RTÉ Digital partners with Version 1


30 October 2012

RTÉ Digital has appointed IT consulting and managed services company Version 1 as its key development and support partner. The three-year deal will see Version 1 provide development and support services to enable RTÉ to realise its digital strategy.

“Meeting audience needs is a key element of our digital strategy and providing ‘always-on’ business platforms for centralised and efficient content creation and multi-channel distribution is a pivotal part of this strategy,” said Tom Grealis, director of production and operations, RTÉ Digital.

“With a long-standing track record in value-driven solution development and as a leader in application support services, Version 1 topped our partner selection. We recently launched a new audio-visual content management system called Clipper – developed for us by Version 1-and feedback from users has been positive, with a 50% increase in programme turnaround time reported.”

“Version 1 is delighted to have been selected as a partner to RTÉ Digital and to be involved with the broadcaster at such an exciting time,” said Brendan McGettrick, head of Commercial Sector, Version 1. “We look forward to building on our partnership, leveraging technology to deliver innovative solutions that deliver efficiencies, shorten time-to-market and support future growth in the digital market.”

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