Concurrent Touts Cable CDN Win
ATLANTA – February 25, 2013 – Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global leader in multi-screen video delivery and media data intelligence solutions, today announced the successful field deployment of its MediaHawk VX™ unified content delivery network (CDN) solution at a top 5 North American multiple service operator in support of nationwide video on-demand (VOD) services. The customer selected Concurrent’s MediaHawk VX solution to more than double the number of titles available for on-demand playback. MediaHawk VX combines IP CDN and traditional VOD technology to create a scalable and cost effective solution for expanding multi-screen content libraries. With support for both online and traditional video services, MediaHawk VX enables service providers to reach consumers on new screens, while also enhancing core TV services like VOD. Concurrent’s solution orchestrates communication with multiple VOD back office systems simultaneously, providing operators with a way to launch services across dispersed geographies without making changes to pre-existing architectures. “As service providers consider how to invest their money, they have to decide whether to expand core TV services or focus on deploying next generation multi-screen services”, commented Jim Marino, Concurrent’s Senior Vice President of Global Sales. “Core TV services like VOD are generating revenue today, while online services promise to generate new revenue in the future. With our MediaHawk VX solution, operators can invest in one solution that supports both their current and future video requirements, making it a logical choice. We are excited to announce another new win with a major customer and to highlight an excellent example of the merits of our unified solution strategy.” Concurrent Computer Corp.