London, March 29, 2011: ViDOFON AG, a full service provider of videoconferencing and telepresence solutions, today announced a partnership with Masergy, a provider of secure, virtualised network services to extend and strengthen ViDOFON’s service offerings to its enterprise customers. Using Masergy’s global MPLS network ensures ViDOFON customers receive the most flexible and reliable video service possible.
Jorg Weisflog, CEO of ViDOFON said, “Many of our clients have multiple sites around the world and Masergy’s global network platform is the perfect base for our visual communications services. Masergy’s network expertise allows us to guarantee our customers a reliable, superior-quality and scalable video conferencing solution.”
The partnership enables ViDOFON to offer video services that are supported by a network platform that has been specifically engineered for superior-quality real-time application performance. Weisflog continued: “Masergy’s intelligent services platform guarantees global site-to-site Quality of Service (QoS) performance for video traffic and also includes hosted network management with real-time monitoring and reporting capabilities embedded in the network. The end result is enhanced Telepresence/HD videoconferencing performance with greater visibility and control for our clients.”
Masergy’s global MPLS services platform is built from the ground up to support real-time converged business applications. Key performance metrics include 100% in-sequence packet delivery, maximum latency variation (jitter) of 1ms and sub-1 second fast fail-over (network recovery).
Richard Mathewson, Vice President, EMEA of Masergy concluded, “ViDOFON is a great partner because it takes a comprehensive approach to implementing visual communications for its customers, including evaluating the clients’ network and communication infrastructure. “
About ViDOFON AG:
ViDOFON AG is a global leading provider of video, audio and data conferencing solutions. From multinational companies, public institutions and medium-sized enterprises to small businesses and home offices - ViDOFON has implemented several thousand video conferencing systems in about 51 countries. ViDOFON offers user-friendly, individual videconferencing solutions with the utmost security of investment. ViDOFON is a specialist in digital signal infrastructures and media techniques with regard to the design, planning, installation and implementation of sophisticated individual conference rooms and scenarios in theatres, POS areas, lecture halls and auditoriums, stadiums, arenas, hotels and museums. More information about ViDOFON is available at http://www.vidofon.de/en
Masergy provides managed, secure virtualised network services to enterprises that have complex needs across multiple locations. Masergy’s integrated network and software solutions enable customers to seamlessly deploy and manage IT applications, such as video, voice and data, on a global basis. Serving customers throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia, Masergy leverages advanced transport technologies to deliver global Ethernet services across a native MPLS network. The company pioneered customer-controlled network services and the delivery of multiple services over a single network connection. Masergy's customers include companies from the financial/banking, healthcare, entertainment broadcasting, hospitality/hotels and manufacturing industries. More information about Masergy is available at http://www.masergy.com.