Wowza Wins 2016 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award

Wowza Streaming Engine Recognized for Ninth Consecutive Year

Golden, Colo. – Nov. 2, 2016 – Wowza Media Systems today announced that the Wowza Streaming Engine™ software was awarded the 2016 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Award for media server technology. In addition, Wowza Streaming Cloud™ was further recognized as a runner-up for the leading live streaming platform. This marks the ninth consecutive year that the prestigious readers’ choice award has been given to the company’s leading software or services. The award winners were announced at the 2016 Streaming Media West conference in Huntington Beach, Calif.

“We are incredibly proud to continue to be recognized as the gold standard in streaming software and services,” said Dave Stubenvoll, CEO and cofounder of Wowza. “This is the only awards program where people vote on the products and services they rely on every day to do their jobs, and we are honored to continue to be the choice of the industry’s elite.”

This year’s awards brought in 280 nominations before opening the voting on More than 3,000 readers voted, casting a total of nearly 34,000 votes in 33 categories.

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About Wowza Media Systems

Wowza™ Media Systems is the recognized gold standard of streaming, with more than 19,000 customers in 170+ countries. By reducing the complexities of video and audio delivery to any device, Wowza enables organizations to expand their reach and more deeply engage their audiences, in industries ranging from education to broadcasting. Service providers, direct customers, and partners worldwide trust Wowza products to provide robust, customizable, and scalable streaming solutions—with powerful APIs and SDKs to meet organizations’ evolving streaming needs. Wowza was founded in 2005, is privately held, and is headquartered in Colorado. For more information, please visit


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