Thursday, November 10, 2011
Sorenson Media Wins 3 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards, Including Best Online Video Technology Company, More Than Any Other Company
Sorenson Media Solutions also Recognized as Best Cloud-based Encoding/Transcoding Service, Best Encoding Software under $1,000
Win Follows Spate of Additional Awards and Recognition this Season from Local and International Outlets
LOS ANGELES and SAN DIEGO (Nov. 10 2011) – Sorenson Media today announced that it has won three Readers’ Choice Awards from Streaming Media magazine, including Best Online Video Technology Company – more than any other company. The company’s major wins come on the heels of being named to Streaming Media’s inaugural “List of 100 Companies that Matter Most in Online Video.”
In addition to being named Best Online Video Technology Company, Sorenson Media’s 2011 Streaming Media Readers Choice Awards include: Best Cloud Encoding/Transcoding Service, for Squeeze Cloud; and Best Encoding Software under $1,000, for Sorenson Squeeze. The awards ceremony was held yesterday in Los Angeles at Streaming Media West 2011, the prestigious annual conference focused on the business of video and audio on the Internet.
“We are honored and humbled that Sorenson Media’s commitment to ongoing innovation and the highest quality have been recognized by the savvy readers of Streaming Media,” said Peter Csathy, CEO of Sorenson Media. “This validation from Streaming Media, one of the most respected players in the online video arena, highlights our commitment to serving video content creators and owners, from the enterprise to small-to-medium companies, with the world’s best encoding and transcoding solutions. There are a lot of smiles today in our offices in Salt Lake City, San Diego and worldwide.”
Last month, Sorenson Media also received the 2011 Streaming Media Europe Readers’ Choice Award for best transcoding solution and was named Best Internet Company at TechAmerica San Diego’s 18th Annual High Tech Awards, an event that celebrated the achievements of technology companies in the greater San Diego area.
Sorenson Media has long been at the forefront of innovation and the mainstreaming of quality online video, having first developed the technology that powered video in Apple QuickTime, Macromedia (now Adobe) Flash and YouTube. The company now offers a comprehensive software suite for video professionals and enterprises, including its gold standard Sorenson Squeeze encoding and transcoding software, the high-volume Squeeze Server (in both on-premise and Cloud editions) and the Sorenson 360 online video platform.
Sorenson Media’s products and solutions are ubiquitous in many of the world's most influential companies and organizations. The company counts more than half of the top 30 broadcast groups in the United States and 70 of the Fortune 100 among its customers—including many of the biggest names in media and broadcasting, such as NBC Universal, Apple, Sprint, Disney, HBO, RCA and Warner Brothers.