Sky has invested $2 million in SDVI, a provider of cloud-based content supply chain management solutions for media and entertainment firms which include “sophisticated analytics” which customers can use to “transform the utilisation of technical infrastructure and drive end-to-end efficiency improvement.”
The investment sees Sky join existing SDVI shareholders Fox, Turner and Discovery.
Emma Lloyd, Group Director of Business Development and Partnerships at Sky commented: “This new deal shows Sky’s ongoing ambition to invest in pioneering and disruptive emerging technologies that can enhance our products and customer offering.
“This is an exciting opportunity to gain insights from a leading provider of supply chain management to improve the efficiency of a core part of Sky’s business.”
Lawrence R Kaplan, Co-Founder and CEO at SDVI said: “This strategic investment allows SDVI to partner with a true, global leader in television and media, while expanding our strong US position across Europe.
“SDVI and Sky have very strong alignment on the strategic future of media supply chain technologies and analytics, and this investment ensures our two companies continue to learn and grow together.”