Atlanta, Georgia – (The Hosting News) – September 10, 2008 – Internet performance network services company, Internap Network Services Corporation’s Content Delivery Network (CDN) and professional services, are delivering customized streaming media services for the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) association of financial professionals.
Anthony Germade, Executive Producer at the Million Dollar Round Table noted, ”Membership in the Million Dollar Round Table is a highly coveted and respected career milestone. Our members are the ‘best of the best’ in financial services and are held to the highest standards of performance, excellence and ethics. Our web initiative, using compelling, exclusive video content to support our members, is critical to our success. Internap was the best company to provide the network and consulting services to deliver our video library, enabling us to better serve our membership.”
With more than 39,000 members, MDRT selected Internap to develop a specialized media player for a secured, community Web site that offers members exclusive content for their personal and professional development. The MDRT is a member-driven, international network of the worldâ€™s best insurance and investment services professionals / advisors who deliver to their clients the highest standards of ethics, knowledge, service and productivity.
The membership from 479 companies in 78 countries, MDRT represents the top 1% of financial professionals. AIG, Prudential, Mass Mutual, New York Life and Northwestern Mutual are just a few of the different companies represented. The MDRT promotes the ‘Whole Person Concept’ to help members have a balanced, meaningful and successful life through a focus on health, family, spirituality, education, financials, community service and career.
In order to provide this upper echelon of sales experts with the most robust resources on the Web, MDRT engaged Internap to build and support MDRTV, an online private Web channel featuring videos on the meaning of MDRT, mentoring, leadership, education, organizational history, the MDRT volunteer foundation and highlights from the MDRT annual meetings, which are considered some of the best events in the industry.
Internap’s CDN solution is unique in the industry in that it comes standard with a 100% service level agreement (SLA) for both quality and uptime. All the major streaming media formats are supported including Adobe Flash, Microsoft Windows Media, Silverlight and HTTP/Web downloads. Internap has a rich history in the CDN industry, working closely with Adobe to develop the first Flash video streaming platform and being the first service provider to offer live and on-demand streaming services for Flash.
Included with Internap’s CDN is MediaConsole, a workflow management toolset for streaming media that includes a media manager, pre-built video skins and a real-time reporting dashboard.
Lastly, Internap’s CDN offers a suite of optional services, including transcoding, player development, digital asset management and monetization tools to create a tailored solution for every customer environment.
Tim Sullivan, Chief Technology Officer at Internap added, ”The Million Dollar Round Table is an exclusive community of the most successful financial services professionals that demand the most of themselves and their web site. Our CDN service delivers the scalability and performance necessary to empower MDRTâ€™s membership initiatives and we are pleased to provide customized solutions for such a prestigious and respected association.”
Million Dollar Round Table MDRT is The Premier Association of Financial Professionals. Founded in 1927, MDRT is an international, independent association of more than 36,000, or less than 1 percent, of the world’s best life insurance and financial services professionals. With membership from 78 nations and territories and 479 different companies, MDRT members demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct and outstanding client service. MDRT membership is recognized internationally as the standard of sales excellence in the life insurance and financial services business.
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