RealPage Picks BitBand

RealPage selects BitBand as an affiliate vendor for offering triple play services for the multifamily industry

April 14, 2008

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LAS VEGAS -- BitBand, a leading provider of video content delivery solutions for broadband IP networks, today announced that RealPage, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand software and services to the multifamily industry, has selected BitBand as its affiliate vendor for implementing on-demand IPTV services. This partnership reinforces the growing emphasis by the multifamily industry of bringing interactive TV entertainment to its residents.

RealPage provides products and services to more than 20,000 apartment communities across the United States. RealPage's entertainment and communications service, StarFireT, offers residents IPTV, broadband, telephony. BitBand's solutions include BitBand's MaestroTM Content Distribution and Management suite, BitBand's VisionT VOD appliance servers, as well as BitBand's CMSTM, content management system, for smart and efficient content ingestion and delivery across the network.RealPage is one of the first worldwide service providers taking advantage of BitBand's Auto-CDNTM technology and BitBand's On-Line-Storage solution.

Together, these technologies allow the service provider to reduce costs of central storage systems, providing high performance streaming capability for unicast content while enabling disaster recovery and non-interrupted entertainment services.

"Our decision to closely collaborate with BitBand is based mainly on the shared vision of both companies in providing advanced systems for maximizing revenues through introducing premium entertainment services," said Steve Winn, CEO, RealPage. "BitBand's content delivery network offers us the flexibility to meet the dynamic demands of multi-family communities and their residents-we can repackage our offering without having to perform costly physical modifications in the network."


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