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)

"...This means, they can effortlessly upload, publish, and manage their video content...."
content publishing

4.89/5

Read Reviews (84)

"...In 2006, Brightcove was getting ready to launch its own home for all the video content published through its product...."
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)

"...These consumers eventually share more video content than text content, and this increases engagement...."
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)

"...Another benefit of using Brightcove is the ability to monetize your videos using ads. ..." Video Websites like YouTube 8 of the Best Alternatives
Communication Management with Video and Social Media

4.89/5

Read Reviews (150)

"...It gives you a video library, SEO-optimized video portals, on-demand publishing, live video streaming, lead capture analytics and social media sharing. ..." 5 Best Video Hosting & Analytics Solutions For Business In 2018 Reviewed
sending & publishing communications

4.89/5

Read Reviews (146)

"...Brightcove Social can be used to publish videos on numerous social media platforms from a single place. ..."
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)

"...This means, they can effortlessly upload, publish, and manage their video content...." Peer review from Featured Customers
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)

"...Another benefit of using Brightcove is the ability to monetize your videos using ads. ..." Video Websites like YouTube 8 of the Best Alternatives
Communication Management with Video and Social Media

4.89/5

Read Reviews (150)

"...It gives you a video library, SEO-optimized video portals, on-demand publishing, live video streaming, lead capture analytics and social media sharing. ..." 5 Best Video Hosting & Analytics Solutions For Business In 2018 Reviewed
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

Melissa Datre

Interim Marketing Director

Wesleyan University

It really is amazing the level of sophistication of the Brightcove platform. It's easy to use; it's intuitive, which, trust me, is hard to find these days. Testimonial By Melissa Datre

Dorian Sullivan

VP of Audience Development

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

Video is essential to keeping our community together. Brightcove’s video technology, including their reliability, scalability, and integration, kept our audiences engaged and informed, making this a big success. Testimonial By Dorian Sullivan

Nobuyuki Yotsuya

Corporate Applications and Infrastructure

McDonald’s Japan

The video message is really easy to use to reach out to this size of community… From our perspective, Brightcove is the best solution to provide an efficient environment to see the video material in the restaurants. Testimonial By Nobuyuki Yotsuya
CUSTOMERS TESTIMONIALS

Melissa Datre

Interim Marketing Director

Wesleyan University

It really is amazing the level of sophistication of the Brightcove platform. It's easy to use; it's intuitive, which, trust me, is hard to find these days. Testimonial By Melissa Datre

Dorian Sullivan

VP of Audience Development

National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)

Video is essential to keeping our community together. Brightcove’s video technology, including their reliability, scalability, and integration, kept our audiences engaged and informed, making this a big success. Testimonial By Dorian Sullivan

Nobuyuki Yotsuya

Corporate Applications and Infrastructure

McDonald’s Japan

The video message is really easy to use to reach out to this size of community… From our perspective, Brightcove is the best solution to provide an efficient environment to see the video material in the restaurants. Testimonial By Nobuyuki Yotsuya

Case Studies

COMPANY CASE STUDIES
Case Study McDonald’s Japan

How McDonald's Japan revolutionized their internal comms with video

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Case Study Wesleyan University

How Wesleyan University uses Brightcove to reach every audience.

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Case Study WatchiT

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

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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

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

Read Reviews (61)
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

Read Reviews (61)
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

Read Reviews (157)
Data Export

3.90/5

Read Reviews (89)
CAPABILITIES (DATA) RATINGS AND REVIEWS
Data Import

4.40/5

Read Reviews (157)
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

Read Reviews (266)
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

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Top Failure Risks for BrightCove

Vendor Profile Details

Company Name

Brightcove

Year Founded

2004

HQ Location

290 Congress Street 4th Floor Boston MA 02210

Employees

251-500

Social

Financials

IPO