PRESS RELEASE: 2018-05-30

SCISYS renews long-term Service Contract with BBC

Munich, Germany & Dortmund, Germany
 – SCISYS (AIM: SSY), the supplier of bespoke software systems, IT-based solutions, web and mobile application development and support services to the Media & Broadcast, Space, Government, Defence and Commercial sectors, is pleased to announce the renewal of its service contract to supply support and maintenance services for the BBC’s enterprise audio broadcast technology.

SCISYS’ Media & Broadcast division, which supplies the dira! Media Asset Management platform, a bespoke version of dira! used by the BBC to deliver its radio news and entertainment, has signed an enhanced service contract to continue supporting the BBC for a term of up to 10 years.

The premium dira! product, developed by SCISYS specifically for the BBC’s requirements, is the cornerstone of the BBC’s audio broadcast technology and has been deployed to National Radio, News, World Service, Nations and Local Radio stations as well as to Information & Archives.

This contract guarantees continued operation of the enterprise audio broadcast technology systems delivered in recent years, thus cementing a business relationship that began in 2001. SCISYS will continue to improve its dira! product and service to meet emerging requirements in security and rapidly changing technology platforms.

Oliver Giese, Head of Business Segment UK & IRL of the Media & Broadcast division for SCISYS, commented: “We are delighted to strengthen the relationship with the BBC, which is a flagship for our business. It is a great honour for us to be working with such a globally recognised brand and an acknowledgment of the high quality of the premium dira! product.”

Click here for the RNS announcement released today.


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