SOURCE: Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Media Systems

April 08, 2014 07:00 ET

Wowza® Media Systems Adds Telestream® Wirecast as Partner in Works With Wowza™ Partner Program

New Partner Program Builds Out Streaming Ecosystem to Provide End Customers With End-to-End Solutions and Improved Streaming Setup

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2014) - NAB Show 2014 - Wowza® Media Systems, LLC, the leading provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ software, today announced Telestream® and its Wirecast live encoder as one of the inaugural partners to the newly launched Works With Wowza™ partner program.

The new Works With Wowza partner program further simplifies streaming by providing customers with tested, integrated, and supported end-to-end streaming components. Works With Wowza partners provide industry-leading technology needed for robust, flexible and scalable streaming to any device. Customers looking to create a streaming solution can receive end-to-end guidance, validation for specific components needed and additional integration.

"We've collaborated with Wowza for years, but this new, tighter integration means our customers can get up and running faster, with less hassle, to simplify live streaming set up and management," said Barbara DeHart, VP Desktop Products at Telestream. "This is just the first step. We will continue to work on future integrations to further reduce the complexity of media streaming and make it more accessible to wider audiences and our joint solution even more robust."

Wirecast is a cross-platform all-inclusive live streaming production software that lets users capture, produce and encode live streams from any input device, with built-in production software to create dynamic, engaging broadcasts. From there, Wowza Streaming Engine™ software reliably delivers the content in any format required to any device, anywhere, in the highest possible quality, including output to Content Delivery Networks, mobile devices, connected or Smart TVs, and browser-based viewers.

"A key focus and value of the Works With Wowza program is to provide our customers with end-to-end guidance and make it easier for them to deploy solutions and maintain control of their streaming solution," said Wowza CEO and co-founder David Stubenvoll. "Wowza customers will benefit directly from our deeper integration and simplified set up with Wirecast, and we anticipate delivering additional improvements through this partnership."

To learn more about Telestream's participation in the Works With Wowza partner program, visit the Wowza Booth #SU9402 or the Telestream Booth #SL3905 during the 2014 NAB Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 7-10. For more about the Wowza Streaming Engine, go to More details about Wirecast are available at

About Wowza Media Systems
Wowza Media Systems, LLC ( helps organizations harness the power of streaming by reducing the complexities of audio and video delivery to any device anywhere. Organizations in more than 150 countries count on innovative and award-winning Wowza software to build, deploy, and manage customized streaming solutions that deliver high-quality and engaging live and on-demand experiences. Wowza is privately held, with offices in Evergreen, Colorado, Mountain View, California, and Berlin, Germany.

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About Telestream
Telestream provides world-class live and on-demand digital video tools and workflow solutions that allow consumers and businesses to transform video on the desktop and across the enterprise. Many of the world's most demanding media and entertainment companies, as well as a growing number of users in a broad range of business environments, rely on Telestream products to streamline operations, each broader audiences and generate more revenue from their media. Telestream products span the entire digital media lifecycle, including video capture and ingest; live and on-demand encoding and transcoding; captioning; playout, delivery and live streaming; as well as automation and orchestration of the entire workflow. Telestream corporate headquarters are located in Nevada City, California. The company is privately held. For more information, visit

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    Michelle Reingold
    for Wowza Media Systems
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    (650) 281-5866

    Janet Swift
    for Telestream
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