Media Publisher Inc., the leader in Enterprise Video Communications (EVC), and ViewCast. Corp., the leading global provider of high-quality audio and video communication products, today announced a partnership that supports the integration of the ViewCast Niagara encoding appliances with the Media Publisher complete software solution that centrally manages the video communications lifecycle. The robust and scalable solution simplifies how organizations support video streaming throughout the enterprise for live and on-demand webcasts securely across private networks.
Media Publisher has integrated with ViewCast hardware, allowing the software to control Niagara appliances for content ingest and encoder management. Designed with the needs of corporations, government agencies and educational institutions in mind, the integrated solutions allow Media Publisher's software platform to simplify the control of complex digital video infrastructures. The joint turnkey solution--which is highly scalable, reliable and easy to use--is available now and already being leveraged by some of Media Publisher's largest customers.
We are pleased that Media Publisher selected the Niagara streaming appliances for integration with its advanced enterprise systems
"We are pleased that Media Publisher selected the Niagara streaming appliances for integration with its advanced enterprise systems," said Dave Stoner, president & COO of ViewCast. "Media Publisher's ability to control and manage even the most complex encoder configurations made them the natural choice for us to support them as our partner."
The Niagara streaming appliances are designed for enterprise IT professionals, production studios, broadcasters, cable head-ends, ISPs, and a variety of other video content producers. Its systems are ideal for IPTV, webcasting, video archiving, and streaming training videos. Additionally, the Niagara appliances have established themselves as the high-end solution for video capture to file for archiving, as well as repurposing video for Internet and Intranet distribution.
"Media Publisher is committed to responding to the evolving needs of our customers. Given ViewCast's position as the video-capture technology leader in the marketplace, partnering with ViewCast ensures that we are able to deliver a simple and scalable solution to effectively and securely manage and distribute video assets," said Rod Bacon, CEO at Media Publisher.
Media Publisher's Video Control Center ?, connects all components of the video infrastructure together, providing centralized control of the video assets, the video network, the display of video for end users and reporting. Capabilities include the ability to remotely monitor, start and stop the ViewCast encoding systems and manage scheduling conflicts for encoder reservations. The video management platform can be tailored to the unique demands of each business application in the Enterprise Video Communications space.
For additional information and product demonstrations, visit Media Publisher and ViewCast at the Streaming Media East Conference and Exhibition in New York on May 15 and 16. Media Publisher is located at booth #234 and ViewCast is located at booth #212.
About Media Publisher, Inc.
Media Publisher is the only company to offer a complete software solution that centrally manages the video communications lifecycle, simplifying how organizations create, publish, manage, report, and deliver thousands of live and on-demand webcasts securely across private networks. The power of Media Publisher stems from its unique platform designed to work with existing video, storage, and distribution components, providing a single management system for the enterprise. Customers worldwide, including eBay, AT&T, Capital One, Lockheed Martin, Lamar University and Jyske Bank, rely on Media Publisher and its award-winning commitment to customer value. Visit www.mediapublisher.com for more information.
ViewCast develops video and audio communication products for delivering content dynamically via a variety of network types and protocols. These products include Osprey? Video capture cards and Niagara? video encoders/servers featuring Niagara SCX? encoder management software. ViewCast products address the video capture, processing, and delivery requirements for a broad range of applications and markets. More information is available on the company's Web site at www.viewcast.com.