Avid has selected dock10, a leading media services provider, to become its first Cloud Managed Services Partner.
Per the agreement, dock10, which provides platform, studio and post production services at MediaCityUK, will use Avid Everywhere as the base to expand into the global media production market.
It currently provides a managed service for remote editing, via Avid MediaCentral UX, the cloud-based web front end for Avid Media Central clients that can edit and collaborate on their projects in their own offices via dock10’s remote Avid edit applications, including Avid Media Composer Cloud and can manage their data by accessing dock10’s Avid Interplay MAM system.
As an Avid Cloud Managed Services Partner, dock10 will now be able to offer clients outside of MediaCityUK access to the same managed services that are offered on-campus.
This will be achieved by a ‘hub-and-spoke’ model whereby virtualised Avid Interplay Production systems are
hosted in regional data centres. Dock10 will run a pilot for this new service in London later this year, with a view to expanding further.
“By innovating together we are now able to bring new, industry-leading managed services to market that will deliver new ways of working and reduce the costs of production for our clients,” said Mark Senior, CEO, dock10.