Easily deliver video over IP without managing infrastructure.


Zixi as a Service (ZaaS) provides broadcast infrastructure as a service, enabling media companies and service providers to quickly leverage SaaS to ingest and distribute live video over any IP with ultra-low latency with all the features and functionality of the SDVP.

ZaaS allows media and entertainment companies to easily extend existing on-premises infrastructures and capabilities to the cloud, delivering broadcast quality video while also being able to orchestrate, manage and monitor complex workflows from anywhere in the world using the ZEN Master control plane.

Service broadcasters can easily scale to add new partners, leveraging ZaaS for cloud video processing as well as the additional data, analytics, security and Quality of Service that consumers mandate.

Abstract Cloud

ZaaS delivers 99.999+% uptime of live video channels across broadcasters, satellite, OTT and Cable Network partners

ZaaS for Universal Aggregation & Distribution

Zixi as a Service allows companies to easily push or pull live and live linear video into or out of the cloud, providing a complete SaaS solution for end-to-end video workflows. Most use the award-winning Zixi protocol for delivery, but ZaaS can also support RIST, RTP+FEC, HLS, CMAF, HLS, DASH, SRT or RTMP. The vast Zixi Enabled Network of integrated technology partners and service providers, and our wide range of global customers, makes it easy to move content to and from anywhere in the world in broadcast quality and minimal changes to existing infrastructure.

Complete Redundancy For Broadcast Quality Reliability

Zixi as a Service supports a completely redundant video pipeline protecting against all failure scenarios. Experience ~100% uptime on our cloud with Zixi's patent-pending Hitless Failover that provides redundant transmission options for higher reliability and disaster recovery.

Efficiently Syndicate and Deliver Content to Multiple Affiliates

Many customers leverage ZaaS for universal aggregation and distribution to multiple affiliates. With ZaaS:

  • Acquire content in any protocol and normalize it to any encoding parameter and PID mapping
  • Operate a fully managed content exchange platform for live linear video between content owners and consumers
  • Create efficient workflows for occasional use events activating dynamic pull targets in the cloud as needed

Expand workflow agility with ZaaS

Increase Efficiency

Leverage Operational and Technological efficiencies with streamlined cloud workflows

Greater Flexibility

Cloud video workflow solutions make it easy to spin up and down Zixi instances as needed from any location

Improve Uptime

Achieve 99.999% reliability or higher when delivering live video over IP with Zixi

Better Visibility

ZEN Master control plane provides end-to-end visibility and control over highly complex delivery workflows

Increase Efficiency

Leverage Operational and Technological efficiencies with streamlined cloud workflows

Future-Proof Workflows

SDVP technology is upgraded with each new software release, allowing customers to easily iterate their cloud workflows and employ new features quickly

Customize Delivery

Support for SCTE markers and traditional features like closed captioning enables customization of programming feeds and ad insertion

Turnkey Solution

Proven turnkey solution for software-based deployments over IP and hybrid IP networks.

Unique Benefits to ZaaS

  • Centralized Management with ZEN Master
  • Smarter Workflows with the Intelligent Data Platform
  • Broadcast-Quality Reliability
  • High Availability
  • Ultra-Low Latency
  • Best-in-Class Security
  • Interoperability


Contact Zixi Sales today to learn more about how ZaaS can help you easily deliver and manage live video over any IP network.