RAMP Announces MediaCloud Video Content Platform for SharePoint

RAMP announced today at the SharePoint Conference 2012 in Las Vegas the launch of MediaCloud™ for Microsoft® SharePoint®. RAMP’s MediaCloud for SharePoint combines RAMP’s award-winning solution for ingesting, indexing and publishing audio and video content with the largest enterprise content management platform in the world. Enterprise customers are now able to leverage SharePoint’s powerful collaboration and content management capabilities to publish, manage, and search audio and video content. Specific features of MediaCloud for SharePoint include:

  • Secure, cloud-based storage, transcoding, tagging, and streaming of
    video content to minimize IT complexity and cost.
  • Tight integration of video with SharePoint’s collaboration, content,
    search, and social features to increase the exposure and value of
    video across these core capabilities.
  • Comprehensive SharePoint web parts for integrated video search and
    video player for easy deployment and publishing of video content
  • Unique, patented technology to automate transcription and metadata
    generation on video content.
  • Deep in-video search and interactive video playback, enhancing
    discovery and engagement of video.

“Gartner has seen an explosion of interest from enterprises seeking to publish and manage video content as video becomes a ubiquitous form of communication,” according to Whit Andrews, Vice President at Garter Research. “The ability to leverage existing investments in collaboration and content management platforms such as Microsoft SharePoint is a critical factor in the ability to manage video at scale and cost effectively.”

“We are excited to build on our experience and success in managing large scale video requirements in the media industry to solve similar kinds of problems and opportunities now facing large enterprises,” said Tom Wilde, CEO RAMP. “Video is a complex and powerful medium, and our unique capabilities, combined with SharePoint’s expansive customer base give us a huge advantage in delivering value to a new set of customers.”