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

“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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