Launch of Velocix 2.0 Introduces a New Family of On-Demand and Live Windows Streaming Services
Opus Media's Bollywood.tv Service First to Take Advantage of Velocix Video - Windows Media Streaming Solution
CacheLogic Announces its Membership of the Silverlight Partner Initiative
SAN FRANCISCO, and CAMBRIDGE, England, September 7 -- CacheLogic, provider of the world's leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, a new generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) designed to meet the rich media needs of the 21st century Internet, today announced the introduction of Windows Media Streaming services on its Velocix network.
The Velocix Video - Windows Media Streaming service will provide both live and on-demand streaming from Windows Media Servers deployed globally across the Velocix Network through Windows Media Services 9 Series.
CacheLogic customer Opus Media, a leading Bollywood content distributor, is to use Velocix Video Streaming's Windows Media functionality in support of their forthcoming Bollywood.tv service initiative. Bollywood.tv will make the world's largest on-line library of new and classic South Asian movies available for download or on-demand viewing.
"We have already deployed CacheLogic's video download services across our consumer video portals," said Darren Hop, Chief Executive Officer at Opus Media "Now with the introduction of Velocix Video Streaming support , we can also offer an instant on-demand viewing experience to our subscribers"
The service forms part of a wider, long-term collaboration between CacheLogic and Microsoft. Cachelogic is an active supporter of Microsoft Silverlight and a participant in the Silverlight Partner Initiative program announced by Microsoft on September 5th 2007.
Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of Microsoft .NET-based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web.
"We are delighted to be working closely with Microsoft to introduce our Windows Media streaming offering" said Phill Robinson, Chief Executive Officer at CacheLogic. "This, together with our planned support of Silverlight marks the beginning of a close and collaborative relationship between our companies. We look forward to working with Microsoft as we continue to further enhance the Velocix Network."
"We welcome CacheLogic's plans to support Silverlight and the introduction of Velocix Video Streaming, and their Windows Media streaming service" said Tom Honeybone, Senior Director in Microsoft's Silverlight Product Group. "The VelociX network provides our joint customers with an advanced Windows Media streaming delivery capability, designed to meet the video delivery needs of today".
CacheLogic (http://www.cachelogic.com) provides Velocix - the world's leading Digital Asset Delivery Network, a new generation CDN (Content Delivery Network) designed to meet the rich media needs of the 21st century Internet. With its innovative network and service offerings and groundbreaking asset-based business model, CacheLogic has revolutionized both the 'mechanics' and economics of content delivery, enabling the Internet to become the preferred delivery mechanism for large digital assets.
CacheLogic Press Contacts: EMEA & AP,Lynette Penney, CacheLogic, email@example.com, +44-1223-394867;