Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 15, 2010
The Winvale Group, a government consultancy and value-added reseller, today announced a strategic partnership agreement with KBZ Communications, Inc., the primary US distributor of TANDBERG, to offer Zcare Premiere, KBZ’s proprietary service program for TANDBERG video communication solutions, on Winvale’s GSA Schedule 70.
KBZ will deliver Zcare Premiere service to local, state, and federal government customers via Winvale's existing procurement vehicles. Under the Zcare program KBZ’s technical staff provides comprehensive support on TANDBERG telepresence and video conferencing equipment with services like 24/7 testing, troubleshooting and technical support, online ticket tracking, system service renewal reporting, up-to-date notifications, and advanced replacement parts delivery. By partnering with Winvale, KBZ Communications continues its efforts to reach the critical audience of federal, state, and local government organizations in need of video conferencing solutions and supportive services, and facilitates greater access to KBZ’s technical expertise with the TANDBERG product portfolio by federally-specialized partners and their customers.
KBZ’s Zcare Premiere service plans will be placed on The Winvale Group’s Schedule 70 contract. Kevin Lancaster, managing partner for Winvale said, "We are pleased to announce our partnership with KBZ Communications. Video conferencing is at the forefront of connecting the public sector in ways that were impossible a few years go. KBZ’s value-added services bring a world class solution that is cost-effective, and our government customers will see an immediate benefit through their (KBZ’s) programs and services.”
“We are excited about the Winvale-KBZ partnership.” stated Jill Kavalsky, National Federal Channel Manager for KBZ. “It presents our federally specialized partners with several additional contract vehicle options for servicing the government, and expands the list of KBZ value-added services and programs available to this sector.”
About KBZ Communications
KBZ Communications, Inc. is the primary US distributor of TANDBERG, a global leader in video communication solutions, and now a part of Cisco. As TANDBERG's Channel Development Partner (CDP) KBZ provides Channel Partners with award-winning sales, marketing and technical support, TANDBERG certification, Federal Specialization training, and value-added services and programs like Zcare Premiere, and Zpro Installation & Advanced Services. KBZ maintains hundreds of US-based video partners who serve the federal, financial, education, healthcare, legal and first responder markets worldwide. KBZ has been TANDBERG’s Channel Development Partner of the Year, since 2005. http://www.kbz.com
About The Winvale Group
The Winvale Group partners with technology manufacturers in an effort to bring its public sector clients best-in-class technology solutions. Located in the heart of Washington, DC, the firm is one of the nation's fastest-growing information technology solution providers in the United States. Supporting this assertion is Winvale's recent recognition as one of the "Top 100 Companies in Washington DC" by Inc. magazine, and its selection as one of the "Five on Fire" by SmartCEO magazine for both 2008 and 2009. http://www.winvale.com