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Streaming Media: Hot Companies To Watch: Wowza Media

Wowza Media: For nearly six years now, Wowza Media has been in the market offering streaming server software that does just about everything. Customers I speak to love that Wowza's server has streaming support for all of Apple's iDevices, Microsoft Silverlight and Apple QuickTime formats, Android and BlackBerry support as well as working with IPTV and set-top boxes.

Wowza Media Systems a ‘Key Factor’ in Launching the Dragon

Wowza Media Systems has announced its product was determined to be 'a key factor' in the recent launch and subsequent recovery of SpaceX's Dragon. Specifically, the Wowza Media Server 2 software was 'a key component' in supporting the first-ever commercial company to launch and recover a spacecraft from orbit successfully.


By David Sims



Wowza Media Server Wows ‘em

Wowza Media Systems has been making headlines for its media server products more than usual lately. More recently, it has been demonstrating Google's WebM live streaming with the Wowza Media Server on its company’s website. WebM is an open, royalty-free media file format designed for the Web.


By Stefanie Mosca


Wowza Media Server 2 Plays Important Role in First-Ever Commercial Spacecraft Launch and Recovery

EVERGREEN, CO., January 10, 2011—Wowza Media Systems® today announced that its Wowza Media Server 2 software was a key component in supporting the first-ever commercial company to launch and recover a spacecraft from orbit successfully. On Dec. 8, 2010, American space exploration company SpaceX launched its Dragon spacecraft into the Earth's orbit from the Cape…

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Wowza Licenses Its Media Server Software to Broadpeak for Use in Advanced CDN Platform

EVERGREEN, CO., December 15, 2010—Wowza Media Systems®today announced it has licensed its unified media server software to Broadpeak, a global provider of multiplatform broadband video delivery solutions. The partnership between the two companies enables Broadpeak, a recent Technicolor spinoff, to add significant new capabilities to its innovative Mediator™ CDN (content delivery network) management platform for…

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Wowza Media Systems Welcomes Korean CDN HyosungITX as Newest Streaming Partner

EVERGREEN, CO., December 14, 2010—Wowza Media Systems®today welcomed Korean content delivery network (CDN) HyosungITX to the select ranks of Wowza Streaming Partners, a designation reserved for those that have achieved high levels of deployment, expertise, and customer satisfaction with Wowza-based products. Serving clients in the Internet gaming, education, retail, entertainment, public interest, and finance sectors,…

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Wowza Media Server’s Benefits to Worship Market Recognized With Two Top Awards From WFX

EVERGREEN, CO., November 11, 2010—Wowza Media Systems®today announced two more wins for Wowza Media Server® 2: the WFX (Worship Facilities Conference & Expo) award for Best Overall New Media Product, and the WFX award for Best Podcasting, Webcasting, and Website Streaming Media Solution. Presented last week in Atlanta, WFX Awards honor excellence in innovative products…

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Wowza Picked as Exclusive Media Server by Streaming Media Services CDN

EVERGREEN, CO., November 8, 2010—Wowza Media Systems®, the unified media server company, today announced that vertically integrated Dutch content delivery network (CDN) Streaming Media Services has fully deployed Wowza Media Server® 2 as its exclusive media server on its global network. Enabled by Wowza Media Server 2, Streaming Media Services' customers can deliver high volumes…

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Wowza Media Server 2 Picked by Top Eastern European CDN NGENIX to Expand Customers’ Reach

EVERGREEN, CO., October 21, 2010—Wowza Media Systems®, the media server software company, today announced that NGENIX, one of the top content delivery networks in Eastern Europe, has upgraded to Wowza Media Server® 2 software. NGENIX, a Wowza® customer for more than a year, has now also achieved Wowza Streaming Partner status. The Wowza Streaming Partner…

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Wowza Secures Media Server Leadership Position With 2 Streaming Media European Readers Choice Awards

EVERGREEN, CO., November 14, 2010—Wowza Media Systems®, the media server software company, today announced that its Wowza Media Server® 2 has won two top European Readers' Choice Awards from Streaming Media magazine. For the third year in a row, the company's unified media server was voted the best streaming server software/hardware, and it was awarded…

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