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Enterprise Linux Today: Kasenna MediaBase Now Available for Linux Servers From SGI

Dec 13, 2000, 22:16 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Streaming Media West 2000, Booth 219, Continuing to demonstrate its leadership in the media streaming market, SGI today announced that Kasenna MediaBase is now available for Linux OS-based servers from SGI and can be purchased from SGI and its resellers. This brings the hardware entry price for multiformat streaming capability down to $3,445 (U.S. list price) and gives customers a choice between powerful, scalable SGI IRIX OS-based servers and multiple low-cost Linux OS-based servers from SGI."

"Kasenna MediaBase offers an integrated platform for multiformat streaming, content management and content transfer supporting popular streaming formats such as MPEG-1, MPEG-2, RealVideo, RealAudio, QuickTime and MP3. This award-winning software enables customers to quickly and efficiently create and deploy streaming media services."

"Aggressive new price points will help make streaming media more pervasive," said Mark Gray, chairman, president and CEO, Kasenna, Inc. "Kasenna MediaBase on SGI Linux brings a dramatic reduction in the cost to launch streaming media applications. This makes it increasingly attractive for companies to pilot new applications and accelerate their deployments of streaming media services."

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