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Avid Everywhere Enables dock10 to Accelerate Innovation and Expand Its Range of Managed Services

AMSTERDAM, Sept. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IBC (Hall 7, Booth #J20) -- 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."

About dock10

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.

About Avid

Through Avid Everywhere™, Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative, and comprehensive media platform, connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution, and consumption for the most listened to, most watched, and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, and television shows, to live concerts and news broadcasts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, ISIS®, Interplay®, and Sibelius®. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, connect with Avid on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+; or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

© 2014 Avid Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Avid, the Avid logo, Avid Everywhere, iNEWS, Interplay, ISIS, Media Composer, Pro Tools, and Sibelius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. The Interplay name is used with the permission of the Interplay Entertainment Corp. which bears no responsibility for Avid products. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Avid Amy Paladino amy.paladino@avid.com 617-733-5121 dock10 Sadie Groom sadie.groom@bubblesqueak.co.uk +44 771 542 2414

Source:Avid Technology, Inc.