20 Most Promising Media and Entertainment Technology Solution Providers of 2016

The Media and Entertainment industry has transcended to new frontiers with modern cutting-edge technology. The digital revolution has transformed the strategic model with which many Media and Entertainment companies run the show. To keep pace with the changing scenarios, media firms are leveraging data analytics to build agile strategies that will help them cope with the shifting trends—online or mobile innovation. The consumer centric market along with widespread internet connectivity and smart devices has lead to the internet based content circulation, which demands custom-made solutions, essential at all levels. Moreover, the prevailing trend of mobility has made the Media and Entertainment industry monetize content and innovate across different entertainment platforms. With the proliferation of digital (new) media services, content creation via social media, and content management services, CIOs are at a crossroads to make radical changes in their approaches. As the viewing pattern of the audiences has changed over the years, media companies need to explore new ways to keep themselves abreast in the competition.

This edition showcases Media and Entertainment firms that provide state-of-the-art services and tools to reduce the pain-points present in the industry and amplify business optimization. In this edition of CIO Review, we bring to you “The 20 Most Promising Media and Entertainment Technology Solution Providers of 2016,” featuring the best solution providers who exhibit extensive business knowledge and innovative strategies of the industry.

A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts, and CIO Review editorial board has selected the top solution providers from over three hundred companies. The listing provides a look into how these solutions work real-time, so that you can gain a comprehensive understanding of what technologies are available, which are right for you, and how they shape up against the competition.

Company Name

Company Description

AOL Develops, grows, and invests in brands and web sites
Avid Technology Helps organizations to connect with their audience in more powerful, efficient, collaborative, and profitable ways
BOXX Technologies Provider of high performance workstations to run high-end media applications
Cognizant Offers solutions to media & entertainment companies to redefine their digital asset management, content management, or anti-piracy challenges
Digital Nirvana Provides knowledge management solutions for a media-centric world
FADEL A leading provider of Intellectual Property Rights and Royalty Management software for M&E organizations
GHO Group Provides consulting and solutions in broadcast technology planning and design, facility planning and design, and digital asset management and other complex media technologies
High Point Solutions Provides world-class professional services, planning, building and managing advanced IT solution
Imagine Communications Provider of the advanced IP, cloud-enabled, software-defined network and workflow solutions in the media and entertainment industry
KPMG Offering technology, operational, financial, customer, regulatory and strategic services to the media and entertainment sector
Piksel Offers strategic, professional, and managed services underpinned by the Piksel Paletteā€™s SaaS-based infrastructure
RapidValue Offers a wide range of products and services in the areas of consulting, UX design, application development, and integration in multiple industries
ShowMgr A provider of web-based enterprise resource (ERP) management tools designed to automate and streamline production operations for the entertainment markets
SMT Providing real-time delivery of data and social media for live television sports and entertainment TV
Tavant Technologies Deliver cutting-edge solutions that help companies create, manage, distribute, and monetize content efficiently
Testronic Offers end-to-end Testing and QA solutions for a notable array of industries including entertainment, media, games, publishing, e-commerce and consumer electronics
The SmarTV Compan Enables customers to offer end-users channels, movies and pay-per-view events, and streaming option
Toyaja Provides various solutions such as ERP application for print media and television industry, communications and advertisement portals, and customer and employee self service portals
Verizon Digital Media Services Powers the next generation of digital media by delivering quality media to consumers across every device
Xyvid Provider of high-end, web-based broadcast platform that excels in audience engagement and interacts with viewers anywhere in the world