Wainhouse Research Names Sonic Foundry a Champion in Streaming and Lecture Capture

Leading analyst firm recognizes Sonic Foundry for a complete end-to-end video solution and strong ability to execute in new report
July 28, 2016 • Category: Press Release

MADISON, Wis. — July 28, 2016 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, has been named a streaming and lecture capture champion by Wainhouse Research in its new report “Streaming & Lecture Capture for Education and Training Market Overview 2016.”

Sonic Foundry is recognized for being an energetic company with a high ability to execute, offering a complete end-to-end solution, having a comprehensive vision for both the education and corporate training industries and its strong position for international market expansion.

“Products like Mediasite by Sonic Foundry that have tools for interactivity, search and performance analytics and a range of content and network management capabilities offer innovation that already is enhancing the quality of education and training,” said report author Alan D. Greenberg, Wainhouse Research senior analyst and partner. “Sonic Foundry offers everything needed, plus additional bells and whistles, for an enterprise or educational institution to deliver a video portal, with social elements, interactive features, advanced search and closed captioning capabilities.”

Wainhouse Research evaluated a large set of lecture capture and streaming vendors, and has graded Sonic Foundry as an industry champion based on the following criteria:
• Capacity for and history of technical innovation
• Robust offering of hosted, on-premises and hybrid services, as well as a turn-key event services team
• Agility in developing new products in responding to evolving market conditions
• Approach to partnerships and distribution relationships
• Large global footprint
• Support for learners, teachers and trainers
• Record in sales and deployment successes

Download the Wainhouse research report at www.sonicfoundry.com/resource/WainhouseReport.

“Mediasite is about more than recording what is happening in a classroom or boardroom. It’s about providing a complete, end-to-end secure solution that unites a mobile workforce, lets students learn at their own pace and helps companies communicate more effectively,” said Gary Weis, Sonic Foundry CEO. “Our customers worldwide understand the importance of trusting in a company that helps them deliver the most efficient and effective online learning. To be recognized as a champion by Wainhouse Research for our comprehensive platform and our strong international presence is a privilege and motivates our continued commitment to this high-growth market.”

About Wainhouse Research
Wainhouse Research is an independent market research firm that focuses on critical issues in the unified communications, e-Learning and collaboration markets. http://cp.wainhouse.com/

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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