Panopto and CERNET Education Announce Video Platform Partnership

Agreement provides local Panopto video platform hosting and support for China’s education community.

May 6, 2017 – Beijing – Panopto and CERNET Education (CEREDU) announced a partnership to provide local hosting and support services for Panopto’s leading video platform for education in China.

Academic and educational institutions based in China 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 schools. CEREDU 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 CEREDU, Panopto is delighted to partner with such a well-known organization to offer the best possible performance and service to academic and education institutions in China.”

“CEREDU wants to bring the best technologies and opportunities the students in China, and Panopto is the best video platform for our students,” said Yidong Zhu, President, CERNET Education. “Panopto is the best video platform for our partner institutions.”

Well established in the United States and Europe, Panopto uptake is growing in China. Customers in the region include NYU Shanghai, Schwarzman Scholars at Tsinghua University, United International College, Guizhou Department of Education, and Tianjin Municipal Education Commission.

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 of its innovation, rapid growth, and company culture. For more information, visit

About CERNET Education

CERNET Education (CEREDU), established in January 2006, is the largest subsidiary of CERNET Corporation, which is the only enterprise that is directly managed by the Ministry of Education. CEREDU focuses on the development of education technology and international education. In China, CEREDU provides international courses for schools, and education and training institutions to provide a complete curriculum. The education platform and management of CEREDU leads the future of the one-stop service and consulting solutions. CEREDU has hired Chinese nationals and American experts to develop materials for Chinese students according to the international curriculum system, to create connectivity in China with the United States educational resources, and for blended learning platforms. CEREDU offers a Total-Care service system located in Boston, Wisconsin, and Chicago for Chinese students to study and live, which provides an immersive international cultural experience and understanding.