TEMPE, Ariz. Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Limelight Networks(R) (Nasdaq: LLNW), the leading content delivery network (CDN) for digital media, today announced a streaming service beta program for Adobe(R) Flash(R) Media Streaming Server 3. The new service leverages the integration of Adobe Flash Media Streaming Server 3 into Limelight Networks' global, rich-media CDN. Select customers in the US can take advantage of this program to enable their Adobe Flash media content and bring the next generation of online experiences to consumers worldwide.
The new platform created by Limelight Networks to support Adobe Flash Media Streaming Server 3 will provide customers with enhanced features and capabilities including the ability to stream industry standard H.264 video and HE-AAC audio streaming for high quality Web video and encrypted streaming using RTMPE and SWF verification for improved content protection.
"As demand for online video grows, content developers want the most effective solutions to protect and stream their high quality media," said Bill Rusitzky, director of media alliances at Adobe. "Limelight Networks has a solid track record of integrating Flash streaming services into their network and we look forward to continuing the relationship with Adobe Flash Media Streaming Server 3."
Limelight Networks is an Adobe premiere authorized Flash Video Streaming Service partner and has worked with Adobe to create content delivery platforms that support the delivery of video to Adobe Flash Player. Limelight Networks is one of the first CDNs in the industry to implement Adobe Flash Media Server in a true edge-origin CDN architecture. An edge-origin architecture provides a more consistent user experience, incorporates support for tiered library management, improves network performance and scalability, increases storage efficiency, and provides architectural and implementation flexibility to customers.
"Adobe Flash Media Streaming Server 3 represents the new generation of streaming media and real time communications and we are thrilled to be one of the first CDNs to make it available to our customers," said David Hatfield, senior vice president of products, marketing and sales at Limelight Networks. "It is important for us to continue to provide the latest technologies to our customers and partners so that they may enjoy all that the digital media experience has to offer. We are proud to be a premier Adobe partner and will continue to make their products an important part of our network."
About Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks is a high-performance content delivery network for digital media, providing massively scalable, global delivery solutions for on-demand and live Internet distribution of video, music, games, software and social media. Limelight Networks' infrastructure is optimized for the large object sizes, large content libraries, and large audiences associated with compelling rich media content. Limelight is the content delivery network of choice for over 1,000 companies, including many of the world's top Internet, media and entertainment companies, including Microsoft Xbox LIVE, Sony Playstation 3, Akimbo, Amazon Unbox(TM), Belo Streaming, Brightcove, "BuyMusic" @ Buy.com, DreamWorks, LLC, Facebook, FOXNews.com, IFILM, ITV Play, MSNBC.com, NC Streaming and Valve. For more information, visit http://www.llnw.com.
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