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Insights and updates from the streaming experts

Wowza Streaming Engine version 4.2 has been released!

June 16, 2015 by Jamie Sherry

It’s time for another release of Wowza Streaming Engine software! This version is packed full of innovative new features. Our philosophy is to write solid code and release often. Sometimes our releases are small, with just a few enhancements or fixes, and other times they include industry-changing breakthroughs—or at least we hope so. The Wowza Streaming Engine engineering team has been hard at work since our last release and we are very excited to share with you what is available in version 4.2.

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Enterprise video platforms are expanding live streaming capabilities with Wowza

June 16, 2015 by Carlos Perez

Look across enterprise, media, entertainment, and, of course, the consumer space—it's evident that live streaming is exploding. Use cases including webcasting, distance learning, live events of every flavor, and personal broadcasting are hitting the headlines. And inevitably, providers are working to build these capabilities into their offerings. Delivering live streaming well is easier said than done. Live is difficult. Complexities include managing bandwidth, formats, latency, and changing conditions.

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Are You Ready to Go Over the Top?

June 8, 2015 by Ryan Jespersen

I was recently invited to be a panelist at the SVG College Sports Summit in Atlanta, Georgia, to discuss how the over-the-top (OTT) and TV Everywhere era has put content in viewers' hands—no matter where they are or what devices they're using. To quote from the panel description, “whether your fans are on their laptop, using a streaming media device hooked up to their television, or checking their smartphone, is your channel everywhere it needs to be?”

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Video blog: Wowza announced as 2015 Colorado Companies to Watch Winner

June 7, 2015 by Dave Stubenvoll

We're very excited to announce that Wowza Media Systems has been recognized as a 2015 Colorado Companies to Watch winner! Take a look at CEO, David Stubenvoll's response to the win.

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Market observations on media servers

June 5, 2015 by Chris Knowlton

Cisco estimates that IP video traffic will grow threefold by 2018. With much of video being streamed to desktops, TVs, and devices, this is a great time to be in the streaming media software business—right? For Wowza, it definitely is. If you’ve noticed fewer options in this space, though, you might be wondering…

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The #WowzaNinja Team at the Berlin Office

May 28, 2015 by Mike Talvensaari

Did you know that Wowza has a small office in Berlin? It’s where a portion of the Wowza Streaming Cloud Engineering and Product teams work.

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Live Streaming for Education: Beyond the Lecture Hall

May 26, 2015 by Matthew Rossi

Anyone who has spent time around young people recently knows how big a role video plays in their daily lives. And it's not just for entertainment: 77 percent of colleges offer online courses, and more than one in four students at Title IV institutions enroll in distance-education courses.

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You asked and we answered!

May 21, 2015 by Ryan Jespersen

At Wowza we know that streaming isn’t easy. We simplify the process the best we can, but sometimes there are still lingering questions when you're getting up and running. These are the answers to some questions we hear the most.

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Wowza LIVE from NAB

May 8, 2015 by Ryan Jespersen

This was a momentous year at NAB for Wowza and featured a number of “firsts”. Check out all of our experiences at NAB, and read an in-depth look at how we live streamed with Wowza Streaming Cloud from the show.

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Expanded certification between Wowza Streaming Engine and Akamai

April 30, 2015 by Jamie Sherry

For more than two years Wowza Streaming Engine has been certified by Akamai to publish directly to the Akamai CDN. And now we're very excited to announce that the certification required to use Wowza Streaming Engine with Akamai Media Services Live has been expanded to make interoperability even easier.

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