From layman end-users to large enterprise employees, content access has become a necessity for each of us. It is not just about the type of content that is accessed but the array of devices used to access the content and the network bandwidth utilized/necessary to deliver that content. This process isn’t made any easier in this era of video technology, where videos are increasingly becoming the main source of learning, training, marketing, communication and much more.
On the surface, VIDIZMO and Kaltura seem to offer similar enterprise video platform capabilities to capture, store, manage and share live and on-demand videos across organizational units. Both solutions are also recognized by Gartner in their Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management (EVCM). However, there are fundamental differences between the two solutions, specifically in terms of solution completeness and readiness for business users, licensing, deployment flexibility, customer support and industry focus.
With over 100 million users, Microsoft SharePoint is used by organizations globally for employee collaboration and management of digital assets. Although SharePoint is well-suited for management of documents and images, video remains a challenge, especially with digital transformation initiatives magnifying consumption of video in organizations.
How do you overcome that challenge? Or are the limitations of SharePoint with respect to video overhyped?
Gartner, world’s leading research and advisory company, recognizes both VIDIZMO and Panopto in their Magic Quadrant report for Enterprise Video Content Management. Both solutions are designed to capture, host, manage, and deliver enterprise video, but a deeper look reveals fundamental differences in each product’s market positioning and the way they’ve built their product to address their target market’s preferences.
A platform to store, organize, manage, search, retrieve, and share different types of videos, an enterprise Video Content Management Systems (VCMS) allows a business to stream live and on-demand videos across the organization on a global scale. Use-cases could involve setting up an e-learning environment, monetizing your video content, and streaming CEO town halls live to thousands of concurrent viewers across the world. But before doing any of that, your videos must be processed to be made available on your enterprise video portal.
“How long does it take for a video to be available for playback once it’s uploaded?”