AMSTERDAM, Sept. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IBC Hall 14, Stand E13 — Zixi is announcing its expanded relationship with Imagine Communications’ transformative innovation media services to work toward the goal of completely virtualized television operations.
Imagine Communications offers content owners and service providers tremendous opportunities to further monetize content by providing next-generation OTT solutions. These solutions enable broadcasters and service providers to streamline the delivery of revenue-generating content wherever and however viewers are consuming media. Zixi is the industry leader in enabling dependable, 5x9s QoS, live broadcast-quality video over the public Internet. Together Zixi and Imagine Communications’ partnership is helping reduce cost and expand opportunities for Cloud ingest and delivery.
“Imagine Communications’ customers are seeking solutions to bridge the gap between yesterday’s television distribution dependability and today’s hybrid cloud and premises based requirements. Zixi understands that our Cloud-based ingest and delivery services require the perfection of hardware systems of years past, with today’s ability to cut costs with increasing scale. Zixi’s technology makes sure we’re compliant with industry standards, so we can provide our customers with fast and truly dependable solutions.”
David Heppe, VP of Product Management, Imagine Communications
“Zixi is the logical enhancement for Imagine Communications’ service residing in Microsoft’s Azure cloud infrastructure. We support industry standards for optimal integration and opportunity, which means that Imagine’s SelenioFlex Live multi-screen encode for OTT will make it easier for clients to ingest and encode nearly anything, for any distribution need.”
Eric Bolten, VP of Business Development, Zixi
Zixi is seamlessly added to any hardware and software platform by leveraging the free Zixi SDK and API. This allows all partners and customers to become standards-based compliant. The SDK and API enables all partners, and their customers, to have a cost effective, proven, and secure method for delivering true broadcast quality live content over the open Internet. Imagine has integrated Zixi’s solution with its encoding and transcoding offerings to optimize delivery to and from cloud-based media workflows. Demonstrations will be held at the upcoming IBC2017 show at Zixi booth (Hall 14 Stand E13) and Imagine Communications booth (Hall 4 Stand A01).
Zixi is revolutionizing video transmission in the same way the cloud transformed computing. Zixi’s industry-leading software platform transforms the Internet into a broadcast-quality, global video delivery network so the world’s leading media organizations, service providers, and technology companies can enrich user experiences, create new services, reduce operating costs, and realize possibilities not yet imagined. Zixi is a privately held company led by media industry veterans and IP video experts, with company headquarters in Boston, MA. Read more on www.zixi.com
About Imagine Communications
Imagine Communications empowers the media and entertainment industry through transformative innovation. Broadcasters, networks, video service providers and enterprises around the world rely on our optimized, futureproof, multiscreen video and revenue enablement solutions every day to support their mission-critical operations. Today, nearly half of the world’s video channels traverse our products, and our software solutions drive close to a third of global ad revenue. Through continuous innovation we are delivering the most advanced IP, cloud-enabled, software-defined network and workflow solutions in the industry. Visit www.imaginecommunications.com for more information, and follow us on Twitter @imagine_comms.
Robin M. Stone
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