Qumu and LiveU Partner to Expand Enterprise Live Video Capabilities
MINNEAPOLIS & HACKENSACK, NJ–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Qumu Corporation (Nasdaq: QUMU), a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise video technology, and LiveU, a leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced an agreement reseller platform that will enable their respective corporate clients to better produce, deliver, store and distribute broadcast-quality video, including live corporate event video. Under the terms of the agreement, Qumu will become an authorized reseller of LiveU’s full portfolio, with a particular focus on LiveU’s premium offerings for enterprise applications, facilitating new video-based business opportunities.
The agreement expands Qumu’s ability to support enterprise customers wishing to reliably and securely produce and deliver live events over the public internet. LiveU customers who engage Qumu will have access to the storage, content management, distribution and analytics capabilities of Qumu’s Video Engagement Platform.
“Remote work has led to a dramatic increase in demand from our enterprise customers for the ability to deliver broadcast-quality live video to geographically dispersed employees, customers, resellers and other business partners,” said Rose Bentley, Director of operations, Qumu. “LiveU excels at delivering live HD/4K video anytime, anywhere over the public internet on ultra-low latency contributing encoders. We have already successfully partnered with LiveU on high-stakes live events for a major automaker and one of the nation’s largest healthcare companies and look forward to deepening this already productive partnership.
LiveU pioneered IP bonding, a mobile and affordable technology that enables live video streaming from anywhere with a cellular signal or internet connection, enabling live transmission for newsgathering, remote production and enhanced business communications. LiveU Reliable Transport (LRT™), developed by LiveU over the past decade, is widely used for contribution, backhaul and distribution on the public internet and is now also optimized for 5G networks.
“LiveU has created essential live video solutions for the leading news and sports markets, and now we’re bringing that technology to the enterprise space,” said Mike Savello, vice president of sales. , Live U Americas. “As we have seen during the pandemic, maintaining business continuity is vital for enterprise customers. Live video provides opportunities for internal/external communication, brand promotion, quality assurance conduct and real-time employee interaction, from any location. We continue to enhance the LiveU platform with new features to adapt it to the needs of the enterprise environment and look forward to ongoing collaborations with Qumu.
LiveU recently added Air Control, a “virtual green room” solution that meets the growing needs of enterprise customers who need to orchestrate live events involving multiple live presenters in multiple locations using different devices. “Air Control can help our enterprise customers use their existing teams and technical infrastructure to produce flawless live events,” Bentley said.
LiveU can also equip corporate communications, marketing communications, and in-house video production teams with technology to remotely control mobile production resources at the touch of a button to streamline quick live streams from a desktop. C-suite, for example. “With our equipment in a remote production workflow, there’s no need to have a full production team onsite,” said George Klippel, LiveU Channel Sales Manager, North America. “Simply send a cameraman with a LiveU unit to the office, assembly line, or other corporate environment, turn on the LiveU unit, and relay live content from the production studio or control room to another We make internal and external content development easy and affordable for businesses.”
“We are delighted to welcome Qumu as a LiveU reseller,” added Klippel. “The combination of Qumu’s engagement and analytics tools with our capabilities to deliver broadcast-quality video in a secure, reliable and cost-effective manner is a compelling package for any organization that needs to deliver a high-impact message at a large scale. ladder.”
Experience the LiveU and Qumu collaboration live at NAB in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 23 or online at www.facebook.com/LiveU.fans. The case study presentation showcases Qumu’s deployment of the joint technology solution for a national pharmaceutical customer. For more information, visit: https://get.liveu.tv/nab-2022/.
About Qumu Corporation
Qumu (Nasdaq: QUMU) is a leading provider of cutting-edge tools for creating, controlling, delivering, experimenting, and analyzing live and asynchronous video at scale. Supported by an experienced team of software and video experts, Qumu’s software enables globally distributed organizations to drive employee, customer and partner engagement, modernizing business by providing more efficient ways and effective in communicating and collaborating.
LiveU is shaping the future of live video, powering video production workflows and cloud services for news, sports and other verticals. Backed by our global market leadership and innovation, LiveU offers the highest quality, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end solutions for all types of live productions – produce more for less. Our broad portfolio ranges from our production-level portable field units and smartphone apps to hybrid satellite/cellular solutions and cloud-based next-generation IP management, distribution and broadcast orchestration solutions based on the cloud. With more than 5,000 customers in 150 countries, LiveU’s technology is the solution of choice for global broadcasters, sports and other organizations (including government, education, public safety, businesses and homes production), streaming live video to TV, mobile, online, and social media. LiveU is the recipient of the 2021 North American New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan for its LU800 unit and winner of the 71st Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy® Awards in recognition of its innovation and achievement in Video over technology Cellular Internet Protocol (VoCIP). For more information, visit www.liveu.tv, or follow us on TwitterFacebook, YouTube, LinkedIn or Instagram.