Mon, 05/14/2012

2012 Press Releases

Globecomm Chooses RealNetworks Helix Universal Media Server to Power Live and On-Demand Video Streaming to Enterprises

Powerful new partnership gives enterprises exceptional live, interactive and two-way corporate communications and training on any device, platform or format

Seattle, WA and Hauppauge, NY—May 15, 2012—Globecomm Systems Inc. has selected the Helix Universal Media Server from RealNetworks Inc. for integration into its Tempo Enterprise Media Platform. The Helix Universal Media Server will provide Globecomm's enterprise customers with high quality, secure streaming of interactive live and on-demand media to desktops, televisions, and mobile devices.

"We are very excited to be working with RealNetworks and to incorporate their Helix Universal Media Server into our Tempo Media Platform," said Ed Behan, Vice President of Enterprise Services for Globecomm. "The flexibility, scalability and reliability of their technology have provided a robust integration with our platform and products. The coupling of this technology with RealNetworks outstanding technical support will allow us to deliver maximum business value to our customers."

Tempo is an Enterprise Media Platform that allows organizations to create secure, private networks for their internal communications, employee training and digital display. The Tempo managed service can be distributed over Corporate Wide Area Networks, Internet Content Delivery Networks, Satellite Networks or be provisioned as a hybrid solution across any combination of the three.

Tempo's powerful, intuitive back-end allows integration into other enterprise-class software platforms, such as human resource management systems and learning management systems. Integrating the Helix Universal Media Server with Tempo allows for the immediate use of this powerful platform for interactive, two-way corporate communications and training, areas that are vital to the success of large companies with remote workforces.

"The integration of the Helix Universal Media Server with Globecomm's Tempo Enterprise Media Platform brings a best-of-breed solution to companies who are using video to train their employees and market their products," said Mike Womack, Director of Business Development, RealNetworks Helix Division. "Because the Helix platform is so flexible and powerful, it allows companies like Globecomm to seamlessly integrate end-to-end streaming video capabilities into their flagship products, making the ‘build versus buy' decision a no-brainer."

Helix Media Delivery Platform helps organizations securely encode, manage and deliver media to users on a wide range of platforms, formats and devices. The fully-supported, end-to-end solution allows companies to automate the creation and delivery of high-definition, live and on-demand media for education, work and entertainment. Easily integrated and managed, the Helix Media Delivery Platform helps educators, governments, enterprise organizations, broadcasters, carriers and OEMs reach more people with the content they want through a solution that saves money by streamlining the entire media delivery process.

For more information about Helix Media Delivery Platform or Helix Universal Media Server, visit

About RealNetworks

RealNetworks creates innovative applications and services that make it easy to connect with and enjoy digital media. RealNetworks invented the streaming media category in 1995 and continues to connect consumers with their digital media both directly and through partners, aiming to support every network, device, media type and social network. RealNetworks corporate information is located at  

About Globecomm Systems

Globecomm Systems Inc., or Globecomm, is a leading global provider of satellite-based managed network solutions. Employing our expertise in emerging communication technologies we are able to offer a comprehensive suite of system integration, system products, and network services enabling a complete end-to-end solution for our customers. We believe our integrated approach of in-house design and engineering expertise combined with a world-class global network and our 24 by 7 network operating centers provides us a unique competitive advantage. We are now taking this value proposition to selective vertical markets, including government, wireless, media, enterprise, and maritime. As a network solution provider we leverage our global network to provide customers managed access services to the United States Internet backbone, video content, the public switched telephone network or their corporate headquarters, or government offices. We currently have customers for which we are providing such services in the United States, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

Based in Hauppauge, New York, Globecomm Systems also maintains offices in Maryland, New Jersey, Virginia, the Netherlands, South Africa, Hong Kong, Germany, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan.

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Globecomm Systems Inc.
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Phone: 631-231-9800; Fax: 631-231-1557

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