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Brightcove completes Ooyala OVP acquisition

Aspects of Ooyala’s technology will be integrated into the Brightcove platform

Brightcove has completed the acquisition of Ooyala’s online video platform (OVP), intended to strengthen the Cloud service provider’s position as market leader in the online video industry. 

Ooyala has recently signed a number of clients for the Ooyala Flex Media Platform, including HBO, Turner, PPC and LFP. Aspects of Ooyala’s technology will be integrated into the Brightcove platform.

Jeff Ray, Brightcove CEO, said: “This is an exciting time for the company as we integrate Ooyala’s OVP business into Brightcove. We are thrilled to welcome Ooyala’s OVP customers to the family, along with our new team members in Guadalajara and around the globe. We look forward to providing a world-class experience for all of our new, future and existing customers and employees.

“The addition of our new team members further positions Brightcove to accelerate our speed of innovation and provide deeper support for all of our customers. We are living in the age of video and are 100 per cent committed to ensuring that our customers reap the power and value of video technology to help propel their businesses forward.”

Jonathan Huberman, Ooyala CEO, added: “With this transaction, Ooyala’s sole focus is to continue delivering the best advanced workflows in the market today with our Flex Media Platform. Flex delivers real value to all our customers including the world’s leading film and TV studios, networks, broadcasters and media companies, which in turn is driving our business growth to over 100 per cent annually.”