - 13 ...

DOMRADIO.DE: Internet radio supported by G&L and Ferncast

DOMRADIO.DE: Internet radio supported by G&L and Ferncast

by Oliver Lange, 29.July 2022

Together, G&L Geißendörfer & Leschinsky and DOMRADIO.DE operate the Ferncast-developed software solution aixtream.Press release: Online PR News July 2022, Aachen/Cologne, Germany

G&L signs "Charta der Vielfalt"

G&L signs "Charta der Vielfalt"

by Natalie Philippi, 31.May 2022

10th German Diversity Day, 31 May 2022 Every day is a good day to sign the "Charta der Vielfalt", which we did today.

DUP Unternehmer Magazine: Interview with Alexander Leschinsky

DUP Unternehmer Magazine: Interview with Alexander Leschinsky

by Oliver Lange, 20.May 2022

Good read "Entrepreneur Wiki: Germany's brightest minds": Interview with G&L Co-Founder & Managing Director Alexander Leschinsky in DUP UNTERNEHMER magazine.

G&L Careers: Current job offers May 2022

G&L Careers: Current job offers May 2022

by Natalie Philippi, 16.May 2022

Take a look at our current job offers! Please pay attention to where the job is situated. For some, it is important to be on site, even if you work remotely from home on several days. If a ...

Meet G&L @ Streaming Media East in Boston

Meet G&L @ Streaming Media East in Boston

by Natalie Philippi, 12.May 2022

Where is the world of streaming media going and which innovations are interesting for our customers? These questions are our daily business and we find the answers at industry events such ...

G&L at ANGA COM 2022

G&L at ANGA COM 2022

by Natalie Philippi, 5.May 2022

"Where Broadband meets Content" After a two year Corona break, Europe’s leading business platform for broadband, television and online will finally start again on 10 May at the Cologne ...

From city authorities and parish councils: G&L expands its clientele to include Universitätsstadt Siegen and Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis

From city authorities and parish councils: G&L expands its clientele to include Universitätsstadt Siegen and Ennepe-Ruhr-Kreis

by Natalie Philippi, 4.May 2022

Political meetings and elections - livestreaming for the citizens Even before the global pandemic, cities and districts made political meetings and elections available to the public via ...

Welcome to our April newbies!

Welcome to our April newbies!

by Natalie Philippi, 27.April 2022

🌼 Randa Abdelwahab, Full-stack Software Developer (Randa at LinkedIn) 🌼 Christian Noel Gómez Martos, Back Office Assistant (Christian at LinkedIn) 🌼 Sven Novak, Head of Project & ...

NABShow 2022 in Las Vegas

NABShow 2022 in Las Vegas

by Natalie Philippi, 31.March 2022

While we are not planning to visit trade fairs in busloads again until IBC in September 2022 due to the continuing high incidences, two undaunted G&L employees are hitting the road to ...

Identity provider Okta examines reports of security breach

Identity provider Okta examines reports of security breach

by Oliver Lange, 23.March 2022

On 22 March 2022, press reports revealed that the identity provider Okta had been compromised in a hack earlier this year. As G&L uses Okta, we have extensively audited our services and ...

IABM-TV with Alexander Leschinsky

IABM-TV with Alexander Leschinsky

by Natalie Philippi, 22.February 2022

In this interview with IABM-TV, G&L Managing Director Alexander Leschinsky talks about the collaboration with big broadcasters and the technologies G&L uses. Moderator Callum Jones ...

G&L becomes a member of RadioDNS

G&L becomes a member of RadioDNS

by Natalie Philippi, 15.February 2022

"We are thrilled to become a part of the RadioDNS eco system and to apply our operational experience in hybrid radio metadata and IP distribution. We want to help bringing the right radio ...

G&L: Our Olympic disciplines 2022

G&L: Our Olympic disciplines 2022

by Natalie Philippi, 3.February 2022

Our Olympic disciplines: 500 hours of live streaming marathon 🥇 24x7 support Nordic 🥇 and HTTP curl-ing in Mixed Doubles 🥇 Together for a streamy future!

We are hiring - new year, new challenges

We are hiring - new year, new challenges

by Natalie Philippi, 18.January 2022

G&L continues to grow and has open positions for all company divisions. We offer roles at the forefront of technology, working for well-known customers. This is more than that, a ...

G&L Christmas Greetings

G&L Christmas Greetings

by Natalie Philippi, 22.December 2021

Dear readers! We wish you a peaceful, relaxing Christmas season and much success and health for the new year 2022. Our Christmas gift this year is a donation to the "Förderverein für ...

G&L streams hybrid general meeting of 1. FC Köln football club

G&L streams hybrid general meeting of 1. FC Köln football club

by Florian Janssen, 21.December 2021

Premiere at 1. FC Köln: For the first time, the first division football club has held its regular general meeting as a hybrid event. FC members could either attend in person at Cologne's ...

