AVI-SPL Earns Advanced Specialization for Microsoft Teams Meetings and Meeting Rooms

March 17, 2023

Demonstrates enterprise-grade services for planning, deploying, and managing Teams environments on a global scale. AVI-SPL, a leading global provider of digital enablement solutions and Microsoft Managed Partner, today proudly announces it has achieved the Microsoft Advanced Specialization for Microsoft Teams Meetings and Meeting Rooms. This advanced specialization validates AVI-SPL’s exceptional skill and proven success in […]

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AVI-SPL Achieves Microsoft Advanced Specialization for Microsoft Teams Meetings, Meeting Rooms

March 14, 2023

AVI-SPL announced it has achieved the Microsoft Advanced Specialization for Microsoft Teams Meetings and Meeting Rooms. This specialization “validates AVI-SPL’s exceptional skill and proven success in managing meeting room modernization projects based on Microsoft Teams.” For current and prospective customers, the company says this designation showcases how AVI-SPL improves the workplace experience while reducing cost […]

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AVI-SPL Acquires Adtech Systems

January 5, 2023

AVI-SPL announced it has acquired Adtech Systems, headquartered in Massachusetts. Adtech has a 34-year history of serving customers in the New England market with a focus on “continuously optimizing communications and collaboration solutions for the modern workplace.” The companies say this acquisition strengthens AVI-SPL’s resources in the U.S. northeast region. AVI-SPL’s research shows considerable opportunity […]

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AVI-SPL Solidifies Mexican Presence With Acquisition of Multimedia AV/IT Firm

December 7, 2022

AVI-SPL today announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the assets of Multimedia (Multisistemas BVC, S.A. de C.V. Mexico), an IT services and audio-visual (AV) technology integration firm headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico with a second location in Mexico City. In 2021, AVI-SPL incorporated in Mexico. This transaction will “accelerate AVI-SPL Mexico’s operational capacity and […]

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AVI-SPL Becomes the First AV Integrator to Earn the SDVoE Certified Design House Certification

November 29, 2022

The SDVoE Alliance announces the SDVoE Certified Design House program, a qualification for professional AV companies. AVI-SPL, a provider of collaboration and audiovisual technologies, is the first systems integrator to become an SDVoE Certified Design House. SDVoE Certified Design House is an expansion of SDVoE Certified Design Partner program. Available online, SDVoE Alliance’s certifications publicly […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1182: Everything You Need to Know About dvLED — Find Out at DSE!

October 26, 2022

dvLED, LCD, LED, there are reasons that all exist and there are use cases for all! In Steph Beckett’s latest Rants & rAVes takeover, she and AVI-SPL’s Brad Sager chat all about dvLED. Brad’s session at DSE 2022, titled “dvLED: What You Need to Know,” will answer questions like: What are the pros and cons […]

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AVI-SPL Is Now a Microsoft Managed Partner

September 7, 2022

AVI-SPL announced today that it has become a Microsoft Managed Partner, enhancing its role as an “end-to-end lifecycle management solutions provider for Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Teams Rooms.” Less than 1% of the 400,000 organizations in the worldwide Microsoft Partner Network earn Microsoft Managed Partner status. To be selected as a Managed Partner, AVI-SPL “consistently demonstrated […]

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UCM Updates Educational Environment Via AVI-SPL With Sony Edge Analytics Solution and PTZ Cameras

July 7, 2022

The University of Central Missouri (UCM), located in Warrensburg, is a cost-conscious public institution focused on high-quality education.  The university’s commitment to students’ and faculty’s success permeates every facet of the learning experience, which is why they’ve transformed their educational environment using the latest technology integrated by AVI-SPL, including Sony’s customizable artificial intelligence (AI) enabled Edge Analytics solution (REA-C1000) and SRG-X120 pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras. As […]

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AVI-SPL Named a Finalist for 2022 Microsoft Surface Hub Partner of the Year Award

June 28, 2022

AVI-SPL today announced it has been named a finalist for the 2022 Microsoft Surface Hub Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. AVI-SPL holds Gold-level competencies for Cloud Productivity, Communications, Collaboration and Content, and Project and Portfolio Management. […]

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HYPERVSN and AVI-SPL Collaborate for InfoComm 2022

June 9, 2022

London, UK – June 6, 2022 – HYPERVSN is installing their renowned HYPERVSN SmartV Holographic Human solution at the AVI-SPL booth at this year’s InfoComm in Las Vegas, NV. Famed for grabbing the attention of audiences instantly, Holographic Human will feature AVI-SPL’s Julian Phillips, Senior VP & Managing Director, XTG, as he welcomes visitors to the […]

