Van Wagner Agrees to Nationwide Rollout of BMS.net™ Proof Of Performance Platform

New York’s #1 Outdoor Advertising Company to Deliver Real-Time POP Nationwide

Joe Cotugno, New York, NY

May 15, 2006

Van Wagner, the dominant outdoor advertising company in NYC, has selected Ayuda Media Systems’ revolutionary BMS.net™ Proof Of Performance platform to deliver online, real-time, interactive Proof Of Performance to its customers nationwide. Building upon the success of Van Wagner Aerial Media’s recent POP launch, Van Wagner has decided to rollout the BMS.net™ Proof Of Performance platform nationwide for its Outdoor division as well.

Van Wagner’s customers will be able to retrieve up-to-the-minute completion information for all of their outdoor and aerial campaigns via a secure, online Proof Of Performance website that includes interactive maps, photos, and real-time posting details.

“This agreement is a result of the outstanding business relationship we have built with Van Wagner and serves as a testament to Ayuda’s dedication to providing superior client services to all our customers,” says Andreas Soupliotis, President & CEO of Ayuda Media Systems. “We are delighted to have Van Wagner on board with our POP platform, and look forward to strengthening the relationship even further in the future.”

ABOUT VAN WAGNER COMMUNICATIONS

Since posting its first imprint in Times Square in the 1970s, Van Wagner Communications has been recognized as one of the most innovative industry leaders in the development of outdoor advertising. Van Wagner Outdoor, a subsidiary of Van Wagner Communications, offers prominent signage across diverse formats in major metropolitan areas. They are the market leader in New York City (large format and street furniture), hold leading positions in Los Angeles and Washington, DC, and have a significant (and fast growing) presence in Boston, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco, and Toronto, Canada.

ABOUT AYUDA

Ayuda Media Systems (Ayuda) has been providing the D/OOH industry with the world’s most sophisticated media management platform for over 10 years. As the developers of the Ayuda Platform (which notably includes Juice™, Splash™, BMS™, Zest™ Rewind™, Cerebro™, and now, Alto™), Ayuda’s products have invoiced over two billion dollars in OOH billing and provided media management functions for more than 500,000 advertising faces globally. The Ayuda Platform is cloud-based, and includes functionality for D/OOH networks such as avails and proposal generation, invoicing, lease payouts, financial reporting, inventory management, scheduling, content management, mapping, network monitoring, business intelligence, a free software player, real-time annotated proof of play, and the world’s only D/OOH vendor focused CRM. Ayuda was founded in 2003 by ex-Microsoft employees with the mission of empowering the D/OOH industry with state-of-the-art tools that make D/OOH easier to manage and buy. In November 2012, Microsoft presented Ayuda’s Splash™ product with the highly coveted Windows Azure Application – Partner of the Year Award for its use of the Microsoft Azure Cloud. For more information about Ayuda, visit www.ayudasystems.com

 

Joe Cotugno
Partner, Senior Vice President of Global Client Services
Ayuda Media Systems
+1 (514) 845-0824 x200

Ayuda Announces Release of BMS.net™ Version 2.1

Introduces Office-Style Ribbon Bar, Visual Charting, and POP Enhancements

Joe Cotugno, New York, NY

May 5, 2006

Ayuda Media Systems, developer of the world’s most advanced media management platform for OOH companies, today announced the latest release of the next-generation version of their flagship product, BMS.net™ version 2.1. Ayuda is committed to continuously evolving their software suite to better address ever-changing business needs and processes. Customer feedback plays an important role in the design and addition of new features and functionality. BMS.net™ v2.1 includes the following enhancements:

  • New Microsoft Office-style “Ribbon Bar” navigation throughout the suite
  • New 2D Visual Charting timeline view – allows charting on a calendar view
  • New POP User Management screen – allows users to manage access to POP Website

“Ayuda works closely with all of our customers to understand their specific business processes, workflows and usage patterns,” claims Joe Cotugno, Director of Products at Ayuda Media Systems. “We compile and track this information into our internal development systems, and base new features and enhancements on the most requested functionality. We are constantly evolving BMS.net™ to meet the needs of our clients and the OOH industry in general.”

About Ayuda

Ayuda Media Systems (Ayuda) has been providing the D/OOH industry with the world’s most sophisticated media management platform for over 10 years. As the developers of the Ayuda Platform (which notably includes Juice™, Splash™, BMS™, Zest™ Rewind™, Cerebro™, and now, Alto™), Ayuda’s products have invoiced over two billion dollars in OOH billing and provided media management functions for more than 500,000 advertising faces globally. The Ayuda Platform is cloud-based, and includes functionality for D/OOH networks such as avails and proposal generation, invoicing, lease payouts, financial reporting, inventory management, scheduling, content management, mapping, network monitoring, business intelligence, a free software player, real-time annotated proof of play, and the world’s only D/OOH vendor focused CRM. Ayuda was founded in 2003 by ex-Microsoft employees with the mission of empowering the D/OOH industry with state-of-the-art tools that make D/OOH easier to manage and buy. In November 2012, Microsoft presented Ayuda’s Splash™ product with the highly coveted Windows Azure Application – Partner of the Year Award for its use of the Microsoft Azure Cloud. For more information about Ayuda, visit www.ayudasystems.com

 

 

Joe Cotugno
Partner, Senior Vice President of Global Client Services
Ayuda Media Systems
+1 (514) 845-0824 x200