Wowza Media Systems, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming software, announced it has expanded its cloud deployment offerings to include Microsoft Azure Certified machine images, enabling customers of both companies to easily scale their streaming solutions. By being Microsoft Azure Certified, Wowza is now able to provide multiple pre-tested options for deploying Wowza Streaming Engine server software on Microsoft Azure.
“By achieving Microsoft Azure Certified status, Wowza is pre-tested and certified to work with Azure giving joint customers the confidence to deploy powerful streaming solutions,” said Vibhor Kapoor, Director of Product Marketing, Microsoft Azure. “With Wowza as an Azure Certified partner, customers can leverage the same enterprise-grade platform that powers Skype, Office 365, Bing and Xbox. Azure offers a 99.95% availability SLA, 24x7 tech support and round-the-clock service health monitoring to allow customers to leverage Wowza functionality to stream live or on-demand through the Microsoft cloud.”
Read the Wowza press release.