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Wowza Earns Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Award 2013 In Server Hardware/Software Category

Wowza Media Server® Offers Companies a Powerful and Cost-Effective Vehicle for Streaming High-Quality Content


EVERGREEN, CO—June 25, 2013—Wowza Media Systems, LLC, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ media server software, announced today that for the sixth year in a row, the company’s Wowza Media Server has received a prestigious Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Award in the Server Hardware/Software category. Wowza Media Server was also a winning finalist in the Best Streaming Innovation 2013 and TV Over IP Solution categories. 

The awards were presented at the Streaming Forum 2013 held June 18-19 in London. Wowza was nominated for four different award categories including Best Streaming Media Innovation, Server Hardware/Software, Transcoding Solution, and TV Over IP Solution.

Wowza Media Server is platform and format-agnostic software that accepts multiple video inputs. It offers live or on-demand streaming to mobile devices, computers and IPTV/OTT endpoints with the flexibility to scale across various architectures and operating systems.

“We are thrilled to accept this award from Streaming Media Europe, an organization that brings together the very best content and events for our industry,” said David Stubenvoll, CEO and Co-Founder of Wowza Media Systems. “Our media server stands out because it offers scalable video streaming capabilities at a reasonable price point, making it an ideal choice for companies of any size.”

For a complete list of winners in all categories, visit

Voting for the Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Awards took place during the summer across 16 categories by the readers of Streaming Media's European magazine. For more information, visit

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About Wowza Media Systems
Wowza Media Systems, LLC ( engages hundreds of millions of viewers by delivering the highest quality streaming media to any Internet-connected device. Its core product, Wowza Media Server®, improves productivity among thousands of organizations by simplifying the workflow of online video delivery. To date, more than 150,000 licensees across the globe have placed their trust in Wowza®. Wowza is privately held with locations in Evergreen, CO and Mountain View, CA.