Elemental Joins Akamai’s Digital Media NetAlliance Partner Program
Portland Ore. – November 16, 2011 – Elemental Technologies, the leading provider of video processing solutions that enable multi-screen content delivery, today announced its involvement in Akamai’s newly released Digital Media NetAlliance Partner Program. The NetAlliance Partner Program extends the existing Akamai digital media ecosystem and includes best-of-breed partners that provide robust and superior enterprise workflow solutions to digital media customers worldwide.
Elemental and Akamai will work together to certify and promote solutions to media and entertainment companies across the globe. The joint effort integrates Elemental’s live and on-demand video processing solutions with Akamai’s HD Network via easy-to-configure settings built into Elemental’s products.
“We’re now living in a hyperconnected world, where consumer expectations related to content access, portability and quality have changed,” said John Sconyers, senior director of media channels, at Akamai Technologies. “Elemental has integrated with the Akamai HD Network, and over the last year, we’ve brought high quality live events such as the 2011 Rugby World Cup to global viewers across multiple devices and formats. Elemental is quickly establishing itself in the professional video processing market and we’re looking forward to delivering much more premium content with them moving forward”
“In the complex world of online video, customers benefit from ecosystem partners providing a single, end-to-end solution that meets their delivery, security and end-user experience needs. Elemental is pleased to strengthen its relationship with Akamai given its technological and market leadership in the online video space,” said Keith Wymbs, vice president of marketing at Elemental. “Our high-performance compression expertise combined with Akamai’s global distribution platform enables a superior end-to-end streaming solution for our mutual customers.”
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Elemental Technologies is the leading provider of video processing solutions that enable multi-screen content delivery. The company’s award-winning products help content programmers, service providers and broadcasters bring video to any screen, at any time – all at once. Seven of the top ten media companies in the United States, including CBS, Comcast and Disney rely on unmatched solutions from Elemental. Founded in 2006, Elemental is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. To learn more, visit www.elementaltechnologies.com and follow us on Twitter @elementaltech.