Press for Software, Systems and Services

Yesterday morning, Brightcove and Akamai (AKAM) announced an alliance to work together giving Brightcove another CDN besides Limelight (LLNW) to deliver traffic over, and giving Akamai customers the ability to use Brightcove's video platform service. Unfortunately, when the deal was announced, instead of fellow bloggers being interested in getting the story accurate, many of them stated that Brightcove was leaving Limelight for Akamai, which is not accurate.

Demandware, Inc., the global leader in on-demand ecommerce, today announced that Nine West Footwear Corporation®, a division of Jones Apparel Group, Inc. (NYSE: JNY), has launched a new mobile storefront using Demandware's mobile commerce application. The Nine West mobile commerce site,, is designed to meet the on-the-go shopping needs of the digitally connected shoe and accessory enthusiast who wants to learn about the latest trends and hottest looks of the season – or even make a purchase – from their mobile device.

Akamai Technologies (Nasdaq: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud optimization services, and Brightcove, the leading online video platform, today announced a wide-ranging alliance to drive quality, performance, and innovation in the online video industry.  The agreement between the companies is designed to bring together two of the most widely-used cloud-based platforms for professional online video to create a powerful, end-to-end offer that makes high-quality video publishing and distribution easily available for businesses and organizations of all sizes.  Brightcove will provide the Akamai HD Network as a bundled component of the Brightcove online video platform service.

Webtrends, an enterprise customer intelligence company and Optaros, an ecommerce solution provider, today announced a partnership that includes Webtrends Analytics 9 in Optaros' OCentric SaaS ecommerce platform. OCentric is the first ecommerce platform that provides the simplicity of SaaS with the flexibility of open source software.