BAY SHORE, New York – February 14, 2000. IVCi, Inc. ( www.ivci.com), a nation-wide leader in video communications integration and the developer of the Global Scheduling System, today announced the acquisition of Interactive Design Studios, Inc. (IDS), a web-development firm located in New Hyde Park, NY. Effective on February 14, 2000, IDS will migrate 100% of its development and support staff into IVCi’s Corporate Headquarters in Bay Shore, NY and will begin operation as IVCi’s Web Development Division.
“Over the last 12 months we have been trying to identify service-related offerings that will compliment IVCi’s growing video integration business”, said Adam Zeitsiff, President of IVCi, “which is what lead to the development and marketing of the Global Scheduling System. The acquisition of Interactive Design Studios was the next logical next-step in our efforts to expand our capabilities to custom-develop software products and in-house management systems for our customers. This has further enhanced our already talented team of software developers, web-developers and database experts, and has also added an in-house graphics and design department. We now have the capability to expand our company’s offerings to more customized video conferencing and streaming solutions, as well as web sites and Enterprise Tools that provide a custom-tailored, highly developed and instantly recognizable online presence.”
The main focus of the Web Development Division will be to design high-end internet and intranet-based web sites as well as web-based Enterprise Tools. These tools encompass web-based applications that will be used within our customer’s business environment, including various products designed to track and automate data and provide live, up-to-the-minute graphing and reporting on a company’s sales, inventory or other pertinent information. IVCi’s vast experience within the video communications industry also provides us with the unique ability to design and implement a soup-to-nuts audio or video streaming environment for internal training, human resource or marketing support purposes. We are now able to recommend, procure and implement the streaming hardware and bandwidth management tools as well as design and maintain the intranet or internet-based web pages.
Since early 1995, IVCi has been recognized as one of the premier integrators of video conferencing and audio/visual solutions in the northeast United States. The Global Scheduling Division if IVCi was formed in the fall of 1999 to separate and support the marketing and development efforts of the GSS. Together with the new Web Development Division, the company provides their clients with the means to have face-to-face meetings with customers, vendors and business associates throughout the world without ever having to leave their office. As Dealers and Distributors for Polycom, PictureTel, Accord Networks, Cisco, VCON, Tandberg, Zydacron, Ezenia, RadVision and Crestron, IVCi has the unique ability to provide its customers with a one-stop solution for all of their video integration and web-development requirements.
For additional information on our new Web Development Division or to speak to a representative, please contact IVCi’s Corporate Headquarters in Bay Shore, NY at 800-224-7083800-224-7083, or visit our web site at www.ivci.com.
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