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AVI-SPL Symphony Launches Version 6.0 of Its Platform at InfoComm 2022

June 8, 2022

AVI-SPL Symphony launched version 6.0 of its platform at InfoComm 2022. This release transforms the platform’s user experience for a more modern look that aligns with its most common customer use cases. Symphony is a user experience management platform used by IT departments around the world to administer, monitor, control, and analyze their multi-vendor audio-visual […]

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AVI-SPL Puts Experience at the Center of Technology Design for InfoComm 2022

June 6, 2022

Tampa, FL – June 2, 2022 – AVI-SPL, the world’s leading digital enablement services provider, today revealed the theme of its InfoComm 2022 exhibition – putting human experience at the center of technology design so people can work smarter and live better. The AVI-SPL exhibit is located at booth W1937 in the InfoComm 2022 Conferencing […]

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AVI-SPL Reveals Theme of Its InfoComm 2022 Exhibition

June 3, 2022

AVI-SPL today revealed the theme of its InfoComm 2022 exhibition – putting human experience at the center of technology design so people can work smarter and live better. The AVI-SPL exhibit is located at booth W1937 in the InfoComm 2022 Conferencing and Collaboration pavilion. This approach is designed to improve the outcomes of functional and […]

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AVI-SPL Reveals Stand Theme for ISE 2022

May 9, 2022

AVI-SPL today revealed the theme of its Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2022 exhibition — re-imagining the human experience of technology so people can work smarter and live better. The AVI-SPL exhibit is located at stand 2J250 in the ISE 2022 Conferencing and Collaboration pavilion. Companies everywhere are re-imagining the future of work, accelerating digital transformation, […]

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AVI-SPL Completes Incorporation of AVI-SPL India Private Limited

May 3, 2022

AVI-SPL announced it has completed incorporation of AVI-SPL India Private Limited. With this expansion of its presence in Asia, AVI-SPL has deployed critical business infrastructure, established new service locations, including Mumbai, and added to its employee talent. Building robust operations in India means not only serving AVI-SPL’s existing multinational customers with presence in South Asia, […]

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AVI-SPL Expands Collaboration-as-a-Service Offering

April 26, 2022

AVI-SPL announced the expanded release of its Collaboration as a Service (CaaS) offering to support customers around the world. The purpose-built program, first piloted in the U.K. last fall, addresses pressing audiovisual and unified communications and collaboration technology procurement, deployment and management needs of organizations enabling hybrid work and learning. AVI-SPL Collaboration as a Service […]

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AVI-SPL Announces Intent to Acquire Sonics

February 23, 2022

AVI-SPL, the world’s leading digital enablement solutions provider, announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Sonics AVI Ltd. (Sonics), an audiovisual (AV) integration firm in Dublin. AVI-SPL says Sonics has earned a stellar reputation for helping the world’s largest brands create new value with modern workplace solutions. The firm works […]

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AVI-SPL Earns Gold Level Cloud Productivity Competency from Microsoft

February 10, 2022

AVI-SPL announced that it has earned the Cloud Productivity competency from Microsoft at the Gold level. Microsoft Gold competencies demonstrate best-in-class capabilities within a specific solution area. As a Gold Cloud Productivity competency holder, AVI-SPL earns new benefits and support from Microsoft to meet the growing demand for cloud productivity solutions that fuel the modern […]

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AVI-SPL and SKC Communications Close Acquisition Agreement

December 15, 2021

AVI-SPL and SKC Communications announced they have closed their acquisition agreement and will merge as one under AVI-SPL. Integration of the two businesses and teams is anticipated to be substantially completed by March 31, 2022. The acquisition of SKC Communications enhances AVI-SPL’s customer experience through deepened UCC voice expertise, stronger U.S. geographic presence and more […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1081: The First Video Interview With AVI-SPL’s CEO John Zettel and SKC’s Chairman Tray Vedock

December 6, 2021

When will the AVI-SPL acquisition of SKC Communications be complete? Why did AVI-SPL buy SKC and what are everyone’s new roles in the new organization? All these questions and more are answered inside this exclusive video interview with AVI-SPL’s John Zettel, SKC Communications’ Tray Vedock and rAVe’s own Gary Kayye  Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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AVI-SPL Announces Agreement To Acquire SKC Communications

December 6, 2021

AVI-SPL announced a formal agreement to acquire SKC Communications, a Kansas City-based collaboration technology company, bringing together two companies focused on UCC. SKC’s expertise in cloud voice services and unified communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) adds to AVI-SPL’s solutions portfolio that enables hybrid work strategies. SKC will bring voice communication solutions such as IP telephony and headsets to […]

