Encoding.com's team will be integrated with Telestream, and its founder and CEO, Gregg Heil, and President, Jeff Malkin, will assume senior leadership positions across Telestream’s cloud initiatives.
Telestream has announced its 13th acquisition – Encoding.com, an Emmy award-winning cloud media processing platform used by Fortune 1000 Media & Entertainment companies, streaming services, broadcasters, and corporate video customers around the globe. The acquisition is aimed at solidifying Telestream’s position in file-based video media workflows and orchestration from on-prem to cloud.
Commenting on the acquisition, Dan Castles, CEO at Telestream, said: “Over Encoding.com’s 13-year history, the company has generated significant traction powering video supply chains for leading streaming platforms, content distributors, and web-based VOD platforms. Being cloud-native from inception, the technology fits perfectly within the strategic direction at Telestream to offer our customers the ultimate flexibility to meet their most demanding workflow needs across cloud, on-prem or hybrid environments. This acquisition, together with Telestream’s 25-year heritage of continuous media workflow innovation, cements our leadership position across the entire VOD cloud media processing ecosystem.”
Headquartered in the US, Encoding.com has development resources globally. The team will be integrated into Telestream, and Encoding.com’s founder and CEO, Gregg Heil, and President, Jeff Malkin, will assume senior leadership positions across Telestream’s cloud initiatives.
“Telestream has an excellent track record when it comes to strategic acquisitions that truly benefit their customers and unite teams in a singular mission to bring the best possible solutions to market,” stated Heil. “The combined engineering organizations will enable the acceleration of new features and services to support continued migration to the cloud by businesses seeking the advantages of parallel processing, elasticity and scale afforded by cloud infrastructure.”
Encoding.com customers can expect access to a broader set of capabilities and options in the future. Telestream customers will benefit from Encoding.com’s enhanced VOD workflows, including fast processing with Ludicrous mode and content protection as the engineering teams integrate the technology stacks.