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Abacast Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Tukati, Inc.

Abacast Hybrid CDN is the first to offer live and on-demand media distribution that seamlessly utilizes unicast and peer-assisted delivery.

Camas, WA (Vocus/PRWEB ) September 23, 2008 — Abacast Inc., a leader in real-time streaming solutions has today announced the purchase of Tukati, Inc., a producer of peer-assisted on-demand delivery solutions. The acquisition brings a combined peer-assisted Live and On-Demand Service under a single entity, which was previously offered via a partnership between the two companies.

Sales, support, and product integration are now done by a unified team at a single location, leveraging our cumulative 13 years experience running large-scale, secure distribution networks.
“The combination of these two companies’ technologies enables the first hybrid peer to peer solution covering the complete spectrum of real-time and on-demand distribution,” said Michael King, President of Abacast. “Bringing Tukati into the Abacast family enables content publishers to make a single vendor choice for reliable content distribution, while getting a huge leap in distribution efficiencies.”

The combined product gives content publishers a rich suite of delivery options including real-time streaming; on demand video, game, and software distribution; progressive video delivery; and push delivery. In addition, content demand and end-user performance metrics are offered in real-time, allowing marketing campaigns to be adjusted based on consumer usage patterns.

Source: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/9/prweb1373494.htm

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