Kasenna Releases MediaBase 4.0 for Solaris
Kasenna (http://www.kasenna.com) announced MediaBase 4.0 for the Solaris operating system today. Kasenna is a spin-off of SGI.
Kasenna MediaBase is an infrastructure platform for managing video over broadband networks. It works with MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MP3 and Quicktime 4.0 and handles third party servers like RealVideo.
"Companies serious about building commercial-grade streaming mediaservices for media commerce have had to build their own software to manage,distribute and deliver their assets," said Tom Engdahl, President and CEO ofKasenna. "Kasenna MediaBase gives Sun Microsystems' customers a comprehensiveplatform that can enable a faster, less-expensive rollout out of theirbroadband and media commerce plans."
Kasenna says MediaBase is currently being used by over 1000 customers Worldwide on more than 1,300 servers.
"The introduction of Kasenna MediaBase on the Solaris platform allows VNIto offer our streaming media customers the same 24 x 7 distributed servicesthat have led our existing customers to depend on us for their mediamanagement and distribution needs," said Kipp Jones, VP of InternetTechnologies for Video Networks, Inc. (http://www.vninet.com).