There, Charter has paired Arroyo's gear with the C-COR Inc. "nABLE" VOD backoffice platform. C-COR, which acquired nCUBE Corp. about a year ago for $89.5 million, also markets a line of video servers, but has attempted to expand its market share by integrating its software with servers from other vendors, including those considered competitors.
To date, C-COR has announced nABLE integrations with Kasenna Inc. and now-defunct server vendor Midstream Technologies. Charter is using the C-COR/Kasenna combo in Malibu, Calif.
"Arroyo's open standards approach to VOD allowed easy integration with the C-COR nABLE platform in Alcoa for our business management and session-resource management capabilities," said Charter Vice President of Advanced Engineering, Digital Video Pragash Pillai.
Arroyo's server platform features 10 Gigabit Ethernet support, north of 1,600 streams per rack unit, and the ability to ingest 160 channels per server simultaneously, the company noted.