SOURCE: Qumu, Inc.

March 10, 2008 08:00 ET

Qumu Attains Gold Certified Partner Status in the Microsoft Partner Program

Qumu Video Control Center™ Rigorously Tested and Certified on Microsoft's Windows Server 2003, SQL Server 2005, the 2007 Office System and Web Services + .NET Framework

EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) - Qumu, Inc., a leader in enterprise video communications (EVC), today announced it has attained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. This status recognizes the highest level of technological excellence, marketplace impact and satisfaction of customers through Microsoft products and services. Microsoft Gold Certified Partners receive a rich set of benefits, including advance access to the latest Microsoft platforms and development environments.

"Achieving Gold Certified Partner status with Microsoft is another significant accomplishment for Qumu," said Ray Hood, CEO of Qumu. "We've had a long standing relationship with Microsoft so becoming a Gold Certified partner was a natural evolution. Microsoft uses our enterprise video communications solutions internally to create live and on-demand videos to communicate key messages to its employees. And, our customers expect Qumu to integrate seamlessly with their Microsoft infrastructure so this status is important to our continuing efforts to bring industry leading video solutions to market."

The core of the Qumu solution for EVC is the Qumu Video Control Center™ (VCC). The Qumu VCC connects all the pieces of the video infrastructure together in a way that provides centralized control and virtually unlimited scalability. The Qumu VCC interoperates with and leverages an enterprise's existing IT infrastructure to extend the solution and increase adoption throughout a distributed enterprise to achieve maximum return on investment.

The Microsoft Partner Program was launched in October 2003 and represents Microsoft's ongoing commitment to the success of partners worldwide. The program offers a single, integrated partnering framework that recognizes partner expertise, rewards the total impact that partners have in the technology marketplace, and delivers more value to help partners' businesses be successful.

About Qumu, Inc.

Video plays an increasingly strategic role in the way enterprises communicate internally and externally. Qumu, the leader in Enterprise Video Communications (EVC), enables organizations to easily capture, manage, publish and distribute live and on-demand video content. The company provides a single web services based software solution that seamlessly manages all video applications, and leverages existing video, storage and distribution hardware and software infrastructure. Customers worldwide, including AT&T, Abbott Labs, Capital One, Dell, eBay, Raytheon and others are experiencing the value of the company's patented solutions. For more information, visit www.qumu.com.

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