Spire Global and Videoworks Partner to Support European and U.S. Sony Video Conferencing Customers

Jun 02, 2010, 13:25 ET from Spire Global from ,Videoworks

VAN NUYS, Calif. and OSLO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Spire Global, the exclusive source for Sony's IPELA(R) line of IP-based videoconferencing endpoints and accessory products in the U.S., announced that Videoworks AS, a Norway headquartered video conferencing technology start-up will partner with Spire Global in a continued effort to extend the Sony Video Conferencing presence throughout the U.S. and Europe.

"This partnership with Videoworks to support European Union customers presents a great opportunity for Spire Global and Sony Video Conferencing," said Eric Murphy, Vice President of Spire Global.

"Videoworks has assembled a great team, and we are honored to work with them. This team will bring the same approach to the market as Spire Global -- quite simply, get the good products Sony makes to the market effortlessly."

Spire Global and Videoworks will incorporate a sales and support process to work as one solution provider to the channel community and end-users who seek collaborative solutions in both geographies.

Videoworks announced in April this year it launched a range of products based on Sony HD videoconferencing technology to the European (EU and EFTA) partners.

"Videoworks is dedicated exclusively to the video conferencing market," stated Videoworks CEO Even Zimmer.  "We're committed to building the best sales and support team possible and our growth strategy centers on building customer loyalty through stronger support for our partners. Spire Global is the only company in the world who represents a videoconferencing manufacturer (Sony) in such a unique model. Spire Global has developed a strong reseller community with a growing base of customers who are seeking support for their European offices. The natural partner for us is Spire Global."

Videoworks will participate in the Spire Global Channel Partner meeting at the Hard Rock hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada on Tuesday June 8th.

About Videoworks

Based in Oslo, Norway, Videoworks is a start-up company that builds video conferencing systems. Launched into the European video conferencing market in March 2010, the company has three founders, having more than 20 years experience in the videoconferencing market, mostly gained at Tandberg and Telenor.  


Even Zimmer, CEO, Videoworks,  even@videoworks.no, Tel: +47 95 22 12 34

About Spire Global

Spire Global, headquartered in Van Nuys, California is the exclusive U.S. Sales, Marketing and Support arm for Sony's IPELA(R) line of IP-based videoconferencing endpoints and accessory products. Spire Global is an independently-owned company founded by Video and Audio Industry Veterans in 2006. Visit the company at www.SpireGlobal.com or contact Jeremy Johnson, 1-888-807-7473.

SOURCE Spire Global; Videoworks