EVERGREEN, Colo., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wowza Media Systems, LLC, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ media server software, announced today it won the 2013 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards in the Media Server category.
In June 2013, the company's Wowza Media Server also earned the Streaming Media European Readers' Choice Award in the Server Hardware/Software category. The 2012 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards saw more than 58,000 votes cast for more than 350 products, services, and companies in a total of 24 categories.
The 2013 award honor was presented to Wowza® Media Systems at the Streaming Media West show, being held today through November 21st at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach. Winners will also be featured in the December/January issue of Streaming Media magazine, on StreamingMedia.com, and published in the StreamingMedia Xtra newsletter. For 2013, more than 475 nominations were reduced down to three finalists in each of the 26 categories, and then finally down to a winner.
"We're thrilled to accept this award which comes on the heels of our European win in June" said David Stubenvoll, CEO and Co-Founder of Wowza Media Systems. "This award is particularly meaningful as it is determined by streaming industry experts. We're honored to receive this recognition for Wowza Media Server because it shows we are addressing industry needs."
Wowza Media Server can reach any device with high-quality audio and video. It provides simplified online video delivery, allowing users of any technical skill to build professional-level channels. It is platform agnostic, and works perfectly on Windows, Linux, Unix, Solaris, and Mac OS X.
For a complete list of award winners, visit http://www.streamingmedia.com/ReadersChoice/2013/.
Now in its 16th year and attended by more than 2,000 executives in 2012, Streaming Media West gives attendees the technical information they need to deploy new products and services; the business insight into new monetization models; and a look at how various content platforms are changing the industry. Visit www.streamingmedia.com/west for more information.
About Wowza Media Systems
Wowza Media Systems, LLC (www.wowza.com) engages hundreds of millions of viewers by delivering the highest quality streaming media to any Internet-connected device. Its core product, Wowza Media Server®, improves productivity among thousands of organizations by simplifying the workflow of online video delivery. To date, more than 150,000 licensees across the globe have placed their trust in Wowza®. Wowza is privately held, with offices in Evergreen, Colo. and Mountain View, Calif.
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