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Cobalt Iron and Sirius to Resell Compass Enterprise SaaS Backup in U.S.

Posted by Press Release on Jun 23, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan. — June 23, 2020 — Cobalt Iron Inc., a leading provider of SaaS-based enterprise data protection, today announced that IT solutions integrator Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. (Sirius) is the latest company to join its IronClad Partner Advantage (IPA) program. Sirius will resell Cobalt Iron's Compass™ enterprise SaaS backup platform to clients throughout North America who rely on the company to help them overcome the complexity of data protection.

"We're so pleased to be working with Sirius, a top industry consultant that advises customers on choosing the best technology solution based on their environment, requirements, and IT goals," said Rodney Foreman, chief revenue officer, Cobalt Iron. "Compass fills a need for Sirius and its customers by providing a SaaS-based, automated, modern data protection solution."

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Cobalt Iron Forges New Partnership with Gulf Business Machines

Posted by Press Release on Apr 14, 2020

LAWRENCE, Kan. — April 14, 2020 — Cobalt Iron Inc. today announced a new strategic agreement with digital solutions provider Gulf Business Machines (GBM). As the newest member of Cobalt Iron's Ironclad Partner Advantage (IPA) program, GBM will resell Cobalt Iron's Compass™ enterprise SaaS backup platform with an aim to enhance the user experience of its existing base of IBM Spectrum Protect accounts. In addition, GBM will expand Compass' presence across the region by developing new opportunities for the industry-leading data protection solution.

"GBM is committed to offering the top industry solutions for our customers' digital transformation journey. The Compass SaaS-based multicloud platform will complement our existing IBM Data portfolio and expand our digital business offerings," said Cherif Morcos, vice president – Digital Business Solutions, Gulf Business Machines.

With more than 30 years' experience, seven offices, and more than 1,500 employees across the Gulf Cooperation Council, GBM offers a broad portfolio of industry-leading digital infrastructure and business solutions to its clients.

"As the premier business technology channel in this vital region, GBM is a welcome addition to the IPA family. GBM is very selective about its technology partners and only represents world-leading companies," said Rodney Foreman, chief revenue officer of Cobalt Iron. "As such, this partnership is powerful industry recognition of Compass in the enterprise SaaS backup marketplace."

More information about Cobalt Iron and Compass is available at www.cobaltiron.com.

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About Cobalt Iron
Cobalt Iron is the global leader in SaaS-based enterprise data protection. The company was founded in 2013 to bring about fundamental changes in the world's approach to data protection. Through analytics and automation, Cobalt Iron enables enterprises to transform and optimize legacy backup solutions into a simple cloud-based architecture. By leveraging the cloud, Cobalt Iron reduces overall capex by more than 50% while eliminating backup failures and inefficiencies. Processing more than 7 million jobs a month for customers in 44 countries, Cobalt Iron delivers modern enterprise data protection for enterprise customers.

About Gulf Business Machines (GBM)
With more than 30 years of experience, seven offices, and more than 1,500 employees across the region, Gulf Business Machines (GBM) is a leading end-to-end digital solutions provider, offering the region's broadest portfolio, including industry-leading digital infrastructure, digital business solutions, security, and services. We have nurtured partnerships since 1990 with the world's leading technology companies and invested in a talented, skilled workforce to implement solutions that cater to customer's specific, complex and diverse business needs.

Some of our strategic partners in the Gulf include IBM. GBM is their sole distributor throughout the GCC (excluding Saudi Arabia and selected IBM product and services), Cisco as a Gold Partner (the highest level of certification at Cisco), and VMware as a Premier Partner (the highest partner status within VMware).

Product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Link to Word Doc: www.wallstcom.com/CobaltIron/200414CobaltIron-GBM.docx

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VuWall Offers AV/IT Integrators and Consultants Free Project Design Services

Posted by Press Release on Apr 6, 2020

Company Helping Partners to Accelerate the Design Process for Video Wall Projects in Control Rooms and Collaboration Rooms

MONTREAL — March 31, 2020 — VuWall, a leader in video wall control systems, is furthering its sales and support during the COVID-19 crisis in order to help partners deliver much-needed video wall solutions in control rooms and collaboration rooms. To accelerate the design process of video wall projects, the company is offering AV/IT integrators and consultants free project design services that include conceptual drawings and block diagrams.

"During this time, we recognize how challenging it can be to quickly mobilize and create a visualization system that taps into the information companies need most," said Paul Vander Plaetse, CEO at VuWall "Our interoperable ecosystem of products allows us to design visualization solutions that fast-track deployment, helping our integrators cut costs by reducing the time they spend designing projects and being on-site for installations."

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the growing demand for visualization solutions within security monitoring centers, traffic surveillance, emergency response centers, and facility monitoring and control centers. The sudden need for remote work has created a technology shift for visualization tools in control rooms and collaboration rooms. As integrators and consultants are faced with this immediate demand, VuWall is ready to assist and educate them on how to adapt to the changing ways that end users are now working. The company is also using its expertise to design video wall projects and ensure they launch quickly and efficiently. VuWall's customer experience team is dedicated to providing a consistent, personal, and customized offering to clients throughout the entire process, from the design phase to commissioning. In addition, VuWall will offer online CTS certified training to qualified integrators and consultants who wish to design their own projects.

