Polycom Hosts Cloud-Based Media Services on Microsoft Azure

Polycom Hosts Cloud-Based Media Services on Microsoft Azure

Polycom’s Accordent Media Services are powered by Microsoft Windows Azure.

Organizations can leverage this cloud services offering hosted on the Windows Azure platform to rapidly and cost effectively deploy a single, secure, searchable video content management solution for all their video assets.

Although businesses want to enjoy optimal productivity benefits from their growing libraries of multi-source, multi-format video assets, they do not want to invest a lot on extensive IT resources.

Polycom notes that businesses also do not want to make major capital expenditures on networking or storage hardware.

These issues are effectively addressed by Accordent Media Services – Powered by Windows Azure that brings cloud-based hosting, delivery, and video content management capability within reach for organizations.

Microsoft is delighted with the launch of Accordent Media Services – Powered by Windows Azure, the first enterprise media management system hosted on the Windows Azure platform,” said Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president of the .NET Developer Platform at Microsoft Corp. “This new service brings the power of Accordent applications and Microsoft infrastructure unified into a complete Enterprise Video Management solution available to the customer in the cloud.”

This offering is in response to tremendous demand for us to provide Accordent media management capabilities in an off-premise, cloud-based model,” said Mike Newman, vice president and general manager Video Content Management Solutions, Polycom. “We look forward to working with Microsoft to bring this powerful solution to market and to enable entirely new classes of users to experience the benefits of ‘at-your-fingertips’ video content.”

Polycom’s cloud services offering hosted on the Windows Azure platform comes with an installed, branded, and fully functional Accordent Media Management System.

Hosted within Windows Azure datacenters, this System ensures the delivery of content in various formats to widely distributed audiences via the Windows Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN).

By Anuradha Shukla

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