OpenDrives Expands Coverage in EMEA with Jigsaw24

OpenDrives Announces Channel Partner Program Signing First European Partner Jigsaw24

OpenDrives, developer of high-performance video workflow shared storage, announces a new channel partner program and entry into the European market to lead the industry with bleeding-edge, ultra-fast storage systems and a program to help resellers sell more value into their customer bases.

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CULVER CITY, Calif.Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — OpenDrives, developer of high-performance video workflow shared storage, announces a new channel partner program and entry into the European market to lead the industry with bleeding-edge, ultra-fast storage systems and a program to help resellers sell more value into their customer bases.

“With the proliferation of content generation and delivery via new media networks like FAANG (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google), the creative process has changed and so has the IT infrastructure to support accelerated production schedules,” said Rupert Watson, Director of Sales for Production and Post Production for Jigsaw24. “In post-production, storage is a critical component for the entire process to work in real-time, allowing teams to collaborate across a single network. OpenDrives is built from the ground up based upon performance to speed up workflows. With roots in Hollywood post-production, OpenDrives understands the production workflow and the critical role of shared storage. The appeal of faster workflows is something our customers will be excited to experience.”

The OpenDrives Partner Program stands out above other storage partner programs by offering partners comprehensive media workflow training for channel partners to sell into new verticals and a multi-tiered incentive program to encourage revenue growth, such as market development funds (MDF), industry-leading sales performance incentive funds (SPIFs), and promotional discounts. It also offers a Legacy Hardware Buyback Program to help customers and channel partners rid customer environments of outdated or underperforming technologies and a powerful partner portal that leverages enterprise CRM workflow structures for ease of use.

Jigsaw24 is the predominant VAR (value-added reseller) in the EMEA region for Adobe Premiere Pro which is a software application OpenDrives is intimately familiar with at the development level. “We are excited to extend our reach into the EMEA market with Jigsaw24. Our partnership with Adobe allows us to tune our systems to make their applications faster, so Jigsaw24 can offer value like never before with shared storage solutions for team editing environments,” said Brandon Wood, Director of Alliances, OpenDrives. “With this new partnership, Jigsaw24 has built an OpenDrives demo center to showcase the ultra-fast post-production workflow.”

About OpenDrives
OpenDrives develops network attached storage and workflow solutions that empowers the world’s leading media & entertainment companies to push the limits of technology and discover new efficiencies in their workflows and business models. With the industry’s best balance of Cost-per-Terabyte vs. Performance, OpenDrives’ customers realize meaningful competitive advantages by creating, delivering and monetizing digital content faster and more efficiently.
For more information, please visit https://www.opendrives.com

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About Jigsaw24
Jigsaw24 are the most magical IT company, providing an insanely great experience for more than 30,000 businesses, major organisations, education establishments and prosumers over the last 25 years. As the UK’s first Apple Authorized Enterprise Reseller, our team includes some of the best Apple systems architects and integration specialists in the UK, and we pride ourselves on being passionate, open, innovative, creative and definitely very different from your usual IT solutions provider.

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