CityIS, a Viju Group Company, Receives 'Excellence Award for UK&I' at Cisco Collaboration Partner Summit 2010

Dec 20, 2010, 09:38 ET from CityIS Ltd.

LONDON, December 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- City Information Services Limited (CityIS Ltd.), the global video communications company, has been recognised for excellence by Cisco at the annual Cisco Collaboration Partner Summit 2010, held 12-14 December 2010 in Barcelona, Spain.

Stephen Gill, Managing Director at CityIS commented: "We are absolutely delighted to be awarded the Excellence Award for UK&I from Cisco. To be recognised as one of Cisco's leading worldwide partners is testament to our total commitment and passion for shaping effective collaborative ways of working."

Wayne Stephens, VP of Channels Europe presented the award on Cisco's behalf to partners in recognition of their contribution and to reaffirm the importance of supplier relationships as the company transforms the collaboration marketplace.

Viju also scooped a prestigious award at the event, 'AV Partner of the Year Europe'.

About CityIS

CityIS assist organisations achieve true business transformation by improving operational efficiencies and realising competitive advantage through global video communications. The company delivers a unified communications platform, changing the way organisations communicate and interact.

CityIS is now a Viju Group company. Together, they are setting the standard for video conferencing, telepresence, audio visual integration and collaboration & visualisation solutions.

Corporate offices are located in London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Amsterdam, New York, New Jersey and Singapore. Their global reach is supported by local engineers and extends beyond 90 countries worldwide with a global alliance partner network.

About Viju AS

Viju AS is a leading supplier of collaboration, communication and visualisation solutions for the oil industry and other sectors including public sector, health, education, banking, finance and media.

Advanced visualisation solutions for control rooms, production rooms and collaboration rooms are vital to 'Integrated Operations' and 'Smart Fields/E-fields' within the oil industry, where Viju has a particularly strong market position. As part of this business Viju has developed telemedicine solutions, combining modern videoconferencing with digital medical equipment that is currently covering 5.000 workers on 34 platforms in the North Sea.

Viju's offices are located in all the largest cities in Norway and Sweden, but have followed their international customers and undertook installations throughout the world.

Viju Group has over 200 employees. Their majority owner is the Norwegian PE Fund, Progressus AS.

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