StreamGuys launch virtualized CDN service for streaming media delivery

Streaming media and content delivery provider StreamGuys has launched a transparent virtualized platform that delivers an economical path to 100gbps host clusters.

The Bayside, Calif. company said it launched the service to provide a next-generation environment for mission-critical content delivery and multimedia streaming, offering improved redundancy and scalability, enhanced storage and recovery options, increased streaming capacity, advanced monitoring and reporting capabilities and reduced management. 

StreamGuys said the service also reduces costs through a more efficient rack space footprint and a greener use of operating resources such as power and cooling.

"Virtualization and cloud computing have officially entered the lexicon of everyday discussion in the business world," said Kiriki Delany, president of StreamGuys.  "Our goal is to bring the benefits of virtualization to our existing customers, and expand to a true cloud-based computing service.  We believe that the tangible benefits of virtualization, combined with our renowned service and support, will enable StreamGuys to offer better services to our customers in broadcast, worship, government, e-media and other markets."

StreamGuys, which launched in 2000, offers a variety of streaming media solutions. It works with more than 500 clients worldwide, including Cisco, CIA, CNET, NASA, New Balance and broadcasters such as WNYC, KQED, WXPN and Clear Channel. 

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