-->

Register now for our FREE webinar series, Streaming Media West Connect, happening September 29 - October 2!

Panopto Enterprise Platform Now Unlimited, Allows Better Planning

Article Featured Image

Panopto, a company that creates video platforms for education and enterprise, announced a major license change to its enterprise video platform. Starting today, companies that sign up for an annual license will get unlimited video recording, uploading, and viewing.

For Panopto, the issue is budget planning, and making planning easier for its customers. The company notes that enterprise license terms are typically complex, and customers need to estimate the amount and quality of video that they'll record and stream. With this update, Panopto's customers can plan budgets knowing exactly how much their video platform will cost.

Panopto notes that it's the first enterprise video platform to offer unlimited service.

"We believe that unpredictable, usage-based pricing models hurt the growth of our industry," says Eric Burns, Panopto's co-founder and CEO. "Video has become too essential to corporate communication and learning for vendors to continue using outdated licensing approaches. Businesses should demand hassle-free pricing for such an essential service, and with today's announcement, we're excited to be the first vendor to offer it."

The traditional way of pricing enterprise service carries two problems, Panopto say: It makes accurate budget planning difficult and it punishes companies that create high-resolution video.

Panopto was founded in 2007, created by tech entrepreneurs and software designers from Carnegie Mellon's University School of Computer Science.

Streaming Covers
Free
for qualified subscribers
Subscribe Now Current Issue Past Issues
Related Articles

Panopto Takes $42.8M in Funding Round, Will Simplify Software

Capturing institutional video and streaming live events is still too challenging for many, and that's something Panopto plans to fix with this investment.

Panopto Creates a New Way to View Video Files with 5.2 Update

Eschewing top-down administrator management, Panopto adopts a more modern user-centric model that provides quick access to relevant videos.

Panopto 5.0 Turns iOS and Android Devices Into Remote Controls

Aiming to reduce the need for AV department support, Panopto give presenters the ability to preview and start recordings from their phones.

Sayonara Silverlight: How Panopto Switched to Flash and HTML5

In this exclusive interview, Panopto CEO Eric Burns offers the reasons his company left Silverlight behind for Flash video streaming with an HTML5 fallback.

Panopto Releases v4.7 Update to Video Capture and Management System

The updated platform offers an end-to-end HLS video workflow. Panopto has also partnered on a rack-mounted video capture appliance.

Gartner Updates Magic Quadrant, Praises Kaltura, Panopto, Qumu

The demand for enterprise video content management is growing, and so are the number of players. Three providers earn top marks.