Panopto and AARNet Announce Video Platform Partnership

Agreement provides local Panopto video platform hosting and support for Australia’s research and education community

March 17, 2017 — SYDNEY — Panopto and AARNet today announced a partnership to provide local hosting and support services for Panopto’s leading video platform for education in Australia.

Academic and research organisations based in Australia can now easily manage, live stream, record, and share video with Panopto’s easy-to-use, integrated video platform. Panopto integrates with Blackboard, Moodle and other learning management systems widely used by the sector. AARNet will provide local hosting with high-speed network connectivity, along with technical support, billing, and other services.

“Worldwide, video is helping instructors share information and expertise, while helping students customise their learning experiences,” said Tom Davy, Managing Director, Panopto Global. “With AARNet, Panopto is delighted to partner with such a well-known organisation to offer the best possible performance and service to education and research organisations in Australia.”

“AARNet focuses on partnering with companies like Panopto to make it easier for our customers to deploy services that enable innovation in teaching, learning and research,” says David Wilde, Chief Technology Officer, AARNet.  “We’re pleased to be able to offer a state of the art high performing video content management and streaming solution on the AARNet network.”

Well established in the United States, Europe, and Asia, Panopto uptake is growing in Australia and New Zealand. Customers in the region include Mater Education, Barker College, Carnegie Mellon University Australia, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, the Tasmanian Department of Education and the University of Waikato.

About Panopto

Panopto helps universities and businesses create searchable video libraries of their institutional knowledge. Since 2007, the company has been a pioneer in video content management systems, video capture software, and inside-video search technology. Today, Panopto’s video platform is the largest repository of expert learning videos in the world. Headquartered in Seattle, with offices in Pittsburgh, Sydney, Hong Kong, Beijing, and London. Panopto has received industry recognition for its innovation, rapid growth, and company culture. For more information, visit

About AARNet

Australia’s Academic and Research Network (AARNet) provides high capacity network and collaboration services for the nation’s research and education community, including universities, health and other research organisations, schools, vocational training providers and cultural institutions. AARNet serves over one million end users who access the network for teaching, learning and research. For more information, visit

Published: March 16, 2017