Choose the best deployment option—in the cloud, on premises, or in a container

Flexible and extensible, Wowza Streaming Engine™ server software fits with nearly any streaming architecture and allows you to seamlessly scale from simple to more robust deployments as your streaming needs—and audiences—evolve and grow.

With Wowza Streaming Engine You Choose How to Deploy

On Premises

Run Wowza Streaming Engine on one or more servers at your physical location, on your hardware, and across your Internet connection.


Operating Systems:

Linux (including silent install from Red Hat)


Mac OS




Bare metal

Virtual machines

Private clouds

Using containers


Learn How to Install Wowza Streaming Engine »

See Server Specifications »

In the Cloud

Partner with a platform-as-a-service provider to quickly spin up prebuilt machine images for high-quality delivery over reliable, robust infrastructure.

  Amazon Web Services (EC2)

  Microsoft Azure

  Alibaba Cloud

  Google Cloud Platform


Watch how Wowza provides choice across the Clouds »

Quickly deploy a Wowza Streaming Engine image in the cloud or on premises using a Docker container.


Learn More about Wowza Streaming Engine and Docker »

Wowza Streaming Engine Deployment Examples

The number of Wowza Streaming Engine™ server instances you need depends on many factors, including how many live stream inputs or concurrent viewers you expect, whether viewers access the videos on a LAN or a public network, as well as network and hardware performance. Here are some examples to give you a general idea of what you should plan for. This information is also available in PDF(Please note: No commitment is made regarding requirements or performance. Your requirements and results may vary.)

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