10 Ratings
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Score 8 out of 100
205 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Video Marketing

    Dalet Flex

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    5.3

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    53%
    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Lead generation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    36 Ratings

    Video personalization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.2
    52%
    65 Ratings

    eCommerce

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    1.9
    19%
    31 Ratings

    Support for advertisements

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    25 Ratings

    Video SEO

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.1
    51%
    28 Ratings

    Integration to Marketing Automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    7 Ratings

    Video Platform Integrations

    Dalet Flex

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.6

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    76%
    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Integration to Salesforce.com

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.4
    64%
    2 Ratings

    Integration to LMS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    2 Ratings

    Video Security

    Dalet Flex

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.8

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    68%
    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Video access controls

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.1
    71%
    82 Ratings

    User management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    4.4
    44%
    78 Ratings

    Video link sharing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    92 Ratings

    Internal video

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.3
    63%
    75 Ratings

    External video

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    80 Ratings

    Video Player

    Dalet Flex

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.8

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    68%
    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Player customization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1
    61%
    79 Ratings

    Embedded videos

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1
    61%
    81 Ratings

    Video quality / Bandwidth controls

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    91 Ratings

    Mobile compatibility

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    86 Ratings

    Video Analytics

    Dalet Flex

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.2

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    62%
    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming ranks higher in 5/5 features

    A/B testing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.8
    58%
    12 Ratings

    Streaming quality reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    69 Ratings

    Per viewer tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.3
    53%
    77 Ratings

    Per video tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.3
    53%
    76 Ratings

    Video analytics dashboard

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    80 Ratings

    Video Hosting, Management & Storage

    Dalet Flex

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.3

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    83%
    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming ranks higher in 6/6 features

    On-Demand video

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    66 Ratings

    Live streaming

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.9
    99%
    94 Ratings

    Impact of streaming on network

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.8
    88%
    78 Ratings

    Video upload & format support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    80 Ratings

    Video library / File management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    83 Ratings

    Video portal

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    64 Ratings

    Video Engagement

    Dalet Flex

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.2

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    72%
    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Audience polling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    36 Ratings

    Audience Q&A / Live chat

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    60 Ratings

    Video comments

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.1
    61%
    49 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.0

    Dalet Flex

    80%
    2 Ratings
    8.2

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    82%
    125 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Dalet Flex

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    89%
    8 Ratings

    Usability

    Dalet Flex

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    89%
    62 Ratings

    Availability

    Dalet Flex

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    90%
    6 Ratings

    Performance

    Dalet Flex

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    83%
    6 Ratings

    Support Rating

    Dalet Flex

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    87%
    17 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Dalet Flex

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    81%
    120 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    Dalet Flex

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    81%
    3 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Dalet Flex

    Ooyala provides the opportunity to scale and manage multiple services and platforms in the organization with its integration services with internal tools like Slack and multiple other applications. Also, it helps you understand the views, reach, and engagement with the videos that help you define your next campaign strategy. In my experience, Ooyala could be less appropriate for managing URLs and unreliability may make you upload videos more than once.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    This software is ideal for any size church. The ability to purchase a modest number of viewer-hours per month for a reasonable cost (no-ads) is hugely important for non-profit organizations. Being able to live-stream, record and watch from the archives is also great. Finally, the chat room allows for a more interactive experience than traditional tv broadcasting.
    Beth Jinkerson | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Dalet Flex

    • It's intuitive and easy to use.
    • Ooyala Now is the only product I have seen to date that shows me real-time usage.
    • I like the people.
    Ricky Sutton | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    • It allows us to stream without special equipment. We mainly use our phones.
    • The quality of the videos is amazing and I love the fact that videos auto-save and you can download and edit them for later.
    • The program allows you to create playlists so that we can stream on our online channel 24/7
    LeShawnda Fitzgerald | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Dalet Flex

