ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global leader in video and media data solutions, today announced that Internap Network Services Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP) has selected Concurrent's recently introduced eFactor™ to simplify multi-format video delivery for live or on-demand content. Internap, a leading provider of intelligent IT infrastructure services, is the first company to leverage Concurrent's new software platform that facilitates preparation and packaging of high quality video content for delivery to a wide range of devices.
"Increasingly, end users are demanding high-quality live and on-demand content on their mobile devices, which makes us very excited about our partnership with Concurrent," said Pete Mastin, vice president of the CDN business unit at Internap. "The new in-stream transmuxing capabilities in Internap's Content Delivery Network leverage Concurrent's eFactor offering, and particularly the Transmux SDK feature. This enables us to dynamically repackage content in transmission to meet the formatting requirements of a variety of end-user devices."
The eFactor product suite is designed to simplify the complex task of delivering multi-format video to varied devices, and is applicable to various markets including CDNs, Internet content aggregators, telcos and MSOs. eFactor's Transmux solution is designed as a software development kit (SDK) that enables on-the-fly repackaging of a single source video asset to the three market-leading HTTP adaptive bitrate formats, including Apple®, Adobe® and Microsoft®, streamlining what has traditionally been a complex and costly task."eFactor was built to solve the multi-platform dilemma that many service and content providers face today," said Jim Denenny, Concurrent's general manager and vice president of online media solutions. "Consumers expect 24 hour access to content via multiple devices and providers must be able to deliver. eFactor will enable Internap to build a stronger presence for mobile applications, delivering greater value to their customers." About Internap Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that enable customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels and lower the cost of IT operations. Internap's enterprise IP, CDN, colocation, managed hosting and cloud solutions are differentiated by unparalleled levels of performance, availability and support. Since 1996, thousands of businesses have entrusted Internap with the delivery and protection of their online applications. Transform your IT infrastructure into a competitive advantage with IT IQ from Internap. For more information, visit http://www.internap.com/, Internap's blog at http://www.internap.com/blog, or follow Internap on Twitter at http://twitter.com/internap. About Concurrent Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR) is a global leader in multi-screen video delivery, media data management, and monetization. Built on a solid foundation of Emmy Award-winning technology, Concurrent's solutions provide consumers with ubiquitous access to content on any screen and provide media stakeholders with a holistic view of the consumer video experience. Concurrent supplies customers across the entire media ecosystem (cable, telecommunications, wireless, web, advertising, and content supplier industries) with enterprise-level CDN technology, multi-screen video delivery, monetization, media data collection and logistics solutions. Concurrent's video solutions are built upon a rich heritage of high-performance real-time technology, which also powers solutions for the defense, aerospace, automotive and financial industries. Concurrent has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. Visit www.ccur.com for further information and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/Concurrent_CCUR. Certain statements made or incorporated by reference in this release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Statements regarding future events and development and our future performance, as well as our expectations, beliefs, plans, estimates, or projections relating to the future, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of these laws. These forward looking statements include, among others, statements regarding our products and product development. All forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events to differ materially from those projected. Such risks and uncertainties include our ability to meet customer schedules and demands and deployment and integration goals. Important risk factors are discussed in our Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 30, 2011, and may be discussed in subsequent filings with the SEC. The risk factors discussed in such Form 10-K under the heading "Risk Factors" are specifically incorporated by reference in this press release. Our forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and speak only as of the date of such statements. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of future events, new information, or otherwise. Concurrent, Concurrent Computer Corporation and its logo are registered trademarks of Concurrent. All other Concurrent product names are trademarks of Concurrent, while all other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. SOURCE Concurrent Computer Corporation