ARRIS Adds Streaming to On-Demand Platform

April 6, 2011
ARRIS introduced the newest member of its ConvergeMedia Distribution platform: the XMS FLEX, powered by a next generation streaming media engine (SME). It's a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) server with SME scalable content delivery software to support a range o...
ARRIS introduced the newest member of its ConvergeMedia Distribution platform: the XMS FLEX, powered by a next generation streaming media engine (SME). It's a commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) server with SME scalable content delivery software to support a range of video applications.The XMS FLEX offers 1 Gbps and 10 Gbps streaming modules as well as internal and external storage modules, scaling up to 30 Gbps of redundant streaming bandwidth per 2RU chassis and up to 384 Terabytes of content storage and caching. Multiple XMS FLEX servers may be deployed with the company's ConvergeMedia Management Platform for streaming and storage in a cloud-based architecture.It's Linux-based for deployment in managed CDNs and supports multiple codec, container and transport protocols, as well as VOD, time-shifted TV, and linear and advanced advertising applications. It features independent scaling of ingest, storage and streaming with support for Adaptive Streaming technologies; streaming resiliency; and performance tuning for any application.