    • Ooyala's integration with the ad serving platform is not as good in terms of user interface and user experience.
    • The user interface could be improved (making it more like YouTube and Vimeo).
    • The feature that provides scheduling could be improved to be seamless for publishing to Instagram.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    • The user interface is pretty good, but it definitely needs some improvements to help organize videos better, and request online restoration of videos that have been taken offline.
    • As far as I can tell, new features haven't been added since UStream was acquired by IBM. It seems like development has been paused, or focused on back-end improvements that we as users simply don't see. Would like to see some new improvements being made, especially at this price point.
    • The mobile viewing window lacks options and cannot detect device orientation. So I embed a video on a page that I can publish through an app, but then the viewing window does not orient correctly, without some complicated JavaScript that I personally have to write. This is an example of a feature that IBM should make and have part of the viewer window platform. Mobile friendly is essential in this day and age.
    Derek Hoiem | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Dalet Flex

    General

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

    Starting Price

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Likelihood to Renew

    Dalet Flex

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming 8.9
    Based on 8 answers
    Our organization depends heavily on this streaming service. Now that we have the option of allowing our clients to attend meetings virtually, we can never retract that option as so many of our clients love the flexibility. Also, we have no complaints with the service itself. It is reliable and dependable and any issues we have encountered have never been to blame on the service but rather our lack of knowledge of it or needing to update our embed code
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Dalet Flex

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming 8.9
    Based on 62 answers
    Ustream has a very easy to use interface as well as multiple articles explain the methods and procedure involved in properly utilizing their services. This is very important to the house of worship market, as organizations like ours are often utilizing volunteer to help produce our content. While simple on the surface, the platform has great depth in its customization and tracking abilities. This allows a power user, such as myself, to dig deep beneath the surface of the main settings and create the streaming experience I want to showcase.
    Kevin Ford | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    Dalet Flex

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming 9.0
    Based on 6 answers
    Absolutely. We have never had an outage problem or any application errors that I have been privy to. We are duly notified generally in advance of outages or updates
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    Dalet Flex

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming 8.3
    Based on 6 answers
    As we use it now, we are satisfied with the streaming performance. I cannot speak to integration yet as we have yet to engage in that but have plans to in the future
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Dalet Flex

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming 8.7
    Based on 17 answers
    We funded 'white glove' service as our timelines were tight and our needs were well-defined. Tier 1 and Tier 2 support were able to help us get up and running in shorter order than we would have on our own. Documentation on the eCDN product had gaps, increasing the time to resolve and created concerns about success.
    Michael Coates | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Dalet Flex

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming 8.1
    Based on 120 answers
    Implementation is tough because there are so many different ways clients are expecting content to appear on their platforms. Ustream video embeds have been a good solution in areas where direct integrations are not available. But, this is an area for improvement in the case of LMS and marketing integrations. On the broadcast side, embed codes work well because we use them with CMS systems that provide their own library and user management.
    Cale J. Rogers | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Dalet Flex

    We have used all the rival products. Ooyala has been our favourite for years, but feel like they have stalled in new product development.
    Ricky Sutton | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    When this project was evaluating streaming providers in 2013, Livestream was the closest to uStream in feature set. However, we found the packages that uStream provided were financially better considering the volume of customers who were going to stream our content. We also felt at the time that uStream had a superior API.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Scalability

    Dalet Flex

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming 8.1
    Based on 3 answers
    IBM global network.
    Michael Coates | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Dalet Flex

    • Ooyala certainly helped improve ROI.
    • It also provides a strong capability for integration with other marketing automation tools for improved digital marketing ROI.
    • Reduction in cost of operations can be easily achieved with integrations with multiple software applications.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    IBM Watson Media's Video Streaming

    • Our ROI is measured by the provision of ministry and satisfaction of our congregation. We are extremely pleased with our USTREAM and feel that it is a valuable asset to our church.
    Michael Sharpe | TrustRadius Reviewer

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