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Accordent Receives "Postive" Rating from Leading Industry Analyst Firm

Accordent Evaluated in ‘MarketScope for Video Content Management and Delivery’

El Segundo, CA(09 Feb 2011)

Accordent Technologies was rated "Positive" in Gartner's recently issued "MarketScope for Video Content Management and Delivery," the highest rating achieved by the vendors profiled by the firm in the report.

In the MarketScope, Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst Whit Andrews notes that organizations "are interested in the potential of sharing videos with workers, partners, clients and prospects," and that those surveyed believe their video use will increase by more than 40% over the next few years.  Andrews cautions, however, that these organizations "must evaluate the impact that a substantial amount of video files will have on their storage and network infrastructures. They must also consider the consequences and opportunities that suddenly swollen video libraries will present in terms of finding, selecting and presenting videos, either for internal or external users."

"We're delighted to be working with Gartner, which has a deep and distinguished understanding of the VCMD space and has also named Video as one of the top ten strategic technologies for IT in 2011*," said Mike Newman, Accordent CEO.  "This is further evidence of Accordent's thought leadership in shaping and defining the Video Content Management and Rich Media Delivery spaces within our Enterprise Video Management platform that are now being embraced by Gartner and other trusted market advisors.

"To us, receiving a positive rating based on our strong industry partnerships - including our integration with Microsoft SharePoint - and tradition of innovation is strong confirmation of our product and business development strategies," he said.

The Accordent Enterprise Video Management platform, which includes AMMS V4.0 as well as Accordent enterprise video capture products, removes the complexity of enterprise video by providing a single, streamlined application layer that automates best practices across all phases of the video communications lifecycle:  from enterprise video capture, to portal services, to video content management, to rich media delivery across disparate network environments.

About the MarketScope
The MarketScope is copyrighted 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The MarketScope is an evaluation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the MarketScope, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest rating. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

*Gartner Symposium Presentation, Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2011, David Cearley, Carl Claunch, October 2010.

About Accordent Technologies, Inc.
Accordent Technologies provides Enterprise Video Management solutions that enable world-class organizations to inform, train and engage audiences online. The Accordent Enterprise Video Management platform, which includes the Accordent Media Management System, Accordent PresenterPRO and Accordent Capture Station, addresses the complete content lifecycle of all video assets regardless of source or format - from the point of Enterprise Video Capture, to viewer Portal Services, to administrative Video Content Management, to Rich Media Delivery and content expiration across disparate networks. Accordent is an award-winning company serving the Fortune 500 and leading educational, government and healthcare organizations.  www.accordent.com.