Every since Kaleidescape survived in their DVD Ripping case, this company that sells very-high-end (read expensive) Movie Servers seem to be thriving in a big way.
According to a press release by Kaleidescape, their three-year sales figures reflect a 747% gain! On top of that, they now ranks No. 415 on the 2008 Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Not to shabby for a company who’s business model and future was in question due to the legal troubles.
Wondering what Kaleidescape is selling? Here’s an overview from their website:
The Kaleidescape System simplifies the way you collect, manage and enjoy movies and music. Once your personal entertainment collection is stored on the Kaleidescape System's fault-tolerant Servers, you can say goodbye to DVD and CD clutter and the frustration of storing and organizing your movies and music. And, since your Kaleidescape System uses high-speed networking to deliver your favorite movies and music throughout your home, you can instantly access and enjoy them when and where it's convenient for you, your family or your guests.For those of you who rip your own DVD’s onto your HTPC hard drive, you know how nice it is to have the content on the HTPC instead of piled with the DVD cases. So you’re probably not surprised that the very wealthy who these machines are marketed to want this product in a big way.
The Kaleidescape System comprises three primary components: Servers, Movie Players and Music Players. They can be combined in myriad ways to deliver movies and music seamlessly throughout your home.
Kaleidescape Full Press Release