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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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AVI-SPL Earns Cisco Customer Experience Specialization Certification

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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AVI-SPL Intros Symphony Adapter Marketplace at ISE 2020

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AVI-SPL will introduce its Symphony Adapter Marketplace at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020 today. The marketplace will enable additional audiovisual (AV) and unified communication (UC) devices within an organization’s collaboration technology estate to be proactively monitored and controlled through Symphony. AVI-SPL’s Symphony Adapter Marketplace will expand accessibility to the catalog of Symphony certified devices, combining […]

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AVI-SPL and Igloo Vision Team Up to Bring VR To ISE 2020

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AVI-SPL and Igloo Vision, the shared virtual reality (VR) company, have partnered to create a new immersive workspace solution, which is on show at AVI-SPL stand #11-C155 during Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam from 11-14 February 2020. UK-based Igloo Vision creates 360° immersive projection environments, such as domes, cylinders and cubes, which enable users […]

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AVI-SPL Announces Launch of Symphony v4.9

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AVI-SPL has announced the launch of Symphony v4.9. With a focus on deployment acceleration and more intuitive user experience design, Symphony v4.9 enables organizations around the world to proactively monitor and control their collaboration technology estate quicker and easier. AVI-SPL Symphony provides access to integrated end-to-end workflows, intuitive single-pane view, and increases actionable business intelligence. […]

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AVI-SPL and Whitlock to Merge into One Giant Global AV Integrator

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AVI-SPL and Whitlock have jointly announced an intention to merge (technically, it’s a “definitive agreement to merge”) — both will be held by portfolio company, Marlin Equity Partners (a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management). As you likely know, this means the second-largest AV integration firm is merging with the third-largest — jointly creating […]

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Why AI Will Make Collaboration Experts of Us All

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By Kelly Bousman Sr. Vice President, Marketing, AVI-SPL Editor’s note: Seventeen unified communications (UC), video and collaboration leaders from Fortune 500 and large enterprises met at AVI-SPL’s 2018 Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meeting and a subset of six CAB members met over three months in 2019, to envision AI’s role in improving collaboration and meetings. […]

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AVI-SPL Buys Digital Video Networks

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AVI-SPL today announced the acquisition of Digital Video Networks (DVN) in the southwestern United States. A continuation of the company’s strategic growth plan, the merger will further strengthen AVI-SPL’s market leadership with additional talent and resources in a growing region while expanding the company’s leading global support and services delivery capabilities to current and prospective […]

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AVI-SPL Opens NY Metro Office, Focuses on Telling Story of Company, Employees, Partners

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AVI-SPL officially opened their NY Metro Office in Lyndhurst, New Jersey today and rAVe was there to cover the launch event! The 20,000 square foot facility supports around 100 employees across sales, support, finance, project and fabrication teams. Not only is the office home to conference rooms, open-office seating, executive offices and a lobby gathering […]

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