In this article

Introduction

Why choose Wowza Streaming Cloud

Seamless Workflow Integration

Global Outreach

Scalability

Wowza Configuration

VIDIZMO Configuration

Create a Wowza Streaming Cloud ECDN Node

Add a Publishing Point using ECDN Node

Test Stream and Go Live

Record and Publish Stream

Retrieve Stream from Wowza

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Introduction

In today's era, with a monumental growth in video demand and statistics highlighting how 60% of your audience is more likely to be engaged by watching what your product has to offer rather than reading about it, most enterprises have seen a paradigm shift in their marketing departments towards using video platforms to create and process promotional content and deliver it to the customers in real-time.


VIDIZMO allows organizations to record their content, be it for internal communication or global product launches, process it to be accessible to millions of devices and distant geographical locations, and to reach their targeted audience within a few seconds of scheduling a live webcast. All of this comes bundled with secure access rights to protect your live content and great interactivity options to engage your viewers anytime anywhere.


Why choose Wowza Streaming Cloud

If you have a large global audience base for your live streaming, Wowza Streaming Cloud will definitely prove to be not only the most viable option, but the best at what it can offer. With its ultra-low latency streaming capabilities and a smooth integration with VIDIZMO's workflow to set up your live stream within seconds, Wowza Streaming Cloud becomes one of the most popular choices of enterprises to live stream their content globally with the flexibility to scale their outreach and accessibility anytime, anywhere.


Seamless Workflow Integration

VIDIZMO has a seamless workflow integration with Wowza Streaming Cloud which gives you a hassle-free configuration to set up your streaming servers, and go live! After you enter your Wowza Streaming Cloud credentials while creating an ECDN node, you just have to sit back and relax while VIDIZMO creates your node and helps you set up your streaming server directly using VIDIZMO portal.


Global Outreach

Wowza's widespread network of CDN servers ensure that your content will reach an audience spanning all around the globe. Wowza has deployed more than 20 global ingests, transcoding and delivery points for making sure your content reaches your audience smoothly.


Scalability

With Wowza's auto-scaling infrastructure, and VIDIZMO support for rapid deployments, scaling up your audience and live streaming network is no more a hassle like it was before. Scalability with cloud does not only secure you for future growth and expansion plans, but also helps you stabilize your network's reliability and availability by upscaling your servers.


Wowza Configuration

In order to connect your Wowza Streaming Cloud account with VIDIZMO, you need to perform two easy steps in your Wowza portal to obtain credentials that will be used by VIDIZMO for integration. Read Prepare for authentication for your request to understand more about how to get the following keys.

  1. Copy the API Key that appears in the middle of the REST API page.
  2. Generate a new Access Key and copy it for further use.




VIDIZMO Configuration

Now, in order to connect your Wowza Streaming Cloud account with VIDIZMO, perform the steps below.


1. Create a Wowza Streaming Cloud ECDN Node

Here, you need to follow the steps in this article to configure a Wowza Streaming Cloud ECDN node using the API Key and Access Key that you obtained from above.


2. Add a Publishing Point using ECDN Node

Here, you need to follow the steps in this article to set up a Publishing Point using Wowza Streaming Cloud Server with details of how you would like to stream your live session. This includes what encoder would you be using, its settings and the aspect ratio you would like your stream to have for end-viewers, etc.


Test Stream and Go Live

Now is the time to reap the fruit of all your efforts. After creating your publishing point, you can activate your publishing point and preview your stream using our player.




Now, you are ready to go live by scheduling a live webcast and starting your broadcast session.


Record and Publish Stream

VIDIZMO gives you the ability to directly record your live stream from play back page, using Start Recorder option:




Eventually, when you stop the session, you will be asked for more options regarding your recorded session. Read more about these options here: Save and Publish Session.




Retrieve Stream from Wowza

To learn more about how to retrieve live recording in Wowza Cloud, read Record live streams and transcoders in Wowza Streaming Cloud.