Wowza Media Systems Nominated for the Third Consecutive Year in Streaming Media's Readers' Choice Awards

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Wowza Competing in Two Categories: Best Streaming Innovation and Best Server Hardware/Software

The ongoing recognition by the Streaming Media community is a reflection of our focus and our ability to consistently deliver high-performance software

Wowza Media Systems®, the media server software company, today announced that the company has been selected as a nominee in two categories in this year's Streaming Media's Readers' Choice Award. The Wowza Media Server 2 Advanced® is in the running for the Best Streaming Innovation category which is designed to acknowledge a product, technology, or service that most changed the streaming landscape in the past year. In addition, Wowza will once again be competing in the Best Server Hardware/Software category, which the company won last year.

This is the third consecutive year that Wowza received nominations for Streaming Media's prestigious Readers' Choice Awards. In 2007, as an upstart, Wowza won recognition against Adobe® and Microsoft®. In 2008, the company received the title Best Server Hardware/Software and was a finalist in the Best Streaming Radio Solution category.

"The ongoing recognition by the Streaming Media community is a reflection of our focus and our ability to consistently deliver high-performance software," said Dave Stubenvoll, CEO and Co-Founder, Wowza Media Systems. "These awards are particularly meaningful because the voters represent the professionals that are using these products to stay ahead of the curve in the business of online video and audio. We are looking forward to the announcement of the winners at Streaming Media West in November."

Voting for the awards is now open at and will remain open until October 16. The finalists in each category will be announced on October 23, 2009 and the winners will be revealed at Streaming Media West on November 19, 2009. For more information on the awards and the categories, visit

About Wowza Media Systems
Wowza Media Systems is the media server software company that provides an industrial strength infrastructure for live video, video-on-demand, live recording and video chat. Wowza has a singular focus on delivering high performance media server software to service providers, media properties, enterprises, and other organizations serious about delivering video to any digital screen - computer, mobile phone, home TV. Wowza's media server software has been deployed by more than 30,000 global licensees in entertainment, social media, advertising, enterprise, education, government, and Internet commerce. Wowza Media Systems is privately-held with headquarters in Evergreen, Colorado and offices in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit

Wowza, Wowza Media Systems, Wowza Media Server and related logos are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Wowza Media Systems, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Jennifer Roane
104 West Partners

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