Image: Wainhouse Research Vendor Positioning Graph: Streaming & Lecture Capture for Education and Training Market Overview 2016
Our customers trust Sonic Foundry to be their enterprise video partner to drive innovation, accelerate video adoption and create more impactful communication. This summer we’ve received top honors from industry analysts for being a robust and comprehensive webcasting, video content management and lecture capture solution.
Sonic Foundry was named a Champion in Wainhouse Research’s new report, Streaming & Lecture Capture for Education and Training Market Overview 2016. This month, 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 a strong position for international market expansion.
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
“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.”
Read the report at www.sonicfoundry.com/resource/wainhousereport.
In May, Aragon Research named us a Leader in enterprise video in two reports — Aragon Research Globe™ for Video Content Management, 2016 and Hot Vendors in Enterprise Video, 2016. The research firm recognized us for our comprehensive vision and roadmap and our Mediasite Join video conference capture solution that meets the growing demand for collaborative workplaces.
Aragon attributes our leadership position to these demonstrated strengths:
- Strong integration with video conferencing systems and learning 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
According to Jim Lundy, Aragon founder and CEO and author of the reports: “Enterprises today are looking for a full video platform, like Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, that handles the complete life cycle of video. 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.”