Magna Systems has signed a technology partnership agreement with and will now represent arkona technologies GmbH, provider of IP core infrastructure solutions for top-tier broadcast productions, in Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia.
Magna Systems & Engineering group CEO, Matthew Clemesha, said, “Having arkona onboard and representing them in in Australia, New Zealand and Indonesia is yet another example of Magna’s commitment to having the very best IP core infrastructure solutions available in our portfolio for our clients. arkona has a very exciting roadmap ahead and they are a perfect fit for Magna, our clients and the future direction of our industry.”
Magna Systems’ group sales and marketing manager, Paul Maroni, will serve as the conduit between arkona and Magna, working with both teams to assess local requirements and opportunities and create strategies and marketing initiatives.
Maroni said, “arkona are at the leading edge of live IP technology with their software suite of live production apps under the BLADE//runner brand. We firmly believe that arkona’s current product range and future vision fits perfectly with Magna’s approach.”
Magna is known throughout the region as a highly respected provider of innovative and best-of-breed systems. A trusted distributor, consultant, and systems integrator, the company has built complete networks, playout centres and turnkey solutions for leading broadcasters and telecommunications corporations. The company’s solid knowledge of broadcast workflows enables it to seamlessly evolve with the rapid changes as new technologies emerge and the industry shifts to IP infrastructures.
Wiggo Evensen, Partner Manager at arkona, added, “We are confident that Magna will be a tremendous commercial, operational and business benefit to our customers in the Asia Pac region as they guide them through their journey to IP and provide the expertise they need to meet their objectives. We look forward to a successful partnership.”