MADISON, Wis. — April 23, 2014 — Sonic Foundry, Inc.
(NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted leader for video creation and management solutions, today
announced its position as a Leader in the 2014 Aragon Research Globe for Video Content Management.
The report, authored by Jim Lundy, founder and CEO
of Aragon, and David Mario Smith, Aragon research director, assesses technology
and service providers of solutions that enable enterprises to effectively manage
and deliver video. Aragon completed a rigorous analysis of 14 vendors’
strategy, performance and global reach to provide an independent comparative
evaluation of the participants in the video content management market. Aragon
defines “Leaders” as vendors with comprehensive strategies that not only align
with industry direction and market demand, but also effectively perform against
Sonic Foundry’s leadership position in the inaugural
Video Content Management Globe is based on its demonstrated strategy,
performance and reach. Contributing to this recognition are its noted strengths:
Strong customer track record and comprehensive roadmap
Good search capabilities, effective analytics and “enterprise YouTube”
Strong penetration in higher education, government and corporate
A growing presence in Asia Pacific
"Video has fast become an invaluable
enterprise asset,” Smith said. “With mobile devices and cloud access to video
content, it has exploded across consumer and business spectrums. However, due
to its increased usage, it needs to be managed throughout its lifecycle just
like any other content type."
“Our driving mission has been to perfect the capture and management of
the knowledge shared around the world, and this acknowledgment by the respected
analysts at Aragon Research is validation of that,” said Gary Weis, Sonic
Foundry chief executive officer. “We are honored to be named a market leader,
and as we forge ahead, our customers will continue to experience unparalleled
quality in enterprise video.”
Download the Aragon Research Video Content Management
Globe at www.sonicfoundry.com/AragonResearchGlobe.