CityIS UK, a Viju Group Company, Achieves Cisco TelePresence Video Master Authorised Technology Provider (ATP) Status
LONDON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –
City Information Services Limited (CityIS Ltd.), the global
video communications company, has successfully achieved
TelePresence Video Master Authorised Technology Provider (ATP)
status from Cisco.
The Cisco TelePresence Video Master ATP Program is an
invitation-only program available to partners who possess the
greatest depth of knowledge and skills in deploying the entire
video endpoint portfolio, infrastructure solutions and architecture
capabilities. TelePresence Video Master ATP partners have deep
networking and advanced Cisco Unified Communications capabilities,
global coverage and a strong mature services practice.
"We are truly delighted to achieve TelePresence Video Master ATP
status; this is a significant accomplishment and we take pride in
our ability to demonstrate our commitment to leadership in this
market." said Stephen Gill, Managing Director, CityIS Ltd. "Master
specialisation is the highest level of accreditation possible and
allows Cisco to define the in-depth technology skills and
specialised knowledge required to deploy an advanced technology.
This elite designation recognises our group wide commitment to be
the leading visual communications and collaboration
"The Cisco TelePresence Video Master 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 Master ATP Partner, CityIS, in conjunction
with Viju, has made an investment in the sales, technical and life
cycle services capabilities needed to deliver the industry's most
comprehensive and interoperable Cisco TelePresence Video
The Cisco Authorised 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.
CityIS, a Viju Group company, is a video communications
specialist. Together, they are setting the standard for video
conferencing, telepresence, audio visual integration and
collaboration & visualisation solutions.
CityIS assist organisations achieve true business transformation
by improving operational efficiencies and realising competitive
advantage through global video communications. The company delivers
a unified communications platform, changing the way organisations
communicate and interact.
Corporate offices are located in London, Manchester, Edinburgh,
Aberdeen, Amsterdam, New York, New Jersey and Singapore. Their
global reach is supported by local engineers and extends beyond 90
countries worldwide with a global alliance partner network.
Viju AS is a leading international supplier of collaboration,
communication and visualisation solutions for the oil industry and
for other sectors such as banking, finance, public sector, health,
pharmaceuticals, professional services and media.
Advanced visualisation solutions for control rooms, production
rooms and collaboration rooms are vital to 'Integrated Operations'
and 'Smart Fields/E-fields' within the oil industry, in which Viju
has a particularly strong market position.
Viju is Cisco's largest 'Visual Communication Specialist
Partner' in the world with offices across Europe, North America and
Asia and a network of leading local partners in the rest of the
world. Viju have experienced a strong growth the last 4 years
despite the challenging international economic situation, with a
CAGR of 62 % in this period. The Viju revenue for 2011 is expected
to be above USD 125 million.
Viju Group has over 235 employees. Their majority owner is the
Norwegian PE Fund, Progressus AS.
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SOURCE CityIS Ltd.