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Why Elly decided to outsource video encoding for its 1 second clips platform?

February 11, 2015 Customers

We are so excited to announce that Coconut partners with Elly. Elly is social network based on 1 second clips recorded via your smartphone. You can run your digital diary saving beautiful and important moments from your life, share them with friends and get inspired by other people life. Thanks to compilations of those clips, filters and hashtags you have it all organized and easy accessible on-line on our platform. Be part and watch life of people around the world!

We had the chance to interview Adam Cellary, the founder of Elly.

Adam, why did you decide to move your video encoding to the Cloud?

We had troubles with subscription plans while working with Amazon Elastic Transcoder. Elly is focused on shooting one second clips, and AWS was charging us for every second as for a minute…

Why did you select Coconut?

Coconut seemed to be the cheapest solution with API, and subscription based on transfer.

How fast and handy was your integration with Coconut?

Super easy, I really appreciate support! We have to convert our video to squares (AWS was able to do that), and the Coconut guys added that option in a second!

Adam CellaryFounder of Elly
Switching from Amazon Transcoder to Coconut was super easy. Thanks to well documented API, the integration took us one evening.

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