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Your customers are moving to the cloud. Here’s how you can profit.

Your professional media customers need storage, editing, collaboration and delivery. Once upon a time, every one of these needs was automatically an opportunity to sell hardware. Today, more and more of these needs are being satisfied by cutting-edge cloud applications, like Sony’s Ci Media Cloud Platform. Now Sony enables our Authorized Resellers, Solutions Integrators and Service Providers to profit from the trend.

Once your media customers get a taste of Sony’s Ci Media Cloud Platform, they’ll never go back to conventional workflows.

Customer Benefits

To profit from the cloud, take advantage of Sony’s Simple Referral and Preferred Partner programs.

Partner Programs

Benefits

Once your customers Ci, they cannot un-Ci.

Once your media customers get a taste of Sony’s Ci Media Cloud Platform, they’ll never go back to conventional workflows. Forget about shipping hard drives from the set. Forget about making the client and the producer travel to the edit suite. Forget about repetitive, boring manual transcodes, QCs and file transfers. Sony’s Media Cloud Platform can do all of this, with less effort, greater automation and higher efficiency than ever before.

A cloud service built for media professionals.

Brought to you by Sony Professional Solutions, the Ci platform is the cloud service you’d design, if you had the time and the engineering bandwidth to pull it off. More than just generic storage, it’s a robust platform for all media workflows. Collaboration, media processing and workflow integration designed for professionals.

Satisfy customers of all shapes and sizes.

Ci customers include everyone from individual shooters and small production houses to a who’s who of motion picture studios, commercial broadcast networks, public broadcasters and content syndicators.

Production Houses

Upload to Ci from on the set or in the field. Generate editorial proxies in the cloud and deliver them to post. Archive the originals. Conduct dailies review in the cloud, import to NLE and edit.

Marketing & Advertising

Upload ads, promos and elements to the cloud. Generate viewing proxies. Enable collaboration. Review, approve and distribute.

Media & PR Schools

Upload class projects to the cloud. Create viewing proxies. Enable collaboration. Archive finished projects. Enable instructors to grade, annotate and provide feedback.

Content Aggregators

Upload master files. Create outputs for broadcast, OTT and web. Convert captions for web. Review, approve and deliver to licensees.

Partner Programs

Simple Referral

Get paid for every referral that results in a minimum 3-month subscription. You earn 50% of the first month’s subscription fee. So the bigger the account you sell, the more money you take home.

Preferred Referral

Solutions Integrators and Service Providers can offer their clients the benefits of the Ci Media Cloud Platform, without giving up ownership of the customer relationship. By providing Tier 1 support, you retain the relationship your business demands. Best of all, you can tailor the Ci offering to meet the customer’s specific needs.

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