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NZME

NZME

Business

​New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) is a result of bringing together three New Zealand media brands, APN NZ, The Radio Network (TRN) and GrabOne and unifying them under one overarching banner. The result is an organisation with a portfolio of radio, digital, ecommerce and print brands producing fantastic content, targeting New Zealand audiences.

Challenges

As three companies coming together, their data was held in multiple, disparate platforms. Each week they connect with over 3.3 million Kiwis and deliver content, across digital, print, radio and on-demand video platforms. They needed to consolidate that data, create consistency and gain insights into how their audience interact with them.

Outcome

A migration to Rackspace® Fanatical Support® for AWS enabled that data and platform consolidation resulting in a ‘Relevancy Engine’ that delivers the right content, at the right time to their audience. These new insights into how their audience and customers interact paid dividends with an uplift in engagement, click through, and opening rates of their digital activities and drives continued growth in their business.

Solutions

Public Cloud, Fanatical Support for AWS, Professional Services, Application Services / DevOps

About the Customer

New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) is a result of bringing together three New Zealand media brands, APN NZ, The Radio Network (TRN) and GrabOne and unifying them under one overarching banner. The result is an organisation with a portfolio of radio, digital, eccommerce and print brands producing fantastic content, targeting New Zealand audiences.
 
NZME is all about audiences: New Zealand audiences who want perspective on what’s going on in the world, and a window on what’s coming next. Each week they connect with over 3.3 million Kiwis. Whether they’re reading, listening, or watching, they deliver content they need wherever and whenever they want it, across digital, print, radio and on-demand video platforms.

NZME

"Working with Rackspace frees up our team and allows them to be part of our extended DevOps model."

Andrew Nimick

General Manager, Digital Development

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