MediaPlatform and Kollective Webinar to Showcase Joint Live Webcasting Offering

LOS ANGELES, CA – November 7, 2018 – MediaPlatform, a leading enterprise webcasting and video content management platform for the Global 2000, today announced a joint webinar with Kollective, a leading enterprise content delivery network (eCDN), that will cover the benefits customers are achieving by using MediaPlatform’s enterprise video platform and Kollective’s enterprise content delivery network as an integrated deployment.

Driven by customer demand, MediaPlatform and Kollective engineering teams joined forces to enable customers to design, launch, and monitor live webcasts using MediaPlatform’s industry-leading WebCaster platform and optimize internal video delivery to employees using the Kollective eCDN.  Among other features, the combined solution includes a new, Kollective failover option from HLS to RTMP to seamlessly transition viewers to RTMP where HLS is not available.

Technical experts Bill Accola, MediaPlatform Vice President Professional Services and Customer Success, and Tony Gooch, Kollective Product Manager – Integrations, will host the webinar, which will be delivered via MediaPlatform’s live webcasting platform.

The event takes place on November 13th at 11:00 PST/2:00 EST. Viewers can register here: https://www.mediaplatform.com/resource/videos/mediaplatform-kollective-offering-webcasting/

“Traditionally, scalable content distribution behind the firewall has been challenging.  By integrating into Kollective’s eCDN, we’re able to not only offer peering as a distribution option, but we’re able to achieve even greater scale and reliability,” said Mike Newman, CEO of MediaPlatform. “This collaboration gives even more backup and failsafe delivery options to our customers, so they can continue to be confident and proficient business broadcasters across their own networks,” Newman said.

“The integration we’ve built with the MediaPlatform team will provide a robust video experience for enterprises, insuring engaging functionality for employees and internal communications teams and minimal bandwidth impact for IT teams,” said Dan Vetras, CEO of Kollective.

About Kollective
The Kollective platform scales existing IT infrastructure to accelerate content delivery to the edge of the enterprise while minimizing network congestion. From live town hall meetings, global presentations and on-demand video training, to major operating system updates and the delivery of critical patches, Kollective keeps your network secure without impacting critical business applications. www.kollective.com

 About MediaPlatform
MediaPlatform is a leading enterprise video platform enabling large-scale live streaming and on-demand video that companies use to engage remote employees, empower and motivate workers by giving them the power to rapidly self-educate and share knowledge, and attract and keep top talent. Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management, MediaPlatform gives customers an end-to-end solution and world-class services so they can use their networks for business broadcasts, consolidate disconnected video systems, accelerate their digital workplace transition, and gain insights into the reach and impact of their video communications. www.mediaplatform.com

Media Contact:
Darian Germain, 703.762.6929, dgermain@mediaplatform.com

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