More information on VuWall and its full line of solutions is available at www.vuwall.com. For immediate help with a project, contact VuWall at sales@vuwall.com.

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About VuWall
VuWall, a leader of video wall control systems, is recognized worldwide for delivering state-of-the-art controllers, encoders, and decoders — all managed by a central, intuitive control platform. VuWall eliminates the complexities of traditional video wall control and signal distribution over IP by bridging AV and IT with a hybrid AV-over-IP video wall control system and a standards-based management platform. Its intelligent video wall control and visualization solutions feature superior quality that increases productivity and enhances visualization experiences in control rooms, collaboration rooms, and corporate signage environments. The VuWall ecosystem sets a new industry benchmark in ease of use and deployment for the most effective distribution of any source to all display surfaces in professional and mission-critical applications. Its award-winning solutions power the world's most prestigious video walls within many Fortune 500 companies in more than 45 countries. VuWall is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with European offices in Tübingen, Germany. www.vuwall.com

PR Link: www.ingearpr.com/VuWall/200331VuWall.docx

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vuwall
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Zoom Certifies Yamaha UC CS-700 Video Sound Bar™

Posted by Press Release on Mar 26, 2020

SUDBURY, Mass. — March 26, 2020 — Yamaha Unified Communications today announced that its CS-700 Video Sound Bar is certified for use with Zoom Video Communications, Inc., Zoom Rooms. The all-in-one video conferencing system passed Zoom's extensive testing process, ensuring the audio, camera, and USB interface seamlessly integrates with the video conferencing software. The certification verifies that the CS-700 is interoperable with Zoom, making it even easier for users to connect and control the Video Sound Bar while benefitting from the highest quality audio and video.

"With Yamaha's exceptional audio and video technology and expertise, the CS-700 will help us transform any huddle space or meeting room into a modern, easy-to-use, and powerful collaborative workspace to our customers' Zoom Rooms experience," said Eric Yu, Hardware Partnership Manager, Zoom.

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VuWall Responds to COVID-19 With Free Visualization Tool to Help Coordinators on the Front Lines

Posted by The UC Buyer on Mar 25, 2020

MONTREAL — March 24, 2020 — As the current situation caused by COVID-19 remains fluid, managing the overflow of information has become a complex challenge. VuWall is looking to partner with those who are on the front lines working to keep communities safe and healthy by offering its VuWall2 visualization tool as a free download, allowing organizations to create a temporary video wall solution.

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Unify Names Luiz Domingos Head of Product House

Posted by The UC Buyer on Aug 15, 2016

Munich and Boca Raton, FL – Aug 15, 2016Unify, the Atos brand for communications software and services, today announced that it has appointed Luiz Domingos as Head of Product House for Unify Software and Platforms. With this appointment, Domingos joins the Unify Executive Committee and assumes responsibility for the entire Unify product portfolio as well as Atos’ social collaboration technology blueKiwi. Domingos succeeds Peter Kuerpick.

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Yorktel Proves Time Travel to the Next Generation Workplace is Possible at Enterprise Connect® 2016 in Orlando

Posted by The UC Buyer on Mar 7, 2016

Contact Mostafa Razzak JMRConnect (for Yorktel) 202.904.2048 m.razzak@connect.net FOR RELEASE ON MARCH 2, 2016

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UC EXPO 2016 set to transform the way we work

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jan 12, 2016

Europe’s largest unified communications and collaboration event, 19-20 April 2016, now open for registration

5th January 2016, London – UC EXPO, Europe’s largest unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) event, today announces that its 2016 event is now open for registration. The free-to-attend event, taking place on 19-20 April at London’s Olympia, brings together a range of technologies and services that enable not only vast efficiencies and cost savings for businesses, but also greater connectivity, creativity and collaboration than ever before.

The 2015 event saw over 90 specialist suppliers exhibiting and nearly 5,000 IT professionals walk through its doors over the two days. 2016 is expected to build on the successes of 2015, bringing together deployment experts from both private and public sectors and addressing those who want to transform their working environment to meet employee demands, boost collaboration between global teams, make themselves accessible to an international talent pool and create huge cost savings.

This year’s speaker line-up includes Thomas Davies, Director of Google for Work in EMEA, who will explore key unified communications trends for the next 12 months and discuss how businesses across all industries – from banking to retail – are already transforming the way their employees work globally. Davies has led Google for Work since 2007 and sits on the Technology Advisory board of a major UK bank, specialising in providing guidance on cultural technology-led transformation.

Other notable speakers include:

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ANPI ADDS VICE PRESIDENT OF UCaaS SALES

Posted by The UC Buyer on Jan 6, 2016

Aldo Ramirez Will Drive Revenue-Generating Strategies with Partners Nationwide

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Carousel Industries Named a Skype for Business Launch Partner for New Meetings and Voice Services in Office 365

Posted by The UC Buyer on Dec 1, 2015

With Integration and Managed Services Expertise, Carousel Brings Customers Robust New Meetings and Voice Features

Exeter, RI, December 1, 2015 -- Carousel Industries, a leading Managed Services Provider (MSP) providing unified communications, data solutions and audio / visual solutions, announced that it has completed the requirements to support the new Skype for Business services in Office 365 and is adding it to its own production Office 365 tenant.

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