Virtual Christmas Party: Dinner, Drinks & delightful Games

Virtual Christmas Party: Dinner, Drinks & delightful Games

by Natalie Philippi, 21.December 2021

Unfortunately another time as a virtual meeting, but again with a lot of fun anyway! G&L Christmas Party 2021 with dinner, drinks and delightful games 🌟🎄🌟

International Telekom Beethoven Competition 2021

International Telekom Beethoven Competition 2021

by Natalie Philippi, 3.December 2021

Date: 02 to 11 December 2021

Webinar ARD.ZDF medienakademie: Martin Schmalohr (G&L) about "Adaptive Streaming & MPEG-DASH".

Webinar ARD.ZDF medienakademie: Martin Schmalohr (G&L) about "Adaptive Streaming & MPEG-DASH".

by Oliver Lange, 1.December 2021

Dates: 7 - 9 December 2021 The ARD.ZDF Media Academy is running a webinar on the topic "Production goes online - Adaptive Streaming & MPEG-DASH".

Update | IBC 2021 Amsterdam: G&L cancels participation

Update | IBC 2021 Amsterdam: G&L cancels participation

by Natalie Philippi, 19.November 2021

G&L will not be attending IBC 2021 in Amsterdam in December due to rising Covid 19 infections. We are very disappointed, but everyone's health is our absolute priority. Full of ...

G&L wins Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award 2021

G&L wins Streaming Media Readers' Choice Award 2021

by Natalie Philippi, 5.October 2021

The European Readers' Choice Award is considered one of the most important awards in the OTT industry and is presented annually as an audience award by the trade magazine Streaming Media ...

G&L continues successful streaming collaboration with ARD and ZDF

G&L continues successful streaming collaboration with ARD and ZDF

by Oliver Lange, 7.September 2021

The Cologne-based streaming service provider wins the procurement procedure of the public broadcasters in Germany Press release 07 September 2021

Martin Schmalohr - Senior Portfolio Manager at G&L

Martin Schmalohr - Senior Portfolio Manager at G&L

by Oliver Lange, 18.June 2021

Streaming expert Martin Schmalohr will take up the newly created position of Head of Portfolio Management at G&L on 15 June 2021.

Low latency streaming - LL-HLS using byte-range addressing

Low latency streaming - LL-HLS using byte-range addressing

by Will Law, 30.March 2021

Will Law, chief architect at G&L partner Akamai Technologies, talks about using LL-HLS with range-based addressing for greater interoperability in low-latency streaming.

One year of lockdown. One year of "United We Stream"

One year of lockdown. One year of "United We Stream"

by Natalie Philippi, 18.March 2021

Digital club project develops into global cultural platform; streaming realised by G&L GmbH and AWS

Here comes the mouse!

Here comes the mouse!

by Natalie Philippi, 11.March 2021

"Here comes the mouse!" has been the motto on German television for 50 years now. Our congratulations go to the Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) and the Erste (ARD) for this wonderful format ...

Delivering a broadcast-quality live stream in just 45 minutes

Delivering a broadcast-quality live stream in just 45 minutes

by Natalie Philippi, 23.February 2021

Webinar from our partners AWS and Touchstream from 2 to 4 March 2021 Learn how you can easily build a live streaming solution “from camera to viewer” with AWS Elemental Link, AWS Elemental ...

Video Tech Trends 2021: Bitmovin Live Webinar on 18 February 2021

Video Tech Trends 2021: Bitmovin Live Webinar on 18 February 2021

by Natalie Philippi, 16.February 2021

G&L CEO Alexander Leschinsky discusses the top 5 video tech trends 2021 with five other industry experts. Five video tech trends, six experts – the Bitmovin webinar on 18 February 2021 ...

Streaming Alaaf!

Streaming Alaaf!

by Patrick Schröder, 3.February 2021

Is Carnival cancelled because of Covid 19? Cologne's "Fastelovend" turns out to be flexible and can't be brought down. With our support, the "Röschen Sitzung" and "Funksitzung" start ...

No consideration for the sandman. Or how does 24x7 first-level support work?

No consideration for the sandman. Or how does 24x7 first-level support work?

by Patrick Schröder, 24.November 2020

The G&L service team ensures streaming quality around the clock Streams on the internet must be reliably accessible – otherwise viewers quickly turn away. That's why we offer ...

United We Stream: live streaming as a model for success

United We Stream: live streaming as a model for success

by Jochen Herkenrath, 21.October 2020

"United We Stream" is the answer to Covid-19 and the worldwide shutdown of club culture. The successful fundraising campaign for Berlin clubs grew into a global cultural platform and ...

