(September 23, 2008)
Abacast, Inc., a provider of real-time streaming solutions, announced the purchase of Tukati, Inc., a producer of peer-assisted on-demand delivery solutions. The acquisition brings a combined peer-assisted Live and On-Demand service under a single entity, which was previously offered via a partnership between the two companies. The combined product gives content publishers a suite of delivery options including real-time streaming; on demand video, game, and software distribution; progressive video delivery; and push delivery. In addition, content demand and end-user performance metrics are offered in real-time, allowing marketing campaigns to be adjusted based on consumer usage patterns.