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Media delivery and storage solutions delivery firm for content owners, broadcasters and service providers, Concurrent Technology, has signed a global reseller agreement with broadcast and media technology systems architect Qvest Media.

Under the terms of the deal, Concurrent’s containerised transcoding solution will see use within the newly unveiled Qvest. Cloud service in which transcoding workloads will run in compute-agnostic software instances across a range of environments. These include dedicated servers, private clouds, and public clouds.

Additionally, as part of the new partner agreement between the two companies, Qvest Media will incorporate Concurrent’s CDN, transcoding and storage solutions into projects throughout the EMEA and APAC regions.

“We are delighted to be working with Qvest Media as they roll out a world-class service with the Qvest.Cloud offering,” commented Ryan Nicometo, SVP product and customer architecture at Concurrent. “Our newly announced MediaScaleX platform is really about offering unparalleled deployment flexibility and scalability to content and service providers. To reliably deliver on the promise of a solution like Qvest.Cloud, these things become critical.”

Paul Martin, Concurrent’s VP Engagement, Media & Entertainment added: “I’m excited that Concurrent and Qvest Media share a vision of the workflow and technology transformation required to operate at scale, cost-effectively, for CDN-based media consumption. As broadcasters look to a future where CDN-based delivery for what we are currently calling OTT is likely to be the primary delivery method to consumers, our collective expertise will help our customers to make the right investment choices.”