Media delivery, edge computing and security: updates to the Akamai platform

Media delivery, edge computing and security: updates to the Akamai platform

by Jochen Herkenrath, 13.October 2020

Later this week, Akamai is introducing a whole host of interesting updates to solutions for edge computing, media delivery and security. The new features and services really help us respond ...

Election results from the town hall live in the video stream

Election results from the town hall live in the video stream

by Jochen Herkenrath, 17.September 2020

For the city of Monheim am Rhein, we have been handling the live streaming of "Rats-TV" since 2018 – the broadcast of meetings from the town hall has been a success since the beginning. ...

Attacks on the media sector: Credential stuffing

Attacks on the media sector: Credential stuffing

by Jochen Herkenrath, 22.July 2020

Attacks on the high-tech sector are targeting the infrastructure of broadcasters and OTT providers with a growing tendency. The same is also becoming increasingly common among providers ...

From live stream to video on demand in record time

From live stream to video on demand in record time

by Jochen Herkenrath, 5.May 2020

The G&L recording system: Providing live streams as video-on-demand – fast, error-free and cost-effective. From broadcasters to online editorial offices to event streamers, more and ...

Success model livestreaming: stayed in instead of gone out

Success model livestreaming: stayed in instead of gone out

by Jochen Herkenrath, 29.April 2020

"Every day we give you selected tips – independent, subjective and always different. Be open to new things, discover your city and meet people who love going out as much as you do!" – this ...

Cologne is networking: what’s going on in times of Corona and #stayathome?

Cologne is networking: what’s going on in times of Corona and #stayathome?

by Jochen Herkenrath, 24.March 2020

"#inKöllezeHus": We’d like to present a few Cologne-based online projects and initiatives that foster both local and networked support. Or which are simply entertaining. From a living room ...

Insider tip: New Social TV Platform for Munich and Hamburg – Entertainment via Livestream

Insider tip: New Social TV Platform for Munich and Hamburg – Entertainment via Livestream

by Jochen Herkenrath, 18.March 2020

“When the crowd can no longer come to culture, culture comes to the crowd at home. Digitally, freely accessible and without any risk”. This is the motto of the newly created “Geheimtipp” ...

Remote access to corporate applications

Remote access to corporate applications

by Jochen Herkenrath, 11.March 2020

Currently, many companies are thinking about how they can allow their employees efficient access to the company network and the associated infrastructure while working from home. We have ...

Video development: a journey through time with G&L and partners

Video development: a journey through time with G&L and partners

by Jochen Herkenrath, 15.January 2020

At the opening of our Video Developer Learning Lab last November, which we hosted together with partner Bitmovin, Alexander Leschinsky gave an opening speech dedicated to the development of ...

Web Performance: User-defined load test report in detail

Web Performance: User-defined load test report in detail

by Jochen Herkenrath, 18.December 2019

The CloudTest solution from Akamai provides extensive options for testing websites and cloud applications under real conditions for their behaviour when under peak traffic. One of the most ...

New video player for ZDF: powerful on all devices

New video player for ZDF: powerful on all devices

by Jochen Herkenrath, 4.December 2019

Livestreaming and the subsequent provision as on-demand content on the net as quickly as possible poses a whole series of technical challenges for the broadcasting stations: Rising audience ...

Video Developer Learning Lab: An interactive workshop by Bitmovin + G&L

Video Developer Learning Lab: An interactive workshop by Bitmovin + G&L

by Jochen Herkenrath, 8.October 2019

Video Development with the experts from Bitmovin and G&L: An interactive workshop on 20.11 at NexTV Europe & CEE, Berlin. 2 tracks are available: fundamentals for beginners or in ...

Livestream planning, the basics: preparation is everything

Livestream planning, the basics: preparation is everything

by Jochen Herkenrath, 7.October 2019

A livestream has been planned. Maybe it’s not even your first and you’ve already been able to gather some experience. And yet: you are unsure how many visitors to expect, whether your ...

The media industry as a goal of cyberattacks: Media Under Assault

The media industry as a goal of cyberattacks: Media Under Assault

by Jochen Herkenrath, 20.September 2019

From January 2018 through June 2019, Akamai recorded more than 61 billion credential stuffing attempts and more than 4 billion web application attacks. In this special edition of the State ...

CloudTest Summary Report: Web Performance and Load Testing

CloudTest Summary Report: Web Performance and Load Testing

by Jochen Herkenrath, 27.June 2019

System test under peak load

NAB 2019: Short Review + Interview "Fully integrated OTT-System"

NAB 2019: Short Review + Interview "Fully integrated OTT-System"

by Philipp Spiel, 3.May 2019

Cooperation with G&L: Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier expands its range of CDN services

Cooperation with G&L: Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier expands its range of CDN services

by Jochen Herkenrath, 8.April 2019

Deutsche Telekom Global Carrier is the international wholesale division of Deutsche Telekom. It offers its customers a comprehensive portfolio of services to meet all the needs of a rapidly ...

