Leading Enterprise YouTube Further Extends Video Sharing Across the Microsoft Collaboration Ecosystem
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 22, 2014 – MediaPlatform, Inc. (www.mediaplatform.com), the leading enterprise YouTube, today announced the integration of its video content management solution with Yammer. MediaPlatform now provides organizations with a tool to seamlessly incorporate on-demand video and live rich media webcasts into the enterprise social network currently in use at 85% of the Fortune 500.MediaPlatform enables video streaming to desktops and mobile devices for internal communications, training and marketing at global corporations, with customers that include Adobe, Ericsson, Facebook and General Motors. With this new Yammer functionality, along with existing integrations for SharePoint and Office 365, MediaPlatform continues to build deeper connections with the suite of Microsoft business applications.
“Business usage of video continues to grow quickly, as more and more companies are taking advantage of the power and information density of the medium,” said Jim McGovern, MediaPlatform CEO. “Our integration with Microsoft’s Yammer enhances the video experience further by adding its social media and sharing capabilities.”
Yammer and MediaPlatform are leveraged by businesses in need of secure networks that help employees be more productive and successful. Companies can now combine the power of an enterprise social network with an enterprise video platform to boost the engagement of the increasingly dispersed workforce, foster team collaboration and drive business agility.
With MediaPlatform, live webcasts featuring Q&A, polls, surveys and chat can now be shared directly to Yammer. On-demand videos with tags, descriptions and attachments can be added to company or group feeds and conversations around the content can take place inside either solution. In addition to providing a tool for bringing video to the social layer of an organization, MediaPlatform also solves the unique challenges associated with delivering video across corporate networks with its SmartPath and SmartEdge technologies.
Key Benefits and Features of MediaPlatform for Yammer
• Enable video collaboration and knowledge sharing
• Share content with the company, group or individual in Yammer
• Yammer social features available in MediaPlatform
• Videos stored outside of Yammer, no file size limit or format restrictions
• Secure user access based on viewer permissions
• Deliver live or on-demand video to desktop, tablet or smartphone
• Existing integrations with Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365
Yammer integration is part of the MediaPlatform 5.8 release. Register now for our live webcast today, Thursday, May 22nd at 2pm ET / 11am PT, to learn about all of the new features in this product update.
MediaPlatform, Inc. is an enterprise video platform enabling on-demand streaming and live rich media webcasting for corporate communications, training, collaboration and knowledge sharing. MediaPlatform provides organizations with the tools to deliver streaming content to internal or external viewers anywhere on any device, regardless of location or content distribution technology.