Irvine, California – (The Hosting News) – August 10, 2006 – Forrester Wave has named integrated web hosting and audio and video streaming provider, VitalStream Holdings, Inc., a ”Strong Performer” in its report, ”Rich Media Content Delivery, Q2 2006.”
Published June 9, 2006, the report assesses the market for rich media content, and evaluates six leading Content Delivery Network (CDN) vendors across 70 criteria. VitalStream was among the select companies Forrester invited to participate based on number and stature of media clients and differentiation of service offerings. According to the report, ”VitalStream’s six-year history of focusing on media companies and its experience with more than 300 media clients — including MySpace, SpikeTV and the Sundance Film Festival — show when using its reporting and delivery management tools.” It continues, ”Additionally, VitalStream’s extensive experience with Flash streaming makes it one of the best choices for companies that are looking to deliver their content in this fast-growing format.”
Philip N. Kaplan, President and COO of Vital Stream commented, ”The latest Forrester Wave summary focuses on the increasing demand for consumer content, highlighting the need for rich-media streaming and content delivery technology. We are pleased that Forrester has recognized the high level of customization within VitalStream’s content management tools and the value of our long-standing Flash video offering. We are dedicated to providing the most secure, reliable content delivery to audiences worldwide, while enabling audio and video providers to monetize content via fully integrated advertising and subscription solutions.”
VitalStream’s core product suite consists of VitalStream Streaming Service for Flash, VitalStream Streaming Service for Windows Media and VitalStream Content Delivery Service. VitalStream’s customer base includes many of the largest, fastest-growing content providers. New customers added during Q4, 2005 include WalMart, Johnson and Johnson, Viacom’s Spike TV, ING, Time, Inc. and Deloitte Worldwide, which join existing customers like Comcast, Edmunds.com and CNET.
Forrester Research is an independent technology and market research company that provides information and advice about technology’s impact on business and consumers.
VitalStream’s customer base includes streamers of audio and video content, including Disney and Myspace.com. Notable new customers added during the second quarter of 2006 include Greyhound, the United Nations, Microsoft Prodigy, Buy.com, QuePasa, Home Depot and Gillette.
VitalStream, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VitalStream Holdings, Inc., is a global provider of integrated content delivery services that endeavors to enable businesses to broadcast digital media and communications to worldwide audiences via the Internet. The company provides complete solutions, including video and audio streaming, advertising placement, delivery, reporting and analysis, live event broadcasting, media asset management, integrated web hosting and consulting services, designed to seamlessly integrate with leading streaming media technologies. VitalStream engineered its content delivery network certified for quality delivery in the United States, Europe and Asia.
To learn more about the ”Rich Media Content Delivery, Q2 2006,” report, please visit: www.forrester.com.
For more information about VitalStream, please visit: www.vitalstream.com.