Date Archives April 2012

Webinar Recording: Cloud-Ready Collaboration by Polycom

AVI-SPL University Professional Series Online logoAVI-SPL and Polycom’s webinar “Building Cloud-Ready Collaboration Solutions” is now available for download. During this event, Polycom’s Roger Farnsworth explored the advantages of cloud-based video conferencing systems, including faster decision making and better customer relations. Farnsworth also explained how cloud-computing overdomes the interoperability obstacles posed by on-premise systems.

Download “Building Cloud-Ready Collaboration Solutions.”

You can see solutions by Polycom and other manufacturers firsthand when you attend the AVI-SPL Collaboration Expo 2012. Join us May 9 for our Collaboration Expo in Washington, D.C.

See AVI-SPL’s Collaborative Systems at Offshore Technology Conference 2012

Houston, Tx. – Business solutions integrator AVI-SPL and its Control Room Group division will showcase collaborative visualization systems at the upcoming Offshore Technology Conference 2012 from April 30-May 3, 2012 at Reliant Park.

Collaborative visualization solutions display large amounts of data simultaneously for teams around the world, allowing geoscientists, engineers and researchers to analyze critical data. These systems optimize all phases of the oil and gas life cycle, allowing for sophisticated exploration capabilities, accurate well construction/positioning,  and increasing production and recovery rates to reduce total cost of ownership.  The Control Room Group’s dedicated Oil & Gas team has completed multiple remote control rooms( RCRs), operations centers, visualization centers, process control centers, as well as conference and training rooms.

Look for AVI-SPL at booth 7702 and visit the CRG page to learn more about our ability to integrate conrol room environments.

AVI-SPL Expands Unify ME™ Video Managed Services with Blue Jeans Network

 AVI-SPL is excited to announce today that we’ve expanded our bridging as a service model to include self-serve interoperable video conferencing services from Blue Jeans Network. This partnership augments our Unify ME Managed Services strategy with an easy to use “meet me” option for customers looking to connect meeting rooms, desktops and mobile devices running a wide range of popular business and consumer video conferencing endpoints.

Blue Jeans Network is a video conferencing service hosted in the cloud that provides interoperability with a variety of video solutions. Modeled after traditional audio conferencing services, it is designed to be easy, open, and affordable. Blue Jeans is the leader in providing video services that can bring together business video conferencing solutions like Cisco®, Polycom®, LifeSize®, and Microsoft® Lync™, with consumer solutions like Skype™ and Google®, all in a single video call.

To learn more about this partnership and how to receive a free 14 day trial, access the full press release.

Register for Tomorrow’s Free Webinar on Cloud-Based Video by Polycom

AVI-SPL University Professional Series logoThe freedom to work anywhere and the popularity of mobile devices have been key drivers in moving businesses toward real-time video collaboration. During tomorrow’s webinar, “Building Cloud-Ready Collaboration Solutions,”  you’ll learn about trends in business collaboration and understand key considerations as presenter Roger Farnsworth explores the architecture of cloud solutions.

Join us Tuesday, April 24 at 1 p.m. EST for this free webinar, presented by Polycom as part of the AVI-SPL University Professional Series Online

Register now for “Building Cloud-Ready Collaboration Solutions.”

Roger FarnsworthAbout the Presenter

Roger Farnsworth is the senior director of cloud service provider marketing for Polycom. Farnsworth joined Polycom in 2009 to build and lead its strategic partnerships product management team. Over the past three years, his team has increased the strength and value of such partnerships as Microsoft, IBM, HP and BroadSoft. Farnsworth has also directed strategic investments in SIP, management and security to help build the foundational underpinnings critical to the success of the Polycom RealPresence Platform.

AVI-SPL Collaboration Expo Arrives in Dallas

Join us in Dallas tomorrow, April 18, for AVI-SPL’s Collaboration Expo 2012, where over 25 manufacturers of business solutions like AMX, Biamp, Canon, Hitachi and NEC will be on hand to demonstrate the latest in control systems, audio and high-definition display technology. You can also attend educational seminars about collaboration, video conferencing and Unified Communications, with an opportunity to earn Continuing Education Credits.

Not only is this event free — including entry and lunch — you’ll also have the chance to win an iPad2.

Andrew W. Davis, cofounder of Wainhouse Research, will deliver an insightful keynote speech at the Expo, “Beyond ROI: Find Real Value in Collaboration.” Davis will discuss the technical and social implications of the voice-video-data convergence on the way businesses communicate and collaborate. Read our interview with Davis to get his thoughts on the value of the Collaboration Expo.

Register Today!

To register for the April 18 Collaboration Expo event in Dallas, visit the Collaboration Expo 2012 website, where you’ll also find the list of event dates, locations and exhibitors, and learn more about the educational seminars.

Collaboration Expo 2012 BannerIn addition to Dallas, this FREE series of events will be held in the following cities throughout 2012:

  • Washington D.C. – May 9
  • Chicago, IL – September 13
  • New York City, NY – September 25
  • Tampa, FL – October 18
  • Long Beach, CA – October 30

If you have any questions about any of these upcoming events, visit our Collaboration Expo 2012 FAQ page, email events@avispl.com or call 877-440-6205.