FRISCO, TEXAS – July 08, 2021 – MediaKind today announced it has been named a finalist of two 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards in the ‘Media and Communications’ and ‘Global Independent Software Vendor’ categories. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology.
“We are delighted to fortify our position as a trusted Microsoft partner by being named as a finalist in these two important awards categories,” said Matt McConnell, CEO, MediaKind. “Over the past 12 months, we have worked together to develop an innovative video-streaming platform blueprint that has helped deliver several virtual live events, including an independent film festival and a global trade show conference. Being recognized in both the Media and Communications and Global Independent Software Vendor categories respectively is a testament to the exceptional capabilities and results we bring to our clients, such as broadcasters and rights holders. When 2020 called for innovation, Microsoft and MediaKind answered.”
The Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered outstanding Microsoft-based solutions during the past year. Awards were classified in various of categories, with honorees chosen from a set of more than 4,400 submitted nominations from more than 100 countries worldwide. MediaKind was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in both the ‘Media and Communications’ and ‘Global Independent Software Vendor’ categories.
The Media & Communications Partner of the Year Award recognizes a partner organization that excels at providing innovative and unique services or solutions based on Microsoft technologies to media & communications customers, demonstrating thought leadership in their industry. The Global Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner of the Year Award recognizes the Microsoft globally managed ISV that has demonstrated strong customer focus and success by partnering deeply with Microsoft on a global scale.
“I am honored to announce the winners and finalists of the 2021 Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards,” said Rodney Clark, corporate vice president, Global Partner Solutions, Channel Sales and Channel Chief, Microsoft. “These remarkable partners have displayed a deep commitment to building world-class solutions for customers—from cloud-to-edge—and represent some of the best and brightest our ecosystem has to offer.”
MediaKind is a global change leader in media technology and services. Its mission is to deliver transformation by building a continuously better media universe alongside its customers and partners. Drawing on a pioneering industry heritage and fueled by innovation, MediaKind embraces and champions new standards, methodologies, and next-generation, immersive live and on-demand media experiences worldwide. Its end-to-end media solutions portfolio includes Emmy award-winning video compression for contribution and direct-to-consumer video service distribution, advertising and content personalization, high-efficiency cloud DVR, and TV and video delivery platforms. For more information, please visit: www.mediakind.com.