SOURCE: Altus Learning Systems

Altus Learning Systems

March 02, 2010 09:00 ET

Altus Learning Systems Receives Network Products Guide 2010 Product Innovation Award

Altus vSearch Selected Winner in the SaaS (Software as a Service) and Cloud Computing Category

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  Altus Learning Systems, a leader in enterprise video search solutions for sales enablement and knowledge sharing, announced today that Network Products Guide, a leading information technology research and advisory guide, has named Altus vSearch a 2010 Product Innovation Award winner in the SaaS and Cloud Computing category. The annual awards competition recognizes and honors vendors from all over the world that have delivered innovative, ground-breaking products that have set the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology.

Altus vSearch is a SaaS solution for live and on-demand knowledge sharing, making video content searchable down to the spoken word. Altus delivers significant ROI to companies through improved knowledge sharing and sales productivity by enabling users to spend less time looking for knowledge and more time closing business. Altus vSearch has proven itself an indispensable tool for global leaders such as Cisco, IBM, NetApp, Oracle, and VMware. Altus vSearch improves sales enablement by digitally capturing presentations including corporate events, internal meetings, web conferences or conference calls into a single searchable media portal. Altus vSearch combines digitally recorded video with synchronized slides and scrolling transcripts, enabling users to see and hear the content being presented. Every word spoken and every word in the slides and notes become searchable data. Using familiar search functionality, users can find just the knowledge they need at the presentation, topic or sentence level, eliminating time lost looking for knowledge. To read more about this product innovation, please visit

Altus VirtualEvent™ is an on-line tool for meetings, conferences and other events that integrates live webcasting, user interactivity, and full-text searchable video. With Altus VirtualEvent, companies now have a single platform for on-line meetings and events that includes both live and on-demand content distribution.

"Innovation is not just about new products alone," said Rake Narang, editor-in-chief at Network Products Guide. "To succeed, companies need to see innovation not as a one-time objective but as something that has to be continuously evolved and improved upon. This requires putting greater focus on customer needs and making innovation the center of a company's way of developing better solutions. Innovative products such as Altus vSearch are bringing improvements in corporate knowledge sharing, full-text searchable video and on-demand access to corporate information."

"We are immensely gratified to be recognized by Network Product Guide for our innovation and leadership in the SaaS and Cloud solutions," said Ted Cocheu, CEO of Altus Learning Systems. "Product innovation is key to meeting and exceeding our customers' expectations and driving company growth."

About Network Products Guide Awards

As industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, Network Products Guide from Silicon Valley plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. You will discover a wealth of information and tools in this guide including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit

About Altus

Altus is a leading provider of video search and management solutions for sales enablement. Altus helps companies capture and deliver their valuable content via a turn-key, SaaS infrastructure and a global media delivery network. Organizations deploying Altus for sales enablement, training, collaboration, and knowledge sharing can now deliver critical knowledge to large, geographically-dispersed audiences, including employees, channel partners and customers. The Altus vSearch and VirtualEvent solution provides sales organizations the means to use searchable video content to improve sales productivity. Industry leaders such as Cisco, IBM, GM, Oracle and NetApp rely on Altus to achieve outstanding ROI, substantial productivity and revenue gains, and millions of dollars of savings in reduced travel and training costs. More information is available at

Contact Information

  • Editorial Contacts

    Tim Hughan
    Altus Learning Systems
    (408) 884-1480
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    Tisa Penny
    Trainer Communications
    (925) 271-8216
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