Avid and Al Jazeera Sign Global Enterprise Agreement and Announce Cloud-based Newsroom Project
Companies to collaborate on cloud deployments, working together to pioneer cloud-based newsroom workflows that will help lead the industry
Avid has signed a major framework agreement with Al Jazeera Media Network, further cementing the companies’ ongoing strategic relationship and enhancing Al Jazeera’s investment in Avid’s comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and optimize media for its end-to-end news production infrastructure around the world. The companies also announced a joint collaboration to develop and test cloud-based technology deployments of the end-to-end Avid newsroom solution. The alliance will help Al Jazeera realize its own cloud strategy, and help shape the future of cloud-based newsrooms across the industry, paving the way for the first-ever hybrid cloud deployment of the MediaCentral® Platform across a large, global newsroom operation.
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