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Company Applications Recognized For Ability to Provide Scalable, Innovative Live And on demand Webcasts For Dynamic Change-Based Video Communication

 

SAN BRUNO, CA — October 1, 2009 – Qumu, Inc., the leader in enterprise video communications, announced today that the company’s innovative enterprise video applications have been selected as nominees for five products in seven separate Streaming Media Magazine Reader’s Choice awards.

Qumu’s products were recommended and nominated for the Reader’s Choice Awards immediately after two of its customers – Sprint and Northwestern Mutual Life – won prestigious EEVA Awards from IMS Research.

The winners of these prestigious awards are selected annually by readers of Streaming Media Magazine which recognizes the outstanding achievements and innovative deployments of video by leading companies from all across the country. Winners are selected by popular vote. People in companies, integrators, users and viewers can vote on the awards up until October 16, 2009. The list of Streaming Media Reader’s Choice awards and voting information is available online at http://www.streamingmedia.com/article.asp?id=11372

Qumu’s enterprise video solutions are used by Global 1000 companies and major government and educational organizations. The products were nominated for their ability to seamlessly capture, manage and distribute live and on demand video across a network or around the world to viewers. Categories and the Qumu products nominated include:

Best Streaming Innovation 2009
  • Qumu Create
  • Qumu Video Control Center 5.0
  • Qumu Multicast Plugin for Microsoft Silverlight
Portable Live Encoding Appliance
  • Qumu Capture Studio 2.0
Server Hardware/Software
  • Qumu VideoEdge
Enterprise Video Platform
  • Qumu Video Control Center 5.0
Live Video Streaming Platform
  • Qumu Video Control Center 5.0
Search and Indexing Platform
  • Qumu Video Control Center 5.0
Webcasting/Presentation Solution
  • Qumu Video Control Center 5.0

“We’re more excited about this year’s Streaming Media Reader's Choice Awards than ever,” said Eric Schumacher-Rasmussen, editor of Streaming Media Magazine. “We received more than 250 submissions, and nearly 200 of them have made our final list of nominees in our 21 categories – which we revised this year to better reflect the growing differentiation and variety of products and services available in the online video and audio marketplace. The final nominees are all well-known and well-respected; now it’s time to let the end users have their say about which ones they’re most enthusiastic about.”

Winners of Streaming Media Magazine awards are showcased in an industry event and presented online and in the magazine. In the past, nominees and winners have been recognized for their innovative, scalable enterprise video applications and services and for the results organizations have achieved by deploying these live and on demand webcasting video solutions.

“More and more companies are demanding advanced, scalable, controlled, secure enterprise video for live and on demand video communication that controls costs and reduces travel, allows executives to conduct Town Hall Meetings that keep key constituents engaged with the organization, and simplifies training and corporate change-based communication,” said Ray Hood, President and CEO of Qumu, Inc.  “We’re very proud that five of our products in seven categories have been nominated for the Reader’s Choice Awards. This is indicative of the communication capabilities that we provide enterprise organizations.  Qumu’s products are designed to closely address a company’s critical live and on demand video needs including:  Employee Generated Content creation, multiple CDN support, centralized management, and monitored, compliant distribution of any rich media format to any deployment requirement.”/p>

Qumu products and customer success stories with many other Qumu clients including Microsoft, Raytheon, Lockheed, Dell, and AMD are available at http://www.qumu.com/news/video-library.html

About Qumu, Inc.

Qumu is the leading provider of video solutions to corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and government entities. Qumu’s products allow organizations to easily create, manage, publish and distribute live and on demand video content while integrating the video with other media. Qumu’s solutions are engineered to allow companies to get started at minimal expense while leveraging existing IT standards and infrastructure. Qumu provides flexible deployment options: SaaS, enterprise software, and appliance delivery. Find out why so many Fortune 500 companies partner with Qumu for their enterprise video needs. Contact Qumu at 1-866-654-8333 or via www.qumu.com.

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