Leading European media services provider leverages the openness, scalability, and integration of the Avid MediaCentral Platform to expand its business
IBC (Hall 7, Booth #J20), AMSTERDAM, September 13, 2014 – Avid® (OTC: AVID) today announced that dock10, a leading media services provider, has embraced Avid Everywhere™ and implemented a fully integrated, end-to-end workflow centered upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform. The workflow, comprised of industry-leading Avid solutions, delivers the openness, scalability, and integration dock10 needs to enhance productivity, adopt innovative new workflows, and continue expanding its business to new markets.
dock10 provides cutting-edge studio, post-production, and content management services at MediaCityUK, the most technically advanced HD production facility in Europe. Having established itself as one of Europe’s top media services providers, dock10 is using Avid Everywhere as a foundation to expand into the global media production market. The new Avid workflow—powered by the MediaCentral Platform and leveraging solutions from Avid’s Artist Suite, Media Suite, and Storage Suite—covers the entire content lifecycle, from studio to post and through to archive and distribution.
“Avid Everywhere is allowing us to take dock10 to the next phase of our strategic growth plan,” stated Paul Clennell, CTO of dock10 and founding member of the Avid Customer Association. “With Avid Everywhere, we can greatly extend the reach of our business by collaborating with geographically dispersed teams, all working in real time on projects housed in our highly resilient, secure, and protected space at MediaCityUK. Avid’s continued innovation and the adaptability of the MediaCentral Platform allow us to take advantage of exciting new growth opportunities, while laying the groundwork for future workflows and technologies.”
dock10’s Avid workflow allows the company to provide cutting-edge, industry-leading managed services to companies far beyond its base at MediaCityUK. The MediaCentral Platform provides the shared services, connectivity, and orchestration capabilities that enable dock10 to fully integrate every aspect of their workflow, from content creation to distribution and delivery. Interplay® | Production and Interplay | MAM (part of the Avid Media Suite) provide customized workflows that allow dock10 to streamline processes, ensure smooth collaboration between teams, and speed production—from ingest and production to distribution and archiving. Media Composer® | Software and Pro Tools® (part of the Avid Artist Suite) offer best-in-class creative solutions so media professionals can create compelling, high-quality content quickly and efficiently.
“It’s always difficult to predict how the industry will change and evolve. Avid Everywhere and the MediaCentral Platform give us the foundation to support the workflows of tomorrow—like 4K and beyond,” stated Clennell. “These tools are essential to helping us grow our business. Our partnership with Avid will let us continue innovating together as media industry leaders.”
dock10 is one of Europe’s leading digital media service providers. Operating at the heart of MediaCityUK in Manchester, dock10 clients have access to HD TV studios, digital post-production, cloud media management services and advanced connectivity options. dock10’s services are supported by one of the most experienced, award winning teams in the broadcast industry.
dock10’s studio and post production clients include the BBC, ITV and many independent production companies. Programs made at The Studios include The Voice, The Jeremy Kyle Show,Blue Peter, Match of the Day, Last Tango in Halifax and Kings of Speed.
dock10 oversees all stages of the content lifecycle, from creation to archiving, including making the move from tape-based to digital distribution simple and straightforward. Moreover, dock10 ensures that clients have the connectivity and technology to create and deliver content on any digital platform, across any format, simply and cost effectively.
Avid delivers the most open and efficient media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid’s preeminent customer community uses Avid’s comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetize the most watched, loved and listened to media in the world—from prestigious and award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts. With the most flexible deployment and pricing options, Avid’s industry-leading solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid NEXIS®, MediaCentral®, iNEWS®, AirSpeed®, Sibelius®, Avid VENUE™, FastServe®, and Maestro™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.
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