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Wowza has been named one of Streaming Media Magazine’s Top 100 video companies in 2023. In awarding Wowza this distinction, Streaming Media specifically recognizes their success with ultra-low latency real-time streaming at scale and the innovative customer-centric spirit behind it.
Wowza Flowplayer is the first video player to come pre-integrated for WebRTC and therefore inherently support sub-second streaming. This ultra-low latency streaming is ideal for real-time and interactive video use cases.
Wowza hires Ashique Anwar, a streaming industry veteran, as their first Chief Product Officer, responding to increased demand for Enterprise Video Platform (EVP) content management.
Wowza develops castLabs plugin that allows Wowza customers to stream more securely thanks to key rotation. Watch the demo at IBC 2023!
Wowza extends its relationship with AMD with the development of a cutting-edge, high-density, and more eco-friendly live video streaming option: Wowza Streaming Engine with the integrated AMD Alveo U30 Media Accelerator Card.
Wowza has become one of Denver’s hottest tech companies, having achieved more than 50% compounded cloud annual recurring revenue (ARR) growth over the past two years, and now it’s one of the hottest tech companies to work for. A recent announcement from Built In named Wowza one of the best places to work for midsize companies nationwide and one of the best places to work in Colorado.
Capitalizing on the sustained adoption of its pioneering deployable Engine technology as well as more than 50% compounded cloud annual recurring revenue (ARR) growth over the past two years, Wowza’s most recent growth investment is marked by the addition of Michael Phillippi as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Mark Lockwood as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) and Matt Thompson as Vice President of Marketing and follows Wowza’s hiring of Erin Sawyer as Chief Financial Officer in early 2022.
Wowza has already identified one area ripe for strengthening, in the video player, which is why the company has this week acquired Sweden-based Flowplayer. An example of being your own greatest critic.
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“Wowza simplifies the complexities of video for organizations at any scale with solutions designed for reliability, performance and extensibility,” said David Stubenvoll, CEO and Co-Founder at Wowza. “Integrating with Flowplayer to add key features, such as monetization and ad insertion, reinforces our brand promise to be the solution customers start with and the partner they scale with.”
Wowza, a portfolio company of private equity firm Clearhaven Partners (Clearhaven), has acquired Flowplayer, a Sweden-based video player specialist.
The acquisition comes amid a period of significant growth and product development for Wowza.
US-based video software provider Wowza has acquired Flowplayer, a Swedish video player specialist. By acquiring Flowplayer, Wowza adds enhanced player functionality, a lightweight code base and a rich plugin library, and expands its global team.
Wowza, the leading live and video on demand (VOD) platform powering more than 6,000 customers globally, announced today that it has acquired Flowplayer, a Sweden-based video player specialist.