DaVinci Video Solutions Offers Avistar C3 Desktop Videoconferencing to the Satellite and Specialized Telco Carrier Market
Avistar Desktop Videoconferencing Penetrates the Satellite and Specialized Telco Carrier Market with DaVinci Video Solutions Partnership
Avistar C3™ Ready for Prime Time with Global Specialized Carriers
SAN MATEO, Calif. Avistar Communications Corp. (Nasdaq:AVSR), a leader in unified visual communications solutions, today announced that DaVinci Video Solutions, a leading provider of innovative video services and applications with offices in the United States, Europe and throughout Latin America, has joined the Avistar channel partner family. As a result of this partnership, DaVinci will offer Avistar C3 desktop videoconferencing to the satellite and specialized telco carrier market.
Darren Innes, General Manager, Worldwide Sales, Avistar, said, “DaVinci Video represents an Avistar breakthrough into satellite and specialized telco carriers for videoconferencing. Whether as a powerful on-premises desktop videoconferencing solution, as an industrial-strength and highly cost-effective software service offering or as a component that can be simply and immediately embedded into any other provider or software solution, the solutions provided through Avistar and its partners offer tremendous value to a growing and visually demanding marketplace. DaVinci’s hosted services are just the catalyst needed to accelerate this deployment to the broader telco audience, including a wide range of firms that are well positioned to leverage all that Avistar provides.”
John Vargo, Managing Partner of DaVinci added, “The timing of our partnership could not have worked out better. We see opportunities to create new revenue streams with videoconferencing, particularly with our carrier connections who know how to offer scalable, high quality communications solutions. Teaming with Avistar is a win-win for us as well as for the carrier community seeking to provide 21st century services. It fits in the sweet spot of our managed unified and mobile communications solutions.”
DaVinci will participate in the International Telecoms Week 2009 in Washington, DC next week to introduce Avistar’s C3 Desktop and solutions to the many carrier attendees.
Award-Winning Avistar C3 Desktop Videoconferencing
Unlike consumer desktop videoconferencing, which can pose security risks and support difficulties within an organization, Avistar C3 Desktop™ videoconferencing is what is termed “business-class” – easy to use and administer, standards-based, secure, dependable, reliable and perhaps most importantly, scalable. Avistar C3 enables simple point-to-point or multiparty calls with just one click. Existing users cite rapid enhancements in collaboration and productivity as well as shortened sales cycles, lower sales costs and increased revenue streams.
About DaVinci Video Solutions
DaVinci Video is a leading provider of innovative video services and applications. As a Platinum Distributor for Avistar, DaVinci brings a valuable connection to the global telecom carrier market, both as a provider of solutions and managed services. DaVinci and its principals have been on the leading edge of telecom innovation for the past 25 years and are poised to lead the rapid adoption of video centric unified communications and video user communities with Avistar desktop videoconferencing at the core. For more information, please visit www.davincivideo.net.
About Avistar Communications Corporation
Avistar (Nasdaq:AVSR) is an innovation leader in the unified visual communications industry, providing proven business-class desktop videoconferencing technology. Avistar’s installations include more than 100,000 committed desktop seats worldwide, bringing together business users anytime and anyplace. Companies such as IBM, Sony, LifeSize and Polycom use Avistar technology to power their unified communications solutions. Avistar also works with leading channel partners and resellers including Jenne Distributors, CityIS, Datamart and AVI-SPL in more than 40 countries. For more information, please visit www.avistar.com.