TEL AVIV, ISRAEL and WINTER PARK, Fla, Sept. 24, 2012 – Giraffic Inc., a company dedicated to the development of Next Generation Intelligent Adaptive Video Acceleration Technology, and Highwinds®, a leader in content delivery, network and cloud-based IP services, today announced a partnership to power a best-of-breed video and large file online delivery service.
“Partnering with Highwinds enables us to increase Giraffic’s reach as well as complement our existing customers with a complete CDN offering by one of the global CDN market leaders,” said Yoel Zanger, CEO and founder of Giraffic. “We were astounded by the excellent performance of Highwinds CDN and its deep global reach.”
“Highwinds CDN was built to be an extensible, extremely partner-friendly platform,” said Chris Bray, vice president of product management for Highwinds. “We’re thrilled Giraffic has chosen to leverage our global CDN in bringing their advanced HTTP streaming optimization technology to market.”
A growing number of web entities deliver niche long-tail content to a global audience. The challenge is providing quality streaming experiences to all users, even those in difficult network environments such as 3G/4G mobile or shared Wi-Fi networks, without incurring substantial caching and local storage costs. By combining Giraffic’s technology with Highwinds CDN, any video content publisher can now effectively deliver high-definition and adaptive video to any device without re-buffering, while overcoming last mile and internet backbone congestions alike.
Giraffic provides its video acceleration to Online Video Websites, OTT and IPTV Operators, Set-top-Box and other device manufacturers as well as any other company wishing to distribute high-quality video over the internet. Giraffic solves one of the most important issues in online video streaming today – the need to effectively deliver massive scale online movies at high definition, without re-buffering pauses, to any device and at manageable bandwidth costs.
With millions of users watching high-quality video via the Giraffic Video Accelerator, and over 10,000 users daily joining the Giraffic Cloud, Giraffic has proven case studies offloading and accelerating over 70 percent of large customers’ traffic, as well as reducing their bottom line bandwidth costs by 50 percent.
Highwinds is a content delivery, network and cloud-based IP services business that offers a comprehensive suite of CDN solutions. The company delivers games and rich media over its high-performance RollingThunder® network to millions of global users every day. Highwinds CDN and GDN™ customers gain unprecedented command and control with its StrikeTracker® console and open APIs. Highwinds is headquartered in Winter Park, Fla., and maintains data centers around the world. For more information, visit www.highwinds.com.
Highwinds, RollingThunder and StrikeTracker are registered trademarks, and GDN is a trademark, of Highwinds Network Group, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.