Aragon Research Names Sonic Foundry a Leader in Enterprise Video for Comprehensive Vision and Collaborative Technology

Leading analyst firm recognizes Sonic Foundry in two reports, “The Aragon Research Globe™ for Enterprise Video, 2016” and “Hot Vendors in Enterprise Video, 2016”
May 11, 2016 • Category: Press Release

MADISON, Wis. — May 11, 2016 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, has been named an enterprise video leader for the third consecutive year by Aragon Research in “The Aragon Research Globe™ for Enterprise Video, 2016,” as well as a company to watch in the ‘Hot Vendor in Enterprise Video, 2016” report.

Sonic Foundry is recognized for its comprehensive vision and roadmap and its Mediasite Join video conference capture solution that meets the growing demand for collaborative workplaces.

“Enterprises today are looking for a full video platform, like Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, that handles the complete life cycle of video,” said Jim Lundy, Aragon founder and CEO and author of both reports. “Plus, the growing use of video has raised workplace expectations for seamless, high-quality, real-time video interaction with colleagues in support of business activities. What makes Sonic Foundry hot is the power of Mediasite’s capture, editing and delivery capabilities and its new real-time collaboration tool, Mediasite Join video conference capture solution, which transforms workplace collaboration into valuable, searchable video on-demand.”

Aragon attributes Sonic Foundry’s leadership position to these demonstrated strengths:
• Strong integration with video conferencing systems and learning and content management platforms
• Powerful video portal with enterprise YouTube user interface
• Robust video search and editing capabilities
• Effective analytics
• Easy to use platform
• Out-of-the-box professional service team, Mediasite Events, for live events
• Large global footprint

“Capturing the interactions that occur and the knowledge that is shared between colleagues is essential to a company’s success, and real-time collaborative video technology, like Mediasite Join, makes this a reality regardless of time and distance,” said Gary Weis, Sonic Foundry CEO. “Sonic Foundry continues to push the boundaries of our enterprise video and collaboration platform, Mediasite, to provide global organizations the most automated and scalable video solution. It’s an honor to be named an enterprise market leader for the third straight year.”

Download the Aragon Research Globe for Enterprise Video at www.sonicfoundry.com/resource/aragon-globe/ and the Hot Vendors in Enterprise Video at www.sonicfoundry.com/resource/aragonhotvendor/.

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About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.

Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ:SOFO) is the global leader for video capture, management and streaming solutions. Trusted by more than 4,300 educational institutions, corporations, health organizations and government entities in 65 countries, its Mediasite Video Platform quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of live and on-demand streaming videos. Leading research firms Aragon, Forrester, Wainhouse and Frost & Sullivan recognize Sonic Foundry as a leader in enterprise video, webcasting and lecture capture. Learn more at www.sonicfoundry.com and @mediasite.

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