ROOT6 Technology have today announced that they have joined forced with leading Media & Entertainment technology solutions provider Jigsaw24. The move, which is part of the acquisition of root6, looks set to create the largest, most experienced and most awesome Audio and Video Technology services and solutions business in Europe.
Jigsaw24 believes that ROOT6 Technology and its portfolio of solutions have huge potential within the Media & Entertainment space, and this new acquisition is a significant step for the company, with Jigsaw24 providing:
- Financial investment and support to accelerate growth of the ContentAgent product.
- Prior experience of growing developing and growing a software business.
- Increased breadth and depth of technical support.
- A support infrastructure to enable continued growth of ContentAgent, including improved market reach.
While ROOT6 Technology will continue to operate under its own brand, this move by Jigsaw24 and root6 brings together two major players in providing Media & Entertainment IT solutions over the past 20 years, combining Jigsaw24 and root6 will provide the depth and breadth of technical expertise needed to deliver the full range of Audio and Video Technology solutions and managed services.
According to root6 Managing Director Marcus Hume-Humphreys, “We firmly believe that we have found the perfect partner for ROOT6 Technology. Jigsaw24’s experience in product development and the potential marketing look set to help us take ContentAgent and the full portfolio of products to the next level.”
On the root6 acquisition:
“We’re incredibly excited about welcoming the root6 team to the Jigsaw24 family. They have an unbeatable history of providing the very best audio and video solutions to the creative industries – we have been truly envious of their technical capabilities and over the moon that we are now one team. We truly believe that we’re at a point of change in creative technology as businesses increasingly start to demand cloud-based solutions. Our combined business – root6’s unparalleled technical knowledge and Jigsaw24’s datacentre, managed service and logistical expertise – is perfectly placed to meet that demand,” said Jigsaw24’s CEO Martin Balaam.
According to root6 Sales and Marketing Director Rupert Watson, who will continue to head up the Media & Entertainment sales team, “Jigsaw24 have long been the major player in the UK Creative Technology market and we have seen them building their technical expertise in the Media and Entertainment sector. root6 are very excited about joining forces with them to offer our mutual customers the best from our combined businesses. The natural fit made it a no-brainer. We are looking forward to working together to take our solutions to the next level; creating a complete one-stop-shop for current and future Jigsaw24 customers.”