Ignite Technologies Acquires Abacast Live Stream Peer-to-Peer Technology
February 9, 2011
Frisco, Texas, February 9, 2011 - Ignite Technologies, Inc., the leader in providing secure and scalable Enterprise Content Delivery Solutions enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver and manage digital assets, today announced it has completed a technology asset acquisition with Abacast Inc., to include its live stream peer-to-peer technology and two related patents.
A two year strong partnership with Abacast provided the ability to successfully integrate the products and provide a proven solution for peer-to-peer live streaming within Ignite's large enterprise customer base. The unique combination of solutions enhanced the peering capabilities by leveraging Ignite's client intelligence technology.
"Our strong alliance with Abacast leads into a natural transition to purchase the technology assets," said Jim Janicki, president and chief executive officer at Ignite. "We are committed to providing our customers with proven and cost effective delivery technologies. This opportunity will enable Ignite to further develop the initial source code and create new and differentiated product offerings."
"Ignite's experience with enterprise content delivery and understanding of the unique requirements in that space make them the perfect choice to build on the Abacast peering technology," said Rob Green, chief executive officer at Abacast.
More information about the Ignite Content Solution is available at our website at www.ignitetech.com.
About Ignite Technologies, Inc.
Ignite Technologies, privately-held and headquartered in Frisco, Texas, provides the industry's most secure and scalable Content Delivery Solution enabling customers to efficiently publish, deliver and manage digital assets-from rich media content for communications and training to software patches and virus updates-to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Ignite's patented Content Delivery Solution overcomes network and connectivity constraints that have limited the ability to reach online audiences with the highest quality, secure rich media. Ignite's Solution has been deployed across hundreds of thousands of users around the globe at companies like Accenture, Bank of America, MillerCoors and Cushman & Wakefield.
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