updated 07:55 am EDT, Mon September 12, 2005
Interoute deploys QT 7
Voice and data carrier today announced full support for Apple's QuickTime 7, including a global deployment of the QuickTime Streaming Server to enable the distribution of stunning, and highly scalable, digital content via the web and mobile networks. "We are delighted to offer QuickTime 7 to our customers," said James Kinsella, Interoute's Executive Chairman. Interoute offers Europe's largests fiber optic network. "The overall quality of the new H.264/AVC Video in QuickTime 7 is tremendous and made this a very easy choice. We see a huge opportunity with QuickTime 7 providing the foundation for us to deliver standards-based MPEG-4 and 3G content to our customers."
The company said that it expects to launch this month the latest version of its Media Manager platform, an industrial strength media streaming and delivery platform for web, mobile and IPTV which uses QuickTime 7, QuickTime Streaming Server and the Xserve G5 server to reliably deliver media content.
"With over a billion copies of QuickTime downloaded it's clear that high quality, standards-based streaming is what companies want to offer their customers around the world," said Frank Casanova, Apple's senior director, Mac OS X Audio & Video. "We're thrilled Interoute will utilize the superb H.264-enabled video capabilities of QuickTime 7 and the scalability of QuickTime Streaming Server to change the way users experience video on their computers and mobile phones."