Trading Floor Technology from BBH Solutions and DAS Business Furniture

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BBH Solutions (http://www.bbhinc.com) provides AV, Unified Communications, Telepresence, and Trading Floor Technology for a state of the art New York-based trading and control room furniture showroom. This new facility, constructed by DAS USA, is a showcase of cloud-based technology, High-Definition media displays, video conferencing solutions, and the latest in sustainable building techniques.

Our partnership with DAS gives visitors the opportunity to experience a working voice, data and video technology environment which complements the function and style of their furniture line.

BBH Solutions, Inc., a leading New York City provider of converged network and cloud computing solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of their technology showcase located in DAS USA’s new show and office facility. DAS has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in the design, manufacture and installation of specialized desks for trading and control rooms. The grand opening for the facility, located at 875 Avenue of the Americas, is scheduled for October 6, 2011.

“Our partnership with DAS gives visitors to the showroom the opportunity to experience a working voice, data, and video technology environment which complements the function and style of their furniture line,” said Bruce Hoernecke, President and CEO of BBH Solutions, Inc. “We look forward to introducing customers to our solutions in this venue.”

BBH Solutions equipped the facility with unified communications, video conferencing, audio visual, and media solutions, including:

-Cloud-hosted voice services via a Cisco Unified Communications Manager located in one of BBH Solutions’ secure Network Operations Centers (NOC). The services include Cisco Unity unified messaging

-Polycom Room Telepresence video conferencing

-IP Trade Networks trading turrets

-Sharp 70” wall-mount High-Definition TV for media and presentations

-Samsung 55” Smart High-Definition TV

-Crestron DM 8G+ “One Wire” digital media solution

-HP desktop PCs

-An array of multi-sized monitors, ranging from 19” to 37” for trading desk applications

-Access control system with proximity cards

BBH Solutions also helped DAS secure a 10 Mb Ethernet over copper circuit, for a VPN connection back to their home office in London.

Environmental consciousness and sustainable building practices played a great part in the design and technology decisions for the new facility. Cloud hosted applications help reduce corporate carbon footprint by lowering electrical usage associated with data center power and cooling, and telepresence technology lessens the need for corporate air travel by enabling video conferencing from multiple points across the globe. With DAS’ in-depth knowledge and experience in environmentally friendly product design, and expertise provided by industry leading consultants, the construction project has been registered for LEED certification. Once achieved, the space will be the first LEED accredited facility in its industry.

About DAS – DAS has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in the design, manufacture and installation of specialized desks for trading and control rooms. Founded in 1985, they continue to meet the needs of the World's most demanding markets where they have supplied more than 500 Clients in 51 countries and in excess of 80,000 desks. After just 4 years from inception, DAS USA Inc has grown to be a recognized supply partner to several financial institutions in the Tri-State Area. For more information about DAS, go to http://www.das-bf.com.

About BBH Solutions, Inc. – Manhattan-based BBH Solutions, Inc. provides technology services with a focus on the converged network and unified communications. BBH Solutions is certified by Microsoft as a Silver Server Platform Partner. They are an APC Gold Partner, and a member of the BlackBerry® Alliance Program. BBH Solutions is certified by Cisco Systems in Advanced Unified Communications and Advanced Wireless LAN. Their Cable Infrastructure Group is certified by all major cable and connectivity manufacturers. A leader in providing customized network maintenance plans with their BBHWorks program, BBH Solutions offers services including on-site visits, remote monitoring, business continuity planning, disaster recovery, offsite back up, and strategic IT planning. In 2009, the company partnered with IP Trade Networks to offer their IP Trading Turret solutions, which fully integrate with enterprise-class IP PBX systems such as Cisco Unified Communications Manager. In 2011, BBH Solutions launched its cloud services and integration program. BBH Solutions is a four-time consecutive Inc. 5000 Honoree for the years 2008-2011. For more information about BBH Solutions, Inc., go to http://www.bbhinc.com.

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