Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 18, 2013
“There are great plays in every sports competition. We want to make it easy for fans of all ages to catch the best highlights of their favorite sporting events and effortlessly share them with their family and friends,” said SportXast CEO Molly Cernicek.
“We built our application architecture on AWS from the beginning and it has allowed us to create a scalable and affordable architecture,” said CTO Mark Ortega. “SportXast uses the flexibility of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) to scale for popular games. We also use services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to store and distribute video content to our sports fans.”
With the new SportXast app, fans can create and join the event they’re attending, and stream game highlights into the same event timeline. If you are unable attend an event in person, you can keep track of games through the app or the SportXast website. “Fans no longer have to remember to upload and share their video clips with others after an event,” adds COO Brett Kokinadis. “It’s easy to keep up with your favorite teams and athletes.”
“Startups are in AWS’ DNA and we’re excited to see a rising startup like SportXast using our technology to help them easily and quickly grow their business,” said Werner Vogels, Amazon CTO. “AWS’ global footprint and valuable resources allow startups like SportXast to spend more time creating the best application to capture great plays and less time working on server capacity and resources.”
To be part of the app release, “Like” SportXast on Facebook, text ‘SPORT’ to 313131, or visit http://www.SportXast.com.
SportXast is leveraging the power of crowdsourced broadcasting in amateur sports. Using the SportXast app, fans capture, watch and share the highlights of live sporting events of teams and athletes. SportXast is located in Santa Fe, NM. For more information, visit http://www.SportXast.com.
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