Adobe debuts Flash Media Server 4
The announcement of the software's availability came on Tuesday, Sep 14, at the IBC 2010 Conference and Exhibition, being held at Amsterdam till Sep 14.
The new release is the first-of-its-kind to enable peer-assisted networking, with Real Time Media Flow Protocol (RTMFP), drastically reducing bandwidth usage.
To cater to "every type of customer", Adobe has unveiled three new versions of its new offering, including Flash Media Streaming Server 4, Flash Media Interactive Server 4 and Flash Media Enterprise Server 4.
The new versions advance the company"s leadership in rich media delivery and open significant new opportunities for content owners who want to deliver high quality, network efficient media experiences at a lower cost, while reaching the broadest possible audience, across any screen, Adobe said in a press statement.
“The release of Flash Media Sever 4 software changes the game for the delivery of rich interactive media," said David Wadhwani, senior vice president of Creative and Interactive Solutions at Adobe.
“By introducing a new enterprise server with peer-assisted networking and our RTMFP, we are transforming the way enterprise organizations and social media companies deliver rich interactive content by reducing the bandwidth costs associated with media delivery. The Adobe Flash Platform continues to set new standards in the delivery of compelling content to the widest possible audience," Wadhwani added.