Wowza Streaming Engine - Extended Support

SKU: Wowza SE Pro-3Y

Wowza Streaming Engine, formerly Wowza Media Server, is robust, customizable, and scalable server software that powers reliable streaming of high-quality video and audio to any device, anywhere.

3 year maintance and support.

£1,969.00 £2,362.80
Wowza SE Pro-3Y


Wowza Streaming Engine is the gold standard of customizable streaming server software for building and delivering professional-grade streaming at any scale.

Wowza Streaming Engine is

  • The industry leader for live and on-demand streaming at any scale
  • Loaded with resources and tools for developers and builders
  • Built with a future-proof core architecture
  • Backed by experience, industry expertise, and world-class support
  • Built to deliver pro-quality mobile, low-latency, VR, and 360° streaming experiences
  • Natively configured to support the Wowza WOWZ™ protocol for building ultra-low latency workflows


Flexible and Customizable

Ingest Any Live Stream

Use this encoding solution for your live streaming needs, from free software-based RTMP encoders to broadcast-grade MPEG-TS hardware.

Deliver to Any Device

Deliver video and audio streams to any player and any device, over any protocol, from a single streaming server.

Stream Live, Linear, and On-Demand Content

Create live, linear, or on-demand streaming applications for live events, news, surveillance, monitoring, video libraries, and more.

Record and Archive Live Streams

Record a live stream to a file available for on-demand playback. Record an entire live webcast into a single file, segment it into multiple files for chapter replay, or start and stop recording at predetermined points for partial archiving.

Transcode Streams for Optimal Viewer Experiences

Transcoding with Wowza technology lets you refine your live encoding and streaming workflow, saving on upload bandwidth while delivering the best-possible-quality streams to each user's device.


Optimized for Scalability

Extensible Modular Architecture

Deploy and modify your Wowza Streaming Engine instances to suit your specific needs. Add stand-alone instances, clusters, and edge servers seamlessly and non-disruptively.

Automated Management and Monitoring

Wowza Streaming Engine monitoring tools, comprehensive APIs, and SNMP integration enable proactive load and performance management. Use the Wowza Streaming Engine Manager GUI, or integrate with your preferred applications and tools.

Tightly Integrated with CDNs and Services

Wowza Steaming Engine is tightly integrated with industry-leading CDNs and streaming services, including Wowza CDN, Facebook Live, Akamai, YouTube Live, Limelight Networks, and TATA Communications.

Flexible Deployment Options

Deploy Wowza Streaming Engine software in bare-metal, virtualized, and Docker containers on private infrastructure, with your preferred public cloud provider, or as a hybrid configuration to suit your current and future needs.


End-to-End Workflow Enablement



Wowza Streaming Engine accepts:


Video: H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, MPEG4 Part 2, MPEG2, VP8, VP9, VP6, Sorenson Spark®, Screen Video v1 & v2
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, Speex, Opus, Vorbis, AC-3, E-AC-3


JVC®: GY-HM650 & LS300, 850, 890
Panasonic®: PTZ AW series
Sony®: SRG-300SE
Axis: Most models
General: RTMP or RTSP/RTP IP cameras


Preconfigured: Wowza GoCoder mobile app, NewTek TriCaster, Telestream Wirecast, Teradek Cube, Hauppauge StreamEez-Pro, Epiphan Systems Pearl, Matrox Monarch
General: RTMP or RTSP/RTP encoders


Wowza Streaming Engine outputs:

Protocols Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), RTMP, Adobe® HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS), MPEG-DASH, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, RTSP/RTP, MPEG-TS

Video: H.265/HVEC, H.264/AVC, H.263(v2), VP9

Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+v1 & v2, Opus, G.711

Resolution 1080p, 720p, UHD 4K


Wowza Streaming Engine targets:

Players JW Player®, Flowplayer, iOS native player, Android (with HLS-compatible players), Adobe® Flash (HDS/HLS-compatible players), QuickTime® Player (10.0 or later for OS X), Microsoft Silverlight, Apple QuickTime, VideoLAN VLC, RealPlayer
Devices Mobile phones and tablets, computers, gaming consoles, IPTV/OTT devices, smart TVs
Preconfigured Services and CDNs

