Graybow Communications Group announced today that it has achieved TelePresence Video Express Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco. This designation recognizes Graybow Communications Group as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco TelePresence Video products and solutions at the Express level.
Online PR News – 08-July-2011 – – The Cisco TelePresence Video Express ATP Program is focused on providing a new way of working, in which everyone, everywhere can be more productive through face-to-face collaboration with TelePresence Video solutions. The Express-level program’s goal is to enable partners to market Cisco TelePresence Video endpoints, offer targeted infrastructure solutions, and differentiate themselves based on their breadth of unique audiovisual integration skills.
“Achieving this Certification from Cisco enhances our ability to serve the needs of our customers”, said Jeff Jacobsen, Graybow CEO, “by complementing our audio-visual communications business with solutions that address a broader range business issues.
“The Cisco TelePresence Video Express ATP Program is designed to enable partners to take advantage of the tremendous market opportunities ahead—not only in the telepresence space but also in the overall collaboration market,” said Richard McLeod, senior director of collaboration for worldwide channels at Cisco. “As a Cisco TelePresence Video Express ATP Partner, Graybow Communications Group has made an investment in the sales, technical and life cycle services capabilities to deliver the industry’s most comprehensive and interoperable Cisco TelePresence Video portfolio.”
The Cisco Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) Program is part of the Cisco go-to-market strategy for emerging technologies. The program helps Cisco to define the knowledge, skills and services that channel partners need to successfully sell, deploy and support an emerging technology. As the market changes, an ATP designation may be discontinued or may evolve into a Cisco specialization.
About Cisco TelePresence and Video Collaboration Solutions
Cisco TelePresence® and Video collaboration solutions provide life-like, high-definition, conferencing facilities with superior audio and video, allowing participants to meet their colleagues, customers and business partners across a virtual table. Participants can enjoy a same-room meeting experience, even if they are located in different locations around the world. Participants can also meet more often and enjoy more productive sessions, helping to improve business interactions while potentially building stronger customer relationships, accelerating sales cycles, improving project management and forming tighter integration with remote offices.
About Graybow Communications Group
Since 1996, Graybow has provided audio-visual communications solutions to business, government, healthcare, and education entities across North America. Graybow specializes in the design and installation of custom AV solutions, sale and rental of presentation technologies and provides onsite technical personnel, expertise, and service and support. Graybow offers video conferencing and streaming managed services for businesses of all sizes. As an award-winning communications company Graybow provides centralized project management, design, engineering, and procurement for clients nationwide. Graybow is AV for Business. For more information, visit www.graybow.com.