Video Platforms & Solutions

Information about online video hosting platforms and video streaming platforms (OVP) and online video companies. Coverage of the business of online video, video platform startups, and other internet video platforms. Ongoing industry coverage of the video hosing providers, video CMS platforms, video advertising platforms, internet sharing platforms and other video platforms dedicated to publishing and monetizing web video.

The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

What's the next major shift for video in the enterprise? Below is an observation of the evolution of enterprise video from the past to the present, and a suggestion for what's to come. For consistency, let's evaluate the four parts of video for each period …

Volusion Partners With vzaar To Provide Ecommerce Video Solutions

Volusion Partners With vzaar To Provide Ecommerce Video Solutions

vzaar, the video hosting platform continues to wrap up partnerships with some of the web's leading creative agencies. Today the company announced a new relationship with Volusion, one of the leading providers of ecommerce and shopping cart software, to power ecommerce video solutions for all of Volusion's …

Get Your Own Free Videosite With vidmeup Video Hosting

Get Your Own Free Videosite With vidmeup Video Hosting

There are a lot of great benefits a business can get from posting their video to YouTube, including sharing options, statistics, and access to the audience at the largest video site in the world. But YouTube doesn't work for everyone, particularly businesses that are concerned …

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

While Vimeo is a great deal smaller than YouTube (and really, who isn't?), there is a growing and thriving community of users there. But one group that has long been shut out of the Vimeo experience is businesses and brands. This week, the company announced the …

Facebook Video To Be Powered By Ooyala Online Video Platform?

Facebook Video To Be Powered By Ooyala Online Video Platform?

This much we know is true: Facebook is having some kind of big-announcement press event tomorrow. CEO Mark Zuckerburg has reportedly said it will be "awesome." And shortly after the speculation began, TechCrunch declared the announcement would be a partnership with Skype to bring video …

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

Online video provides a method for small businesses to attract the attention of potential buyers, provide more information about their products and demonstrate how they work. Most small businesses that begin using video start with a YouTube channel because of the huge number of potential …

As the Online Video Platform Market Crowds, Smart Companies Adapt

As the Online Video Platform Market Crowds, Smart Companies Adapt

There's no hiding the fact that the Online Video Platform (OVP) space is crowded, even more so than the Content Delivery Network (CDN) space was three years ago when the CDNs marched fearlessly down the inevitable path of commoditization. Today there are over 90 streaming …

YouTube Testing New Video Player With Black Progress Bar

YouTube Testing New Video Player With Black Progress Bar

Last night my wife called me in from the other room to show me a YouTube video she found hilarious. I think it was cat-related, but honestly don't remember. What I do remember is that the bar at the bottom of the video–where the play …

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove Moves Beyond Video With Mobile Development Platform, App Cloud

Brightcove has been a trusted provider of video hosting, distribution, and monetization for publishers and brands for several years. This morning, at their Brightcove Play 2011 conference, CEO and founder, Jeremy Allaire, unveiled a new product aimed at giving publishers the same kind of customizable …

BrightCove, 5Min Media Team for Online Video Syndication

BrightCove, 5Min Media Team for Online Video Syndication

Brightcove and 5min Media (part of AOL) have strengthened their relationship to give Brightcove users access to the entire 5min video library. If you have a Pro of Enterprise account at Brightcove, you can now publish 5Min content through your dashboard and participate in upcoming …

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