SOURCE: KBZ Communications

KBZ Communications

July 12, 2011 11:06 ET

KBZ to Make Cisco TelePresence Installation and Technical Support Available on Winvale's GSA Schedule 70

Telepresence Industry Leader Expands Programs to Federal Sector, Increases Sales Opportunities for Its Federal Partners

DOYLESTOWN, PA--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - KBZ Communications, a Cisco Authorized Distributor and Telepresence industry leader, announced today that it has made Cisco TelePresence product installation and technical support services available on a GSA contract for local, state and federal government customers. Availability of KBZ's ZCare Technical Support and ZPro Installation and Advanced Services programs on The Winvale Group's GSA Schedule 70 underscores the rapidly growing need for Telepresence and video conferencing support services among government organizations.

"KBZ has experienced steady and significant growth in its federally specialized partner base," said Jill Kavalsky, Director of Federal Channels, U.S. for KBZ. "Availability of our value-added programs on Winvale's GSA Schedule 70 gives our partners additional opportunities for government sales and expands our presence in the sector, positioning us for further growth."

"Winvale partners with best-in-class companies and prides itself on delivering their solutions through simplified but scalable procurement programs," said Kevin Lancaster, Managing Partner for The Winvale Group. "The increasing prevalence of Telepresence and video conferencing in the public sector requires us to offer top-notch technical and installation services. KBZ's value-added programs are unmatched in their quality and cost-effectiveness and will deliver immediate benefits to government users."

About ZCare and ZPro
KBZ's ZCare Technical Support program provides 24/7 access to KBZ's highly-skilled technical support team, system renewal quotes and reports, and advanced replacement equipment delivery. ZPro Installation and Advanced Services have TS/SCI cleared capabilities that include on-site installation, across-the-board system testing, project planning and coordination, and comprehensive user training.

About KBZ
KBZ Communications is a leading distributor in the Telepresence and video communications industry, widely recognized for its outstanding technical knowledge and commitment to excellence in partner support. The company is a Cisco Authorized Distributor, and former Channel Development Partner for TANDBERG (now part of Cisco). KBZ simplifies business for its partners through award-winning sales, marketing, value-added services and programs, and a variety of financing options. KBZ supports partners serving the public sector, financial, education, judicial/legal, and healthcare markets.

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