ClearStory Systems announced the release of the Radiant Enterprise Media Server (EMS) 2.0, an enhanced version of its media services software platform. Radiant EMS features functionality for managing complex video, graphics, compound documents, and other rich media; and a flexible foundation for enterprise content management (ECM). A J2EE system with services-oriented architecture (SOA), Radiant EMS offers advanced capabilities for the management of rich media, providing deployment flexibility; alignment with current best practices in IT infrastructure; and the ability to integrate with and leverage a broad array of third party and open source media processing tools. Radiant EMS supports complex file types with the ability to ingest and manage links between related files. File types supported include all encoded video formats as well as specialized metadata types such as vdf. Radiant EMS offers compound document capabilities for complex file types like Adobe InDesign and Quark Xpress. Enhanced taxonomy, metadata, and security features provide modeling flexibility. Radiant EMS supports asset-level security and permissions. APIs allow for creation of new applications, and integration with new or existing workflow.