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Thursday, April 04 2019 - 08:00
Linius boosts global reach with admission to Microsoft Co-Sell Program
MELBOURNE, Australia, April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- Global Microsoft sales-force now well incentivized to sell Linius solutions 
- Represents major advancement in Linius -- Microsoft partnership 
- Significant milestone in Linius channel go-to-market strategy

Linius Technologies Limited (ASX: LNU) – the only cloud-based solution that 
transforms static video into hyper-personalized video experiences with its 
world-first Video Virtualization Engine(TM) (VVE) -- has been granted 'co-sell' 
status with Microsoft globally.

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Microsoft sales teams around the world will be compensated for selling Linius 
solutions to Microsoft's vast customer base and beyond. Microsoft account team 
members book 10 percent of the annualized revenue charged by Linius for any 
sale involving their customer accounts -- regardless of the value of the Azure 
component involved.

Microsoft sales representatives and partners are incentivized and enabled to 
sell a range of Linius solutions, including: hyper-personalization solutions 
(, services via 
Linius' SaaS platform, and Linius' upcoming self-deployable Search and Assembly 

Co-sell is a global status. Microsoft sales representatives worldwide can see 
that Linius is a co-sell partner in the AppSource and Azure Marketplaces.

Microsoft's Corporate VP of Growth and Ecosystem, Charlotte Yarkoni, described 
the Microsoft Co-Sell Program as "connecting both start-ups and other partners 
to enterprise customers through Microsoft's worldwide salesforce and channel".

From July 2017 to June 2018, Microsoft generated more than 11,000 co-sell wins 
with partners, equating to roughly US$5 billion in contract value through its 

To be approved for the Microsoft Co-Sell Program, Linius had to:

- Prove a compelling solution, and publish it on AppSource and Azure 
- Provide details of three quotable active customer solutions 
- Show substantial usage of Azure services for its solution 
- Provide sales enablement and marketing materials to Microsoft

"Acceptance to the Microsoft Co-Sell Program represents a major step forward in 
our relationship with Microsoft," said Linius VP Partners and Alliances, 
Stephen Pech. "Microsoft is investing heavily behind the co-sell program, which 
is generating impressive results. We are excited to be a part of it and will 
now proactively target Microsoft partners to resell our technology."

The announcement builds on Linius' Microsoft partnership, which includes 
product integration with Azure Video Indexer, and listings on Microsoft's 
AppSource and Azure Marketplaces 

About Linius Technologies Limited:

Linius Technologies Limited (ASX: LNU 
( has invented and 
patented the Video Virtualization Engine(TM) (VVE), which is available on 
Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud.

Amazon, Microsoft and IBM are investing billions in virtualizing 'video 
services' (technologies) and Artificial Intelligence in the cloud. It is 
arguably the biggest battle on the internet, given that video accounts for 
nearly 80 percent of internet traffic.

Only Linius can expose the data that makes up the video file, making cumbersome 
video as flexible as all other forms of data. Accessing the data within the 
video file is the missing link for video cloud service providers, creating 
unparalleled value across the internet video industry.

Linius' VVE-powered Video Hyper-Personalization and Search Solution enables 
anyone to instantly search the data within video, from across an infinite 
number of sources, and automatically assemble the results in a single stream 
on-the-fly. No human hands required.

Linius is revolutionizing the way organizations and individuals across the 
globe produce, deliver and consume video, enabling previously impossible 
hyper-personalized video experiences.

It's a breakthrough set to disrupt entire multi-billion-dollar industries. 
Linius is initially focused on delivering its Video Hyper-Personalization and 
Search Solution to six core markets: News and Media, Sports Broadcasters and 
Rights Holders, Education, Corporate Communications, Security and Defense, and 
Sports Betting.

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For further information or interview requests, please contact:

Linius Technologies: Lachlan James, Director of Marketing and Communications, 
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SOURCE Linius Technologies Limited