Facebook Live®, YouTube®, Icecast®, SHOUTcast®, Wowza Streaming Cloud, Wowza CDN, Akamai®, Limelight Networks®, Tata Communications®, Mirror Image®

and most RTMP or RTSP/RTP–compatible stream targets



Streaming Delivery: Multi-Protocol, Multi-Client

Adobe Flash HTTP Dynamic Streaming (HDS)
Flash Player
Adobe® AIR®
RTMP-compatible players
HDS-compatible players
Apple® HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) iPhone®, iPod®, iPad® (iOS 3.0 or later)
QuickTime® Player (10.0 or later)
Safari® (4.0 or later on Mac OS X version 10.6)
Roku® streaming devices
Other HLS-compatible players
Microsoft® Smooth Streaming Silverlight® 3 or later
Other Smooth Streaming-compatible players
RTSP/RTP Quicktime Player
Other RTSP/RTP-compliant players
VideoLAN VLC media player
3GPP-compatible mobile devices
MPEG2 Transport Protocol (MPEG-TS) IPTV set-top boxes
Multicast to any Silverlight-enabled desktop

Live Streaming: Compatible Encoding Inputs

RTMP Video: H.264, VP8, VP6, Sorenson Spark®, Screen Video v1 & v2
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, Speex, Opus, Vorbis
RTSP/RTP Video: H.265 (preview), H.264, VP9, VP8
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, Speex, Opus, Vorbis
MPEG-TS Video: H.265 (preview), H.264, VP9, VP8
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3, AC-3 (Dolby® Digital), E-AC-3 (Dolby Digital Plus), ALS (LOAS), Opus, Vorbis
ICY (SHOUTcast/Icecast) Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MP3

Video-on-Demand Streaming: Supported File Formats

Video and audio FLV (Flash Video—.flv)
MP4 (QuickTime container—.mp4, .f4v, .mov, .m4v, .mp4a, .3gp, & .3g2) 
.ismv, .isma
MP3 (.mp3)

Protocols and Payloads: Applicable Transport Protocol and Payload Specifications

RTP: H.264 IETF RFC3984, QuickTime generic RTP payload format
ISO/IEC 14496-3

System Requirements

Minimum recommended production hardware CPU: Single quad core, 3.00 GHz or better RAM: 4GB Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping) Network: 1Gbps Ethernet
High-load recommended production hardware CPU: Dual quad-core or a single hex-core, 3.00 GHz or better RAM: 16-32GB Disk: 2 or more in RAID 0 (striping) Network: 10Gbps Ethernet
Supported operating systems Windows® (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10; Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016) Linux (all distributions) Mac® OS X 10.8 or later
Java (required) Java Runtime Environment (JRE) or Java Development Kit (JDK) 1.8.0_77 recommended; JRE/JDK 7+ to recommended version is supported


Decoding (inputs) Video: H.265/HEVC (preview), H.264/AVC, MPEG4 Part 2, MPEG2, VP9, VP8
Audio: MP3, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, MPEG1 Part 1/2, Speex, Opus, G.711, Vorbis
Encoding (outputs) Video: H.265/HEVC (preview), H.264/AVC, H.263 (v2), VP9
Audio: AAC, AAC-LC, HE-AAC+ v1 & v2, Opus, Vorbis


Live stream caching and playout Single content cache for simultaneous playout to Flash HDS, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, and Apple HLS clients
Live stream time-shifting Pause, rewind, fast-forward, return to live


Third-party key-management services BuyDRM™, Verimatrix®, and EZDRM
Encryption services 
++ Inc. Common Encryption for MPEG-DASH
BuyDRM: Microsoft PlayReady® ++
Verimatrix: Verimatrix® VCAS™ ++, Microsoft® PlayReady®
EZDRM: Microsoft PlayReady®
Live and on-demand clients 
PC, Mac, iOS, Android, Windows Phone
Game consoles, set-top boxes, smart TVs
BuyDRM: BuyDRM players and Smooth Streaming clients
Verimtarix: ViewRight® web clients and Smooth Streaming clients
EZDRM Live: Smooth Streaming clients
EZDRM VOD: Discretix SecurePlayer™ and Smooth Streaming clients (note: EZDRM does not support iOS or Android)
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