"The Zencoder team is excited to join Brightcove," said Jon Dahl, chief executive officer and co-founder of Zencoder. "Our founding mission was to build the best suite of media processing services in the cloud, with a focus on powerful, API-based tools for developers. Brightcove shares this vision, and by joining forces, we believe that we will be well positioned to accelerate Zencoder’s growth."
Brightcove plans to continue to develop, operate, support, and promote the Zencoder encoding and Video.js services in their current form as distinct product offerings. Brightcove also plans to accelerate delivery of the Zencoder product roadmap and integrate Zencoder products and technologies with other Brightcove products. The Zencoder offices in San Francisco will become the Brightcove Bay Area Development Center, joining similar centers located in Boston and Seattle.
Conference Call Information
Further details on the transaction, including Zencoder’s expected financial contribution to Brightcove, will be discussed as part of Brightcove’s previously scheduled second quarter earnings conference call to be hosted today, July 26 th, at 5:00 p.m ET. To access the call, dial 877-407-3982 (domestic) or 201-493-6780 (international). A replay of this conference call will be available for a limited time at 877-870-5176 (domestic) or 858-384-5517 (international). The replay conference ID is 397340. A replay of the webcast will also be available for a limited time at http://investor.brightcove.com.About Brightcove Brightcove Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOV), a leading global provider of cloud content services, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world’s professional digital media. The company’s products include Brightcove Video Cloud, the market-leading online video platform, and Brightcove App Cloud, a pioneering content app platform. More than 4,650 customers in over 50 countries rely on Video Cloud to build and operate media experiences across PCs, smartphones, tablets and connected TVs. For more information, visit http://www.brightcove.com. Forward-Looking Statements This press release includes certain “forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements concerning the acquisition of Zencoder, the impact Zencoder’s products will have on our position as a leading cloud platform provider and the plans for integrating and selling Zencoder products. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, plans, objectives, expectations and intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts and statements identified by words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates" or words of similar meaning. These forward-looking statements reflect our current views about our plans, intentions, expectations, strategies and prospects, which are based on the information currently available to us and on assumptions we have made. Although we believe that our plans, intentions, expectations, strategies and prospects as reflected in or suggested by those forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that the plans, intentions, expectations or strategies will be attained or achieved. Furthermore, actual results may differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements and will be affected by a variety of risks and factors that are beyond our control including, without limitation, risks associated with our history of losses, our limited operating history, expectations regarding the widespread adoption of customer demand for our Video Cloud and App Cloud products, our ability to expand the sales of our products to customers located outside the U.S., keeping up with the rapid technological change required to remain competitive in our industry, our ability to retain existing customers, our ability to manage our growth effectively and successfully recruit additional highly-qualified personnel, the price volatility of our common stock, and other risks set forth under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company’s final prospectus related to its initial public offering filed pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 17, 2012, as updated by our subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and our other SEC filings. We assume no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.