SMART Technologies Inc., a Calgary-based provider of collaboration solutions, announces that TELUS has been appointed an authorized SMART dealer. TELUS is a leading telecommunications company in Canada and provides a wide range of communications products for wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, digital media and collaboration solutions.
The company has a team dedicated to providing business customers across Canada with comprehensive meeting room solutions including a full range of audiovisual and conferencing products and services. As a SMART value-added dealer, TELUS can now provide business customers with the full range of Freestorm visual collaboration solutions, a set of comprehensive business products that combines industry-leading interactive displays, intuitive software and remote collaboration tools.
Freestorm solutions will complement TELUS’s existing collaboration portfolio and can be used in conjunction with other industry-leading manufacturers such as Polycom and Cisco, offering business customers a variety of comprehensive collaboration solutions. TELUS is currently incorporating SMART products in their corporate offices throughout Canada and in each of their six TELUS Innovation Centres located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. These advanced technology Innovation Centers are designed to demonstrate how TELUS’s collaboration solutions can transform businesses. TELUS representatives have received training on Freestorm solutions to ensure customers get the most out of their SMART products.
“We are pleased to be working with SMART to provide customers in Canada with comprehensive collaboration solutions for their workspaces,” says Tony Krueck, Vice President, Business Products & Services, TELUS. “Freestorm solutions allow us to make use of industry-leading interactive displays and are an ideal complement to our existing products, enabling us to offer customers the best possible options to meet their business needs.”
“SMART’s large-format interactive displays and SMART Meeting Pro™ software are ideal for businesses as they combine interactivity with familiar meeting rooms tools, transforming virtually any space into a collaborative environment,” says Patric Nagel, Vice President, Americas, SMART Technologies. “TELUS is an ideal addition to our dealer network as they are a leading provider of videoconferencing and network services in Canada with an established professional sales force and a comprehensive collaboration portfolio.”