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Wowza Media Server

Streaming Software for CDNs and Video Service Providers

For content delivery networks (CDNs), hosting and streaming providers, ISPs and other managed service providers, Wowza® software offers licensing options to fit your budget and make the most efficient use of your infrastructure. See the streaming for service providers solution brief in PDF.


Give your customers what they demand with reliable, high-performance media streaming to any screen. Wowza Streaming Engine™ gives you the ability to offer features and services that set you apart from the competition.

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    Profitable Any-Screen Delivery

    Develop, deploy and monetize valuable services while giving your customers seamless reach to any screen.

  2. 2
    Generate More Revenue

    Differentiate your service offerings by using our optional Wowza DRM AddOn and Wowza nDVR AddOn to generate incremental revenues and reduce churn.

  3. 3
    Unbeatable Economics

    The cost-effective monthly subscription license allows you flexible capacity management without up-front investments or long term contracts.  The term licenses are not  for use by Service Providers.

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    Unlimited Scalability

    Up to 10 Gbps per-server performance, and multi-server scalability for live and on-demand delivery of a virtually unlimited volume of concurrent streams.

  5. 5

    Use our rich set of APIs to create value added applications and integrate with back-end systems.

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    Proven industrial-grade software you can rely on to give your customers the simultaneous media streaming they demand.

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Featured Customers

  • Qumu

    Video is today’s document. Qumu Corporation (NASDAQ: QUMU) provides the tools businesses need to create, manage, secure, deliver, and measure the success of their videos. Qumu's innovative solutions release the power in video to engage and empower employees, partners and clients. Organizations around the world realize the greatest possible value from video they create and publish using Qumu. Whatever the audience size, viewer device or network configuration, Qumu solutions are how business does video. Additional information can be found at

  • Kaltura

    Kaltura’s mission is to power any video experience. Provider of the world’s first Open Source Online Video Platform, Kaltura simplifies the creation of video experiences, and provides tools that facilitate innovative and engaging experiences that create value. The Kaltura platform engages hundreds of millions of viewers by providing media companies with advanced video management, publishing, and monetization tools that increase their reach and monetization and simplify their video operations.

    Ron Yekutiel

    Chairman and CEO

    Wowza’s out-of-the-box system and future-proof technology catapults Kaltura ahead of the competition in the depth and breadth of our live product offering.

  • Clavain Technologies

    Clavain Technologies, Ltd., is a small business specializing in Web and system development, especially video delivery and high-performance systems. Among their services are two popular live-stream video platforms, and SC-Streams.DE. They offer video-on-demand (VOD) services for the video gaming community, in particular players of World of Warcraft® and Starcraft® 2.

  • Telefónica

    One of the largest telecommunications companies in the world, Telefónica relies on Wowza Streaming Engine™ software to deliver a range of content delivery network (CDN) services for Flash and Silverlight-capable computers, smartphones, and tablets; iPhone/iPad, Android, and other 3GPP smartphones and tablets; as well as a variety of other video-capable devices.

    Fernando Fronza

    Video and CDN Global Services Director

    Wowza is providing us with a highly cost-effective streaming server and a robust platform for high-value services that complements our ongoing development.

  • Swisscom

    Swisscom is Switzerland's leading telecom provider with almost 6 million mobile customers and 1.6 million broadband connections. Powered by Wowza Streaming Server™ software, Swisscom TV air OTT service offers 50 live TV channels, 70 radio stations, and a wide variety of on-demand content any time to any screen.

    Jean-Francois Allaire

    Systems Architect

    For the viewer, Wowza means reliability and high quality, which gives us a competitive edge. For Swisscom, Wowza means a cost-effective infrastructure enabling us to monetize content.

  • StreamGuys

    In 2004 StreamGuys achieved a milestone and was ranked as the #2 CDN as rated by Arbitron. Today we welcome you to join the StreamGuys community and begin a lasting relationship with a streaming provider that will take care of your company.

    StreamGuys are friendly and expert professionals here to help your business succeed. We exist to provide you with the experience, tools and resources to successfully plan, promote, and deliver successful IP media for large and small businesses.

    StreamGuys is a Wowza partner learn more.

    Jonathan Speaker

    Wowza Streaming Engine software is simply the most technologically advanced and economical streaming solution for service providers.

  • MojoHost

    MojoHost is privately owned and operated. We find that an unrelenting commitment to customer satisfaction and constant innovation in the marketplace has guaranteed growth and stability. Sound financial practices and continued reinvestment have given MojoHost unrestrained opportunity. From the employment of superior, caring staff to the utilization of leading hardware and software no expenses have been spared so that MojoHost may present the world with what is clearly a superior hosting experience.

    Brad Mitchell


    Wowza enables us to offer video hosting services to expand our customer base and provide leading edge video capabilities on a high performance streaming media infrastructure.

  • Mirror Image

    Mirror Image® Internet, Inc. provides highly scalable online services for companies worldwide. Mirror Image combines a patented, global Dynamic Delivery Network with real-time, ultra low latency services that include customizable application logic, online video publishing, streaming solutions for delivering live video and video on-demand, content delivery capabilities for content caching and file downloads, and optimized delivery to an extensive range of desktops, mobile devices, IPTV set-top boxes and other devices.

    Since 1997, Mirror Image has been providing services that allow companies to deliver their online content to viewers anywhere in the world. The Mirror Image global Dynamic Delivery Network consists of Content Access Point (CAP) facilities that offload customers’ origin servers and locate the content close to the user, ensuring optimal website performance. Mirror Image is headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, USA with a subsidiary in London, UK. 

    Mirror Image is a Wowza partner learn more.

    James G. Hart

    Vice President of Sales and Marketing

    Reliability, scalability, and exceptional support are must-haves for any CDN; Wowza enables us to deliver on all three and puts us in a great position to service current and future customer requirements.

  • TV1.EU

    Johann Soukup

    Chief Technology Officer

    With Wowza Streaming Engine™ we are able to offer streaming to an expanded array of screens without expensive infrastructure upgrades.

  • Stream UK

    Stream UK offers the following services:

    Webcasting unrivalled technical expertise: the experience and expertise of our 10-man production team relied upon by a client list that includes Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Johnson & Johnson and Capita.

    Stream MediaPlatform handles all aspects of online video: Offering content management, creation, interaction and collaboration, Stream MediaPlatform gives you the power to integrate interactive rich media features into your site.

    Webcasting made easy: a complete webcast administration tool that allows you to administer a webcast programme yourself. Following your broadcasts it will automatically build a structured and searchable archive for future delivery.

    Fixing your video workflow: ingest, curation and distribution of large amounts of content. It includes sophisticated image and video verification tools to allow large amounts
    of content to be rapidly appraised.

    Joe Bray

    At 25% of what we would have spent on a competitive solution, Wowza Streaming Engine™ delivered 100% uptime and excellent performance and scalability.

  • LiveStream (customer)

    Livestream is the leading provider for real time event coverage and is the destination for the top live content from around the world. Livestream’s live content partners include Facebook, The New York Times, ABC News, CBS News, Associated Press, HBO, AT&T, NASA, PepsiCo, Electronic Arts, Adidas, The Academy Awards, Warner Bros. Records, Paramount Pictures, Universal Music The Foo Fighters, Maroon 5, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Diesel and 100s of concert venues.