Virage, Inc. announced the release of Video Application Server 3.0, a server platform that allows organizations to publish, manage and distribute digital video content. With this latest server software from Virage, customers can deploy and centrally manage an even wider variety of automated streaming video applications. Video Application Server 3.0 adds user management and authentication features. Administrative privileges such as account creation and content editing can be assigned to specific groups. The new Virage software supports (LDAP), enabling easy integration with existing IT infrastructure. The latest release also provides permission-driven folders. Virage’s latest server software also supports playlists and a customizable HTML player that allows users to select the proper playback file based on connection speed and format preference. Virage’s latest product offering also includes an enhanced software developer’s kit (SDK) with new code samples and documentation.