EventsNewsVendorsBitmovin Launches Partner Program to Offer Integrated Solutions from Multiple Vendors under one Ecosystem

VOD Pro News2 weeks ago4 min

Bitmovin, a world leader in online video technology, announces a global partner program, debuting at NAB Show 2019 (April 8-11, Las Vegas Convention Center). The program will empower technology and commercial partners to rapidly deploy innovative, scalable and highly customized video delivery solutions to any customer.

Bitmovin’s open API-based technology is the ideal platform for creating highly customized solutions that are perfectly suited to the needs of individual streaming TV companies, video service providers and publishers. Combining Bitmovin’s technology with its partners’ solutions results in improved quality experiences and reduced operational costs, even in low bandwidth networks.

The new partner program offers a combination of hands-on technical training, sales, co-marketing activities and go-to-market support resources combined with early access to new product features. It will enable partners including integrators, video technology providers and consulting companies to rapidly deliver highly customized solutions based on Bitmovin’s player, encoding and analytics products. This means that Bitmovin’s customers will be able to tap into a global pool of trusted, local partners to help them create advanced video services.

Bitmovin’s industry leading video technology enables partners to use its APIs to create tailored solutions that meet the client’s exact network, content and experience needs. The new partner program will enable us to tap into the product’s capabilities and flexibility in a privileged way with unparalleled access to specialist engineers, support and co-marketing resources. We are delighted to be partnering with Bitmovin to achieve our shared growth and international expansion objectives,” said Francesco Moretti, Deputy CEO Fincons Group and CEO Fincons, US.

Global commercial partners joining the Bitmovin program at launch include:

  • Beenius (Slovenia)
  • Communication Video Engineer (Italy)
  • Digital Convergence Technologies (India)
  • Fincons Group (Italy)
  • G&L Systemhaus (Germany)
  • Irdeto (Netherlands)
  • Itochu (Japan)
  • NMR (UK)
  • Pan Arab Media (Egypt)
  • RealTecBridge (South Korea)

These add to Bitmovin’s extensive existing list of technology partners, which includes Unified Streaming, Yospace, Cleeng and more to create a worldwide technology partner network.  

Service providers need to be sure they can create reliable, innovative and differentiated services to attract and keep audiences. The pace of change is driving a shift from closed technology to open, flexible approaches that can better support innovation,” said Stefan Lederer, CEO at Bitmovin. “Our new partner program means we can significantly extend the number of partners we work with – and offer them far more support and access that will help them meet customer needs now and in the future.

Organizations wishing to apply to Bitmovin’s partner program can find more information and submit their application by visiting www.bitmovin.com/partner, contacting partners@bitmovin.com, or visiting Bitmovin’s booth #SU9110, South Upper Hall at NAB Show 2019.

About Bitmovin

Bitmovin is a leading provider of video infrastructure for online media companies around the world. The company has been at the forefront of all major developments in online video – from building the world’s first commercial adaptive streaming player to deploying first software-defined encoding service that runs on any cloud provider or in a data centre. Bitmovin works with media companies across the globe to build innovative video products. To find out more, please visit www.bitmovin.com.

Bitmovin has been a first mover in almost every significant development in online video, including building and deploying the world’s first commercial adaptive streaming (MPEG-DASH/HLS) HTML5 Player. Bitmovin customers collectively deliver several billion videos to consumers every day.

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