iN DEMAND Partners With Clearleap to Enable New, Reliable Multiscreen Video Management and Delivery Solution
NEW YORK, NY and ATLANTA, GA, Oct 23, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) --
Top program distributor iN DEMAND has concluded a deal with
Clearleap, the leading provider of multiscreen video logistics for
the television industry, to upgrade the company's VOD cable
distribution infrastructure and to help accelerate its cross-platform
strategy. The announcement was made today by John Vartanian, iN
DEMAND Chief Technology Officer and Braxton Jarratt, CEO of
Clearleap. Through their complete, all-IP VOD distribution network,
Clearleap enables iN DEMAND to transition to a faster, more reliable
IP solution. As on-demand consumption habits continue to rise,
Clearleap's technology allows iN DEMAND's programmer partners to take
advantage of efficient turnaround and rapid delivery of iN DEMAND's
transactional, subscription and Free On Demand (FOD) content to its
major service provider partners.
Additionally, iN DEMAND is using Clearleap's multiscreen video and
digital asset management systems to help the company meet customer
demand for swift delivery of programming through cable Video On
Demand and other digital platforms. By utilizing Clearleap's advanced
workflow toolset, iN DEMAND's service management has been improved
and simplified, while still allowing for quick growth of their
extensive library of content.
"Clearleap has the solution we were looking for to provide us with
the tools to handle our ever-increasing digital video distribution
load, while integrating seamlessly with hardware and software
solutions we already had in place," said iN DEMAND's Mr. Vartanian.
"Their sophisticated IP technology allows us to be more nimble,
flexible and future ready as our needs evolve."
Clearleap's innovative approach to video logistics management enables
iN DEMAND to remain the leader in providing the most exciting
transactional entertainment, with a growing portfolio of major studio
and independent movies, Events On Demand, plus a robust VOD transport
business. Clearleap's flexible platform maximizes operational
efficiencies and reduces costs by upgrading to a software solution
that easily plugs into existing infrastructure.
"Consumer demand for more flexible viewing options has put pressure
on content and service providers to make their content available on
every screen. Our advanced platform and delivery options are the
answer, taking the complexity out of multiscreen video for our
partners," said Mr. Jarratt of Clearleap. "iN DEMAND's video output
touches nearly every cable operator in the country. We are thrilled
that our solutions are helping to provide an exceptional user
About iN DEMAND L.L.C.
iN DEMAND L.L.C. is the pioneer and world
leader in providing exciting transactional entertainment delivered
through television's most innovative technologies. iN DEMAND creates,
acquires and delivers programming through cable Pay-Per-View (PPV),
Video On Demand (VOD) as well as on digital platforms. It also
supplies marketing support, production services and transport for the
industry. PPV programming includes movies, boxing, wrestling and
mixed martial arts events and the digital out-of-market subscription
professional sports packages for MLB, the NBA, the NHL and MLS. The
company's VOD products include first-run and library movies plus
subscription movie and entertainment services. Content is delivered
in SD, HD and 3D. iN DEMAND's owners are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings,
Inc., Cox Communications Holdings, Inc., and Time Warner
Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership. Further information
about the company can be found at business.indemand.com.
About Clearleap, Inc.
Clearleap accelerates the delivery of
multiscreen services by alleviating the business, operational, and
technical challenges facing content owners and video service
providers in offering high-value video entertainment on all screens.
Clearleap's innovative and modular software platform leverages
massively scalable, secure, and redundant data centers and is in use
today by many of the industry's largest brands. Privately held,
Clearleap has its global headquarters in Atlanta with offices in NYC
and San Francisco, and a European headquarters in Amsterdam,
Netherlands. For more information, please visit www.clearleap.com.
For further information please contact:
ecooper(at) indemand(dot) com
LaunchSquad for Clearleap
Clearleap(at) launchsquad(dot) com
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