Telestream is renaming its live ABR monitoring service as Telestream Cloud Stream Monitoring, and adding new contribution feed monitoring and ad tracking to the system’s existing edge feed monitoring features.
With the addition of contribution feed monitoring, media companies and service providers can now benefit from end-to-end correlated monitoring at every point in the streaming delivery chain, said Ken Haren, Director of Product Management, Telestream.
“By enabling support for popular contribution feed protocols such as SRT and Zixi, we can now provide our customers end-to-end visibility in the cloud, enabling real-time correlated analysis and video delivery metrics from cloud contribution through to CDN edge.”
Telestream Cloud Stream Monitor delivers previously unavailable insights into the health and performance of video services that are leveraging public cloud resources to route, transform and deliver video.
The solution enables near instant spin-up of essential monitoring infrastructure in almost any public cloud region, delivering real-time stream monitoring in over 70 global regions. With a single mouse click, it is now possible to provide end-to-end actionable intelligence, measure the health of mezzanine cloud contribution feeds, and identify impairments impacting audience engagement at the CDN edge.
The previous generation of the service was focused on monitoring the second half of the video pipeline – measuring ABR assets at the CDN edge. With Telestream Cloud Stream Monitor, the service adds monitoring of transport streams delivered into cloud processing centres via secure transport protocols like Zixi and SRT.
Stream Monitor provides real-time measurement of critical metrics, immediately identifying network delivery challenges, encoding quality issues and audience impacting impairments.
Getting started with Telestream Cloud Stream Monitor is easy, with users configuring monitoring assets and benefiting from real-time insights within minutes. All that is needed is a Telestream cloud account.