Category Video Conferencing

See How a Company Creates a Positive First Impression

To make a positive first impression on guests, Catamaran worked with AVI-SPL to create a Customer Experience Center in downtown Chicago. There, visitors could use large interactive displays that let them engage with the technology that the pharmacy benefit management company uses to make it easy for customers to refill prescriptions.

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Q&A on Funding for Video Collaboration

In this Q&A, Tracie Bryant, VP of Sales, State & Local Government, and Education, offers her insight into federal grant programs that can provide the funding for video collaboration systems for higher education. She also discusses the types of programs that qualify for funds, how unified communications is supporting school curricula, and the benefits of collaboration technology for communities.

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Polycom Offers Skype for Business Webinar Series

This week ushers in the first segment in Polycom’s four-part master series on Skype for Business. You’ll discover what Microsoft Skype for Business is, how it works, and why you need it.

Part 1: Skype for Business Overview
Thursday August 20, 2015 at 11 AM PT/2 PM ET

Explore Microsoft Skype For Business and learn how it can drive innovation, save money and increase your workers’ overall efficiency.  Paul Gurman (MCM) and Randy Wintle (MCM, MVP), Microsoft Solution Architects Polycom walk you through Microsoft Skype for Business features and benefits.

Part 2: Skype for Business Integration and Architecture
Thursday August 27, 2015 at 11 AM PT/2 PM ET

Microsoft Solution Architects Paul Gurman (MCM) and Randy Wintle (MCM, MVP) from Polycom walk you through Skype for Business architecture considerations and integration with your existing PBX. You’ll leave the webinar understanding best practices as well as next steps to assist remediation.

Part 3: Upgrade to Skype for Business
Thursday September 10, 2015 at 11 AM PT/2 PM ET

Planning to upgrade to Skype for Business? In this webinar Paul Gurman (MCM) and Randy Wintle (MCM, MVP), Microsoft Solution Architects at Polycom, discuss the technology needed to upgrade as well as the features and benefits you will gain. You will leave this webinar with an understanding of what it takes to upgrade and next steps to pilot and deploy Microsoft Skype for Business.

Part 4: O365: Uncover the Benefits
Tuesday September 15, 2015 at 11 AM PT/ 2 PM ET

This webinar delves into Microsoft Office 365 with Microsoft Solution Architects Paul Gurman (MCM) and Randy Wintle (MCM, MVP) from Polycom. They will walk you through Office 365 highlighting the features and benefits along the way. Learn what/how/when to move key UC workloads to the cloud for significant savings and learn how to balance on-premises solutions with Microsoft’s unique hybrid offerings.

Register to learn more about the Skype for Business Masters Webinar Series presented by Microsoft MVPs.

Contact AVI-SPL to bring the benefits of Skype for Business into your organization Reach as at or 866-559-8197.

North Carolina State’s Hunt Library Continues to Amaze

When the Hunt Library at North Carolina State University had its grand opening in the spring of 2013, it marked another in a timeline of proud moments for AVI-SPL.

That’s because we integrated collaboration and visualization systems that would help redefine and expand the idea of what a library could be. It won awards. It received praise in the media. We filmed a video case story that shared the library’s vision, what it would offer guests, and why it was so special.

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