Brightcove, the Cambridge-based video publishing platform innovator, has moved to a leadership position among Web video distributors with the creation of a network of companies using its API’s as part of their distribution platforms.  This includes, AOL, Yahoo!, Slide, Veoh, Meebo, Metacafe and others. 

Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch reports on the announcement of the industry alliance this morning and its implications. Liz Gannes at NewTeeVee gives her perspective on how Brighcove’s giant war chest has positioned it for the expansion we see today.

In October, I interviewed
Brightcove CEO Jeremy Allaire about Brighcove 3, the new, multi-level
video service being used by large and small video producers.  I have republished the interview today.

Update:  Several companies have announced joining the Brightcove Alliance.  These include GlanceGuide, Clearspring, TubeMogul and Azuki

Andy Plesser, Executive Producer

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