BrightCove Overview

BrightCove is an online video hosting and publishing platform for publishers, broadcasters, marketing, enterprises, sales teams to generate better leads, increase customer engagement and revenue.

BrightCove helps teams to create totally immersive experience with the fastest player in the industry plus a video player management system that makes publishing a snap, It delivers the best video experience, it provides best in class partner video integration, it offers industry leading solution for live streaming at scale. It supports social media channel.

BrightCove uses html 5 video player for creating totally immersive experience with the fastest player in the industry plus a video player management system that makes publishing a snap.It provides rich APIs, easily customized UI/UX, expansive lineup of features and plugins and complete documentation helps developers deliver the customizable player. It comes with third-party analytics plugins to integrate video viewing data into global site or app analytics.

Cuspera Reviews

60 buyers and buying teams have used Cuspera to assess how well BrightCove solved their Video Platform needs. Cuspera uses 2390 insights from these buyers along with peer reviews, customer case studies, testimonials, expert blogs and vendor provided installation data to help you assess the fit for your specific Video Platform needs.

Business Priorities

Acquire Customers and Improve ROI are the most popular business priorities peers achieved using BrightCove.

Other priorities:

  • Improve Brand Engagement
  • Increase Sales & Revenue
  • Improve Internal Communications
  • Build Brand Awareness
  • Enhance Customer Relationships
  • Establish Thought Leadership
  • Enter New Markets Internationally Or Locally
  • Launch New Products
  • Improve Digital And Social Presence
  • Increase Customer Life Time Value
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Use Cases

Peers recommend Content Management , Advertisement , Communication Management , as the business use cases that they have been most satisfied while using BrightCove.

Read Peer Reviews and Expert Experience for Business Use Cases

BUSINESS USE CASES RATINGS CUSTOMER AND EXPERT EXPERIENCES
Content Management with Video

4.92/5

Read Reviews (193)

"...No matter where you plan to post your video content, be sure you know where your fans and customers are so you can get your videos in front of the right people at the right time...." Why Small Businesses Should Use Video on Social Media (Plus: 7 Video Ideas!)
content publishing

4.89/5

Read Reviews (84)

"...Brightcove says the deal includes Ooyala s video content management and publishing platform Backlot, Analytics, Live and the underlying IP...."
content curation

4.61/5

Read Reviews (10)

"...Another option to consider that is very flexible (though requires more development to implement) is open source OpenCast for lecture capture and video content management. ..."
content sharing

3.02/5

Read Reviews (3)

"...Hosting, sharing, embedding content in emails and websites...."
searching for content

3.50/5

Read Reviews (1)

"...Who can t see your content is every bit as important as who can. ..."
Advertisement with Video

4.94/5

Read Reviews (167)

"...It has further cemented our status as the leading advertising agency in South Korea as we continue to leverage technology to deliver the best solutions to our clients...."
Communication Management with Video and Social Media

4.89/5

Read Reviews (150)

"...Those sites bought the product so they could publish video on their respective sites. ..." Brightcove HBS Case
sending & publishing communications

4.89/5

Read Reviews (146)

"...This means, they can effortlessly upload, publish, and manage their video content...."
tracking & monitoring communications

4.34/5

Read Reviews (3)

"...Know what you want from your video offering (click through to product, viewer tracking, social media, live streaming, etc.) to properly evaluate what BrightCove brings to the table...."
PEER EXPERIENCES
Content Management with Video

4.92/5

Read Reviews (193)

"...No matter where you plan to post your video content, be sure you know where your fans and customers are so you can get your videos in front of the right people at the right time...." Why Small Businesses Should Use Video on Social Media (Plus: 7 Video Ideas!)
content publishing

4.92/5

Read Reviews (84)

content curation

4.92/5

Read Reviews (10)

content sharing

4.92/5

Read Reviews (3)

searching for content

4.92/5

Read Reviews (1)

Advertisement with Video

4.94/5

Read Reviews (167)

"...It has further cemented our status as the leading advertising agency in South Korea as we continue to leverage technology to deliver the best solutions to our clients...." Peer review by Shane Park, Head of Interactive Division, Cheil Worldwide
Communication Management with Video and Social Media

4.89/5

Read Reviews (150)

"...Those sites bought the product so they could publish video on their respective sites. ..." Brightcove HBS Case
sending & publishing communications

4.89/5

Read Reviews (146)

tracking & monitoring communications

4.89/5

Read Reviews (3)

37+ more Business Use Cases

Our AI advisor, Wyz, harnessed 2390 insights from peers and experts to help you assess how these BrightCove use cases fit your Video Platform needs.

