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Omneon Acquires Castify

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Omneon, Inc., a leading provider of media server and active storage systems for the broadcast and digital content storage markets, today announced that it has acquired Castify Networks, a provider of software-based solutions for managing the distribution of digital content over the Internet and private Intranets.

Castifys end-to-end software solutions enable enterprises and service providers to build scalable, easy-to-manage, and cost-efficient service delivery platforms for content distribution over public and private networks. Castify’s EBN and CBN products, built on SOA principles, allow companies to virtualize services across globally distributed locations, enabling fast service access, high performance, and high availability. Castify’s modular product suite forms the foundation of a digital content delivery platform to distribute, monitor and manage media assets from any location.

“As our customers move to file-based workflows, our strategy is to provide the digital content infrastructure they need to efficiently and cost-effectively manage their assets,” said Joe Kennedy, president and CEO of Omneon, Inc. “Castify’s full-featured distribution management infrastructure combined with our digital content storage systems will provide our customers with an integrated solution for managing media across their networks, however large and extended they might be.”

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