updated 08:10 pm EDT, Tue October 16, 2012
Partnership combines offerings, offers end-to-end streaming solutions
Sorenson Media today announced a strategic partnership with RealNetworks to provide a complete solution to encode, manage and deliver online video content. The partnership offers jointly-bundled products as well as single-purchase capability from either vendor, and the two companies are actively exploring further integration and collaborative development of new offerings.
"We are delighted to partner with RealNetworks to provide the enterprise market with the highest-quality, most-scalable end-to-end solutions for encoding and delivering both live and file-based encoding to every screen" said Peter Csathy, Sorenson Media's president and CEO.
The merger combines technology from the two companies, including RealNetwork's Helix Media delivery platform, the Helix Media Library, Sorenson Media Squeeze encoding engine including the end-user desktop version of the software, and the Sorenson 360 online video distribution platform.