VitalStream, a member of the Adobe Alliance Partner program, provides services to customers wishing to broadcast audio and video content and other communications over the Internet. Adobe has partnered with VitalStream to offer the Flash Video Streaming Service on VitalStream’s Content Delivery Network (See figure 4).
Figure 4 The VitalStream homepage
Akamai is another leader in distributed computing solutions and services. This company claims on its website to have created the world’s largest and most widely used on-demand distributed computing platform, with more than 14,000 servers in 1,100 networks in 65+ countries.
Limelight Networks is a high-performance content delivery network for digital media. Limelight¹s scalable delivery solutions are tailored for distributed on-demand and live delivery of video, music, games, and downloads to broadband and mobile audiences.
Mirror Image Internet is another large global network content delivery network with an easy-to-use, web-based management tool, and a single-source solution enabling companies to easily publish, manage, deliver, and analyze their streaming media activity.
To learn more about FVSS, see the Flash Video Streaming Service home page on the Adobe website.