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Wowza Media Server serves Flash files

updated 11:25 am EST, Tue February 20, 2007

Wowza Media Server

Wowza Media Systems today released Wowza Media Server, its high-performance alternative to Adobe Flash Media Server that enables the company says offers significant improvements in Flash streaming economics. The Wowza Media Server utilizes a 64-bit architecture to enable Flash applications as well as content, including video on demand, live video distribution, video recoding, and chat. The software is designed to accommodate a wide range of uses, offering support for most major operating system platforms including Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, and Linux. The server includes TiVo-like fast-forward and rewind capability that enables viewers to easily navigate pre-recorded video content, and offers unlimited connection support, according to the company. The four Wowza Media Server Pro editions are available to supplement 10 connections (free), 50 connections ($750), 150 connections ($2,250), and "unlimited" connections ($5,000).

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  1. edac2

    Joined: Dec 1969


    No Examples

    Considering how specialized this piece of software is, the least Wowza could do is have an example of Wowza Media Server in use. Then maybe have some links to sites that use it. Perhaps even compare it side-by-side with Adobe Flash Media Server. They do none of the above, so I guess we'll just have to take their word that it's a better product.

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