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Avoid bandwidth overloads and ensure consistent video streaming even at peak times. With phoenixNAP’s workload-optimized hardware, you can scale Intel processors, bandwidth, storage, and RAM resources as you need them. Take a look at our solutions that can best support demanding workloads such as video encoding and transcoding.

Recommended servers

Light Workloads

Intel Xeon E-2276G
6×3.8GHz (4.90GHz Turbo)

128GB DDR4 RAM
1x1TB NVMe
1Gbps network (private + public)
15TB bandwidth
20Gbps DDoS

Starting at:
$123/mo

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Medium Workloads

Intel Xeon E-2288G
6×3.7GHz (5.00GHz Turbo)

128GB DDR4 RAM
2x1TB NVMe
10Gbps network (private + public)
15TB bandwidth
20Gbps DDoS

Starting at:
$209/mo

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Heavy Workloads

2x Intel Xeon Gold 6258R (40 x 2.10 GHz)
Comparable to Xeon Gold 5218R Processors

256GB DDR4 RAM
2x2TB NVMe
10Gbps network (private + public)
15TB bandwidth
20Gbps DDoS

Starting at:
$647/mo

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+ Flexible bandwidth packages and unmetered bandwidth options

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Feature Highlights

Available on an OpEx-based model, phoenixNAP’s streaming servers are a cost-efficient solution for dynamic workloads that require extensive hardware resources. Media and entertainment organizations can use them to improve their day-to-day operations and optimize their IT budgets, while ensuring consistent performance and stability. Improve live event or video on-demand streaming with a powerful platform.

Built-In Graphics Acceleration

One of the recommended platforms for media streaming is the server with Intel® Xeon® E-2288G, which integrates Intel’s UHD Graphics P630 GPU operating at 350 MHz with a burst frequency of up to 1.2 GHz. The built-in graphic acceleration features ensure seamless processing of heavy workloads with progressive components.

Vertical CPU Scaling Capability

The servers based on 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor family provide a great performance potential and vertical CPU scaling capability. With the ability to shift between seven different CPU configurations with a reboot, you can absorb spikey traffic with low overhead.

Flexible Bandwidth Packages

With the option to negotiate bandwidth packages, you can cost-effectively scale bandwidth as you need it. phoenixNAP lets you leverage our 10GB networking capability with DDoS protection included across all locations.

SSD, NVMe, and SATA Options

The industry leading storage and memory options help you ensure consistent performance, regardless of the number of stream connections. Configure your dedicated server platform with the options of your choice and enjoy excellent performance.

Built-In Graphics Acceleration

One of the recommended platforms for media streaming is the server with Intel® Xeon® E-2288G, which integrates Intel’s UHD Graphics P630 GPU operating at 350 MHz with a burst frequency of up to 1.2 GHz. The built-in graphic acceleration features ensure seamless processing of heavy workloads with progressive components.

Vertical CPU Scaling Capability

The servers based on 2nd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processor family provide a great performance potential and vertical CPU scaling capability. With the ability to shift between seven different CPU configurations with a reboot, you can absorb spikey traffic with low overhead.

Flexible Bandwidth Packages

With the option to negotiate bandwidth packages, you can cost-effectively scale bandwidth as you need it. phoenixNAP lets you leverage our 10GB networking capability with DDoS protection included across all locations.

SSD, NVMe, and SATA Options

The industry leading storage and memory options help you ensure consistent performance, regardless of the number of stream connections. Configure your dedicated server platform with the options of your choice and enjoy excellent performance.

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What is a streaming server?

A streaming server enables content providers to deliver videos, audio or image files, and streams to an end user in real-time. These servers need advanced storage, memory, and network capacity to be able to store large volumes of data and deliver them to a user’s device with minimum latency. Network speeds and bandwidth are key in ensuring fast delivery, which is why streaming servers should be connected to a robust global network.

How does a streaming server work?

The mechanism behind media streaming includes a dedicated server with advanced compute resources, which is used to store multimedia files and video streams. The content is delivered via CDN, a global network that compresses data and delivers them in smaller chunks to reduce lag and prevent overload at peak times. The end user does not have to download the content locally in order to view it. Instead, they can see it on-demand from the browser.

What to consider when buying dedicated streaming server?

The success of streaming businesses depends on their ability to deliver media-intensive services with minimum latency. phoenixNAP’s dedicated servers provide bandwidth, memory, and storage resources you need to meet that goal. Architected on the industry leading processor platform, the streaming servers enable you to process even the most intensive workloads in minimum time.

Vertical CPU Scaling

phoenixNAP’s FlexServers offer a unique capability to scale CPUs with a reboot.

DDoS Protection

phoenixNAP provides 20 Gbps of DDoS protection FREE with every server.

Global Availability

Deploy your dedicated server on any of phoenixNAP’s five global locations.

“phoenixNAP continually impresses us by being outstanding in every regard. The network is rock-solid, and the facilities are secure, clean and attractive. Their product offerings are diverse, flexible, cost-effective, and scalable – ideal for tailoring solutions to every situation we’ve encountered.”

– Scott Barclay, President, Main Advantage Technology Services

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“phoenixNAP continually impresses us by being outstanding in every regard. The network is rock-solid, and the facilities are secure, clean and attractive. Their product offerings are diverse, flexible, cost-effective, and scalable – ideal for tailoring solutions to every situation we’ve encountered.“

– Scott Barclay, President, Main Advantage Technology Services

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Streaming Servers Q&A

The performance of streaming media applications depends on multiple factors, hardware platform being a critical one. If you are looking for ways to optimize your environment for consistent performance even at peak times, read the recommended best practices from our Knowledge Base.
If you’re looking to solve a specific issue, check out ourKnowledge Base articles.

Knowledge Base

Single Vs Dual Processor Servers, Which Is Right For You?

With the needed amount of RAM, storage, and other hardware components, you can create a tailor-made backbone for your business operations. Learn what are the differences between single and dual processor server and which one would work best for your needs.

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Intel Optane Memory Vs SSDs Vs RAM

The growing amount of data and the need to process them in minimum time were the key drivers for Intel to develop a new type of solid-state drive. Intel Optane Memory is built to bridge the gap between RAM and flash-based storage. This article compares Intel Optane with standard RAM and NAND SSDs.

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How To Install NVIDIA Tesla Drivers On Linux Or Windows

The ever-increasing presence of bare metal servers in today’s IT industry is a result of the rise in the demand for extreme compute power. By providing extreme processing power to a single tenant, they can process even the most demanding workloads with exceptional scaling capabilities.

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