What Do Customers Want? Survey Unveils Criteria for Successful Broadcast-Grade Video Services

Video Service Providers Choose Envivio for

Best Video Quality; Ability to Support All Multi-Screen Formats; and Reliability. All Rated As ‘Very High Differentiators’ in Customer Survey by TechValidate

South San Francisco, CALIF., November 11, 2014 – A global leader and innovator of multi-screen video software worldwide, Envivio (NASDAQ: ENVI) today announced results of a survey of its customer base conducted by TechValidate Research earlier this year, with 50 Fortune 500, tier 1 and 2 video service provider respondents from around the globe.

Highlights of the results include:

  • The majority of respondents indicated they use Envivio video processing solutions to add support for new video services, including mobile and connected TV (68 percent), or to improve their video compression efficiency (43 percent).  (Source: TechValidate).
  • When asked why they selected Envivio over competitors, 52 percent said because of its ability to support multiple profiles/codecs, and because Envivio has the best video quality (39 percent) for their live multi-screen TV, OTT, live broadcast IPTV, and live broadcast cable TV services.  (Source: TechValidate).

Overall Envivio key differentiators when compared to competitors were video quality and reliability (very high differentiators), scalability, ease-of-use, and performance (high differentiators). (Source: TechValidate).

Some comments in the research from video service providers include:

“The Envivio encoders are very user-friendly. Once a stream is set up, you can click a button and off you go. Much better and more reliable than our old gear.” Source:  Engineer, Global 500 Professional Services Company.

OTT video head-end consolidation, scalable transport between encoders and network media processor bringing multicast further in the network, added value services (catch-up, timeshifting, start-over)” Source: Solution Architect, Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company.

“A better quality system, FOCUSED on mobile/OTT delivery.  Source:  IT Architect, Small Business Telecommunications Services Company.

“It has allowed me to quickly adapt video streams as necessary to meet immediate needs.” Source:  Senior IT Architect, Medium Enterprise Computer Software Company.


Envivio CEO Julien Signès remarked, “As part of our mission to simplify the complexity of multi-screen video services for operators, we pride ourselves on providing the highest video quality possible to our customers. I am delighted that our video quality is recognized as the leading competitive differentiator.  All the criteria highlighted in the survey are critical to successful video solutions that generate revenue and reduce costs. So, I am glad that we are delivering what customers want today and tomorrow.”  

About TechValidate

TechValidate is a trusted third-party research organization that directly interfaces with business and technology end users to collect and validate information about their deployments. More information is available at www.techvalidate.com.

About Envivio

Envivio (NASDAQ:ENVI) is a global market leader and innovator of video software solutions that are trusted by video service providers and content companies worldwide to power stunning video quality and captivating, personalized experiences to their millions of viewers on any device, over any network.

Leveraging its pioneering and technically superior virtualized video delivery solutions, Envivio enables video operators of any size to increase revenues and reduce costs while uniquely providing the best-in-class quality, reliability, efficiency, and scalability to support the new age of video anywhere. 

Envivio is headquartered in South San Francisco, California with offices worldwide in France, China, Singapore and Japan. Visit www.envivio.com for more information, or connect with us on LinkedIn.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements about the anticipated benefits and features of Envivio's products. Actual results may vary materially due to a number of factors including, but not limited to, the risk that, Envivio’s products do not operate as intended or do not receive market acceptance, capital spending in our target markets decreases or is delayed, we are unable to maintain profitability, our relationship with our channel partners is disrupted, as well as other risks that are detailed from time to time in Envivio's SEC reports, which can be found at www.sec.gov. Envivio is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Information contained in our website is not incorporated by reference in, or made part of this press release.

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