VIRTUAL SERVER MANAGEMENT
Comcast NBCUniversal | February 07, 2022
Comcast NBCUniversal announced the launch of the NBC Olympics VR by Xfinity app. Available for the first time in stunning 8K resolution, the app will feature more than 150 hours of live and on demand interactive virtual reality coverage of the Beijing Olympic Games, bringing viewers across the nation closer than ever to Team USA and the world’s athletes.
We strive to create innovative viewing experiences so immersive it rivals being at the Winter Olympics live. Our robust network makes it possible for Xfinity customers to get closer to the action than ever before, experiencing for the first-time ever, the Games in 8K VR.”
Sophia Ahmad, Executive Vice President, Xfinity Consumer Services
Developed in collaboration with product and technical teams across NBCU and Comcast, the app leverages innovations from our global company, bringing industry-leading VR technology to the U.S. through the lens of the Olympic Games.
“Partnering with global colleagues across Comcast, our 8K virtual reality experience for the Winter Games will offer fans a one-of-a-kind viewing experience where they feel as if they’re fully immersed in their favorite sports, cheering Team USA athletes to victory,” said Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics.
All pay-TV customers in the U.S. can authenticate with their TV Everywhere credentials and enjoy more than 150 hours of immersive 8K coverage including:
Live and on-demand coverage of six popular sports including figure skating, hockey and snowboarding in an immersive 180-degree environment. Select events will offer viewers the option to switch between different cameras to get alternative vantage points.
Live and on-demand coverage of the Opening Ceremony, where viewers will have an athlete-level view of the event and get to experience the rush of walking for their country as an Olympian.
Features and highlights from 10 additional sports throughout the Games, including alpine skiing, bobsled and speed skating.
Live and on-demand coverage of the Closing Ceremony.
Pre-Games features leading up to the Opening Ceremony.
Viewers can also host a virtual Olympics watch party and invite up to three friends to join their virtual suite where they can interact together and enjoy immersive live coverage of Olympic events as if they were in the same room.
Comcast Corporation is a global media and technology company that connects people to moments that matter. We are principally focused on broadband, aggregation, and streaming with over 56 million customer relationships across the United States and Europe. We deliver broadband, wireless, and video through our Xfinity, Comcast Business, and Sky brands; create, distribute, and stream leading entertainment, sports, and news through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, Universal Studio Group, Sky Studios, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, multiple cable networks, Peacock, NBCUniversal News Group, NBC Sports, Sky News, and Sky Sports; and provide memorable experiences at Universal Parks and Resorts in the United States and Asia.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a premium ad-supported streaming service. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
Verizon | October 23, 2020
Verizon Business today announced VNS Application Edge, a solution that allows enterprises to extend the Virtual Network Services capabilities and now deploy business applications to the edge, along with a Kubernetes managed service delivered through a simple digital experience. VNS Application Edge, built in collaboration with Rafay Systems Inc., is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering that provides a turnkey automation framework for managing Kubernetes clusters and containerized app deployment. Verizon will now deliver a unified experience for both network and containerized application lifecycle management, using a single orchestrated platform and end-to-end service management.
Apple | January 18, 2021
Following rising worries from security specialists, Apple supposedly eliminated a dubious MacOS include in Big Sur 11.2 beta 2 on Thursday. Found during Big Sur 11.2's first beta delivery, the element permitted 53 of Apple's own applications to sidestep security firewalls and virtual private organizations, as per CNET's sister ZDNet.
Specialists contended that the element, called the Content Filter Exclusion List, might have permitted malware assaults through unguarded passage focuses and might have undermined clients' personalities. The rundown contained 53 of Apple's own applications whose approaching and active web associated information traffic were permitted to sidestep security devices, for example, outsider firewalls and VPNs. That rundown of applications incorporated the absolute generally mainstream - App Store, Maps, and iCloud among them.
Apple revealed to ZDNet the rundown was transitory, and an Apple computer programmer later said the rundown was the aftereffect of a progression of bugs in Apple applications that have since been fixed. When Big Sur 11.2 is delivered, Apple stated, all Apple applications will indeed be dependent upon firewalls and security apparatuses, and they'll be viable with VPN applications.
A handful of standalone business VPN applications, for example, Proton VPN and Mullvad, guarantee to have not been recently influenced by the element. Others, as Hide.Me, have offered their clients directions on potential workarounds.