Blume announces expanded strategic partnership with IBM

Building on a long-standing relationship, IBM teams with Blume to align joint solutions

Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Blume today announced a strategic partnership to develop joint go-to-market programs designed to bring advanced Video Cloud and AI solutions to more organizations across the expansive Blume media ecosystem.

The agreement builds on the long-standing relationship between IBM and Blume Media which created integrated solutions for Live Streaming services and content distribution management. The new agreement builds on these integrated solutions and extends them to include the Blume’s platform.

As part of the partnership, IBM will offer Watson Media solutions to Blume clients.  In addition, Blume will begin to offer IBM’s Watson Studio and BigSQL.

“By teaming more strategically with IBM we can accelerate data-driven video and media decision making solutions for our joint enterprise customers who want a hybrid and multi-cloud video and media delivery management solution with common security and governance,” said Gavin Atkins, Vice President of Global Channels and Alliances, Blume. “We are pleased to have expanded our relationship with IBM, and I am very encouraged by the momentum that our companies have continued to generate and build together.”

About Blume

Blume is a company that creates media transformation at speed. An innovation leader in content creation, live streaming and digital media, Blume has expanded and evolved to offer business transformation, experience transformation, and marketing transformation through its award-winning consulting, technology, design, marketing communications, and IP practices. Our work spans web, mobile, and social communications, retail and e-commerce, product innovation, brand development, live events, sports and entertainment production and innovation consulting. Blume has offices in  Los Angeles, Atlanta, New York, and currently opening sales offices in London and Singapore. Blume is privately owned. For more information about Blume, please visit www.blumelive.com,  Facebook or Twitter.

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