Ateliere appoints Boxer Systems
- 05 December, 2022
Boxer Systems helps customers build next generation media supply chain in the cloud with Ateliere; SaaS provides fast deployment, immense scalability and reduces cloud video storage footprint by 70% and more.
USA: Ateliere Creative Technologies, a leading developer of media supply chain solutions, has announced that it has appointed Boxer Systems, a full service UK sales and service consultancy, as the exclusive Ateliere reseller for the UK market. Boxer Systems, which has been serving the UK broadcast, film, post-production, ProAV and corporate media verticals for more than three decades, is known for its exceptional customer sales and service experience. Notable customers of Boxer Systems include Arqiva, BBC, Discovery, ITN, ITV, Technicolor and Thomson Reuters. The addition of Ateliere media supply chain solutions to the list of high-performance media products represented completes the Boxer Systems offering, enabling customers to move from legacy media asset management systems to Ateliere’s modern, scalable cloud-native media supply chain platform.
“For many customers seeking to monetise content or streamline operations, it’s the right time for a cloud-based SaaS model to simplify packaging and delivery of content to an increasing number of diverse end points, whilst remaining scalable and flexible as their needs change,” comments Marc Risby, Managing Director and CTO, Boxer Systems. “Ateliere has proven experience across storage and title management, mastering and distribution, which will bring immediate benefit to our customers.”
The Ateliere offering aligns with Boxer Systems’ values in representing solutions that make long-term sense for UK customers, especially as cloud-native media solutions become more prevalent and in demand. To support the growing demand, the retailer has expanded their direct sales, solutions engineering and technical support resources. Well versed in cloud migration and file-based workflows, the expanded Boxer Systems team is positioned to help customers build next generation supply chain media workflows with cloud-native Ateliere solutions.
“Boxer Systems leads with customer enablement and success, making them one of the most trusted, well-respected, sales retailers in the UK market,” states Eric Carson, Chief Revenue Officer, Ateliere. “Their extensive experience will be key in helping media companies, both at a commercial and solutions engineering level, migrate legacy workflows to the cloud with Ateliere’s contemporary media supply solutions.”
Ateliere Solutions Offered by Boxer Systems
Available today from Boxer Systems are the award-winning Ateliere Connect and Ateliere Discover cloud-native, SaaS solutions. Ateliere solutions run on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and leverage cloud parallel processing to enable customers to operate at new levels of performance. The core AI technology, Deep Analysis and FrameDNA, which won the Best of Show Award at IBC2022, automates deduplication of large content libraries and archives, reducing overall cloud storage use by 70% and more. Powerful data analytics provides users media supply chain volume and performance summarized in an “at-a-glance” dashboard enabling stakeholders to make business management and provisioning decisions quickly.
Ateliere Solutions at a Glance:
Ateliere Connect gives users the tools to manage media assets, optimize content libraries, and orchestrate production and delivery of title/content packages to over the top (OTT), broadcast and cable endpoints in just three clicks. It’s fast to deploy with onboarding of content libraries and key workflows within days. Native support for versioned workflows, including the Interoperable Master Format (IMF), ensures that title management includes the many versions associated with a title, as well as localized languages and compliance edits. Microservices and a robust API enable interoperability from ingest to quality control (QC), to packaging and delivery, as well as integration of business and legacy media asset management (MAM) systems, optimizing flow and transparency of work orders, billing, and inventory.
With Ateliere Discover, content owners can power up a fully branded streaming service and orchestrate delivery across their own branded video app or major OTT marketplace in a matter of days. App elements like artwork, on-screen arrangement, layout and more can be fully customized to create a highly compelling viewer experience. Backend analytics provide valuable insights on title performance and audience viewing habits, enabling content owners to make data-driven decisions about what to deliver next. Flexible subscription, ad-based and hybrid monetization options allow users to better maximize revenue opportunities.