Wallingford, Conn.–September 13, 2006–VBrick Systems, Inc. (www.VBrick.com), an industry leader in affordable video over IP network solutions, today announced that it has received Frost & Sullivan’s 2006 Market Leadership Award for the World Video Encoders Enterprise Market. The Frost & Sullivan award recognizes VBrick’s more than 40 percent global corporate encoder market share, consistent growth, and its continued product innovation.
The award spotlights VBrick for providing powerful and reliable digital video products that are easy to use. Organizations rely on VBrick for a myriad of applications such as streaming live and stored training content to the desktop; establishing distance learning capabilities at universities; enabling real-time virtual presence collaboration between employees; and conducting remote video surveillance and process monitoring.
Frost & Sullivan’s 2006 Market Leadership Award distinguishes companies that identify and anticipate market changes, and shape trends among various enterprise segments including corporate, education, government, and surveillance/security. Frost & Sullivan’s award evaluation criteria includes technology innovation, current market share, projected growth, as well as primary and secondary market research.
“We recognize organizations for advancing their industries and making demonstrable impacts on their customers’ operations and initiatives,” said Vidya S. Nath, research analyst, Frost & Sullivan. “VBrick’s flexible technology and attractive price is a catalyst for organizations to adopt digital video rapidly for enhanced communications clarity and productivity. VBrick is clearly an enterprise digital video appliance leader that is well positioned for continued growth.”
“Frost & Sullivan’s validation of VBrick’s market share leadership reflects the continued value and agility that we provide our global customers,” said John Bazzone, vice president, worldwide sales, VBrick Systems, Inc. “The Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award underscores VBrick’s ability to provide organizations with digital video to wireless devices, the desktop, or Internet without worrying about the underlying technology or reliability.”
This is the second consecutive year that Frost & Sullivan has recognized VBrick for its innovation. Last year, VBrick received Frost & Sullivan’s 2005 Excellence in Technology of the Year Award in the Video Over IP Technologies market. The award recognizes VBrick’s dynamic digital video capabilities for impacting–and having the potential to shape–several market sectors.
Customers including Shell Exploration & Production Company, Oklahoma State University, and the U.S. Air Force use VBrick for economical, reliable, and flexible digital video applications. VBrick’s seamless support for Windows Media and multiple MPEG standards empowers organizations to use the appropriate digital video format for distinct applications–spanning DVD-quality video to Internet streaming. Approximately the size of a dictionary, VBrick digital video appliances provide the portability and ease of use to “plug and stream” presentations virtually anywhere. VBrick appliances enable users to store video temporarily before archiving the content for future viewing.
The VBrick appliance is central to VBrick’s webcast kits, which blend real-time audio/video, live synchronized PowerPoint slides, guided web browsing, and live polling and Q&A capabilities. VBrick appliances also integrate easily with the EtherneTV Media Distribution System, VBrick’s award-winning turnkey platform to record, stream, and manage DVD-quality content.
About Frost & Sullivan
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About VBrick Systems, Inc.
VBrick Systems, Inc. creates and delivers innovative networked video solutions that enhance communications and reduce costs for organizations around the world. VBrick’s broad range of video solutions provide the simplest and most reliable visual communications to businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies ranging in use from distributing news and information to distance-learning, training, and surveillance. VBrick, an ISO 9001:2000 certified company, has garnered numerous industry accolades including the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Connecticut Technology Fast 50, and the National Association of Broadcaster’s (NAB) Award for Innovation in Media in the Content Delivery category. Based in Wallingford, Connecticut, USA, VBrick’s products are distributed through industry-leading value-added resellers, system integrators, and distributors. Find out more at www.VBrick.com.