SharpStreamer™ ISV Ecosystem

The Artesyn Embedded Technologies SharpStreamerTM platform accelerates video processing for service providers and equipment providers in the broadcast, OTT, MSO, ISP, CDN and cloud service provider market. Within those markets, there are multiple applications that can benefit from increased density for video streaming and transcoding. By taking advantage of x86 GPU- accelerated technology in a small and versatile PCI Express footprint, Artesyn’s SharpStreamer platform offers application developers a scalable and flexible solution that fits standard server architectures and cloud-based deployments so it’s now possible to multiply density without changing or adding servers. With many application developers already innovating around x86 technology and standard servers, Artesyn’s SharpStreamer platform offers the possibility of realizing dramatically increased density with low development effort.

The SharpStreamer ISV Ecosystem provides members access to testing and compatibility resources with SharpStreamer solutions to realize these benefits for its customers. SharpStreamer ISV Ecosystem members can benchmark applications, create product briefs, and receive referrals as part of the Ecosystem. By joining the Ecosystem, members can also participate in ongoing innovation and development with Artesyn to achieve maximum density/RU for specific applications, so customers have the assurance of a proven solution.

SharpStreamer™ High-Density Video Acceleration Benefits

  • ƒServer-based approach
  • ƒNo dedicated appliances
  • ƒHigher H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC transcoding density
  • ƒScale to cloud-based video and increase your application density

SharpStreamer™ ISV Ecosystem Program Overview

  • Helps independent software vendors (ISVs) use SharpStreamer approach to achieve higher densities and be more competitive at a lower cost
  • Enables ISV platforms to lower CapEx and OpEx costs through a much smaller server footprint and less energy costs
  • Provides end customers the assurance of pre-integrated solutions from Artesyn & the SharpStreamer ISV Ecosystem member

Partners

Beamr
Clavister
Comprimato
Inter Digital Solutions
Nablet
Noisypeak
Pixtree
RIFT.io
Surf Communication Solutions
Vantrix
Wowza Media Solutions
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Qualification Process

  • ISV to provide:
    • Application use case
    • Operating system and kernel running on host and accelerator
    • Details of Intel® Media SDK usage
    • Sales and marketing strategy of complimentary solution

Validation Process

  • Artesyn to provide:
    • Loaner equipment
    • Hardware integration consultation
  • ISV to provide:
    • Validation test hardware and software details
    • Integration process and test plan
    • Performance goals and results