SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Streaming Media has selected Encoding.com as one of its Top 100 Companies that Matter Most in Online Video.
This marks the second consecutive year that Encoding.com has been included on the list for its high-speed, infinitely saleable, cloud encoding solutions. Recipients of the award are chosen by a panel of 11 streaming media experts and selected for doing "the most important and innovative work in online video today."
Jeff Malkin, President of Encoding.com, responded to the announcement saying "The Encoding.com team is very pleased to be recognized for our commitment to delivering top-tier encoding services and we look forward to sharing many exciting announcements in the coming months."
This month, Encoding.com celebrated the achievement of reaching 30 million encoding jobs. The company also recently announced that it had raised $1.5 million to expand upon its public cloud offering with the launch of Encoding.com Private Cloud, a privately hosted cloud encoding service offering enhanced speed and security for transferring and processing long-form videos. Encoding.com is also expecting to announce several new features sets designed to improve workflow automation and time to market for media and entertainment clients.
In addition, Encoding.com's Vid.ly universal playback solution has gained increasing popularity winning over clients such as Mozilla. "We had customers who weren't interested in building video workflows and would ask 'if we give you a video can you just make it playback everywhere', so we created Vid.ly," explains CEO Gregg Heil. "With Vid.ly, we host your video, encode it to multiple formats and run device detection to ensure viewers always receive the optimal format for their device or browser."
Encoding.com, the world's largest video encoding service and provider of Vid.ly, the universal video URL platform, powers thousands of companies, including leading brands across media and entertainment, eLearning, retail, telecommunications, lifestyle, and advertising. Blending a flexible SaaS model, using cloud-computing platforms, Encoding.com enables publishers and developers to instantly scale, while eliminating expensive video infrastructure investments. Encoding.com supports all popular web and mobile formats, utilizing its proprietary Encoding Intelligence™ to accelerate processing, reduce errors and optimize video for any device. Gartner recognized Encoding.com as a "Cool Vendor 2011." For ongoing Company updates, please see http:www.encoding.com/blog or follow @encodingdotcom on Twitter.