Frost & Sullivan Presents the 2014 Global Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Broadcast and DTT Video Encoders to ATEME

Company Recognized for Consistent Growth, Sustainability, Performance, Product Value and Overall Customer Experience

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award PARIS – June 17, 2014ATEME, a global leader in advanced video compression solutions for the broadcast industry, today announced that leading analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan has presented it with the 2014 Global Growth Excellence Leadership Award for Broadcast and DTT Video Encoders. Frost & Sullivan (F&S) reports in its Best Practices Research vehicle that ATEME is one of the few companies that has shown outstanding growth – in both encoding and transcoding product lines – and was chosen on the strength of its innovative architecture and algorithmic excellence.

Report Findings:

  • Excellence in growth strategy– ATEME maintains its above-market growth based on a multi-pronged strategy, which includes increasing focus on high-growth emerging regions while also expanding in advanced economies, continuing to maintain a strong research and development focus, and expanding into related application areas.
  • Sustainable growth – The Company’s growth sustainability is rooted in its well-rounded growth strategy, as well as in its partnership-based approach to addressing industry trends and customer requirements, while also remaining at the front of new technology developments based on its R&D efforts. ATEME was one of the first encoder vendors to demonstrate HEVC and deliver advancements with market-ready HEVC products. ATEME is also one of the first vendors to support remote software upgradeability of products and will provide ongoing software upgrade options to HEVC in the future.
  • Product value and future-proof technology – ATEME’s product value lies in its R&D product development roots and the long road to developing its homegrown codecs. In 2009, ATEME launched its 10-bit MPEG-4 solution offering even greater bandwidth efficiency. The Company has since then enjoyed widespread adoption in the industry driving its revenue up in 2013. Further, ATEME’s product value is driven by consistent product upgrades and new product introductions, providing its customers’ with high-quality, future-proof solutions.
  • Total experience – ATEME places a strong focus on addressing its customers’ engineering challenges from trial phase, to initial launch phase, to the technical support required during the deployed life of the products. It has accomplished this goal by establishing a wide distribution network, local support offices and partnerships with system integrators and service providers.

Supporting Quotes:

Avni Rambhia, research analyst, Frost & Sullivan, said:

Frost & Sullivan is proud to recognize ATEME for its growth excellence strategy in the broadcast and DTT video encoder market based on its continued implementation of well-rounded growth strategy and its concerted effort in keeping its pulse on industry trends.

Michel Artières, founder, president and CEO, ATEME, said:

We couldn’t be more pleased to receive the 2014 Global Growth Excellence Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan. This recognition is a testament to the strength of our research and development, our commitment to excellent customer service and our ongoing strategy to build a brand name that is synonymous with encoding quality.

About ATEME:

ATEME is a world leading provider of HEVC / H.265, MPEG-4 / H.264 and MPEG-2 bandwidth efficient compression technology. ATEME encoding solutions are deployed widely for broadcast contribution links, distribution, multi-screen live streaming, OTT and VOD applications. More information is available at www.ateme.com.

ATEME Press Contacts:

Dorota Bouskela
ATEME Corporate Marketing
T: +33 1 69 35 89 88
E: press@ateme.com

Kim Dearborn
Nadel Phelan, Inc.
T: +1-831-440-2407
E: kim@nadelphelan.com

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