PARIS and PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dailymotion, one of the biggest video hosting platforms in the world, and Peer5, the serverless content delivery network, today announced a partnership wherein they will deploy Peer5's novel peer-to-peer video delivery technology to enhance the streaming of live video content on Dailymotion.
Dailymotion recently investigated new technologies to manage the exponential growth of live video streaming across its various distribution channels.
"In order to grow our audience and exceed our current 300 million viewers, we need to think beyond traditional HTTP-based CDN services", said Pierre-Yves Kerembellec, Head of Architecture at Dailymotion. "We chose Peer5 because their WebRTC-based peer-to-peer solution solves our three biggest live streaming challenges - capacity, quality and cost-efficiency - while requiring no end-user software installation."
"We're thrilled to add the world's 2nd largest video site as a customer", added Hadar Weiss, CEO of Peer5. "Our peer-to-peer CDN is a live streaming solution that performs better as the number of viewers increases, enabling video streaming websites such as Dailymotion to deliver their live sports, news and video game content to TV-sized audiences."
Dailymotion is the video platform with the best player to watch and share the events and the ideas that keep the world surprising and diverse: sports competitions, music festivals, comedy skits, political debates, fashion shows, gaming livestreams. Upload videos to connect with a passionate audience anywhere, anytime. Dailymotion is part of Vivendi, the international media and content group. It attracts 300 million users who watch 3.5 billion videos on its player each month (Sitecatalyst, June 2015). For more information, please visit www.dailymotion.com
Peer5 operates a serverless content delivery network (CDN) for massively-scaled video streaming, providing a TV-grade broadcasting solution for the Internet. Peer5 turns the peak demand issue into an advantage – the more users that watch, the more effective the streaming becomes. By increasing our customers' streaming capacity by a factor of 50X, Peer5 is ensuring perfect video playback with no buffering for millions of viewers every day. For more information, please visit www.peer5.com
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