BURLINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Avid, a leading technology provider of software tools and platforms that power the media and entertainment industry, has won the 2018 Microsoft US Partner Award for the communications and media industry.
The company was honoured among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
“We’re extremely honoured to be a recipient of the 2018 Microsoft US Partner Award,” said Jeff Rosica, CEO and President at Avid. “With the unique and innovative capabilities and global footprint of Microsoft Azure, we’re empowering our media and entertainment customers anywhere to capitalise on the benefits that the cloud offers for their operations. Together with Microsoft we’re already delivering tremendous innovation to the market through our collaboration, and there’s much more to come.”
Awards were presented in several categories, with winners chosen from more than 2,600 entrants from 115 countries. Avid was recognised for providing outstanding solutions and services for awards category: Industry – Communications and Media. The award recognises leadership in customer impact, solution innovation, deployment, and exceptional use of advanced features in Microsoft technologies over the past year.
In April 2017, Avid and Microsoft announced a strategic cloud alliance focused on cloud based solutions for media and entertainment, having since delivered numerous product and service innovations.
Avid delivers open and efficient media platforms, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption. Avid’s customer community uses the company’s comprehensive tools and workflow solutions to create, distribute and monetise media around the world – from award-winning feature films to popular television shows, news programs and televised sporting events, and celebrated music recordings and live concerts.