2011-03-10 00:00:00 | Technology

Jet-Stream CDN on Amazon cloud

The Jet-Stream VideoExchange CDN technology is not just a premium solution compared to caching/DNS based solutions. It is also a very flexible technology, that is fully abstracted from the network and from the physical delivery layer…

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2011-03-07 00:00:00 | Technology

H.264 vs WebM: anti trust investigation

The saga continues: the U.S. Justice Department started an investigation against MPEGLA licensees.

“Antitrust enforcers are investigating whether MPEG LA, or its members, are trying to cripple an alternative format called VP8 that Google released last year—by creating legal uncertainty over whether users might violate patents by employing that technology, these people added.”

More on wsj.com

As I wrote before, this is not about costs.
It also is not about free or open source technology.

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2011-03-03 00:00:00 | Press Release

Jet-Stream and Digital Rapids Collaborate for Premium Content Encoding and Delivery

Jet-Stream and Digital Rapids Collaborate for Premium Content Encoding and Delivery

March 4, 2011 — Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Passfield, UK: Jet-Stream — the leading vendor of next generation Content Delivery Network technologies — and Digital Rapids, the leading provider of tools and solutions for bringing television, movie and Web content to wider audiences, today announced a collaboration between the two companies. Jet-Stream and Digital Rapids are working together to test and verify each others’ technologies for compatibility and compliancy, and to ease deployment for mutual customers.

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2011-03-02 00:00:00 | Event

Jet-Stream intelligence provider @ IPTV World Forum

On 22-24 March 2011, Informa organizes IPTV World Forum, which is THE event for anyone professionally related to digital television.

IPTV World Forum has a specific CDN track, and Jet-Stream is pleased to announce that we are intelligence provider for this track.

Contact mark@jet-stream.com for an appointment on IPTV World Forum.
Jet-Stream will unveil it’s latest VideoExchange CDN technology and will explain the key advantages:

- Off the shelves: fastest time to market (days instead of months), zero R&D costs

- Lowest CAPEX: zero network impact, lowest infrastructural costs, flexible licensing

- Lowest OPEX: maximum network offloading, minimal operational footprint

- No vendor lock-in: Open support for many delivery technologies, sticks to open industry standards for delivery, integration and automation

- Most advanced core technologies: a premium 100% managed and controlled CDN versus best effort technologies like caching and DNS

- Most advanced streaming features, not just for web, mobile but also for premium OTT and IPTV services.: HTTP adaptive streaming including Apple and Smooth, True streaming including RTSP, RTMP, MMS, UDP, advanced progressive downloads

- Most advanced management features: integration & automation API’s, provisioning, live stream management, realtime reports, self service interfaces, security

- True CDN federation technologies vs basic multi-CDN load balancing

- Proven technology, not just technically but also commercially

- Market leader: not just in technologies but also in vision and strategies


2011-03-02 00:00:00 | Streamzilla

StreamZilla tips & tricks blog

StreamZilla is the premium streaming media CDN in Europe. We recently started a separate blog for StreamZilla to publish news, streaming media technological developments and StreamZilla tips and tricks.

StreamZilla offers content owners much more control over their streams than other CDNs can offer. This is because StreamZilla is powered by our VideoExchange CDN technology…

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