White Paper: Multicast Fusion on the Adobe® Platform

MediaPlatform WebCaster and Multicast Fusion

MediaPlatform worked closely with Adobe to implement the first real world test of multicast fusion using Adobe Media Enterprise Server 4 and our own WebCaster enterprise webcasting tool. The breakthrough of this multicast fusion technology is its ability to leverage both IP (Internet Protocol) multicast and application-level multicast to reach 100% of the users on a network without the need for a costly and time-consuming network upgrade.

At the request of a long-time client, a Fortune 500 company, we tested this revolutionary multicasting technology at their site with the kind of massive, global network infrastructure that made the process challenging, but exactly the type of real world scenario needed to adequately test. In the process, we developed the world’s first Multicast Fusion enabled player.