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Wowza(R) Media Systems Joins Rackspace Marketplace to Provide End-to-End Live and On-Demand Media Streaming Solutions

(April 22, 2014)

EVERGREEN, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 04/22/14 -- Wowza® Media Systems, LLC, the leading provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ software, today announced that it has joined the Marketplace for Rackspace® Hosting, (NYSE: RAX), the open cloud company. As part of the Rackspace Marketplace, Wowza will provide a robust and comprehensive, yet simplified and flexible, live and on-demand media streaming solution to end-customers for streaming media to any device.

Through the new Works With Wowza™ partner program, the Wowza solution provides customers with fully tested, vetted and integrated end-to-end streaming components deployed on the Rackspace hybrid cloud platform for powerful, reliable, flexible and scalable streaming to any device. Customers looking to create a streaming solution can now take advantage of end-to-end guidance, validation for specific components needed with Wowza Streaming Engine™ software.

"We've enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Rackspace, as many of our streaming customers already rely on their cloud hosting platform to stream their content," said Wowza Media Systems CEO and co-founder David Stubenvoll. "Now that we've also added Rackspace to our Works With Wowza partner program, our joint customers have even more confidence in their streaming ecosystem technologies."

Wowza software simplifies streaming by providing customers with compatible and industry-leading technologies to deploy and manage sophisticated streaming programs and reliably deliver high-quality content in any format to any device. Wowza customers can bring their Wowza Streaming Engine license to Rackspace and set up and deploy a Wowza server instance in the Rackspace cloud environment.


"The demand for digital media streaming is growing rapidly, and Wowza Media Systems joining our Marketplace, enables them to deliver the quality, reliability and device-agnostic streaming solution on the Rackspace cloud," said John Engates, chief technology officer at Rackspace. "We're eager to feature this industry-leading technology."

For additional information about Wowza and Rackspace Marketplace, visit: www.wowza.com/partners/works-with-wowza.

About Wowza Media Systems
Wowza Media Systems, LLC (www.wowza.com) helps organizations harness the power of streaming by reducing the complexities of audio and video delivery to any device anywhere. Organizations in more than 150 countries count on innovative and award-winning Wowza software to build, deploy, and manage customized streaming solutions that deliver high-quality and engaging live and on-demand experiences. Wowza is privately held, with offices in Evergreen, Colorado, Mountain View, California and Berlin, Germany.

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