Thursday, September 9, 2010

Alcatel-Lucent Opens its Velocix CDN Platform to Strategic Partners

Alcatel-Lucent has established a strategic alliance program for its Velocix Digital Media Delivery Platform, which is a content delivery network (CDN) solution for service providers. Building an ecosystem helps ensure that service providers can benefit from a range of pre-integrated technology components to accelerate the deployment of multiscreen consumer solutions.

The program seeks to foster collaboration in four main focus areas:

  • Manage -- For Content Management, Ingestion and Encoding

  • Publish -- Players, EPG/UI and Feed Aggregation

  • Monetize -- Ad management, Revenue enablers, Transaction processing

  • Deliver -- Velocix Digital Media Delivery Platform provides the delivery capabilities.

Initial members of this alliance program include: 3Crowd, Adobe, Aspera, Blue Coat Systems, Clearleap, Elemental Technologies, Inlet Technologies, Microsoft, RGB Networks, Rights Tracker, thePlatform, and VidZapper.

Alcatel-Lucent noted that this program builds on its multi-industry ng Connect Program, which focuses on the development and rapid deployment of next generation broadband services over LTE.