Kontiki announced enhancements to its grid technology. Grid Streaming, which enables video or audio to be streamed and optionally saved for later use, adds additional flexibility for content providers and users. Grid Multicasting, which enables a single piece of content to be relayed to many users on a local network automatically, minimizing use and congestion on WAN links. Cost Optimized Routing enables customers to cut bandwidth costs by relying on the Kontiki Delivery Grid’s ability to distinguish between more and less expensive network links and route digital media at the lowest overall cost. User-Based Class of Service Controls allow enterprise IT to define service levels for every user and group. Kontiki also announced integrated support for a number Microsoft products, including Microsoft’s Content Management Server, Windows Media Rights Manager, Microsoft Producer, and Windows Media 9. www.kontiki.com

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