Customer Testimonials

CUSTOMERS TESTIMONIALS

Teresa Pappas

Senior Innovation Project Manager

South by Southwest (SXSW)

From a technical point of view, Brightcove was the only platform we could have used to help us realize our vision. Testimonial By Teresa Pappas

Pip Duncan

Head of Production

Seek

In particular, the Sales and Service team love Brightcove Gallery because they can now send their clients to a beautiful SEEK video portal, instead of some huge, public video site where it’s impossible to control your brand. Testimonial By Pip Duncan

Jeff Castelaz

Founder

Dropkicks Murphys

Until we’re able to put bands on the road in a way that’s safe for everyone on both sides of the security barrier, the ‘B’ category in my speed dial will change from ‘Bus Company’ to ‘Brightcove. Testimonial By Jeff Castelaz
CUSTOMERS TESTIMONIALS

Teresa Pappas

Senior Innovation Project Manager

South by Southwest (SXSW)

From a technical point of view, Brightcove was the only platform we could have used to help us realize our vision. Testimonial By Teresa Pappas

Pip Duncan

Head of Production

Seek

In particular, the Sales and Service team love Brightcove Gallery because they can now send their clients to a beautiful SEEK video portal, instead of some huge, public video site where it’s impossible to control your brand. Testimonial By Pip Duncan

Jeff Castelaz

Founder

Dropkicks Murphys

Until we’re able to put bands on the road in a way that’s safe for everyone on both sides of the security barrier, the ‘B’ category in my speed dial will change from ‘Bus Company’ to ‘Brightcove. Testimonial By Jeff Castelaz

Case Studies

COMPANY CASE STUDIES
Case Study WatchiT

How WatchiT! Engaged 400 million people and became the largest Arabic Streaming Service in the world.

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Case Study MasterClass

How Masterclass makes it possible to learn from the world's best with video

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Case Study National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

How the National Association of Broadcasters made one of the world's biggest trade shows a completely virtual experience.

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Based on peer insights

Cuspera recommends BrightCove for

Use Cases Content Management , Advertisement , Communication Management
Medium Video, Social Media
Features Video Hosting, Live Streaming, Interactive Content
Business Priorities Acquire Customers, Improve ROI, Improve Brand Engagement
Industries Publishing, Computer Software, Education

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

for BrightCove

What is BrightCove?

BrightCove is an online video hosting and publishing platform for publishers, broadcasters, marketing, enterprises, sales teams to generate better leads, increase customer engagement and revenue.

What is BrightCove used for?

BrightCove is a Video Platform Software mainly used by its customers to Acquire Customers and Improve ROI by Content Management, Advertisement and Communication Management .

What are the top features of BrightCove?

Video hosting, Live streaming and Interactive content are some of the top features of BrightCove.

Who uses BrightCove?

BrightCove is used by Publishing, Computer Software and Education among other industries.

What are BrightCove alternatives?

Wistia, Cincopa, Wibbitz and Kaltura Video For Business are popular alternatives for BrightCove.

Where is BrightCove located?

BrightCove is headquartered at 281 Summer Street Boston MA 02210.

Popular Business Setting

for BrightCove

Top Industries

  • Publishing
  • Computer Software
  • Education

Popular in

  • Enterprise
  • Mid Market
  • Small Business

Peers used BrightCove to Acquire customers and Improve ROI

Peer and Expert Opinion on Features

for BrightCove

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
FEATURES RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Video hosting

4.70/5

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Live streaming

4.19/5

Read Reviews (57)
Interactive content

4.96/5

Read Reviews (44)
SEO

4.97/5

Read Reviews (44)
Alerts: popups & Notifications

4.61/5

Read Reviews (23)
FEATURES RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Video hosting

4.70/5

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Live streaming

4.19/5

Read Reviews (57)
Interactive content

4.96/5

Read Reviews (44)
SEO

4.97/5

Read Reviews (44)
Alerts: popups & Notifications

4.61/5

Read Reviews (23)

IT and Other Capabilities

for BrightCove

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High
CAPABILITIES (DATA) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Data Import

4.40/5

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Data Export

3.90/5

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CAPABILITIES (DATA) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Data Import

4.40/5

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Data Export

3.90/5

Read Reviews (89)
CAPABILITIES (SUPPORT) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Chat Support

4.98/5

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Email Support

4.97/5

Read Reviews (87)
Phone Support

4.61/5

Read Reviews (24)
24/7 Support

4.52/5

Read Reviews (386)
CAPABILITIES (SUPPORT) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Chat Support

4.98/5

Read Reviews (336)
Email Support

4.97/5

Read Reviews (87)
Phone Support

4.61/5

Read Reviews (24)
24/7 Support

4.52/5

Read Reviews (386)
CAPABILITIES (OTHER) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
AI Powered

1.81/5

Read Reviews (6)
Custom Reports

4.44/5

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Analytics

4.36/5

Read Reviews (203)
CAPABILITIES (OTHER) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
AI Powered

1.81/5

Read Reviews (6)
Custom Reports

4.44/5

Read Reviews (266)
Analytics

4.36/5

Read Reviews (203)

Software Failure Risk Guidance

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for BrightCove

Overall Risk Meter

Low Medium High

Top Failure Risks for BrightCove

Vendor Profile Details

Company Name

Brightcove

Year Founded

2004

HQ Location

281 Summer Street Boston MA 02210

Employees

251-500

Social

Financials

IPO