Sohonet Media Network welcomes in dock10

dock10-front-1024x682dock10 has joined the London-based Sohonet Media Network (SMN), giving it access to an international media community covering 400 locations.

dock10 delivers productions for all the major UK broadcasters and many independent production companies; including The Voice, Dragon’s Den, Match of the Day, Blue Peter, The Jeremy Kyle Show and Countdown.

The move will see the MediaCity company migrate a number of its current services to the Sohonet connection, including the sending of clients’ studio rushes to post production partners and finished master delivery to DPP broadcasters as part of its ‘QC and Deliver’ service, which launched in April.

Paul Clennell, CTO, dock10 said: “Being directly on the Sohonet network further enhances dock10’s substantial connectivity across all major IP services providers. This direct, dedicated, connection gives dock10’s post and studio clients all the cost and time benefits of a file based workflow, with the added advantage of being connected to the UK media’s largest community-of-interest network.”

Damien Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, Sohonet, commented: “dock10 has grown from strength-to-strength to become one of the top production facilities in the UK, and we are delighted to be part of its continued success.

“The media production industry has always been highly collaborative and, with the emergence of cloud platforms offering SaaS and IaaS commercial models, media companies are recognising just how vital a role their network infrastructure plays in the creation and delivery of high-value media assets. By joining SMN, dock10, like all members, automatically benefits from new business opportunities and the latest technical advances – without having to worry about the inconsistencies of the internet.”

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