CHESHAM, March 26, 2024 – ERA Ltd a leading independent provider of IT and workflow solutions today signed Bluegfx, a trusted provider of 3D software and content creation tools as a partner to further strengthen their offerings to the VFX, animation, games and design visualisation markets.

With a strong history of collaboration, ERA and Bluegfx have formalised their partnership to offer clients a complete package by leveraging ERA’s cloud-based infrastructure services and Bluegfx’s software and support expertise ensuring a streamlined and efficient experience every step of the way.

Bluegfx understand the unique pressures of the media and entertainment industries making them an ideal partner for ERA and their clients. A well-established business based in London and Dublin with more than 20 years of experience, Bluegfx boost an impressive customer base with organisations such as Blue Zoo Animation, Jellyfish Pictures, Cloud Imperium, Dyson and many more.  They’re proud to be a trusted provider and an authority for clients to help them achieve their artistic vision and deliver exceptional results.

With this partnership ERA and Bluegfx will be able to maximise their offerings with end-to-end deployment for clients in the media and entertainment industries covering their software, hardware and cloud infrastructure services requirements.

Commenting on this recent partnership, Sean Baker, Managing Director or ERA Ltd said “Partnering with an organisation deeply attuned to the market and the unique challenges within these sectors ensures our clients not only receive tailored solutions but will also enjoy a long-term relationship with an exceptional partner.  We’re thrilled to enhance our offerings with Bluegfx, viewing this as a significant milestone in our journey towards long-term growth and success”.

Matt Allen, CEO of Bluegfx said “By working more closely together, both companies aim to leverage ERA’s cloud infrastructure solutions, which are characterised by their agility, client specificity, and scalability. These qualities align well with the dynamic needs of the VFX, games, and animation sectors, where flexibility and scalability are crucial”.

The signing of this partnership represents an exciting opportunity for both ERA and Bluegfx and their shared vision for innovation and excellence will deliver unparallelled value to their clients.


Based in Chesham, Buckinghamshire and delivering IT and workflow solutions since 1998, ERA is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of IT workflow solutions for clients in the media, VFX, post-production and broadcast industries. Solutions cover all aspects of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), cloud archiving, remote workstations, storage, maintenance support and other managed services to meet the needs of complex and demanding media workflow projects.

By taking a vendor-neutral design approach and understanding no two customers are the same, ERA has developed a large and strong customer base.  With customers including Jellyfish Pictures, The Look, Evolutions, The University of Salford and Vice Media; ERA have helped with challenges around storage, impractical infrastructures, accessibility issues, scalability, and integration.


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