Verizon Digital Media Services Names SnapStream Official Transition Partner for Volicon Observer
SnapStream to Offer Extended Volicon Support Contracts into 2020 and a Transition to SnapStream’s Broadcast Monitoring & Compliance Product
LOS ANGELES and HOUSTON (April 4, 2019) – Verizon Digital Media Services today named SnapStream the official transition partner for the Volicon Observer broadcast monitoring and compliance product. In January, Verizon Digital Media Services announced the end-of-sale of the appliance-based solutions in an effort to focus continued development on future solutions that better align with industry trends and market needs during the ongoing migration to IP and streaming video workflows. This agreement provides a support path for Volicon’s customers.
As a part of this agreement, Volicon customers with active support contracts may now use SnapStream to provide extended Volicon support into 2020. Volicon customers with lapsed support contracts also are eligible for extended Volicon support from SnapStream.
Following extended support, Volicon customers will have the option of transitioning to SnapStream’s broadcast monitoring and compliance product. SnapStream will be demonstrating its broadcast monitoring and compliance features at NAB 2019 April 8-11 in South Upper Hall Booth #SU9802.
“Volicon and SnapStream have always had strong mutual respect,” said SnapStream CEO Rakesh Agrawal. “We have similar products with overlapping features and even have many common customers. SnapStream is known, among other things, for the great support we provide, and we look forward to providing the same high-quality support to Volicon customers. We hope to eventually earn the business of current Volicon customers by converting them into SnapStream customers.”
“Verizon Digital Media Services is committed to providing high-quality products and services for our customers. The partnership with Snapstream will provide Volicon Observer customers with a dedicated support team at the highest level of commitment to ensure continued success in their business operations,” says Peter Gallagher, COO of Verizon Digital Media Services.
Volicon customers also can visit www.snapstream.com/volicon for complete details on the process of purchasing extended Volicon support into 2020.
About Verizon Digital Media Services
Verizon Digital Media Services offers an industry-leading, integrated digital media platform to prepare, deliver, display and monetize online content. The company’s platform is built on a global network that has over 130 points of presence on six continents, ensuring high-quality viewing of digital content on any device, anytime, anywhere. The platform powers websites, apps and OTT video services for many of the world’s largest publishers, media companies and enterprises. Learn more about how Verizon Digital Media Services is delivering the future of media at www.verizondigitalmedia.com.
SnapStream is a Houston-based software company that writes software for broadcast TV workflows for hundreds of organizations worldwide, including the Daily Show, Last Week Tonight, Samantha Bee, CBS, and the U.S. Senate. TV is our passion, whether it’s recording and searching television, clipping television, sharing TV clips to Twitter and Facebook or monitoring television for compliance and verification.
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