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Score 6.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Brightcove

Brightcove is well suited for large enterprises that are concerned with video security. Works well for all types of departments from marketing to internal communications. It also provides several plugins which makes it easy to integrate with a technology stack. Brightcove licensing is not ideal for large enterprises that are trying to keep costs down. It is not the best platform for sales enablement when compared to the competition.
Stacy Stanislaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

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Feature Rating Comparison

Video Marketing

Brightcove
6.6
MediaSilo
Lead generation
Brightcove
7.0
MediaSilo
Video personalization
Brightcove
4.2
MediaSilo
Video SEO
Brightcove
7.0
MediaSilo
Integration to Marketing Automation
Brightcove
8.0
MediaSilo

Video Platform Integrations

Brightcove
10.0
MediaSilo
Integration to Eloqua
Brightcove
10.0
MediaSilo

Video Security

Brightcove
8.4
MediaSilo
Video access controls
Brightcove
9.0
MediaSilo
User management
Brightcove
9.0
MediaSilo
Video link sharing
Brightcove
7.2
MediaSilo
Internal video
Brightcove
9.0
MediaSilo
External video
Brightcove
8.1
MediaSilo

Video Player

Brightcove
8.9
MediaSilo
Player customization
Brightcove
9.0
MediaSilo
Embedded videos
Brightcove
8.8
MediaSilo
Video quality / Bandwidth controls
Brightcove
8.9
MediaSilo
Mobile compatibility
Brightcove
8.9
MediaSilo

Video Analytics

Brightcove
7.7
MediaSilo
Streaming quality reports
Brightcove
6.0
MediaSilo
Per viewer tracking
Brightcove
8.9
MediaSilo
Per video tracking
Brightcove
8.9
MediaSilo
Video analytics dashboard
Brightcove
7.1
MediaSilo

Video Hosting, Management & Storage

Brightcove
7.5
MediaSilo
On-Demand video
Brightcove
8.0
MediaSilo
Video upload & format support
Brightcove
8.0
MediaSilo
Video library / File management
Brightcove
6.2
MediaSilo
Video portal
Brightcove
8.0
MediaSilo

Pros

Brightcove

  • Ability to easily output a JSON response for requested video data. This makes it easy to work with Brightcove as partner.
  • The read APIs are very flexible and can the output can be easily customized using cgi args. This provides great customization of the output and sorting and filtering mechanisms to find the videos you're looking for.
  • The ability to add captions to videos is good, especially with the regulations requiring video captioning. DFXP support works great as long as the player is given the exact XML format it is looking for.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

No answers on this topic

Cons

Brightcove

  • The code for customizing the video player can be made easier, I think it still uses BEML code.
  • Easily accessible ready made code will help users like me to implement a cool looking player.
  • I would love to implement Brightcove video cloud on most of the projects that I work on and I see we could use it in so many different ways but pricing is not easily available on the website.
  • Again if I could work with someone to price for small, medium and large businesses that would be great.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

No answers on this topic

Likelihood to Renew

Brightcove

Brightcove 9.0
Based on 14 answers
It took quite some time to upload and organize our video library. The amount of time it would require to relocate all this information outweighs any negative aspect I personally have with the experience. They have been pretty good to work with and from speaking with my Brightcove rep, I know some of the issues I have listed are currently being addressed and tested for future releases.
Colby Iannazzo | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

No score
No answers yet
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Usability

Brightcove

Brightcove 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Very usable! I don't see any major flaws
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

Brightcove

Brightcove 4.0
Based on 2 answers
We are notified often of downtime, and I have not heard from a support rep for over a year. It really makes it hard to learn what new things are coming out and how we can take our video to the next level when there is no contact from the team on a regular cadence.
Stacy Stanislaw | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

No score
No answers yet
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Alternatives Considered

Brightcove

Marketing department favors it because EVERYONE uses YouTube. Overall, YouTube offers decent features and functionality. But Brightcove offers the ability to brand and style players, and control what our users see (and so much more) and YouTube does not. For instance, on YouTube, users are presented with other videos (which could contain competitor videos).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Brightcove

  • Again, there has been a huge cost savings which significantly improved our ROI
  • There has also been less time spent on learning new technologies and training additional staff on maintaining a video server.
  • Less time spent on the previous two points has allowed me to focus on other areas within the department that needed improvement.
Grant Benatar | TrustRadius Reviewer

MediaSilo

No answers on this topic

Pricing Details

Brightcove

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

MediaSilo

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Brightcove
6.2
MediaSilo

Likelihood to Renew

Brightcove
9.0
MediaSilo

Usability

Brightcove
9.0
MediaSilo

Support Rating

Brightcove
4.0
MediaSilo

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