Envivio Collaborates with Akamai as Inaugural Digital Media Partner of the Akamai NetAlliance Partner Program
Multi-screen technology innovator partners with the leading cloud platform to enable TV without boundaries
South San Francisco, CA(22 Nov 2011)
Envivio Inc., a leading provider of live and on-demand multi-screen IP video processing and delivery solutions, today announced its membership in Akamai's NetAlliance Partner Program, which was recently expanded to cover the Akamai Digital Media ecosystem. Envivio's software-based 4Caster appliances perform a variety of functions-including encoding, transcoding, packaging, encryption and publishing-that enable digital content providers to implement a converged headend for delivery of video to any screen, anytime, anywhere via Akamai's leading cloud platform.
Envivio's membership in Akamai's NetAlliance Partner Program and close collaboration with Akamai means that digital media companies can benefit from optimized workflows and tools, ultimately providing their end-users with superior quality video services and high reliability. Envivio encoders are fully certified and compliant with the Akamai HD Network for HTTP streaming formats including Microsoft Smooth Streaming, Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) and Adobe Flash HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS).
"Akamai and Envivio share a focus on enabling dynamic, high quality, efficient and reliable video services to HTTP-enabled devices. We each bring a unique perspective and expertise that makes it possible for our joint customers to make anytime, anywhere video a reality," said Matt Smith, VP of Internet solutions for Envivio.
Envivio and Akamai together power services for customers including BSkyB and Sezmi. To learn more about Envivio solutions for TV without Boundaries, please visit www.Envivio.com.
Akamai is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere. At the core of the Company's solutions is the Akamai Intelligent Platform providing extensive reach, coupled with unmatched reliability, security, visibility and expertise. Akamai removes the complexities of connecting the increasingly mobile world, supporting 24/7 consumer demand, and enabling enterprises to securely leverage the cloud. To learn more about how Akamai is accelerating the pace of innovation in a hyperconnected world, please visit www.akamai.com and follow @Akamai on Twitter.
Envivio is a leader in solutions for multi-screen video-over-IP delivery. We design our solutions to remove the boundaries of traditional television and make the world's video content universally enjoyable by all viewers, on any device, across any network, at any time. Now in its second decade of developing market-leading video convergence solutions, Envivio has amassed dozens of patents, pioneered video-over-IP methods, and led in the deployment of emerging standards and new technologies. Envivio's customers include global tier-1 service providers, including eight of the top 10 mobile operators, seven of the top 10 broadband providers and three of the top four cable operators. Envivio is headquartered in South San Francisco, California and has offices worldwide including France, England, China, Singapore and Japan.