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Wowza CTO Charlie Good to Moderate CDN Architecture Discussion at Streaming Media Europe 2011
EVERGREEN, CO — October 4, 2011 — Wowza Media Systems®, the “Any Screen Done Right™” media server software company, today announced that Wowza Chief Technology Officer Charlie Good will lead a panel of CDN experts in a “CDN Architectures for Multiscreen Delivery” discussion at Streaming Media Europe 2011. The panel discussion will take place on Oct. 19 from 2:25-3:30 p.m.
The session will focus on building effective ecosystems for any-screen delivery, exploring the technical challenges CDNs face and evaluating solutions for designing a CDN infrastructure that delivers multiscreen content reliably and cost-effectively. The CDN panel will share its expertise via practical case studies. Good will moderate the panel, which includes Morten Petersen, global delivery services, product and marketing manager, Telefónica; Joe Bray, chief technical officer, StreamUK; Brian Weeks, video stream sales engineer, Mirror Image Internet; and Stef van der Ziel, chief executive officer, Jet-Stream.
“It is common knowledge that any-screen video delivery is a priority for content providers. To be a reality, it has to be efficient and reasonably priced,” Good said. “We have assembled an elite group of CDN experts who have successfully deployed such infrastructures and are addressing the challenges of an ever-increasing number of video-capable devices with a diversity of playback technologies and protocols. We look forward to having our panelists share their views and experiences to help the audience navigate today’s challenging content-delivery environment.”
At Streaming Media Europe 2011, Good also will be a panelist on the “Application Trends: Providing Platforms for CDNs' Next-Gen Services” session, which will take place on Oct. 17 from 2:55-3:45 p.m. This session will discuss and preview the latest innovations in the application layer of CDN infrastructure delivery.
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Wowza Media Systems is the premier media server software company delivering an industrial-strength infrastructure for live video, video-on-demand, live recording, and video chat. Wowza has a singular focus on delivering high-performance media server software to service providers, media properties, enterprises, and other organizations serious about delivering video to any digital screen — computer, mobile phone, or home TV. More than 85,000 global licensees in entertainment, social media, advertising, enterprise, education, government, and Internet commerce have deployed Wowza’s media server software to date. Wowza Media Systems is privately held with headquarters in Evergreen, Colo. For more information, visit Wowza Media Systems at www.wowza.com.
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