Press for Software, Systems and Services

Brightcove Inc. and Akamai Technologies are expected to say today that they will establish Akamai HD Network as the default content-delivery system for Brightcove video. The Brightcove platform is used by organizations, media companies, and other businesses to publish and distribute video on the Internet. Until now, most of the content has been delivered by Limelight Networks, based in Tempe, Ariz. Under the new arrangement, Akamai will become the default service, but Brightcove will continue to offer a choice of six delivery networks, including Limelight.

Great venue, cold drinks and delicious food. I would say that pretty much sums it up. There is something to be said when an event is done right. It gives you the feeling that you truly are a "VIP" of sorts. Well played, ScanScout, well played.

Optaros, an ecommerce solution provider, today announced that it has chosen the Magento Enterprise Platform to power its OCentric SaaS solution. OCentric is a new ecommerce solution that combines the simplicity of SaaS with the flexibility of open source. Many companies like the straightforwardness of SaaS, but are frustrated that unique features -- which may help their business stand out and compete online -- cannot be added.

Black Duck Software (www.blackducksoftware.com), the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, today announced its support for two compliance initiatives being spearheaded by the Linux Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux.