Arkena, Akamai form strategic partnership11 July 2016
Arkena has formed a strategic partnership agreement with Akamai, setting their sights on accelerating the deployment of worldwide advanced media services.
Part of Akamai’s NetAlliance Programme (NAP), the will see the companies combine their live and on-demand media management services to allow Arkena to offer its clients a ‘complete’ solution to deliver video across networks and connected devices.
As part of the agreement, Arkena will also integrate Akamai’s global CDN services with its cloud-based OTT platform. The platform is designed to support media industry customers such as broadcasters, content owners and telecom operators, and will facilitate the deployment of multiscreen OTT services.
“Since the beginning, video quality and customer experience have been at the heart of Arkena”, said Ivan Dulguerian, chief marketing officer, Arkena.
“The OTT video market is growing rapidly worldwide and our partnership with Akamai will allow us to reach new territories and extend our footprint with best of breed quality for end users”.