Wednesday 1st January 2014, Astec and Boxer Systems Ltd are proud to announce a new partnership to distribute the iBroadcast® Network Management System together with related services and training.
Boxer is based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK and will be the appointed partner to distribute iBroadcast® in the UK.
“International interest in iBroadcast® at the moment is significant”, said Technical Director Chris Barlow. “Together with the launch at IBC 2013 of iBroadcastONE™, our new Network Management System in a box, we are now reaching out to new organisations who are able to benefit from having a scalable Network Management System that also meets their budgetary requirements. Boxer is highly experienced in working with clients in the broadcast and post-production arena and already has a wide portfolio of complementary products and services. We are confident that this is a positive step as part of our wider channel development strategy to extend the reach of iBroadcast around the world.”
iBroadcast is trusted by leading broadcasters to provide a highly scalable, multi-vendor network management system which offers a dynamic Supervision and Hypervision solution. It is capable of interfacing to equipment from any vendor and provides real-time alarms, mobile dashboards, trending, root cause analysis, equipment control, web-based reporting, off-air service monitoring and much more.
Marc Risby, Boxer’s CTO, commented, “We are delighted to add iBroadcast® to our portfolio. Our aim is to provide the best possible solution in terms of cost, functionality and performance to our customers. With the support and knowledge of our experienced in-house technical team we will be able to deliver substantial value to both our existing and future broadcast clients and look forward to implementing our iBroadcast® business development strategy.”