Forrester award puts online video firm into the Limelight

Parent Category: News | 11-03-2013

Continued performance improvements by digital presence management solutions provider Limelight, especially in the realm of CDNs, have been recognised by leading technology analyst Forrester.
Specifically, the company has received the ranking of a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave: Online Video Platforms Q1 2013, with its Orchestrate Video 2012 platform receiving the highest scores for content delivery network support, search and metadata support, and among the highest scores for extensibility.
The Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform comprises a suite of cloud-based services enabling companies to create and deliver digital experiences across the Web, tablet, mobile, social and large-screen channels. It also offers the ability to manage, tag and search video content.
According to the report, "Limelight's video platform differentiates in ease-of-use through its interface, its seamless integration with Limelight's CDN and integration with Limelight's WCM (now called Dynamic Site Platform)." In the leaders’ segment of the report are companies such as Kaltura, Ooyala and Brightcove.
"We are extremely pleased to have been cited as a strong performer in online video platforms by Forrester Research. We believe this ranking helps to validate our company vision and ability to deliver solutions that enable companies to tell their story in the most effective way possible," said Kirby Wadsworth, chief marketing officer at Limelight.