CINCINNATI, OH 07/17/2017– StreamSpot, a leading provider of live and on-demand streaming specializing in automated content distribution for multi-platform delivery, today announced it has selected Akamai Technologies, the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, as its primary content delivery network (CDN) for its customers around the world. Akamai’s vast network of over 230,000 servers in over 130 countries will help provide instant benefits to StreamSpot’s broadcasters through seamless, HD-quality, live-video delivery to viewers from the nearest point-of-presence (POP). For its live streaming platform, StreamSpot is using Akamai’s Media Services Live (MSL) solution for live video delivery and Adaptive Media Delivery (AMD) product for adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming optimized for varying network types and connection speeds. The solution has been deployed and is in production for all StreamSpot customers.
StreamSpot’s StreamSpot Sync® patent-pending automation software allows for simple setup and a flawless streaming experience for customers and their online viewers. The automation gives StreamSpot customers, whether houses of worship, schools or live event organizers, the ability to affordably broadcast to Internet-connected viewers anywhere without requiring additional onsite personnel. 2 “StreamSpot now serves customers and viewers around the globe and we are excited to partner with the market leader in digital content delivery,” said Brian Duerring, co-founder and CEO of StreamSpot. “Over the last twelve months, we’ve seen consumption of live broadcasts from our customers skyrocket, and Akamai’s robust network of servers around the world is the perfect solution to ensure the best possible streaming experience for their viewers.”
“Akamai is pleased that StreamSpot has selected our live media delivery solutions to help scale to meet the rising demands of its customers and their viewers for higher-quality video and viewing experiences,” said Corey Halverson, Vice President, Media Product Management, Akamai. “StreamSpot’s success is indicative of the growing global appetite for live online video content, and Akamai is committed to providing solutions and services that it can leverage to help customers more easily reach audiences across connected devices and platforms.”
StreamSpot is a 100% automated live and on-demand streaming provider specializing in automated content distribution for multi-platform delivery, serving customers across the United States and in over 30 countries globally to tens of millions of viewers per month. Automated content syndication allows for a single broadcast to be distributed to popular platforms including Vimeo, Facebook Live, Chromecast and Roku automatically.
As the world’s largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, Akamai makes it easier for its customers to provide the best and most secure digital experiences on any device, anytime, anywhere. Akamai’s massively distributed platform is unparalleled in scale with over 230,000 servers across 130 countries, giving customers superior performance and threat protection. Akamai’s portfolio of web and mobile performance, cloud security, enterprise access, and video delivery solutions are supported by exceptional customer service and 24/7 monitoring. To learn why the top financial institutions, e-commerce leaders, media & entertainment providers, and government organizations trust Akamai please visit www.akamai.com, blogs.akamai.com, or @Akamai on Twitter.