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CLOUD PARTNERS — Collaboration services provider Arkadin (Booth 109) on Tuesday at Cloud Partners, a Channel Partners event, announced a channel-specific video-conferencing solution and distribution alliance with Vidyo.
The agreement allows Arkadin’s global channel partners to resell the cloud-based ArkadinVideo service. Based on Vidyo’s HD video technology and Arkadin’s platform, the solution has an editable interface that allows the channel to add their own logo and branding.
“This is a winning strategy for the channel to capitalize on the momentum of cloud-based video conferencing," says Mark Alexander, president of Arkadin North America. “The joint solution offers the best quality technology on the market, supported by Arkadin’s user training and ongoing client care. Our channel partners have been asking for this and we’re confident it will be a profitable component of their collaboration portfolio."
The companies say that the next-generation platform enables desktop and mobile users – as well as the more traditional room-based system offering – significant advantages for channel partners and end users, including HD video and high quality audio delivered securely in each call; up to nine simultaneous video displays on one screen; and deployments that are fast, scalable and affordable, with a low cost of ownership from the cloud model.