VUBIQUITY LAUNCHES ANYVU™ CLOUD NEXT GENERATION VIDEO SERVICES PLATFORM
Cloud-based Platform Increases Speed to Market for New Video Services and Monetization Models
Sherman Oaks, Calif. (April 2, 2014) –Vubiquity, the leading provider of multiplatform video services, today launched its new video services platform -- AnyVU Cloud. Built upon Vubiquity’s experience working with content owners, MVPDs and OTT players in 37 countries, the new platform opens up multiplatform video capabilities to any type of service provider, offering a broad set of modular services that include a deep library of licensed content for both linear and on-demand, set-top box delivery and direct-to-subscriber streaming, electronic sell-through (EST) as well as other next-generation video services. AnyVU Cloud was developed to efficiently manage increasing content volumes, formats and profiles, support trial and testing, and increase the speed-to-market of new and emerging services.
Vubiquity has made significant investments over the last year in technology, storage and content licensing to ensure that AnyVU Cloud will support MPVDs as well as new Online Video Provider (OVP) and Over-the-Top (OTT) customers. As part of the AnyVU Cloud platform launch, Vubiquity also announced its first technology partnership today, with Akamai.
“AnyVU Cloud represents the future-state of multiplatform video,” said Darcy Antonellis, Vubiquity’s CEO. “It builds upon Vubiquity’s foundational expertise in the licensing, management and delivery of video, to create a platform that enables any service provider to quickly launch new services – those we know about today and the unknown video services of tomorrow. We’ve unlocked the capabilities that will ensure everyone in the video ecosystem can maximize monetization opportunities and capitalize on consumers’ increasing demands for video content.”
AnyVU Cloud hosts licensed transactional and subscription Video on Demand content, as well as free-on-demand TV and live linear feeds, providing content providers with a single-source solution for global distribution to set-top boxes and connected devices. AnyVU Cloud will be the foundation for a modular service offering that will include an array of ecosystem partners to be announced over the coming months.
Vubiquity is the largest global provider of multiplatform video services and solutions, working closely with both content owners and service providers to meet consumers’ evolving demands for anytime, anywhere access to content. Through our experience, expertise, cross-industry relationships and technology platforms, we help our customers more quickly and efficiently monetize opportunity in the areas transactional, subscription and electronic sell-through on demand, linear content delivery, TV Everywhere, advanced advertising, and data services. For more information, please visit www.vubiquity.com and follow @Vubiquity on Twitter.