By Jenna Lynn   Fortifying it’s chosen solution, media tech provider Avid announced a new partnership with Microsoft Azure as its’ preferred cloud hosting platform, during Avid Connect, running concurrently with NAB 2017. “Avid and Azure agreed to develop numerous Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings, built on MediaCentral, Avid’s collection of creative tools and media workflow solutions,” announced MESA…