Microsoft Ignite 2016: Develop Media Projects on Microsoft Azure with Visual Studio Family

Microsoft Ignite 2016: Develop Media Projects on Azure with Visual Studio
26.09.2016 Damir Tomicic

At Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference in Atlanta, US, Axinom announced free Microsoft Visual Studio workflow projects for Axinom CMS framework and Microsoft Azure delivered in source code.

This offering allows Microsoft Azure cloud customers to develop a full-featured backend content management solution for end-to-end OTT video management in the cloud.

Axinom CMS enables customers to instantly create and deploy cloud-based video platforms, such as video-on-demand (VoD) portals for consumer and corporate video. 

Leveraging Axinom CMS, customers can store, encode, and manage videos utilizing the richness of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. Predefined workflows for video-on-demand (subscription, transactional, and ad-based) and live video streaming scenarios enable customers to instantly create and deploy cloud-based video platforms, such as VOD portals for consumer and corporate video. Emphasizing simplicity and fast time to market, Axinom CMS features a workflow- oriented user interface which allows a quick start without training.

Axinom is entirely supporting the evolving needs of companies developing with Microsoft technologies on Microsoft Azure. There are three essential benefits the customers of Axinom CMS valued over years: the robustness and scalability in the cloud, and the quality of client experience on devices. The main reason is our developer-friendly framework which allows to seamlessly integrate Axinom CMS into customer workflows with all the features requested by the customers, like multi-channel delivery.

Additionally to the Visual Studio workflow projects provided in source code, Axinom is providing free educational resources which will help ensure that IT professionals and developers have the know-how and expertise to help companies complete their digital transformation. The reason for that is rather simple – Axinom CMS is developed by developers who actively worked in customer projects for years. At the end you can’t beat the real life developer experience.


Axinom CMS in Azure Marketplace


To further simplify the work for companies with OTT video management needs, Axinom announced at the IBC Show 2016 in Amsterdam the immediate availability of Axinom Content Management System (Axinom CMS) within the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. This offering allows cloud customers to deploy a turnkey backend content solution out-of-the-box.

Customers with Microsoft Azure subscription are now empowered to easily extend their IT infrastructure with a flexible and customizable media backend system in the cloud. According to Stefanie Schuster, Business Development Manager at Axinom, Axinom CMS is designed with a modular approach and built to support various over-the-top (OTT) video business models for consumer and corporate video. Service providers in different vertical markets worldwide trust in Axinom CMS to build full end-to-end OTT media workflows while ensuring efficient and robust handling of media content.


We are excited to offer Axinom CMS through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace,” said Axinom’s chief executive officer Damir Tomicic. “While Axinom has been in market with Microsoft Azure-powered solutions since the launch of the platform, this Azure Marketplace offering helps Axinom to enhance its Microsoft Azure-based solutions at cloud speed and scale, thereby extending those benefits to our customers and partners. In addition, our deployment in Azure Marketplace makes it easier for customers to evaluate Axinom CMS with a free trial – no strings attached. ”

Azure’s global-scale and trusted cloud has supported some of the largest media workflows in live and VOD content,” said Sudheer Sirivara, GM Azure Media Services and Azure CDN.With Axinom CMS now available in the Azure Marketplace, customers can start managing their digital assets to streamline their digital workflow within minutes.

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