Storage Providers Options in VIDIZMO
VIDIZMO provides flexible options for its customers to use any storage provider for hosting their content storage. In case of cloud deployment, VIDIZMO offers seamless integration with Azure storage, AMS and Wowza but other options can also be configured as well. For customers looking for an on-premise solution, they can configure their storage servers locally with VIDIZMO.
VIDIZMO provides multiple options for choosing your content storage provider and your choice may depend on your organizational needs and how it aligns with what each storage provider has to offer.
By default, VIDIZMO provides following options:
Microsoft provides cloud storage solution for different organizations’ storage scenarios. Azure storage provides a lot of features to its customers such as durable, highly available, secure, scalable, managed and accessible environment for storing blobs. Azure offers a combination of blob storage as well as an endpoint for serving content from that storage, which is Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN).
Azure hosts its datacenters in 140 countries which offers a lot of advantageous options to its customers with its blob storage and CDN services. These advantages include low latency for content delivery, improved data redundancy by replicating data across different regions, zones and geo-locations etc. Azure also provides scalability and performance targets, backup, disaster recovery options and much more.
Customers can configure VIDIZMO with their existing Azure storage account or create a new one.
Read about How to View and Edit Azure Storage Provider
Azure Media Services (AMS)
Microsoft also provides another cloud-based platform for storage that includes Azure blob storage, CDN endpoint as well as media services that allow you to build solutions that achieve high-definition video encoding and broadcast-quality video streaming that reach your audiences on most popular devices.
AMS does not only allow you to store and stream your media content but also perform advanced media processing such as encoding, transcription, OCR, media indexing, dynamic packaging, content protection using industry standard Digital Rights Management, live and on-demand streaming and much more.
Your AMS account is associated with your Azure storage account, so customers choosing to utilize AMS for encoding and streaming purposes, might want to use their AMS account and their existing associated Azure storage account.
Customers looking for an on premise deployment of their VIDIZMO application and storage, may require local installation and configuration of their application and storage servers.
On premise deployment of storage provides least latency for serving content as it is served from behind the organization’s own firewall, which adds security to the organization’s content as well. Another benefit of having local deployment could be utilization of existing hardware for storage as VIDIZMO allows seamless integration with any appliance.
With VIDIZMO, customers can also utilize any of their existing storage, whether local or cloud (Amazon, Google or Azure) to serve their content through Wowza CDNs. Wowza provides a powerful streaming media server to its users that allows streaming of on-demand and live content as well as provides support for different streaming protocols. For adaptive streaming, Wowza supports Adobe’s HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS), Apple’s HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), MPEG-DASH, Microsoft’s Smooth Streaming etc. For standard streaming, Wowza supports HTTP Progressive Download, RTMP, RTSP etc.
Customers who want to utilize their existing storage as their content provider but need a more flexible and integration-friendly solution for serving endpoints then they can undertake this option.
Read about How to View and Edit Wowza Storage Provider
Roles and Permissions:
- Administrators and Managers can update details of the Storage Provider through Control Panel.