Azure Media Services offers broadcast-quality video streaming services to reach larger audiences on today’s most popular mobile devices. With features that enhance accessibility, distribution, and scalability, Media Services makes it easy and cost-effective to stream your content to audiences both local and worldwide—all while protecting your content. Get an overview of delivering content to customers.
Build your online audience and extend your reach by distributing your content to viewers on phones, tablets, and all their digital devices. Plus, take advantage of current event or niche markets by bringing new channels to market quickly and encoding over-the-top (OTT) video to multiple formats.
Having handled such large events as the FIFA World Cup and the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Media Services is a proven and reliable live event streaming service that manages costs and reduces the complexity of streaming live events across a broad range of devices—from smart phones to Internet-connected TVs. See how to work with channels that are enabled to perform live encoding.
Reach employees and customers anywhere on any device in a secure, scalable manner. Make your corporate communications, training, and even knowledge sharing more accessible by combining Media Services with easy-to-use solutions, including Skype Meeting Broadcast, Office 365 Video, or customizable solutions from our partners. Plus, easily manage all of your content using Azure Classic Portal.
Use Media Services and Azure Government to deliver security-enhanced video streaming to mobile devices. Plus, enhance accessibility to critical documents by indexing media files with Azure Media Indexer. With physical and logical network-isolated instance of Azure, as well as end-to-end encryption, Azure Government helps ensure security and compliance for government agencies.
Media Services is available on Azure Government—designed to meet complex and critical requirements for US federal, Department of Defense, state, and local government agencies. Some of the certifications we have include FedRAMP certification, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) certification, support to enable IRS 1075 compliance, and the ability to issue Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Business Associate Agreements. Azure Government is a CJIS–capable platform, which means that we work directly with states to sign state-level CJIS information agreements and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) CJIS security addendums.
"For our NEXTsmart product to be successful we need to deliver our content to the devices where our consumers want to consume it. Fuji TV is using Azure Media Services for 24x7 delivery of three linear channels and the cross platform reach it provides has created new audiences for our services.”
Katsuya Seki, Technical Producer
Fuji Television Network, Inc.
Real Madrid brings the stadium closer to 450 million fans around the globe, with Azure Media Services
How Media Services streamlines Ravnur
"I don't have to worry about managing data centers and virtual machines or upgrading servers."
Bruce Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, Ravnur
Israeli government turns to Microsoft Azure
By choosing Azure, government officials are saving hundreds of thousands of dollars in hardware and maintenance costs.
How Media Services fuel the NASA Jet Propulsion Labratory
JPL uses Media Indexer, part of the Azure Media Services, for a space-age solution that turns spoken words into textual data for faster searches.
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