Synacor Inc. (SYNC)’s Cloud ID Deployed By EPIX To Grow Further


Synacor Inc. (SYNC) early this week announced that a premium cable and satellite television network EPIX has adopted its Cloud ID to replace its legacy customer’s ID management system. The consumer identity and access management platform by Synacor has been entrusted by many leading entertainment networks.

Deployment of Cloud ID will not only save costs for the MGM owned company but will also be helpful to grow further. EPIX is in efforts of scaling its service up and providing easy and quick device integrations at users’ end. EPIX came migrating to the new system smoothly without causing any interruption to customers streaming sessions.

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Identity management system play key role for an enhanced customer experience. EPIX considered all option for the same including from developing a system of its own to outsource it with several solutions available. In the quest, EPIX found Synacor’s Cloud ID as an ideal platform that could fulfill its requirement, EPIX’s Chief technology Officer Sacha Stanton said. EPIX has been facing the challenges like quick integration of the new devices and to better meet the demand of increasingly growing number of subscribers. In this scenario, Synacor’s success story encouraged EPIX to join hands with Synacor in moving forward.

Synacor Cloud ID provides an advanced and leading platform for end-to-end identity and access management solution which is also cloud based. It makes it smooth for end users to easily connect to their subscription services anywhere. Users can quickly and effortlessly reach to their desired services and content whether viewing it on their Wi-Fi connected TV or on mobile devices.

More than 150 million TV subscribers in the United States are currently attached with Synacor Cloud ID to access their services. API scalability, open standards compliance and its ability to handle traffic surges smoothly made Cloud ID popular among its users.