Vimeo Launches PRO Commercial Hosting Services

Vimeo, known for its high-quality video sharing among artists, video enthusiasts and professionals is launching a new PRO service to attract business customers. Vimeo PRO promises to be an advanced yet simple-to-use commercial hosting option costing only $199 per year. Customizable portfolio websites and logo branding on embedded videos lead off the extensive list of features.

Vimeo PRO logo business

There are no bandwidth caps or time limits for Vimeo PRO customers, although default storage space is 50 GB and number of plays tops off at 250,000. Of course more space and additional playback options can be purchased for an additional fee ($199 per extra 50 GB or 100,000 plays).

1080p HD video is included along with HTML5 support in the familiar Vimeo Universal Player. Unlimited HD uploads, third-party video player support and advanced analytics are also included in the package. Vimeo PRO offers search engine optimization for portfolio websites coupled with video review pages, social media integration and customizable privacy settings.

The idea behind Vimeo PRO is to offer quality video hosting for small businesses that simplifies the process of sharing video and reduces the price. According to the company, video will make up half of all online consumer traffic by the end of 2012. The trend is set to continue upwards especially with services like Vimeo PRO making high-quality commercial video streaming more affordable.

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