Sunday, April 10, 2011

Online Video Platform Showcase: Kaltura, ClickstreamTV, Unicorn Media, Limelight Networks

As part of the Online Video Platform Summit, six of the leading online video platform providers showcased the features and capabilities in two sponsored sessions over the two-day event. This session features presentations by Ron Yekutiel, Chairman, CEO of Kaltura, Kevin Yahl, President of ClickstreamTV, AJ McGowan, CTO of Unicorn Media, and Edgardo Nazario, VP of Products for Video Platform Solutions of Limelight Networks. While each of these providers have similar offerings, they all differentiate themselves by their video publishing platforms, analytics and monetization features, scalability, integration, pricing, strategy and market presence.

Kaltura is an open source video platform with both a free self-hosted community edition and an enterprise management system and considered one of the top three OVPs in the space along with Brightcove and Ooyala. ClickstreamTV offers an easy to use Do-It-Yourself streaming platform with an affordable entry package starting at $59. Unicorn Media offers scalable solutions that center around simplifying video workflow and syndication. Limelight Networks offers both an online video platform (OVP) and content delivery network (CDN) through its acquisition of Delve Networks. Like many others OVPs, the Limelight Video Platform offers a cloud-based end-to-end solution to manage, deliver, publish and measure viewership.

Watch the video below to and learn about their features and capabilities and visit their websites for more information and a free trial.

Online Video Platform Company Profiles

About Kaltura

Kaltura provides the world's first Open Source Online Video Platform.  Over 100,000 media & entertainment companies, enterprises, SMBs, educational institutions, service providers, platform vendors, and system integrators use Kaltura's flexible platform to enhance their websites, web-services, and web-platforms with advanced customized video, photo and audio functionalities.  Kaltura's features and products enable easy deployment of custom work-flows involving video creation, ingestion, publishing, management, syndication, engagement, monetization and analysis.  The free community-supported self-hosted software and source-code is available for download at  A commercial version of the software can be obtained at along with Kaltura services such as streaming, hosting, transcoding, analytics, ad serving, support and maintenance packages, and professional development.  Founded in 2006, New York based Kaltura is a founding member of the 'Open Video Alliance' (, a coalition of organizations dedicated to fostering open standards for online video.  For more information:, and Follow Kaltura (kaltura) on Twitter

About ClickStreamTV

The ClickStreamTV system streams On Demand, Live, Pay-2-Watch and Mobile from the same platform. ClickStreamTV, an automated DIY (do-it-yourself) video delivery solution, is a product of Digital One Internet Services Inc., Orland Park, IL. Find out more at ClickStreamTV has emerged as the industry leader in enabling small and medium sized businesses to add video to their web sites. What makes ClickStreamTV different from the competition is how simple it is to use. Using ClickStreamTV enables small to medium size businesses to optimize their marketing dollars and reach new markets with streaming video. The most revolutionary aspect of ClickStreamTV is in our just added 'Mobile Phone Delivery' which allows your video to now be streamed to iPhones and BlackBerry's worldwide. Find out more at Follow ClickStreamTV (ClickStreamTV) on Twitter

About Unicorn Media 

Unicorn Media, Inc. is a digital media management provider that offers solutions that change the way content owners deliver their media assets online. With a focus on publisher profitability, Unicorn lowers the costs of video management and improves revenue generation capabilities through actionable real-time information. Unicorn’s flexible platform architecture enables customers to choose the services that best suit their needs by allowing them to augment their existing system with individual components or by utilizing the entire end-to-end suite of services. With real-time cloud analytics for understanding audiences and dynamic media syndication for delivering content to any Internet-connected device, Unicorn Media has revolutionized the process for running a profitable online media property. Founded by Limelight Networks founding CEO, Bill Rinehart, and headquartered in Tempe, AZ, privately held Unicorn Media, Inc. has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Chicago. For additional information, please visit: Follow Unicorn Media (UnicornMedia) on Twitter,

About Limelight Networks, Inc.

Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) provides on-demand software, platform and infrastructure services that help global businesses reach and engage audiences on any mobile or Internet-connected device, enabling them to enhance their brand presence, build stronger customer relationships, optimize their advertising, and monetize their digital assets. For more information, please visit Follow Limelight Networks (llnw) on Twitter

The Online Video Platform Summit is a two-day event designed to help organizations of all types, not just those for whom video is their core business. Held on November 2-3 in conjunction with
Streaming Media West in Los Angeles, the Online Video Platform Summit is designed for video publishers of all types and sizes, whether small businesses looking to publish content for the first time, independent entertainment content creators, large media organizations, or anywhere in between.