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November 21, 2021

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., I sat down to reflect on what I’m thankful for this year. And, as always, it’s #AVTweeps. It made my heart so incredibly happy to see so many of my AV friends at InfoComm this year in Orlando. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve been using technology to […]

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AVI-SPL Earns Cisco Customer Experience Specialization Certification

November 16, 2021

AVI-SPL has earned the Cisco Customer Experience (CX) Specialization certification. With this certification, Cisco recognizes how AVI-SPL’s managed services successfully connect customers with technology to elevate user experience and create new business value. AVI-SPL also recently earned the Cisco Advanced Enterprise Network Specialization in the U.S. and Cisco Advanced Collaboration Specialization in the U.K. “Achieving […]

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AVI-SPL Enters Experiential Advertising Market With New XTG Team

October 26, 2021

AVI-SPL announced the debut of XTG (Experience Technology Group), a new business unit specializing in experiential technology design, integration, installation and support. The unit will work in partnership with an ecosystem of architects, experience designers, brand agencies, fabricators, consultants and technology vendors. We here at rAVe think this is an excellent move in the right direction for […]

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AVI-SPL Updates Symphony User Management Platform With Automated Workflow Capabilities

September 16, 2021

AVI-SPL updated its user experience management platform, Symphony, with user-configurable, automated workflows for scheduled and self-healing activities across the AV, UC and collaboration solutions. The updated workflows are activated through rule-based triggers and processes that target specific end users, device types and rooms.  Administrators operating AVI-SPL Symphony can set performance and configuration alarms with assigned priority levels […]

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Godzilla Vs. Kong: Battle of the AV Monoliths

August 6, 2021

It’s Merger and Acquisition season again, and if you didn’t see it, Diversified just brought HB Communications into its fold and staked its claim as the world’s largest AV integration firm. In 2019, AVI-SPL and Whitlock became one as well, making it the previous heavyweight champ. These two titans have been battling it out for […]

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AVI-SPL Launches Microsoft Teams UX Services Will Be Co-Delivered With Unify Square

March 4, 2021

AVI-SPL announced the launch of Microsoft Teams user experience services to be co-delivered with Unify Square. AVI-SPL and Unify Square are combining their offerings to deliver a global software and managed services package to manage and analyze meeting room usage. “As Microsoft Teams continues to gain momentum at the desktop and in the meeting room, […]

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New AVI-SPL Symphony 5.0 Offers Re-Imagined Meeting Control for End Users

October 15, 2020

AVI-SPL today announced the newest version of its end user experience management application, AVI-SPL Symphony 5.0. The latest release further advances the application’s leadership position as the most inclusive, single pane view for audio visual (AV) and unified communications and collaboration (UCC) technologies. Symphony 5.0 offers re-imagined meeting control and automation in its pursuit of […]

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AVI-SPL Appoints Michael Kellaway as Managing Director for UK

October 5, 2020

AVI-SPL announced the appointment of Michael Kellaway as its new managing director for the United Kingdom. Kellaway, an experienced, growth-oriented leader in the AV and unified communications and collaboration (UCC) industry, will be tasked with bolstering AVI-SPL’s leading UCC services in the U.K. market, identifying and answering future customer needs, and expanding the company’s world-class […]

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AVI-SPL Partners With Vega Global for Go-To-Market Strategies

August 13, 2020

AVI-SPL announced the expansion of its strategic alliance with Vega Global, an AV and UC market leader in Asia. Through this alliance, the two companies will collaborate on joint go-to-market strategies and further integration of their delivery operations with a specific lens toward optimizing strategic global customer relationships. AVI-SPL’s approach to global customer engagement activates […]

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AVI-SPL Launches Enterprise Accounts Management Program

July 23, 2020

AVI-SPL announced the launch Thursday of its Enterprise Accounts Management program, a dedicated partnership program with AVI-SPL working hand-in-hand with organizations to strategically deliver workplace collaboration success across their entire enterprise. The Enterprise Accounts Management program is patterned after the model of AVI-SPL’s Global Accounts Management program. Since launching in late-2017, the AVI-SPL Global Accounts […]

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It’s Official: Marlin Equity Partners Completes Acquisition of AVI-SPL, So Whitlock and AVI-SPL Are Now One

April 9, 2020

Marlin Equity Partners has officially completed the acquisition of AVI-SPL and subsequent merger with Whitlock. The two digital workplace services providers will combine under AVI-SPL to offer organizations around the globe end-to-end technology management and support solutions. H.I.G. Capital has partnered with Marlin in the transaction and will hold a minority stake in the combined […]

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