- Alexander Schaefer
How ECDN Solutions Can Benefit Your Business
Why Live Video Distribution Is A Challenge For The Enterprise CDN
A person watching a 720p HD video stream (e.g. broadcast of a company event like a town hall meeting, a financial report or a speech from the management board) consumes a download bandwidth of around 1.7Mbps. Delivering this live stream to two company sites with 1,000 and respectively 2,000 active viewers would lead to a required network bandwidth of 1.2Gbps for the smaller site and 2.4Gbps for the larger site for this video stream alone.
This kind of network traffic from an ISP results in a negative viewer experience, or even a complete network outage. The entire internal network infrastructure suffers from bandwidths of this extent – which in the worst case leads to the shutdown of business-critical applications. Next to the high amount of enterprise bandwidth, other issues concerning today’s company webcasting solutions include compatibility problems between the local client software, different OS, machines, and network types.
Strive tackled this challenge and developed the most innovative ECDN solution for existing enterprise network infrastructures: A webRTC-based peer-to-peer content distribution network that is highly scalable, dynamic, cost-effective, and easily deployable. Flink Enterprise establishes a direct connection between devices that reduces the bandwidth requirements by up to 95%. Find out more about other possible solutions and webRTC-based P2P networks and download our PDF:
About Strive Technologies
Strive is a leading technology provider for OTT broadcasters and live streaming companies. Our technology “Flink” is used by broadcasting companies around the world to improve video QoE and cost efficiency. Based in Germany, Strive developed Flink over a seven-year period of time, constantly improving and adapting the technology to the quickly shifting market requirements. Today, Flink connects over 150,000 users worldwide on a daily basis, saving our customers over 80% of CDN traffic with our unique server-side-managed Peer-To-Peer network.