Harman Selected as Key Integrator for Wowza

Stamford, CT and Golden, CO, April 14, 2016 – HARMAN, the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced today that it has been selected as a key integrator for Wowza Media Systems’™ market-leading streaming technology portfolio. Customers in the broadcast, automotive, government, and enterprise verticals will have access to a proven global, scaled integrator of streaming solutions, and the joint offerings address the exploding demand for complex video and audio streaming capabilities worldwide.

The partnership provides the industry with the combined strengths of Wowza’s leading software and cloud-based streaming technologies, [Wowza Streaming Engine™, Wowza Streaming Cloud™, Wowza GoCoder SDK™], as well as HARMAN’s deep experience in integrating and optimizing media streaming solutions. It also extends Wowza Media Systems’ reach through a global, industry-trusted partner to close a gap in the market where a sizeable integrator is required to address complex, end-to-end projects.

“We are excited to partner with HARMAN to provide our current and future customers the premier services they need to deliver comprehensive, end-to-end streaming projects to market faster,” said David Stubenvoll, CEO and co-founder, Wowza Media Systems. “Combining the strengths of Wowza’s industry-leading streaming products with HARMAN’s excellence in professional service delivery gives customers a robust platform for creating best-in-class, sustainable and flexible media streaming solutions.”

As an industry leader, Wowza continues to simplify the ever-changing complexities of streaming video by investing in leading-edge streaming technology development. The customizable and scalable Wowza Streaming Engine software powers reliable streaming of high-quality video in any format to any device for any business. The Wowza Streaming Cloud service gives both new and experienced users access to professional-grade, pay-as-you-go live streaming.

“This new partnership with Wowza Media Systems enables us to fully leverage Wowza’s leading streaming technology portfolio to better serve our customers who seek a mature and high-performance media streaming solution,” said Sandip Ranjhan, senior vice president, HARMAN Connected Services. “As Wowza’s systems integration partner, HARMAN will provide broadcast, automotive, government and enterprise companies the critical services they need to deploy customized and high-performance media streaming systems more efficiently.”

Visit the Wowza booth, SU 5324, at NAB2016 on Tuesday, April 19, 3 p.m. PST to see a joint presentation from Harman and Wowza Media Systems about the partnership. Visit the Wowza NAB page to schedule a meeting with Wowza at NAB2016.