May 03, 2011 10:00 ET

Enterprise Video Search Leader Altus Named a "Learning Leader" by Bersin & Associates

vSearch® Platform Lauded in "Vendor Innovation in Learning and Talent Excellence" Category

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - May 3, 2011) - Altus, a leader in enterprise on-demand rich media solutions for conferences, sales enablement, and knowledge sharing, announced that it has recently received top honors in the "Vendor Innovation in Learning and Talent Excellence" category by Bersin & Associates. The Company's vSearch® solution was awarded a "Learning Leader" title for its game-changing on-demand learning platform. vSearch is the only true rich-media platform for the enterprise with applications for corporate conferences and events, sales enablement, and learning. The innovative technology enables customers, employees and partners to be instantly more productive and better informed.

The Bersin & Associates Learning Leaders program is a research-driven initiative designed to recognize innovation and excellence in critical areas of corporate training and talent management. Additionally, Altus was featured in Elearning! magazine and in the Bersin & Associates annual research report, Learning Leaders: Lessons from the Best. The "Vendor Innovation in Learning and Talent Management" category encompasses learning tools, content and platforms that support an integrated talent management strategy.

Altus vSearch transforms enterprise video into a valuable asset for any organization. It makes any video and PowerPoint presentation available from anywhere via a computer, smartphone or tablet device. The content integrates synchronized transcripts to facilitate fast search and access by busy learners and to accommodate international audiences and users with hearing disabilities.

"Altus vSearch is unique in the marketplace," said David Mallon, principal analyst for Bersin & Associates. "The scalable SaaS platform provides ongoing, readily-accessible knowledge to global workers, channel partners, and critical business units, increasing productivity and efficiency while reducing costs. The Altus vSearch platform gives organizations the means to unite their overall business intelligence in a single, easy-to-use repository."

"We're honored to have been recognized by Bersin & Associates for our innovative use of video that enables users throughout the extended enterprise to easily find and access the exact knowledge they need to perform more effectively," commented Altus CEO Ted Cocheu. "We have seen enthusiastic adoption of our solutions by leading companies like Cisco, Oracle, NetApp and VMware, and look forward to exceeding our customers' expectations and continued company growth in 2011."

About Altus
Altus provides a leading platform for monetizing enterprise video with specific applications for corporate conferences and events, sales enablement, and learning. Altus enables companies to capture, share and search video content down to the spoken word. Organizations deploying the Altus vSearch platform and apps can deliver critical knowledge on-demand to large, global audiences, including employees, partners and customers. Altus SaaS-based (Software as a Service) solutions enable learning organizations to extend their traditional courseware offering with searchable, social, and mobile rich-media. Global giants such as Cisco, GM, IBM, NetApp, and Oracle rely on Altus to achieve outstanding ROI through substantial productivity gains and millions of dollars of savings in reduced travel and training costs. More information is available at

Altus Learning Systems is a trademark and vSearch is a registered trademark of Altus Learning Systems, Inc. All other trademarked terms used in this document are the properties of their respective owners.

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