July 2, 2021 by ,

The ad server is often regarded as the first piece of advertising technology, which emerged during the 1990s. Even though many other types of advertising technology (AdTech) have since been released, ad servers still play a key role in the programmatic advertising process.

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Top Ad Server Companies [Updated 2021]

May 28, 2021 by ,

Over the past few years, more and more consumers are turning their attention away from traditional broadcast TV towards streaming services. This shift in consumer behavior has opened up new opportunities for AdTech companies and given birth to connected TV (CTV) over-the-top (OTT) advertising.

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Top OTT and CTV Advertising Platforms [Updated 2021]

February 19, 2021 by ,

Ad networks were one of the first pieces of advertising technology (AdTech) introduced in the mid-1990s. They helped publishers sell their available ad space to multiple advertisers, who would be able to purchase this ad space from many different sites via one platform instead of having to deal with each publisher directly.

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Top Ad Networks and Mobile Ad Networks [Updated 2021]

January 19, 2021 by ,

Ever since the first ad was displayed in 1994, the programmatic industry has enjoyed a rapid increase in new tech and processes to help publishers monetize their websites and mobile apps.The first tools publishers used to sell their available ad space were ad networks. Then, supply-side platforms (SSPs) came along. Then came ad exchanges and […]

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Top Supply-Side Platform (SSP) and Ad Exchange Companies [Updated in 2021]

January 11, 2021 by ,

Data has played a key role in programmatic advertising and digital marketing ever since the Internet moved online back in the mid 1990s, helping advertisers and marketers show their messages to the right audience and learn more about their online behaviour.

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Top Customer Data Platform (CDP) and Data Management Platform (DMP) Companies [Updated in 2021]

September 30, 2020 by ,

Demand-side platforms (DSPs) first emerged in the late 2000s when real-time bidding (RTB) started to take flight, with the first DSPs on the market being MediaMath and Rocket Fuel.

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Top Demand-Side Platform (DSP) Companies [Updated in 2021]

April 21, 2020 by ,

When you hear the words “programmatic advertising”, what comes to mind? Do you think about demand-side platforms (DSPs) and supply-side platforms (SSPs)? Or about real-time bidding (RTB) and private marketplaces (PMPs)? Programmatic advertising is a broad term that spans many areas of digital advertising — from AdTech platforms and media-buying methods to advertising channels and mediums. In […]

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Programmatic Advertising: The Definitive Guide for 2021

March 4, 2020 by

Background of the Project SITO Mobile is a publicly traded advertising technology (AdTech) company that uses consumer and location data to help brands run targeted media campaigns on mobile devices. Their software is known as a demand-side platform (DSP), which allows media buyers (e.g. brands, advertisers, and agencies) to purchase ad space from publishers (e.g. websites […]

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How We Built the SITO Mobile Demand-Side Platform (DSP) on AWS [case study]

December 13, 2019 by ,

As technology evolves and people are presented with many new ways to consume content, video seems to consistently top the charts. This is hardly surprising. Busy, hectic and mobile lifestyles are conducive to formats that allow people to digest information on-the-move in more condensed and accessible ways than blocks of plain text.  The allure of […]

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Video Advertising: What Is It and How Are Video Ads Served?

October 21, 2019 by

We like to think the internet is an open and free space where everyone is equal and no one is restricted in any way – at least that’s how many envisioned it. A closer look at the online advertising industry, however, quickly reveals its many similarities to a game of Monopoly.

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The Walled Gardens of AdTech [infographic]