Loral CyberStar Selects Reliacast Software to Maximize the Benefits Of Streaming for Enterprise Customers

Corporations Will Apply Audience Management Tools for Internal

Communication and Training Across CyberStar's

Multicast Satellite Network



Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Reliacast, Inc.

    HERNDON, Va., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliacast, Inc., the leader in
 audience management solutions that make streaming media economically viable,
 announced today a multi-year agreement with CyberStar, a division of Loral
 Space & Communications (NYSE:   LOR), that allows CyberStar to deploy
 Reliacast's infrastructure software throughout its broadband-by-satellite,
 multicast-enabled network.
     Under the terms of the agreement, CyberStar will offer The Reliacast
 Solution(TM) software as part of its streaming services for enterprise
 customers.  The Reliacast Solution provides end user registration,
 authentication, event and audience management functions, enabling CyberStar
 and its enterprise customers to access detailed information about the
 recipients of corporate communications and training, as well as measure the
 quality of the participants' experience.  With this intelligence, CyberStar's
 enterprise customers will be able to derive more value from the corporate
 communications and training streamed to their employees.
     "CyberStar's satellite distribution system inherently supports multicast,
 making it an ideal, cost-effective environment for enterprises to deliver
 content to large audiences," said James McNabb, Chief Technology Officer of
 Reliacast.  "With the Reliacast Solution, CyberStar is armed with technology
 that will enable secure, high-quality communications throughout large
 enterprises, along with in-depth reporting about the communications.
 CyberStar customers will be the true beneficiaries of our relationship."
     "With its satellite-based multicast network, CyberStar is providing a new,
 cost-effective medium for corporations to deliver training, corporate
 communications, news and special events," said Northern Sky Research principal
 analyst Christopher Baugh.  "The Reliacast Solution will provide CyberStar's
 enterprise customers with the real-time, specific data needed to mitigate the
 risks and maximize the benefits of streaming corporate communications to
 employees."
     "CyberStar's mission is to provide its customers with a complete broadband
 video-to-the desktop product, ClearStream(TM)," said David Puente, vice
 president and general manager, Business Media Services, CyberStar.  "Reliacast
 offers CyberStar's multinational customers a scaleable solution that
 effectively measures audience viewing activities on a global scale for
 multicast events."
 
     About Reliacast, Inc.:
     Reliacast, Inc. is the leader in audience management solutions that make
 streaming media economically viable.  The company's software products enable
 enterprises and entertainment companies to mitigate the risks and maximize the
 opportunities of streaming media by knowing precisely who is watching.
 Reliacast offers the only software solution that allows network providers,
 content deliverers and enterprises to know and manage who is watching streamed
 live, on-demand and channel programming.  Reliacast customers and partners
 include companies like Cisco, Hostcentric, Inktomi, Loral CyberStar, Multicast
 Media, Portal Software, Quova and Sun Microsystems.  Visit Reliacast in
 Herndon, VA or at http://www.reliacast.com .
 
     About Loral CyberStar:
     Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, USA, CyberStar is a leading provider
 of high-quality data, video, voice, content and Internet services to
 enterprises and ISPs worldwide.  CyberStar enables broadband services through
 its seamless global IP satellite/fiber network allowing companies to avoid
 network congestion, Internet bottlenecks, and underdeveloped infrastructure.
 Regardless of geographic location, time differences, or "last-mile" barriers,
 CyberStar can deliver enterprise data and video services that meet end-user
 expectations.  CyberStar, delivering satellite services for over 10 years, is
 a subsidiary of Loral Space and Communications.  For more information, visit
 CyberStar's Web site at http://www.CyberStar.com .
 
     Reliacast, the Reliacast shield design, the Reliacast Solution,
 ReliaServer, Net Agent, R-Ticket and Virtual Turnstile are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of Reliacast, Inc. in the United States and other
 countries.  All rights reserved.  All other trademarks are the property of
 their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE Reliacast, Inc.
    HERNDON, Va., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Reliacast, Inc., the leader in
 audience management solutions that make streaming media economically viable,
 announced today a multi-year agreement with CyberStar, a division of Loral
 Space & Communications (NYSE:   LOR), that allows CyberStar to deploy
 Reliacast's infrastructure software throughout its broadband-by-satellite,
 multicast-enabled network.
     Under the terms of the agreement, CyberStar will offer The Reliacast
 Solution(TM) software as part of its streaming services for enterprise
 customers.  The Reliacast Solution provides end user registration,
 authentication, event and audience management functions, enabling CyberStar
 and its enterprise customers to access detailed information about the
 recipients of corporate communications and training, as well as measure the
 quality of the participants' experience.  With this intelligence, CyberStar's
 enterprise customers will be able to derive more value from the corporate
 communications and training streamed to their employees.
     "CyberStar's satellite distribution system inherently supports multicast,
 making it an ideal, cost-effective environment for enterprises to deliver
 content to large audiences," said James McNabb, Chief Technology Officer of
 Reliacast.  "With the Reliacast Solution, CyberStar is armed with technology
 that will enable secure, high-quality communications throughout large
 enterprises, along with in-depth reporting about the communications.
 CyberStar customers will be the true beneficiaries of our relationship."
     "With its satellite-based multicast network, CyberStar is providing a new,
 cost-effective medium for corporations to deliver training, corporate
 communications, news and special events," said Northern Sky Research principal
 analyst Christopher Baugh.  "The Reliacast Solution will provide CyberStar's
 enterprise customers with the real-time, specific data needed to mitigate the
 risks and maximize the benefits of streaming corporate communications to
 employees."
     "CyberStar's mission is to provide its customers with a complete broadband
 video-to-the desktop product, ClearStream(TM)," said David Puente, vice
 president and general manager, Business Media Services, CyberStar.  "Reliacast
 offers CyberStar's multinational customers a scaleable solution that
 effectively measures audience viewing activities on a global scale for
 multicast events."
 
     About Reliacast, Inc.:
     Reliacast, Inc. is the leader in audience management solutions that make
 streaming media economically viable.  The company's software products enable
 enterprises and entertainment companies to mitigate the risks and maximize the
 opportunities of streaming media by knowing precisely who is watching.
 Reliacast offers the only software solution that allows network providers,
 content deliverers and enterprises to know and manage who is watching streamed
 live, on-demand and channel programming.  Reliacast customers and partners
 include companies like Cisco, Hostcentric, Inktomi, Loral CyberStar, Multicast
 Media, Portal Software, Quova and Sun Microsystems.  Visit Reliacast in
 Herndon, VA or at http://www.reliacast.com .
 
     About Loral CyberStar:
     Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, USA, CyberStar is a leading provider
 of high-quality data, video, voice, content and Internet services to
 enterprises and ISPs worldwide.  CyberStar enables broadband services through
 its seamless global IP satellite/fiber network allowing companies to avoid
 network congestion, Internet bottlenecks, and underdeveloped infrastructure.
 Regardless of geographic location, time differences, or "last-mile" barriers,
 CyberStar can deliver enterprise data and video services that meet end-user
 expectations.  CyberStar, delivering satellite services for over 10 years, is
 a subsidiary of Loral Space and Communications.  For more information, visit
 CyberStar's Web site at http://www.CyberStar.com .
 
     Reliacast, the Reliacast shield design, the Reliacast Solution,
 ReliaServer, Net Agent, R-Ticket and Virtual Turnstile are trademarks or
 registered trademarks of Reliacast, Inc. in the United States and other
 countries.  All rights reserved.  All other trademarks are the property of
 their respective owners.
 
 SOURCE  Reliacast, Inc.