SOURCE: Itiva Digial Media

November 29, 2006 06:48 ET

Itiva Partners With PacketExchange

Partnership Provides One Stop Solution for High End Data Transport Services

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 29, 2006 -- Itiva Digital Media, the first cost-effective, high quality video Content Delivery Network (vCDN), has partnered with PacketExchange, the leading global provider of private high-speed internet transport services. The collaboration provides a full spectrum of data transport solutions to organizations that rely on the internet for product and service delivery.

"Delivering the high quality, low cost benefits of Itiva's vCDN requires a firm network foundation," said Michel Billard, CEO of Itiva. "We're building a rich media delivery network on the most advanced network infrastructure available. In PacketExchange, we've found a partner that goes beyond bandwidth supply and provides reliable, high quality end-to-end data flow."

Under the agreement, Itiva will directly connect its vCDN to the PacketExchange network infrastructure. PacketExchange will offer Itiva's services to its customers that require video transport, while Itiva will provide PacketExchange's products to organizations that wish to optimize network connectivity. Together, they will offer a complete solution to customers with complex data distribution requirements.

"Our partnership with Itiva is a world first," said Kieron O'Brien, CEO of PacketExchange. "We've combined the power of PacketExchange's IP infrastructure with Itiva's turnkey HD/DVD quality video delivery, resulting in an integrated solution ideal for all types of internet-based businesses. As more and more businesses seek an alternative to the public internet, PacketExchange is in a prime position to deliver high quality, low latency internet services at a cost that any internet business can afford."

About PacketExchange

PacketExchange is a leading provider of private high-speed internet transport services with a global network spanning North America, Europe and Asia. By enabling organizations to bypass the public internet, PacketExhange offers its customers a reliable, fast and secure internet connection, while providing a superior user experience. PacketExchange has an impressive customer portfolio including Microsoft, Bet365 and Blue Square. Headquartered in London, England; Packet Exchange has offices in San Francisco and was recently ranked as the 18th Fastest Growing Technology Company of 2006 in The Sunday Times Tech Trak. For more information, visit www.packetexchange.com

About Itiva Digital Media

Itiva Digital Media, headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is the first cost-effective Video Content Delivery Network (vCDN). The Itiva delivery network is scalable and efficient, allowing delivery of DVD or HD quality content to mass audiences in a cost effective manner. Itiva's Quantum Transport™ technology increases bottom line revenue for leading media companies and enables new business models in the rapidly escalating content delivery market. In testing with EMI Music and DreamWorks since early 2006, Itiva's video streaming and download services are now commercially available. For more information, visit www.itiva.com.

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