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Akamai Recommending Encoding.Com to Customers Transitioning from Its Video-On-Demand Transcoding Services, the world’s most trusted cloud media processing service, has been selected by Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, as its preferred partner for Akamai customers transitioning its Media Services On Demand (MSOD) transcoding services. With Akamai retiring MSOD transcoding, the Company is recommending to its customers that they transition to’s cloud-based transcoding platform before April 2019.

“As Akamai continues to focus on product leadership and innovation in high-performance content delivery, we’re ending MSOD, our complementary VOD transcoding product, and working with existing customers to transition to for those services,” said Shawn Michels, Director, Media Product Management at Akamai. “ has worked with Akamai for several years and is closely integrated with the Akamai NetStorage and Adaptive Media Delivery products to ensure a smooth transition path for our customers.”

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With, current Akamai MSOD customers will have access to’s suite of capabilities with micro-services encompassing video transcoding as well as packaging, automated QC, DRM, dynamic ad insertion and stream conditioning, forensic watermarking, Nielsen support and programmatic editing features among others.

“Video is a critical medium for businesses across many verticals, but especially those in the entertainment industry,” says Jeff Malkin, President at “We are thrilled to work closely with market leader Akamai in providing customers with a best-of-breed solutions and seamless transition.”

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