Expansion of our AWS partnership: Certification as Authorized Public Sector Partner

Expansion of our AWS partnership: Certification as Authorized Public Sector Partner

by Jochen Herkenrath, 20.March 2019

After several years of experience as a technology partner in the AWS partner network, we have now successfully added certification in the Public Sector Partner Programme to our range of ...

Per-Title Encoding: Encoding optimised for specific video content

Per-Title Encoding: Encoding optimised for specific video content

by Jochen Herkenrath, 8.March 2019

The initial concepts for Per-Title Encoding were developed previously around 2012, and the technology was then used productively from 2015, driven forward significantly by Netflix. At that ...

Fast and secure deployment of enterprise applications

Fast and secure deployment of enterprise applications

by Jochen Herkenrath, 7.January 2019

Companies need to provide their employees with secure access to corporate applications deployed behind the firewall. In parallel, access is often provided to contractors, suppliers, ...

Web performance, user experience and RUM

Web performance, user experience and RUM

by Jochen Herkenrath, 13.December 2018

RUM stands for “Real User Monitoring” – a service that passively collects data directly from the website visitor’s browser session and generates comprehensive user experience reports from ...

"Challenges of public service broadcasting in distribution via the internet" – an interview

"Challenges of public service broadcasting in distribution via the internet" – an interview

by Alexander Leschinsky, 5.December 2018

At IBC 2018, the company Akamai asked me to discuss the particular challenges faced by ARD, ZDF and Deutsche Welle in distributing their radio and television channels over the internet as ...

OTT: Over-the-Top Streaming as the Standard of Television Broadcasting

OTT: Over-the-Top Streaming as the Standard of Television Broadcasting

by Jochen Herkenrath, 18.September 2018

Evolution and Future of Over-the-Top TV: 4-part e-book "Broadcast Over the Internet" available for free download, provided in cooperation with Akamai. Time-shifted TV, video-on-demand and ...

Dynamic image optimisation – a must for the perfect web experience.

Dynamic image optimisation – a must for the perfect web experience.

by Jochen Herkenrath, 6.September 2018

Below are some excerpts from an interview with Melissa Webster, IDC Analyst. She leads IDC’s research in digital experience management software and cloud services. This includes content ...

Subtitling video content for broadcast and online: an overview

Subtitling video content for broadcast and online: an overview

by Martin Grohme, 9.August 2018

An overview of the currently used subtitle formats The subtitling of video content in broadcast is partly mandatory for public broadcasters in Europe – in the USA, it is basically mandatory ...

Who cheers first? On latency in live sports streaming

Who cheers first? On latency in live sports streaming

by Jochen Herkenrath, 29.June 2018

How the ball gets to the viewer faster – sports livestreaming (almost) without delay Every year, a very technical term crops up in the coverage of major sporting events that has few friends ...

Zero Trust and digital transformation

Zero Trust and digital transformation

by Manfred Romans-Petit, 24.April 2018

Zero trust as a new security concept? Everyone is talking about digitalisation, the digital transformation, a change in working environments and working methods, working from home, "Work ...

The GDPR from the point of view of software developers

The GDPR from the point of view of software developers

by Christian Schneider, 1.March 2018

Personal Data, Social Media and Privacy by Design Some time ago, we published a detailed article on the significance of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in our blog. In this ...

The GDPR and web application protection – minimising risk for your data protection requirements

The GDPR and web application protection – minimising risk for your data protection requirements

by Jochen Herkenrath, 30.January 2018

"The GDPR revolutionises the requirements for the protection of personal data. It requires the use of state-of-the-art solutions. Minimise the risks of processing personal data in web ...

Internet streaming with SRT: the alternative to cost-intensive satellite transmission

Internet streaming with SRT: the alternative to cost-intensive satellite transmission

by Jochen Herkenrath, 6.December 2017

Point-to-point connection with low latencies via the internet with Haivision Makito X Encoder and SRT decoding

Bit rate and business model – Moving image quality and brand image.

Bit rate and business model – Moving image quality and brand image.

by Jochen Herkenrath, 24.November 2017

White paper for free download: How our bodies react to video quality "The science behind how our bodies react to video quality"

How content providers delight users: live streams in TV quality

How content providers delight users: live streams in TV quality

by Alexander Leschinsky, 28.September 2017

Formula 1, Champions League, the company's corporate event – when the future of television goes online, the users' demands move with it. Picture drop-outs, delays or even interruptions – no ...