Broadpeak Intros Multiformat Streaming Servers

March 16, 2011
Broadpeak announced its BkS200 family of live and on-demand servers, which is designed to deliver video via managed or open Internet networks to a variety of popular devices, such as Android mobile phones and tablets as well as the iPhone and iPad. The new produ...
Broadpeak announced its BkS200 family of live and on-demand servers, which is designed to deliver video via managed or open Internet networks to a variety of popular devices, such as Android mobile phones and tablets as well as the iPhone and iPad. The new products will be showcased at the 2011 IP&TV World Forum in London.The new platform is designed for video streaming in Microsoft Silverlight Smooth Streaming, Adobe Flash and Apple HTTP live streaming for both live and on-demand applications. The software engine activates any supported format without having to switch equipment. The hardware platform, which is built with servers from IBM, delivers guaranteed capacities. The BkS200 also includes RAID technology for redundancy.While collecting and redistributing streaming requests, the load-balancing and fail-over protection are managed by the Broadpeak BkM100 CDN Mediator. Both the streamers and the Mediator can be integrated with several commercial or home-grown service platforms.