Press release: Race Communications and VTEL have signed a distribution agreement.

Race Communications and VTEL signed
    distribution Agreement Race Communications Company,
    the leading Russian system integrator, and the company
    VTEL, one of the world's largest manufacturers
    equipment and video conferencing software, concluded
    distribution agreement. Race Communications more
    has been successfully operating in the market for five years
    telecommunications and corporate systems and
is now expanding the functionality of its
solutions by adding
digital visual information exchange technology to the means of data and voice transmission


VTEL produces a full range of
    devices and software for organizing video and
document conferences, from inexpensive PC systems
    up to high-performance stationary
    equipment for conference rooms. Broadcast
    video information is carried out over ISDN, Frame
Relay and IP networks, including low-speed channels
    Internet, therefore, it is possible to implement VTEL technologies
    almost everywhere.


The main feature of VTEL products is
support for sharing and sharing functions
    discussions of electronic documents (data/document sharing)
during a video conference session. This allows you to
    corporations significantly increase efficiency
    use of available network resources, and
users can participate in conferences,
    without interrupting work with applications.


VTEL has developed a number of products in the format
    PC expansion boards, which provides
    additional protection of investments. To
upgrade them, it is enough to update the software
    provision. In the event that a replacement is required
    hardware component, purchase of the board
    it will cost less than buying a new one
    specialized desktop or cabinet
    the system.


VTEL equipment and software are easy to
set up and economical to operate, because
    They support management over the SNMP protocol.
    You can configure VTEL products
    centrally from a remote console based on
    the IP addresses assigned to them.


The latest developments of VTEL are associated with
the IP protocol as the most common
    the network standard. The company was one of the first
    provided support for H. specifications .323 in
entry- and mid-level products, in the summer
these specifications will be implemented in
high-performance cabinet systems.
Based on an agreement with Cisco Systems
, support for Quality of Service functions is being prepared (quality
    services). In the field of Frame Relay, also
widely used, VTEL
    cooperates with Motorola.


"Large corporations in Russia
are showing significant interest in the systems
    video conferences that could significantly
    expand the capabilities of existing
telecommunications infrastructures, - said
    Leonid Lopatin, Managing Director of Race Communications.
    - It has exactly such capabilities
    VTEL equipment".


"Starting to work in the Russian
market, we were looking for a partner with a reliable reputation and
rich experience," said Doug Piddak, Director of VTEL
    by sales in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East,
    Africa. - That's why our choice stopped at Race


Race Communications company became the first in
    Russia is a distributor of VTEL and has also received the right
    train and authorize dealers according to
    a two-level distribution model.

Race Communications specializes in
    system integration in the field of corporate and
telecommunication systems. Company
    offers solutions based on products and
technologies of the world's leading manufacturers
    network and computer equipment and software
    Software: Motorola ING, ADC (PairGain) to find out by phone (495) 785-0770, on the Web server or by email .

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