“Professional” video hosting solutions, such as Vimeo Pro or Enterprise
Professional video hosting solutions are designed to give the content creator as much freedom as possible with regards to their media, and therefore allow direct access to the raw audio/video media for playback anywhere and in any player.
CDN/Cloud systems, such as AWS, Azure, Comcast CDN, Rackspace, etc
CDN systems help to ensure that your content will always be available by distributing it around the country – and sometimes the world. Configuration of these systems requires advanced technical skills and maintenance.
PocketPlatform’s Media Manager:
PocketPlatform’s own Media Manager gives you the power of a CDN with the convenience of automatically converting your media into the proper formats for use in both your PocketPlatform Application as well as many other options, like Roku channels or AppleTV apps.