Mediasite K.K. to Showcase Mediasite Video Platform, Strategic Alliances at Education IT Solutions Expo

Partnerships with Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi Cable Networks and NTT extend reach of Mediasite

TOKYO--()--Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted global leader for video creation and management solutions, today announced that Mediasite K.K., its Japanese subsidiary, will showcase strategic alliances using Mediasite Video Platform at the Education IT Solutions Expo (EDIX), held May 18-20 in Tokyo, Japan.

Each of Mediasite K.K.’s technology reseller- and partner-companies, including Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi Cable Networks and NTT, will highlight unique innovations powered by Mediasite, including:

  • Sony Business Solution: Sony’s recent distribution agreement with Mediasite K.K. leveraging Mediasite Video Platform and its IP camera support to strengthen lecture capture deployments, and Mediasite Join for streaming Unified Communications on demand
  • Toshiba: Toshiba’s selection of Mediasite Video Platform as the standard streaming solution for Generalist, the top corporate learning management system in Japan
  • Hitachi Cable Networks: Hitachi’s integration of Mediasite Join with their videoconference solution, Conference@Adapter
  • NTT East: Joint Marketing of Mediasite Video Cloud for academic video deployments

“Our goal is to meet the ever-evolving video needs of customers. We believe our suite of products combined with the innovations of these companies will give our customers the solutions they need to work and learn more effectively,” said Toshi Nakagawa, chief executive officer of Mediasite K.K. in Japan.

“Customer success is our top priority at Sonic Foundry. To further that mission we are focused on bringing Mediasite together with best-in-class products from companies like Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi Cable Networks and NTT,” said Gary Weis, chief executive officer of Sonic Foundry. “We envision that these successful collaborations in Japan will deliver even more innovation, empower our mutual customers to communicate and collaborate more effectively than ever before and become a repeatable business model worldwide.”

Trusted by educational institutions, corporations and government entities, the patented Mediasite Video Platform quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of live and on-demand streaming videos and rich media.

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.

Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the trusted global leader for video capture, management and webcasting solutions in education, business and government. The patented Mediasite Video Platform transforms communications, training, education and events for more than 3,800 customers in over 65 countries. Sonic Foundry is a leader in Aragon Research’s Globe for Enterprise Video and Forrester’s Enterprise Video Platforms and Webcasting Wave, Frost & Sullivan’s lecture capture leader for seven consecutive years and a challenger in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Video Content Management. Aragon also named it a Hot Vendor in Enterprise Video.

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Contacts

Media Relations:
Sonic Foundry, Inc.
Tammy Jackson, Director of Communications
608.770.9052
tammy@sonicfoundry.com
or
Nicole Wise, Manager of Communications
920.226.0269
nicolew@sonicfoundry.com
or
Investor Relations:
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Peter Seltzberg, Managing Director
516.419.9915
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Release Summary

Partnerships with Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi Cable Networks and NTT extend reach of Mediasite

Contacts

Media Relations:
Sonic Foundry, Inc.
Tammy Jackson, Director of Communications
608.770.9052
tammy@sonicfoundry.com
or
Nicole Wise, Manager of Communications
920.226.0269
nicolew@sonicfoundry.com
or
Investor Relations:
Darrow Associates, Inc.
Peter Seltzberg, Managing Director
516.419.9915
pseltzberg@darrowir.com