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New program enables system integrators to offer more multimedia products.
PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, July 27, 2009 — Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), an industry-leading provider of voice communications, data infrastructure, and product solutions, has launched the Advanced Multimedia Integrator Program (AMIP) to help system integrators further expand their business into digital signage, a market that is expected to surpass $7 billion by 2011.
Integrators enrolled in the program can take advantage of aggressive, volume-based discounts on hundreds of Black Box products and, in turn, offer a greater number of state-of-the-art digital signage and multimedia solutions to their clients at much more competitive prices.
“More and more businesses see the value and want digital signage,” says Diane Magin, Black Box Reseller Channel Manager. “This program will help integrators provide a comprehensive solution to meet their customers’ needs.”
Special integrator pricing, which is good through December 31, 2009, applies to select SKUs listed in the company’s new Digital Signage Solutions catalog. The catalog features a comprehensive selection of digital signage appliances and players; high-def video/audio splitters, extenders, switches, and converters; and a number of cables, tools, cabinets, and other accessories for end-to-end digital signage installations.
Among these products are components that offer relatively easy installation and configuration for the integrator. Black Box offers a number of “out-of-the-box” systems that run over existing network wiring and enable integrators to leverage clients’ existing IT resources and infrastructures without labor-intensive, time-consuming retrofits.
One of the signature products in the AMIP is iCOMPEL™, the company’s new line of plug-and-play, network-manageable digital signage appliances. These highly affordable devices give ev