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Research analyst says new version of Video Furnace IP video distribution system delivers significant enhancements

(December 18, 2008)

DMN Newswire--2008-12-18-- LAKE FOREST, Ill. ? Dec. 16, 2008 ? Interactive Media Strategies, a top enterprise communications research and consulting firm, recently published a First Look Product Spotlight report on Video Furnace, Inc. (, a leading provider of enterprise-class IP video solutions, and Version 4.3, the latest release of its IP video distribution solution. Version 4.3 provides network administrators with unprecedented management capabilities, giving them complete command and control over every aspect of how IP video is used on their networks. 

The First Look paper, written by Steve Vonder Haar, research director, explores highlights of the new release and its implications for both Video Furnace and the IP video industry at large. Vonder Haar believes that Version 4.3 delivers significant performance enhancements and broadens Video Furnace's horizons "by enabling its systems to work with open-standard content encoded with systems developed by other vendors." He also concludes that with Version 4.3, Video Furnace "clearly signals an intention to more aggressively evolve into a vendor that generates its value from supplying content management solutions that are increasingly capable of inter-operating with systems and video publishing platforms developed by other vendors." 

The entire paper is available at under Analyst Reports. 


About the Video Furnace IP Video Distribution System 

The Video Furnace IP video distribution system enables organizations in every industry to improve communication, enhance collaboration and distribute content in a compelling yet secure manner over their existing high-speed IP networks. Whatever the use, from video on demand to digital signage, wherever there are networked TVs, plasma screens, set-top boxes, desktops or laptops, organizations can deliver live and recorded video, including high definition/H.264. 

The system supports all operating systems, functions without non-secure players or plug-ins, requires no end-user training and can scale to support thousands or millions of simultaneous viewers. Its the only solution that provides complete control over every aspect of managing and distributing any live and recorded video. Content is encoded in real-time. Output stre Output streams are fully MPEG 1/2/4 compliant at bit rates from 300 Kbps to 12 Mbps. All streams are FIPS-197 compliant and AES encrypted at 256 bits. It is the only US Army-certified solution for providing video over IP (see 

About Video Furnace, Inc.  

Video Furnace, Inc. is a leading provider of end-to-end, enterprise-class IP video solutions. With more than 3 million users daily worldwide, the six-year-old company quickly has established its IP video system as the video distribution technology of choice in commercial, education and government settings. Privately held, the Chicago-area company distributes its products through value-added resellers, system integrators and distributors. More information is available at  

The Video Furnace IP video distribution supports Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and Solaris 10 operating systems. 

Video Furnace is a trademark of Video Furnace.

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