A Complete Solution for Managing Live Video Distribution

Software-Defined Video Platform

The Zixi Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP®) is a complete market proven solution for managing high performance live video distribution and delivery at scale.  The SDVP® modular architecture manages all facets of a live video platform such as distribution over IP networks, with traffic and congestion aware routing, diverse signal path bonding, patented hitless failover technology and available in-transit processing delivering unparalleled performance and network efficiency.  The SDVP® is trusted to successfully deliver over 20,000 premium live channels and events, error free, every day.

Modular Components of the SDVP®


Transport & Processing


Management & Orchestration


Monitoring & Analytics

SDVP® Delivers End-to-End Live Operations & Control

Zixi Broadcaster

SDVP® Media Gateway
  • Multiplexing & OTT Packaging
  • Sophisticated Monitoring
  • Bonding & Hitless Failover
  • Universal Support
  • for 16+ Protocols
  • Ultra Low Latency

Zixi Edge Compute

SDVP® Connections
  • Connect Channels to Zixi Broadcasters
  • High Performance Connectivity
  • 400+ ZEN Integrated Partners
  • Supports all transport protocols (RIST, RTP, RTMP, SRT, HLS and more)

ZEN Master

SDVP® Control Plane
  • Centralized Operations Dashboard
  • Video Route & Infrastructure Orchestration
  • ZEN Master for AWS Media Services
  • Live Events Manager
  • Global Visibility & Health

Live Transcoding

SDVP® Transcode Option
  • Consolidate Transcode and Distribution Workflow​
  • Deliver SPTS/MPTS & OTT Optimized Variants​
  • GPU Accelerated & Ultra-Low Latency​
  • Content & Congestion Aware​
  • Integrated Dynamic Encoder Backpressure​

Intelligent Data Platform

SDVP® AI/ML Analytics
  • AI/ML Driven Predictive Insights
  • Programmatic Incident Detection
  • Automated RCA Report Generation
  • Blast Radius Impact Analysis

The Best Streaming Software for a Reason

Zixi keeps you ahead of the curve

Zixi’s Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP®) is the industries most complete live video platform for managing broadcast-quality video delivery over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider, and any edge device.

The last decade has brought seismic shifts in viewer behavior. This has led to an explosion in industry advancements, including virtualization of broadcast media infrastructures and implementation of software defined video networks supporting business agility and cost efficiency strategies the market demands. Zixi’s customers leverage the SDVP® and robust Zixi Enabled Network of over 400 integrated technology partners and service providers to grow and thrive in this dynamic marketplace.

SDVP® Enables Error Free Delivery

The flexibility to deploy and manage carrier-grade live video routes, through any network, on-prem or in the cloud, combined with best-in-class quality of service from any source to any target destination. Delivering live video drives us, and Zixi’s comprehensive live video distribution solutions deliver the future-proof capabilities, always-on reliability and software-defined agility to meet the rapidly evolving demands that today’s media consumers require.

SDVP® Flexible Engagement Models


Modular Software

Deploy only the components of the SDVP® you need and scale on-demand within your own infrastructure environments.


Zixi-as-a-Service (ZaaS)

All the capabilities of the SDVP®
with integrated cost optimized cloud infrastructure managed by Zixi.

ContentXchange (CXE)

Live Channel Service inclusive of Zixi secured transport rights to thousands of channels of content, delivered over ZaaS and packaged to the specific requirements of your target destinations.

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