MADISON, Wis., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive year, the company's Mediasite platform has been named Best Webcasting Platform in the Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards.
"For years we've been evangelizing the benefits of webcasting in enterprise communications, e-learning and knowledge management, but it is customer experience that substantiates our efforts," said Rimas Buinevicius, chairman and CEO of Sonic Foundry. "We are proud that Mediasite has once again been named Best Webcasting Platform and are grateful to our customers and Streaming Media readers who voted. With their partnership, Sonic Foundry will continue to enhance this technology and challenge the industry status quo."
Since its introduction in 2003, Sonic Foundry's Mediasite has set the standard as a transformational communication medium for delivering critical information and sharing knowledge. Trusted by more than 1100 customers, the patented Mediasite webcasting and content management system quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of rich media presentations that combine audio, video and accompanying graphics for live or on-demand viewing.
The announcement was made during a gala reception at the Streaming Media West show in San Jose on Wednesday in San Jose, Calif., as well as posted on Streaming Media's website: http://www.streamingmedia.com/article.asp?id=10682.
About Sonic Foundry(R), Inc.
Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO) is the global leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, providing enterprise communication solutions for more than 1,200 customers in education, business and government. Powered by Mediasite, the patented webcasting platform which automates the capture, management, delivery and search of lectures, online training and briefings, Sonic Foundry empowers people to transform the way they communicate. Through the Mediasite platform and its Events Services group, the company helps customers connect a dynamic, evolving world of shared knowledge and envisions a future where learners and workers around the globe use webcasting to bridge time and distance, accelerate research and improve performance.
Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry's products, its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.