ATLANTA, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a leading provider of intelligent IT Infrastructure services, today announced that over-the-top (OTT) video services platform provider Endavo Media is using its route-optimized Content Delivery Network (CDN) to provide high-performance live and on-demand video streaming services for Endavo Media clients worldwide, including telcos, broadcasters, content providers and ad agencies.
Endavo Media offers an OTT video services platform that lets clients manage, distribute and monetize digital media including live and on-demand video, audio and pictures. As its business with telcos and broadcasters expanded across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Endavo began evaluating CDN providers, seeking a global, highly reliable and scalable CDN platform as the primary criteria. Endavo selected Internap's CDN based on its global, route-optimized Performance IP™ network backed by a 100% uptime guarantee, allowing Endavo to provide its largest telco client in the MENA region, and all of its OTT video platform clients around the world, with the highest levels of performance and availability for video delivery services.
"With the MENA region expected to be one of the fastest growing markets for broadband subscribers, IP traffic and OTT video consumption, we needed a CDN provider that aligned with our strategic business focus and was prepared to deliver maximum reliability and performance for our clients there," said Paul D Hamm, president and CEO at Endavo Media. "Through our selection process, we found Internap to be unsurpassed in its ability to deliver on these requirements, including a performance-optimized, scalable, global distribution network, with specific capability to support our growing business in the MENA region, as well as other emerging markets that we are targeting. With Internap's 100% uptime Service Level Agreement, we are confident in our ability to provide unparalleled reliability for our video services platform."
Internap's CDN easily converts Endavo Media clients' video content for delivery across multiple media types and platforms – such as Adobe® Flash® Player, HTTP, Microsoft Silverlight and Apple iPad – and distributes it across a range of end user devices, including TVs, mobile phones, tablets and PCs, at the optimal speed. In addition, Endavo is also using Internap's colocation services for high-performance storage and access to its digital assets, including its corporate website, videos and content library.
"The customer experience has become a critical battleground for organizations involved in online video delivery," said Laura Mayo, vice president of business development, CDN, at Internap. "With performance optimization at the core of our intelligent IT Infrastructure offering, including our CDN, Internap is the ideal partner for businesses seeking to deliver on the demanding expectations of customers and end users today."
About Internap's CDN:
- Used by customers worldwide across a range of industries – including media and entertainment, online retailers, education, healthcare, financial services and others – Internap's CDN provides a complete solution for content delivery, including live and on-demand video streaming.
- Its "set and forget" capabilities allow organizations to focus exclusively on content creation by simplifying and streamlining the workflow for content uploading, transcoding, management and reporting.
- Running on its global Performance IP network, with patented Managed Internet Route Optimization™ (MIRO) technology, Internap's CDN delivers content over the optimal network path every time and is backed by a 100% uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA).
- Internap was rated a top CDN in 2010 by industry analyst firm Current Analysis, receiving a rating of "outstanding" in the performance, SLA and support categories.
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About Endavo Media
Endavo Media is an OTT Video Services Platform provider enabling quality delivery of enhanced video services for telecommunications companies, and planet-wide syndication for content producers and broadcasters. Endavo's Platform as a Service (PaaS) solution provides acquisition, management, monetization and multi-screen distribution of digital media, including live and on-demand video, audio and pictures. Endavo provides more control to connect and engage directly with audiences, build brands, generate revenue and improve the customer experience. Founded in 2004, Endavo works with multiple international technology development partners in the EMEA region. Endavo Media is a privately held company headquartered in Atlanta, with offices across the U.S., Latin America and Europe. For more information, visit http://endavomedia.com.
Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that enable our customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels, and lower the cost of IT operations. Our enterprise IP, CDN, colocation, managed hosting and cloud solutions are differentiated by unparalleled levels of performance, availability and support. Since 1996, thousands of businesses have entrusted Internap with the delivery and protection of their online applications. Transform your IT infrastructure into a competitive advantage with IT IQ from Internap. For more information, visit http://www.internap.com, our blog at http://www.internap.com/blog, or follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/internap.
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