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 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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AVIXA Releases Rack Building Standard for Audiovisual Systems

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AVIXA has announced the release of its newest standard, Rack Building for Audiovisual Systems (F502.01:2018), which details the requirements for integrating AV systems into racks by providing a process for consistent assembly, mounting, and cable management. This standard covers the fundamental elements of building a reliable AV equipment rack, including: Assembly of AV equipment racks, […]

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ISE 2016 to Feature InfoComm MasterClass Program

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From business topics to technical topics to end-user topics — all taught by some of the industry’s leading experts — experienced AV professionals will not want to miss our MasterClass program. See below for example instructor lineup and topics: InfoComm MasterClass: Projection Optimisation Instructor: Greg Jeffreys, CEO, Paradigm Audiovisual Ltd Greg Jeffreys is founder and CEO […]

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Whitlock Launches v-Scheduler for Enterprise Customers

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Whitlock has launched the new v-Scheduler, which the company describes as a one stop solution for room and video conferencing meetings across the enterprise as it enables customers to schedule meeting rooms and automate video meetings from a simple user interface anywhere, anytime and from any device. Powered by software made by MyVRM, v-Scheduler provides […]

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