Portland Timbers, Thorns FC Choose SNS for Shared Storage, Media Asset Management

St. Louis, MO–June 22, 2022–Studio Network Solutions (SNS), the world leader in media production workflows, off-prem and on-prem storage servers, and remote cloud solutions for professional media teams, announced a new corporate relationship with Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers and the National Women’s Soccer League’s Portland Thorns FC. The agreement leverages the high-performance EVO shared storage server and its included EVO Suite of software tools to accelerate video production workflow for Portland’s professional soccer teams.

“We are excited to add the Portland Timbers and Thorns to our EVO family,” said Ryan Stoutenborough, president at SNS. “Professional sports teams have to be able to produce high-quality video content quickly and efficiently. EVO gives Portland’s soccer powerhouses the speed, capacity, and workflow tools they need to create exceptional video content for their loyal fan base in the stadium and at home.”

“SNS provides us with the high-performance storage and media asset management solutions we need to create top-quality video content for our fans. We chose to partner with SNS because of their reputation for performance, quality, and support, and because their product offers a full solution to our workflow and storage needs,” said Robert Rice, vice president of IT for the Portland Timbers. 

“EVO streamlines our creative workflow so we can manage our ever-growing library of video content more effectively and focus on creating incredible, media-rich experiences for our Timbers fans,” said Mike Marchlewski, director of video content for the Portland Timbers.

EVO enables multi-user collaboration for professional video production. Every EVO shared storage solution comes with the included EVO Suite, a collection of media asset management, automations, remote editing, and cloud workflow tools that won multiple NAB Product of the Year Awards earlier this year.

The Timbers and Thorns join a premier group of sports teams, leagues, and broadcasters around the world that trust EVO for live sports video production.

About the Portland Timbers

The Portland Timbers are an American men’s professional soccer club based in Portland, Ore. that plays their home matches at the iconic Providence Park. Founded in 2009, the club began play in Major League Soccer (MLS) – the top division of men’s professional soccer in the United States – in 2011, winning its first league championship in 2015. The club has been a beloved part of the Portland sports landscape since their early beginnings in the North American Soccer League in 1975, launching the era of “Soccer City USA” in the Rose City.

About SNS

Studio Network Solutions (SNS) is a leading media technology company committed to helping video production teams around the world transform the way they store, share, and organize media. By combining scalable, high-performance shared media storage servers with powerful software and cloud workflow tools for teams working on-premise or remotely with Adobe® Premiere® Pro, Final Cut Pro®, DaVinci Resolve®, Avid® Media Composer®, and other creative applications, SNS solutions empower post-production, broadcast, and VFX teams in over 70 countries to create amazing content, faster. For more information, visit