Irdeto Control takes home the Streaming Media Europe Readers’ Choice Award

Irdeto Control is the winner of the Content Protection category in the 2021 Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Awards

AMSTERDAM – October 7, 2021 – Irdeto, the world leader in digital platform security, today announces its multi-DRM solution Irdeto Control has been selected as the winner of the Content Protection category in the 2021 Streaming Media European Readers’ Choice Awards. One of the most prestigious honors in the online video industry, the annual awards recognize the industry frontrunners and include TV operators, digital security providers, app developers and content providers.

“Year after year, Irdeto is recognized by industry leaders for our solutions, technology and service that help customers protect their most valuable assets. We’re happy to see Irdeto Control  be recognized as the industry leading multi-DRM solution. I also want to extend my thanks to our excellent team who tirelessly work to keep our customers’ content safe,” said Shane McCarthy, COO of Video Entertainment at Irdeto, when commenting the latest industry award.

Irdeto Control is a high-performance and highly scalable multi-DRM solution at the center of OTT content delivery activities. Generating keys for content encryption, administering content usage rules, and issuing playback licenses is done simply and reliably with industry leading SLAs up to 99,999%. In addition, Irdeto Control gives service operators the confidence to scale their business, grow their revenues, and enjoy peace of mind even during high peak events.

The most commonly used DRM system in the world and trusted by many of the leading OTT video providers worldwide, Irdeto Control issues more than 3.4 billion of licenses per month (July 2021). In addition, it offers a choice of service level agreements, concurrent stream management, and a geodiversity feature that simplifies and minimizes the cost and management for regional and global providers.

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