Optimized hardware and software solutions
to offer carrier-class streaming capabilities for service providers and enterprises
LOS GATOS, Calif. (June 18, 2001) Streaming21, Inc.
(S21) today announced that its scalable broadband streaming solutions featuring
S21s Media Server software will be offered on high-performance servers from
Hewlett-Packard Company. Integrating S21s carrier-class streaming platform
with HP servers gives telecom and broadband service providers the ability to
deliver CD-quality audio and DVD-quality video on a large scale, along with
the high levels of quality, reliability and manageability customers demand.
According to the agreement, the newly integrated broadband
streaming solutions will be marketed and sold worldwide by HP directly to customers
through its consulting division and systems integrator channel.
Streaming21s scalable technology platform
enables HP resellers to target major and emerging telecom and broadband service
providers. Together with HPs components for an Always-On Infrastructure,
we are delivering broadcast-quality streaming to a wide variety of clients in
a distributed environment, says Dr. Joe Lin, President of Streaming21.
There is a natural synergy between HP and Streaming21,
says Nigel Ball, vice president and general manager, HP e-Services Partner Division.
The HP-UX version of S21s Media Server on the HP 9000 hardware platform offers
unparalleled scalability, availability, and manageabilitysatisfying the
stringent requirements of the service provider market.
Advanced content and system management tools are built
in for ease of use and maximum administrator control. In addition, standardized
interfaces offer easy integration into existing network environments. S21s
Media Server for Windows 2000 operating systems will be sold with HPs line
of high-performance HP Netserver LP 2000r and LT 6000r systems.
Both companies are conducting optimization and characterization
efforts with appropriate HP and HP-supported products. Three-way integration
with mutual partners such as the Fantastic Corporation (www.fantastic.com) has
already been completed. The existing distribution channel of resellers and system
integrators will play a key role in bringing this solution to market. Through
this channel strategy, customers will have a single point of contact to design,
deploy, and manage a complete broadband streaming service.
Streaming21 develops video streaming solutions that enable
broadband and Internet service providers to deliver broadcast-quality video
and audio over the Interneton a large scale. S21s software architecture
has been optimized for content broadcasting, web delivery, and video-on-demand,
while providing the essential infrastructure for tracking, billing, and managing
all transactions. Streaming21 headquarters are located in the heart of Silicon
Valley at 170 Knowles Drive, Suite 1, Los Gatos, CA 95032 (Tel: 1-888.88.STREAM).
Streaming21 can be reached on the Web at www.streaming21.com.
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