Kristiane Ekrheim
June 27, 2022

Top 6 Video CMS providers for 2022

What is a Video Content Management System (Video CMS)?

A Video CMS is a software as a service tool used to manage and deliver video content to a destination online. A video CMS should make it easy for anyone in an organization to ingest, find, and stream video content to any location.

Why do you need a video CMS?

Several streaming services are dealing with a high volume of video content. Creating a successful workflow to handle video content is not only important for efficiency, but also ensuring your streaming service grows successfully by curating the perfect streaming experience. 

A video CMS should easily integrate with an organisations eco-system so that the teams only have to utelize one tool when handling content for their streaming services.

How to choose the right Video CMS for your company (What to look for)

Different organisations have different needs when it comes to handling their video library.  

Below is an overview of the benefits of a video CMS, and what you should consider when choosing a system for your organisation.

So lets dive into it!

1. Vimond

Vimond's video CMS, VIA, offers a range of functionalities for broadcasters, telcos and other video providers to ingest, manage and distribute their video library.

With support for all aspects of the workflow, from media ingest to asset management and playback, VIA provides a flexible, intuitive CMS to handle all of your video content.

Either you are a new market entrant, or a mature existing service, Vimond’s Video CMS can seamlessly integrate into your existing eco-systems. VIA can work with media stored in other locations, including on-premise or in the cloud.  In addition, VIA can be integrated to work with third-party providers for transcoding and packaging, meaning that your video pipeline can be operated and managed independently from your CMS and editorial.

VIA supports all business models, from free to air for unknown users, to sophisticated subscription and pay models:  AVOD, SVOD and TVOD, or any combination.

Vimond VIA is well positioned to be a key part of your cloud transformation, helping you bring together workflows from fixed and cloud sources to centralise the running of your OTT service.

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Brightcove mainly target enterprise organisations that needs a CMS and a OTT platform.  With Brightcove's video content management system, you can organise and manage your video content, whether you have a few video clips or thousands of full-length episodes. The Brightcove OTT platform scales according to the audience size. 

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3. Kaltura

Kaltura Video Content Management System allows you to ingest, manage, distribute and analyze media content for every video use case, putting you at the forefront of your organization's digital transformation.  Furthermore, Kaltura offers front-end alternatives, including the Kaltura Player, which is a lightweight, accessible, and customizable player. If you do not want to use Kaltura's out-of-the-box solution, Kaltura also offers an open-source video platform for developers to build custom video CMS applications.

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4. Zype

Zype has developed a broad technology suite supporting multiple areas of streaming solutions.  At its core Zype has a video CMS called VideoMeta CMS.  Zype states they enable customers to organize playlists, streamline processes, and easily access content.  With tools to easily upload videos, sync content, and quickly upload and encode. With reliable, secure, streaming.  That allows you to schedule content, choose images, and add custom metadata.  All while receiving analytics on video engagement, across devices and operating systems. While given consumer level data The CMS also supports the ability to build intelligent playlists. And interoperability through APIs.

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5. Vimeo

Vimeo is a well-known video hosting provider, for many known as Youtube's biggest competitor. However, Vimeo also offers OTT solutions for enterprises. This includes the ability to manage and control all your videos such as adding metadata to your videos, organizing them into collections, and controlling who can see your video content. Vimeo markets its solutions as a one-stop solution for OTT with several options for monetization, including SVOD, TVOD, AVOD and PVOD. If you are looking for a out-of-the box solution, Vimeo is a good alternative

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6. Redbee

Redbee states that they offer an end-to-end solution for managing videos across the entire content delivery chain. ‍With Redbees OTT platform,  you get full control over your content, how it’s delivered and who can access it in addition to having the ability to enrich and manage content with content management.

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