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KBZ Highlights from InfoComm15

It was a hot and humid week in Orlando, Florida, and inside the Orange County Convention Center, InfoComm15 was sizzling! The show just continues to grow, with attendance reaching a reported record 39,105. Here are the KBZ highlights.


The KBZ kiosk was within the Cisco booth and we were thrilled to participate in InfoComm15 alongside Cisco. There was certainly a lot of traffic and interest as Cisco showcased a full complement of video and...

July 02, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

At KBZ, we recognize that the State and Local Government and Education (SLED) marketplace is constantly evolving. There are many opportunities to use telepresence, video conferencing, and collaboration technologies to deliver better services to more people. To help our Partners grow their SLED businesses, KBZ teamed up with Cisco and immixGroup to host a Public Sector Summit on June 2, 2015.


This exclusive, invitation-only event, featured speakers from Cisco and immixGroup....

June 25, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

The Cisco Social Rewards program was designed to recognize the most active and engaged readers of Cisco’s blog site. If you’re already a regular reader of Cisco’s many blogs and make comments or share the content with your social networks or on behalf of your company, be sure to join the program to be rewarded for your participation.


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To recognize readers of the Cisco blogs, “badges” or virtual icons have been created which are...

June 16, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

On May 19, KBZ attended a charitable event in support of the Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation that has been organized by N2Grate for the last two years. Along with KBZ, other N2Grate business partners were in attendance, including Cisco. Almost 100 people boarded a chartered boat on the Severn River in Annapolis, Maryland for an evening cruise to salute this important organization.

About the Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation

The Sentinels of Freedom...

June 09, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

The KBZ team is looking forward to the biggest Audio-Visual event of the year, InfoComm15, June 13-19, 2015. The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida will be the happiest place on earth for approximately 37,000 professionals, the best and brightest in the AV, Digital, Lighting and Technology industries.


Visit KBZ in Cisco Booth #2921


Once again, KBZ is pleased to be part of the Cisco booth, #2921. Cisco will be showcasing the latest...

May 26, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

Transform your meeting rooms and improve collaboration with the Cisco TelePresence MX700 and MX800 systems. These fully integrated room systems deliver high-quality Cisco collaboration tools for medium to large rooms. Whether teams are local, situated across the country, or dispersed around the globe, they will meet together as if they are in the same room, and even at the same boardroom table.


The Red Dot Award winning designs of these units not only look modern and sleek,...

May 22, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

Doylestown, PA – May 14, 2015 – KBZ announced today that it is the recipient of the Cisco Americas Distribution award for Cloud. Cisco unveiled the nine winners April 27 at its Americas Distribution Auxiliary Meeting in Montreal, Canada.

“Cisco is privileged to partner with industry-leading distributors, and we’ve seen unprecedented growth in the distribution channel of Cisco’s business. So I’m delighted to recognize KBZ as a Cisco 2014 Americas Distribution award winner, for Cloud...

May 14, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

In the blog “KBZ and Avizia Help Remedy the Growing Demand for Telemedicine” we discussed how the aging population and lack of doctors in rural areas has led to an increased demand for telemedicine services. The advances in telemedicine solutions have also enabled convenient, personalized, and affordable medical services for the masses with Concierge Medicine.

Concierge medicine, also known as retainer medicine and membership medicine, gives patients 24/7 access to their primary care...

May 12, 2015 by greg.peters@kbz.com

Another Cisco Partner Summit is in the books and the KBZ team has said “au revoir” and goodbye to Montreal, Canada after a week filled with announcements about Intercloud, Collaboration, security, and more. In his wrap-up interview with Cisco’s David Durham, Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers explained the challenge of “digital disruption”.

Watch the video:

“Every company, every country, every city and every home is going to become digital, and [everyone] is trying to...

May 05, 2015 by Veronica Culver

This week Cisco said “bienvenue” and welcome to partners at Cisco Partner Summit 2015 in historical Montreal, Canada. The KBZ team was out in full force, excited to be meeting with partners, networking with colleagues, and attending sessions. We are a 2015 Cisco Partner Ambassador again this year, and we have been active, tweeting the news as it happens. Be sure to check it out and join in the conversation on Twitter using #CiscoPS2015 and #MktgVelocity for all the updates.

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April 30, 2015 by Veronica Culver