Who Will Wind up Buying Wowza Media?

“Streaming Engine” Poised to Emerge as Strategic Acquisition in Evolving Market for Video Platforms

Wowza Media Systems continues to extend the functionality baked into its “streaming engine” solution used to process video for digital distribution, broadening its appeal as a would-be acquisition target for large technology companies likely to embrace video solutions more extensively. In this research note, WR describes some recent Wowza product development initiatives that position the company as an attractive buyout candidate, handicaps the field of would-be suitors for hosted solutions offering video processing at scale and discusses potential implications for other start-ups focusing on the enterprise streaming technology segment.

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22 Sep 2016