Avid Technology, Inc.
Apr 11, 2015

Avid Announces New Services and Education Initiatives Designed to Help Customers Accelerate Success

Added and Enhanced Offerings Help Customers Quickly Gain Product Expertise, Streamline Operations and Drive Higher Value From Their Avid Everywhere Investment

LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NAB (Booth #SU902) -- Avid® (Nasdaq:AVID) today announced another important milestone and continued momentum of The Avid Advantage, the company's transformation of service delivery in the media industry. With the introduction of new and innovative professional service offerings, education delivery options, certification programs, and customer care enhancements, Avid is helping customers maximize efficiency, accelerate their return on media production technology investments, and deepen their joint collaboration with Avid.

"The Avid Advantage represents an unprecedented approach to service delivery for media customers that sets a higher standard for service across the technology industry," said Rick Lowenstein, senior vice president of Avid Global Services. "Our new and updated offerings are further proof of our commitment to give customers speed, flexibility and return on investment when we deliver our services. Our services reduce operational costs while maximizing media production technology ROI and ensure customers have the cutting-edge skills and training necessary for success."

The Avid Advantage offers a flexible range of services and programs, and is available worldwide in nearly every country, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year through the following teams:

Professional Services

Avid Professional Services is releasing eight additional fixed price and fixed scope consulting packages including the following highlights:

Education - Training & Certification

Avid Education is releasing many new learning and certification offerings including:

Customer Care

Customer Care announced the schedule for the third wave of the free and popular Tech Talk Series launched in September 2014. Topics will include Working with Location Sound in Pro Tools HD; Media Composer Playback Performance for Higher Resolution Media; and How to Better Manage Drive Failures on AirSpeed®.

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 FacebookInstagramTwitterYouTube,LinkedIn, or subscribe to Avid Blogs.

© 2015 Avid Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Product features, specifications, system requirements and availability are subject to change without notice. Avid, the Avid logo, AirSpeed, 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. All announcements of products and enhancements are made on a when and if available basis.

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