Blackbird Achieves AWS Technology Partner Status and Completes Foundational Technical Review to Accelerate AWS Engagement


The AWS FTR enables AWS Partners to identify and remediate risks in their products or solutions. The FTR is led by an AWS Partner Solutions Architect (PSA) who examines AWS Partner products and solutions against a specific set of requirements based on security, reliability, and operational excellence as defined by the AWS Well -Architected Framework. By adhering to FTR guidelines, Blackbird can review projects against FTR requirements to select best practices to follow to ensure the best possible customer experience.

As an AWS Technology Partner, Blackbird offers any business creating large-scale video access to fast and efficient cloud content production. Browser-based Blackbird is a fast and powerful browser-based professional cloud-native video editing platform that provides instant access to video content for easy creation of clips, highlights and long-form content for quick posting to multiple channels.

Blackbird enables remote production, eliminating the need to travel to a facility or event and also eliminates the need to transit material to and from multiple local storage environments. Proven to reduce carbon emissions by up to 91% compared to traditional video editing workflows, Blackbird also reduces infrastructure costs by up to 75% thanks to its cloud-native architecture.

CEO of Blackbird plc, Ian McDonoughnoted“We are very pleased to have been awarded the AWS Foundational Technical Review. Replicating and improving the Blackbird video experience in a genre-defining public cloud has been one of our stated ambitions for some time. AWS has been very supportive and enabled us to take this important first step. This step is important because the accelerated progress through the AWS Partner Network will allow us to scale much more flexibly for our customers, which is essential, while opening up considerably the potential market for Blackbird.

About Blackbird plc

Blackbird plc operates in the rapidly growing SaaS and cloud video market. It created Blackbird®, the world’s most advanced suite of cloud-native computer applications for video, all backed by its lightning-fast codec. Blackbird plc’s patented technology enables accurate cloud browsing, playback, viewing and editing. Blackbird® enables multiple applications, which are used by rights holders, broadcasters, sports and news video specialists, esports, live events and content owners, post-production houses , other consumer digital video channels and businesses.

Being cloud-native, Blackbird® eliminates the need for expensive, high-end workstations and can be used from almost anywhere on almost any device. It also enables full visibility into multi-site digital content, improves time-to-market of live content such as music videos and highlights for digital distribution, and ultimately results in much more effective monetization.

Blackbird plc is a licensor of its core video technology under its “Powered by Blackbird” licensing model. Enabling video businesses to accelerate their path to true cloud business models, licensees benefit from energy and carbon reductions, time and cost savings, fewer hardware requirements and bandwidth and easy scalability.


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