Partnership enables UK SMB’s access to affordable professional Video Collaboration Technologies
(Reading, UK and Xiamen, China, 10th May 2016) Yealink, the global Unified Communications terminal solutions provider, and VideoCentric, the UK experts in Video integration solutions, have today announced a strategic partnership that will provide simple all-in-one video collaboration for small and growing businesses in the UK.
Yealink’s Video Conferencing endpoints range from room systems for various-sized meeting rooms to video phones for desktop video. The products enable access to high-quality video collaboration with remarkable ease and bring multiple advanced hardware features, such as 1080P Full HD video and content sharing, dual-screen support, one-button USB call-recording, at no extra cost for customers.
Yealink VC120 Video Conferencing endpoint
The partnership between the global UC terminal solution provider and one of the UK’s leading video integrators means that UK businesses can gain access to Yealink’s cost-efficient professional Video Conferencing endpoints through a trusted & highly-accredited UK partner that can provide long-term direct support and professional services.
“We are very excited to announce our partnership with VideoCentric, an experienced and reputable integrator in the UK. With VideoCentric joining our global distribution network, we are able expand the reach of our Video Conferencing technology in the UK marketplace. Working with VideoCentric reinforces our commitment to our UK customers, that not only will the technology be designed and manufactured to the extremely high standards we set ourselves, but that they are also being provided and cared for by an award-winning, knowledgeable and local team of experts in their field,” said Yealink Vice President Stone Lu.
More and more business owners recognise the benefits that Video Communication can deliver, however most professional technology is still too expensive to purchase, leading organisations to resort to consumer offerings such as Skype and Hangouts, that don’t offer the support, security, features or integration with other technologies that is required for effective business-to-business communication.
The partnership between Yealink and VideoCentric opens up the possibilities of Video Collaboration to smaller businesses and those organisations on a budget, by combining all-in-one simple to use HD Video Conferencing endpoints with VideoCentric’s VideoCloud 365 interoperability service and award-winning expert technical support.
By utilising optional VC365 services, Yealink’s endpoints gain a range of professional features not generally affordable by SMB’s, including increased multipoint capacity, ISDN interoperability, global PSTN telephony dial-in options, Microsoft Skype-for-Business interoperability, WebRTC and Skype video dial-in, secure YouTube recording as well as usage statistics and management reports to measure and improve Return on Investment.
“VideoCentric’s VC365 service is UK hosted in ISO27001 accredited data centres, managed & supported by VideoCentric’s own staff under ISO9001 quality management processes, ensuring professionalism and high quality of service for all of our customers, whether SMB or enterprise. Businesses also have the options of long-term rental or outright capital purchase on the Yealink endpoints as well as monthly, quarterly, annual or 3-yearly subscription to VC365 services, making the solution a far more cost-effective option for businesses on a budget,” commented Emily Shimell, Communications Manager at VideoCentric Ltd.
Yealink, the global leading unified communication (UC) terminal solution provider, helps businesses of all sizes make the most of their UC experience and embrace the power of “Easy Collaboration.” Yealink One-stop UC Terminal Solutions unify voice, video and data, and satisfy diverse customer needs and usage scenarios. The company’s comprehensive product portfolio includes video conferencing systems, conference phones, desk IP phones, wireless DECT phones and accessories. Customers from more than 100 countries enjoy Yealink’s reliable UC terminal solutions through its well-established global sales and service network. For more information, please visit: www.yealink.com.
VideoCentric is an award-winning, independent solution integrator of all the world’s leading Video Conferencing, Telepresence and Video Collaboration solutions. VideoCentric consult, design, supply, install and support on-premise, private, managed, cloud and hybrid video based solutions for all verticals, with a particular focus in Construction, Manufacturing, Healthcare and SMB’s.
Solutions include boardroom & meeting room fit-outs including Video technology & AV, Video Network deployments & Microsoft Skype for Business Video integration, desktop & remote working solutions, mobile & BYOD conferencing, interactive technologies, bespoke touch panel development and installed audio.
We support all our solutions with an award-winning support programme, providing expertise, direct support and a service designed around your business needs. Our leading brands include Cisco, Polycom, Lifesize, Pexip, Yealink, Barco, Clearone, SMART, Revolabs and Crestron. Please visit www.videocentric.co.uk