ocs as a streaming video server?

Would you ever use Office Communications Server as a streaming video server for recorded videos?  I personally recommend using Microsoft Media Server as a streaming video server, because that's what it was made for.  However, I've got someone that disagrees and thinks that we should just use Office Communications Server as the organizations streaming video server.  What would you do, and why?
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SHBSystems ArchitectCommented:
crmsharepointAuthor Commented:
Thanks...what kind of money are we talking about with Vbrick?  Is this the type of thing that costs 10k +

I'm contrasting that with Microsoft Media Server which we have a "free" license for as a part of our enterprise agreements.

For just out of the box OCS (no Vbrick) versus out of the box Media server how would you compare the features for streaming RECORDED video.  Again, my take is that Media server is the way to go, but what's your take.
SHBSystems ArchitectCommented:

I have tried Vbrick for a different requirement and it is good in performance.

For recorded videos Media server running on windows can give satisfactory performance but not sure for live stream.

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