Concurrent Garners Recognition as Leader for On Demand Video Servers By Current Analysis
Feb 18, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Concurrent, a provider of multiscreen video solutions and media data intelligence, announced it has been ranked as the leader in video servers by independent research firm Current Analysis.
According to a release, in the firm's latest On Demand Video Servers Product Assessment, Concurrent's MediaHawk VX Unified Video Solution compared favorably to competing systems from Cisco, Edgeware, ARRIS, and Harmonic.
The assessment highlights Concurrent's MediaHawk VX's leadership among on-demand video servers in scalability, reliability, functionality, green design and market traction. Current Analysis cited Concurrent's high stream density, automated fault resilience features, and multiscreen video functionality as reasons for its top ranking. With respect to multi-screen support, features such as integrated dynamic content repackaging and support for open CDN interface standards such as ATIS IIF, were highlighted as key differentiators.
"On-demand video servers are enabling cable operators to adapt to changing subscriber consumption behaviors by supporting requirements for performance, scale and the monetization of video consumption across the growing multi-screen market," said Ron Westfall, Research Director, Service Provider Infrastructure, of Current Analysis. "In our close evaluation of on-demand video servers, we found Concurrent provides a differentiated approach to video delivery and can uniquely invoke a performance benefit over rivals by offering superior and differentiated accuracy, scalability and military-grade guarantees of performance to its customers."
"We are excited that Current Analysis has once again recognized our market leading position in the highly competitive video server marketplace," said Dan Mondor, president and CEO, of Concurrent. "We are acutely focused on the challenges facing our customers as they launch new multi-screen services. Our unified video and media data solutions are designed to make it easier for operators to expand existing services, launch new services, and reach any device, over any network with revenue generating video. We consider our top ranked position with Current Analysis to be a validation of our hard work and a testament to the strength of our video server portfolio."
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