"The release of Flash Media Sever 4 software changes the game for the delivery of rich interactive media," says David Wadhwani, SVP of Creative and Interactive Solutions at Adobe. "By introducing a new enterprise server with peer-assisted networking and our RTMFP, we are transforming the way enterprise organizations and social media companies deliver rich interactive content by reducing the bandwidth costs associated with media delivery. The Adobe Flash Platform continues to set new standards in the delivery of compelling content to the widest possible audience."
As part of Adobe's announcements, the company unveiled Flash Media Streaming Server 4, Flash Media Interactive Server 4 and Flash Media Enterprise Server 4, which the company says is the first release to enable peer-assisted networking, with Real Time Media Flow Protocol (RTMFP), drastically reducing bandwidth usage.
Flash Media Streaming Server 4 is $995. Flash Media Interactive Server 4 is$4,500. Flash Media Enterprise Server pricing is available by quote when contacting the company. All products are available for order today.
Adobe also announced that the BBC is adopting Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 and enhanced tapeless workflows and improved GPU-acceleration for Premiere Pro CS5.